Tag: intelligence

via the ARRL: Secretive “Numbers Stations” Persist on HF

For many years, unidentified radio broadcasts have been transmitting coded messages, using numbers, such as “6-7-9-2-6. 5-6-9-9-0.” Even today, tuning across the HF spectrum typically will yield a “numbers station,” a mechanical-sounding voice (male or female) methodically announcing groups of single-digit numbers for minutes on end. According to Radio World, you may have tuned into a spy […]

CIA Declassified Documents about Amateur Radio Available in Searchable Online Database

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports about Amateur Radio in the former Soviet Union (including the Baltic States) and Warsaw Pact member countries have been declassified to a new searchable online database, the CIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room. Documents include translations and assessments of Amateur Radio clubs, including Soviet DOSAAF (Volunteer Society […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #922

Edition # 922 – Release date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR922HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Broadcasters, Jammers Wreak Havoc on Amateur Radio Frequencies Suspicious transmissions near Bangladesh attracting attention from India’s Intelligence Bureau Petition to […]

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