Archive for date: July 2, 2011

Another Numbers Station Recording…

July 2, 2011 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was bored, and feeling stupid. So, I was scanning around looking for numbers stations. And, if you look, you shall find. Here’s one transmitting Morse code using AM, on 5.898Mhz. Not sure what this one is, but it’s not uncommon to find numbers stations on that frequency. Numbers Station on 5.898 Mhz, Morse Code […]

The sights and sounds of RTTY

July 2, 2011 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Over at the tymkrs blog, they’ve been learning a bit about RTTY as a digital mode, but I found their description a bit theoretical. I’d describe radio teletype (RTTY) as a popular digital mode, particularly among contesters. It encodes text as a stream of five bit code words using a system known as Baudot, and […]