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Author Topic: Numbers station, similar to E07, April 1, 2012  (Read 2837 times)

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Numbers station, similar to E07, April 1, 2012
« on: April 02, 2012, 0322 UTC »
A numbers station some are calling the “female E07” (and the format is very much like the numbers station designated E07, except E07 is a male voice) apparently had at least two transmission schedules this morning, April 1, 2012.

1410z, 16332 kHz, USB, callup 253, ID 8776, 27 groups

1510z, 16264 kHz, USB, callup 831, ID 8776, 27 groups
1520z, 14353 kHz, USB, callup 831, ID 8776, 27 groups

The messages in both the 14XXz and 15XXz time slots were identical.  I have recordings for both time slots.  The three transmissions I heard were moderate strength here in California, ranging from S5 to S9.  There were quite possibly transmissions at 1400z, 1420z, and 1500z, that I did not hear.

The voice has an odd sound to it, almost as if there was multipath or aurora on it, but checking a remote in Europe (Austria) yielded a similar sound.

Video of the 1410z transmission here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERGW0UYne0o

Video of the 1510z transmission here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH2WReY3wYw

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Re: Numbers station, similar to E07, April 1, 2012
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2012, 1600 UTC »
I heard the 1410 transmission, and was surprised at the signal strength. This is certainly one I hope to catch again.
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Re: Numbers station, similar to E07, April 1, 2012
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2012, 2314 UTC »
Chris,

The station transmitted this morning on the same sets of freqs, but today instead of voice it used a new digital format I have not heard before.  It started much like XPA, but the actual data looked like a PSK format.

Also was able to find the 1420z freq.

1410z  16332 kHz
1420z  14472 kHz

1510z  16264 kHz
1520z  14353 kHz

Video of the 1510 UTC, 16264 kHz USB signal here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Lw2mB8YYj8

The 1400z frequency that has been quoted by others, 18560 kHz, either did not transmit today or propagation did not support it.

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Re: Numbers station, similar to E07, April 1, 2012
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2012, 1414 UTC »
I have something on 16332 at 1410 UTC. It sounds like an OM this time, but it is extremely weak.

14472 heard at 1420, also very weak.
« Last Edit: April 05, 2012, 1420 UTC by ChrisSmolinski »
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