Interesting Frequencies

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Electromagnetic spectrum - general considerations

EM spectrum in the US - clic to enlarge

Harvesting frequencies

Graz Frequency Fine Selection

  • 393.5 Mhz : ?
  • 220.103 Mhz : Gra, high-pitched bip (also on 259.216, also on 311.893, 412.418, 435.722, 440.15 and around, 653.680)
  • 250.986 Mhz : Graz, music (also on 392.955, 571.883 - select 500k filter)
  • 331.147 Mhz : Graz, low-pitch bip + noise
  • 16.700 Mhz : Graz unexpected slalom

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NATO frequencies

The List. Mode is USB unless otherwise noted:
 
Freq (kHz)     Comment
-------------  --------------------------------------------------------------
1476           Broadcast Radio B92 (Beograd-Wien Tx site)
2962           Military
3081           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
3097.5         Unid Military; NATO Freq
3160           USAF 352 SOG (consisting of elements of 7 Special 
               Operations Squadron, 21 SOS and 67 SOS) in Bosnia; 
               callsigns BLACK CAT and PROMENADE reported)
3178           USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push Unknown
               (Moonbeam Ops)
3225           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
3357           Meteo; US Navy
3840.51        Royal Air Force, London; VFT, 2 channels of Piccolo-6,
               eng ch "MUH 04 de MKK lolololololo pal kkilo"
3840.91        Royal Air Force, London; VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6,
               crypto tfc
3900           NATO E-3 AWACS callsign MAGIC
3930           Air Traffic around Camp Darby & Pisa
4519           USAF EC-130 Battlestaff BOOKSHELF Net Push 78A
               (Moonbeam Ops)
4542           NATO E-3 AWACS callsign MAGIC
4612           METO-IFOR in Bosnia
4720           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
4724           US Military GHFS/USAF Global HF System Primary
4742           Royal Air Force Strike Command Integrated
               Communication System Primary
4758           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
4777.50        NATO Freq
5194           Russian Navy,     50bd/85 36-50
5218           USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 79B
               (Moonbeam Ops)
5245           Unid Military
5267           NATO Freq
5325           Unid Military
5330.50        NATO warships in Adriatic in USB
5349           NATO Training Net; Channel 661 GOLF
5691           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
5763.50        USAF EC-130 Battlestaff BOOKSHELF Net Push 80V
               (Moonbeam Ops)
6115           Broadcast; Radio Tirana
6628           Unid Military
6693           USN Voice Coordination Net
6693           Unid Military
6695           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
6697           USN
6712           USAF Global HF System Primary; also French Air Force
               and RAF
6723           Link-11 Co-ordination Net for Allied warships in the Adriatic;
               monitors in Holland heard references to     possible downed
               NATO aircraft.
6728           NATO E-3 AWACS Co-ordination Net
6729           Night Freq [6728 is a Mystic Star freq; 6730 is a 
               RAF discrete freq; take your pick which was heard here]
6734           Serb Military [interesting since 6734 is also a RAF/UKADGE
               (United Kingdom Air Defence Ground Environment) frequency;
               I wonder if this ties in with the Serbian 
               jamming/interference on 11175, reported by monitors
               in Europe and the USA]
6738           Night Freq [GHFS and other Air Forces again]
6739           US Military GHFS/USAF Global HF System Primary:
               RAF aircraft (callsign prefix JGN) logged in
               checks with ARCHITECT (Strike Command Integrated
               Communication System - STCICS)
6754           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
6760           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
6761           Night Freq [GHFS]; also USAF Air Refueling Primary HF
6762.50        NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
6773           Unid Military
6819           METO-IFOR in Bosnia
6865           USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 81A
               (Moonbeam Ops)
6870           METO-IFOR in Bosnia
6912           French Air Force
6932.50        USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 81B
               (Moonbeam Ops)
