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Russian Strategic Forces/NDCC CSTO HF Structures
« on: December 01, 2019, 0200 UTC »
Russian National Defence Control Center (NDCC)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Management_Center

Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_Security_Treaty_Organization

interesting csto tidbit;
"In May 2007 the CSTO secretary-general Nikolai Bordyuzha suggested Iran could join the CSTO saying, "The CSTO is an open organization. If Iran applies in accordance with our charter, we will consider the application." If Iran joined it would be the first state outside the former Soviet Union to become a member of the organization."
Russia already has a mutual defense treaty with Iran, and my guess is Iran already has nukes of their own.






NDCC and CSTO make their desires known on HF via T600 and CW links to their respective subordinate commands, and you can copy their traffic if you wish.

All stas F1B T600 50/200 in // unless noted.

0018.1 w/75Hz shift
3548
4445
5438
6328
6342
7657
8505 w/250 Hz shift
8696



00021.1 NDCC F1A fsk morse/75 // 8130
03363.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 21.1 kHz.
03861.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 18.1 kHz.
05438.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 18.1 kHz.
07416.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 18.1 kHz.
08129.0 CSTO F1B RUS-ARQ 1000 Hz shift
08130.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 21.1 kHz.
08508.0 CSTO F1B 50/250
08696.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200
09058.0 CSTO F1B 50/200
10164.0 NDCC F1B T600 50/200 // 21.1 kHz.
13422.0 CSTO F1B 75/250
16112.0 NDCC A1A RAA (callsign)

   Simulcast T600
  1.  10712, 11088, 15778, 16808, 20536, 22413
  2.  5890,  9224, 11524, 14581, 16207, 19688,
      19936
  3.  14192, 16234
  4.  RDL** cw/T600 //with 18.1   
       3363,  3861,  4043,  4446, 4582,  4602,  5268,   
       5438, 6342,  6962,  7657,  7816,  8488,  8508,
       9346, 10452, 10535, 11468, 12098, 12631,
      12741, 13032, 14411, 14664, 15768, 15871,
      16912, 17460, 18764, 19210, 20096, 22864
  5.  RDL cw/T600 // with 21.1
       8130, 10164
  6.  3196,  5846
  7.  5178,  8436


Russian Strategic Forces (General Staff) Callsigns:
1QRF   
2V8I   
F2ET   
G5CX     
MDVB
N1DX
WEGI*
WLHN
XB2M   


Station RGT77 transmits alert messages in CW, in particular with callsign WEGI, and is simultaneously transmitted on other networks such as:

Network 1
14108 kHz/13868 kHz in Summer
NECOS (Net Control Station) use 2 callsigns, likely a network for Russian Army and Russian Navy working outstations with comms checks and QTCs : MMMMM  in Duplex
- uses a new set of callsigns on 1, 11 and 21 of every month)
- outstations on  13096 kHz and same transmission for Net on 13868 kHz, a duplex net

Network 2
13396 kHz in Summer
NECOS use 2 callsigns, likely a network for Russian Army and Russian Navy working outstations with QSO and QTCs in Duplex
- new set of callsigns on 1, 11 and 21 of every month)
- outstations on  12227 kHz

Network 3
12593 kHz in Summer
NECOS use 2 callsigns, likely a network for Russian Army and Russian Navy working outstations with comms checks and QTCs in Duplex
- new set of callsigns on 1, 11 and 21 of every month)
- outstations on  11596 kHz

Alert messages heard
12593,0 WEGI  M32 0743z CW XXX WEGI 42948 67672 MONTER 7138 1577 K
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks :
14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

12593,0 WEGI M32 0738z CW XXX WEGI 28482 KERGELEN 9054 4392 K
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

12593,0 WEGI M32 1316z CW XXX WEGI 71045 WERES 2130 0088
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

13396,0 WEGI M32 0738z CW XXX WEGI 28482 KERGELEN 9054 4392 K
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

13868,0 WEGI M32 0738z CW XXX WEGI 28482 KERGELEN 9054 4392 K
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

13868,0 WEGI M32 1316z CW XXX WEGI 71045 WERES 2130 0088
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER

14108,0 WEGI M32 0738z CW XXX WEGI 28482 KERGELEN 9054 4392 K
simultaneous transmission on 3 networks : 14108/13868
13396
12593 SUMMER


7817,0 RGT77  M32 0757z CW XXX WEGI 36869 UROKONIWH 5060 7831 K
simultaneous transmission on other 3 networks :
14108/13868
13396
12593

7817,0 RGT77  M32 0803z CW XXX WEGI 28687 SWANOSIP 9995 5153 K
simultaneous transmission on other 3 networks 14108/13868
13396
12593

7817,0 RGT77  Russian Army 0734z CW XXX WEGI 63326 PAUKOKREP 2219 5366 K
simultaneous transmission on other frequencies from RGT77 : 7827 and other networks :
14108/13886
13396
12593

16223,0 RGT77  M32 1532z CW XXX WEGI 34059 ITOGOPAPA 0448 3695 K
simultaneous transmission on other frequencies from RGT77 : 15807 7827 7817 and other networks 
10987/10962
13396
12593
7674

16223,0 RGT77  M32 1537z CW XXX WEGI 87633 53931 BOSOBAL 6182 9609 K
simultaneous transmission on other frequencies from RGT77 : 15807 7827 7817 and other networks
10987/10962
13396
12593
7674

16223,0 RGT77  M32 0801z CW XXX WEGI 81948 SLEVENIE 0767 4299 K
simultaneous transmission on 4 other networks on the frequencies
14108/13868
13396
12593
5437

14552,0 RGT77  M32 0911z CW XXX WEGI 34484 94789 29069 MORENNYJ 6791 5134 K //16223 
simultaneous transmission on 4 other network frequencies
14108/13868
13396
12593
5437
and other frequencies from RGT77 : 7617 7627 - 8109

*WEGI may be a general callsign for all strategic forces/commands, or a proword indicating this needs your immediate attention, however XXX and MNL in CW are also indicative of FLASH Priority traffic

**RDL is presumed to be the callsign for all Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces and uses a specific T600 synchronization sequence preamble on all RDL "frequencies", all other links employ a differing preamble of the two known preambles so far

T600 Decoder for those who don't have a few thousand $ to throw on spookware;
http://www.signalshed.com/rivet/index.html
(you can get the preambles and so on but don't expect to see anything but encrypted groups otherwise)

Mention has been made of NDCC/CSTO/RDL communications via the Parus satellite system, specifically a store and forward and mesh topology, making this system an inviting target to monitor;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parus_(satellite)

Two things come to my mind that might be counted on with the Russians at the onset of conflict;
1st would likely be radio silence across the spectrum
2nd would likely be callsign/frequency changes across the spectrum, that is, going by the Russian radio operational art of WW2; and Russian Forces HF operations today are very, almost uncannily, similar to how they operated on HF in WW2.


All info courtesy udxf logs and personal observation
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