[AMRadio] Numbers Stations Revisited


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sat Nov 13 11:30:51 EST 2004


Some of these stations are FAMOUS and even acquire
a special nickname, like the "LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER" -
one that the SWLs talk about. I have never heard him though.

On 12 Nov 2004 at 20:09, Mike Duke, K5XU wrote:

> Sometimes, they even show up on 80 or 40 meters.
> 
> In fact, one has been around 7.035 within the past few weeks.
> 
> I remember many times in the mid and late 70s when one of them would take 
> out a large chunk of 75 meters almost every night, even during the summer 
> qrn here in Mississippi. Many of us suspected that it was coming from Cuba, 
> sending information into central America. Of course, we never proved it, and 
> fully realized that it could have just as easily been coming from somewhere 
> "on our side."
> 
> Most of the really strong ones which use cw have terrible key clicks, so 
> they too stand out. I often find them on 30 meters.
> 
> Mike, K5XU
> 
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