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One of the several numbers stations I monitor from time to time is the Korean language V24 and CW sister station M94. V24 and M94 originate in South Korea.

I post periodic updates on this station to both the Enigma 2000 group and to the UDXF Utilities monitoring group. The following is my update posted March 04, 2012, to both of those groups. As part of these updates I normally produce a chart of past performance to use for future transmission predictions.

It has been a while since I provided an update to V24 and M94. Version 5, current as of March 3, 2012, of the V24/M94 predicted transmission schedule is up at:
http://token_radio.home.mchsi.com/V2...test_sched.JPG

V24 and M94 again have gone through some fairly significant changes since my last update. It appears that every other month for about the last 12 months they have shaken things up. In December and January they appear to have removed 6730 and 6310 kHz from use. Starting the first of February 4600 and 5715 kHz were removed from use. 5715 was the oldest used frequency for V24/M94 that I know of, with indications it had been in use for decades. This leaves the only currently active V24/M94 frequencies as 4900, 5115, 6215, and 6310 kHz. M94 is only active for 4 transmissions each month, and only on 5115 kHz. I have been searching for new V24/M94 frequencies and so far have not found any. It is possible that I caught the tail end (last two words and then carrier off) of a transmission on 5215 kHz in the 1430 time slot on January 31, 2012, but if that was actually a V24 transmission and not something else it has not shown on that frequency again.

The reduction to only 4 frequencies does not necessarily indicate a reduction in usage for V24. The total number of messages each month are only down a few percent (based on the number of transmissions each month) from the combined V24 and M94s average over the last few years. And considering only the reported V24 transmissions the traffic would be up slightly from what it was in late 2009. This would support the theory that some of the M94 transmissions converting to V24 last year (2011).

T!
Mojave Desert, California, USA


M94 receptions for February, 2012, at my location.

2012-02-10 1400 UTC 5115 kHz M94
2012-02-11 1400 UTC 5115 kHz M94
2012-02-26 1400 UTC 5115 kHz M94
2012-02-27 1400 UTC 5115 kHz M94


V24 receptions for February, 2012, at my location.

2012-02-01 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-01 1500 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-01 1530 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-02 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-02 1530 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-02 1600 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-03 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-03 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-03 1530 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-03 1600 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-04 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-04 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-04 1500 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-05 1400 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-05 1430 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-05 1500 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-05 1630 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-06 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-06 1400 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-06 1430 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-06 1630 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-07 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-10 1430 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-10 1500 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-10 1530 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-11 1430 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-11 1500 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-11 1630 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-12 1630 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-14 1240 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-14 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-15 1240 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-15 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-15 1430 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-15 1530 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-16 1430 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-16 1500 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-16 1530 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-17 1500 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-17 1530 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-18 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-18 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-18 1530 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-18 1600 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-19 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-19 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-19 1600 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-19 1630 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-20 1400 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-20 1430 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-20 1500 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-20 1630 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-21 1400 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-21 1430 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-21 1500 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-22 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-23 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-23 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-23 1630 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-24 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-24 1330 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-25 1300 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-26 1500 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-26 1630 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-27 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-27 1500 UTC 6215 kHz V24
2012-02-28 1240 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-28 1300 UTC 6310 kHz V24
2012-02-29 1240 UTC 4900 kHz V24
2012-02-29 1500 UTC 5115 kHz V24
2012-02-29 1530 UTC 4900 kHz V24
T!
Mojave Desert, California USA