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6990 USB on May 17th around 0300Z with looped message: “She had your dark suit in greasy wash water all year. Don’t ask me to carry an oily rag like that. They used an aggressive policeman to flag thoughtless motorists.”

Say what? That is exactly what a lot of folks were asking. After several emails to UDXF and other sources we are told the following.

“It’s an experiment for what’s basically an automated COMINT collection & analysis system that does speech & lexicon recognition — converts the analog to digital & then automatically looks at the waveform to compare it to cataloged targets.”

Here is a recording of the transmission taken from a Perseus remote in Florida.  


Mark one for the strange column. Heard a baby crying on 260.625. One of the Brazilian satcom pirates must have forgot to secure their radio gear. Either that, or they start out at such a young age, hi hi.  

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Caught this earlier today right on the bottom edge of 40 meters. Not sure how to explain this one better, other than listening to the clip. Talk about creepy!

Listen to the audio 



The Chinese oddity station is back. Token reported a couple days ago that the station was on 6326 in USB mode. It’s the same Chinese oddity station that was monitored last week on 5449. So far it’s been noted at the following times: 0900, 1100, 1300, 1500, 1700 UTC. From the west coast the best shot of hearing this is usually during the 1100 and 1300 transmissions.

See the thread on the RadioReference forums for additional information.

Here is a recording 


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5449 Chinese Oddity

Recently logged a new Chinese oddity station on 5449 kHz USB with a female voice repeating numbers. I first logged this on Sept 28, 2011 at 1300 UTC. Since then it has been heard during other “odd numbered” hours including 0900, 1100, 1500 and 1700 UTC by various folks. As for what purpose this station serves… it remains a mystery for now. Below is an audio clip of this strange transmission as heard from my location in Southern California.

Listen to the audio 


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269.850 Oddity

Strange comms POR satcom freq 269.850. Any idea of language?  

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Brazilian satcom pirates on 255.550 playing sound effects of barking dogs and growling animals.  

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Tuesday evening (May 17th) I happened to run across strange transmissions on 17196 kHz USB. There was an unidentified person breathing very heavily and moaning… almost as if they were pleasuring them self over the radio. This bizarre activity went on for a good 15-20 mins.

Reception wasn’t great here in California and I suspect the signal was originating from the Asia/Pacific region. Who and what their purpose was, we’ll never know, but I must say this was definitely one of the strangest HF radio transmissions I’ve heard in a while.

Here are 2 audio clips that I recorded of this weird transmission. Be advised, this may be offensive to some, so headphones are recommended if your in a public setting.

Recording #1  Recording #2 



266.850 was busy w/ Russian telephones coming across on the Pacific satcom.  

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Here is another screenshot and audio clip of HAARP. This was recorded on March 28, 2011 from my location in SoCal. Frequency is 5800 kHz.

Audio taken from 5800 kHz around the same time.

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