6959           Air Traffic around Camp Darby & Pisa
6997           Italian Navy warships Adriatic
7115           Broadcast, Radio Yugoslavia
7115           Broadcast, Radio Sweden
7125           Broadcast, Voice of Russia
7130           Broadcast, Radio Yugoslavia
7160           Broadcast, Radio Tirana
7180           Broadcast, Voice of Russia
7195           Broadcast, Radio Bulgaria
7250           Broadcast, Voice of Russia
7701.51        Royal Air Force, VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6, 
               eng ch"MUH 45 de MKD RIs RBQPZ, RBQPY"
7701.91        Royal Air Force, VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6, 
               crypto tfc for exercise net;
7916.52        Royal Air Force, VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6,
               eng ch "GYU de MKD QSY to FT065 M8Y kkilo"
7916.92        Royal Air Force, VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6, 
               crypto tfc;
7919           METO-IFOR in Bosnia
7960           Royal Air Force; DCN 8 channels interleaved 
               VFT on USB.  Only channel 2 active.
7960.77           Royal Air Force; ITA2 75Bd 340Hz shift; Channel 2 in
               VFT.  "IRY's QBF figs test de MKD"  
               Note the use of 75 not 50bd
8046           USAF EC-130 Battlestaff BOOKSHELF Net Push 81V
               (Moonbeam Ops)
8048           Unid Military
8080           Meteo;US Navy
8087           USAF EC-130 Battlestaff BOOKSHELF Net Push Unknown
               (Moonbeam Ops)
8825           Unid Military
8921           Unid Military
8968           Unid Military
8968           GHFS
8971           USN/RAF discrete frequency; NATO E-3 AWACS 
               frequency callsign MAGIC; NATO Kosovo
8980           NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
8982           USN Voice Co-ordination Net
8986.50        NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
8987           Royal Air Force, TAF WX for EG-series airfields
8989           Unid Military
8992           USAF Global HF System Primary
9016           GHFS
9023           USAF MYSTIC STAR freq active
9037           USN
9118.50        USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 82A
               (Moonbeam Ops)
9130           Royal Navy, Faslane; ITA2 75Bd 850Hz shift; CARB
9190.51        Royal Air Force;  VFT: 2 channels of Piccolo-6,
               eng ch "MKD de MUH 45 have sync now pal"
9191.31        Royal Air Force;  VFT:  2 channels of Piccolo-6,
               crypto tfc;
9260           USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 82B
               (Moonbeam Ops)
9269           Unid Military
9570           Broadcast, Radio Bulgaria
9620           Unid Military
9650           Broadcast; Radio Tirana
9925           Broadcast; Radio Croatia
10199.34       Royal Air Force, London;  VFT: 7 channels of 50bd/200
               Baudot, "ryiryi... test de MKK"
10315          NATO Naval Air Net, also NATO E-3 AWACS freq callsign MAGIC
10780          Airlift
10865          Meteo; US Navy
10915          NATO/SFOR supply airlift Primary HF inter-aircraft 
               frequency; callsigns beginning with JG; see list following 
               with national identifiers.
11031.52       Royal Air Force;  VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6,
               eng ch idle;
11031.92       Royal Air Force;  VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6, crypto tfc;
11032.32       Royal Air Force;  VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6, crypto tfc;
11167          Airlift Command Transport
11173          USAF EC-130E Battlestaff  BOOKSHELF Net Push 83A
               (Moonbeam Ops)
11175          US Military GHFS Primary, also NATO Kosovo Primary Freq
11228          NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
11230          Air Traffic Heard [this and the following freq are within 
               1kHz of active USAF discrete frequencies]
11233          Air Traffic Heard
11239          Air Traffic heard; callsign DUMBO BRAVO; 
               [DUMBO = USAF Daily Tac Callsign; this freq part
               of OLD GHFS net ... not unusual to see old 
               discrete freqs reactivate].
11243          Royal Air Force;Gibraltar FlightWatch giving aviation 
               weather for Italian Military airfields
11244          GHFS
11245          Air Traffic around Camp Darby & Pisa
11267          Navy High Command Voice Freqs [whose Navy 
               not mentioned by monitor; 11268 is a USN discrete freq]
11270.50       NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
11270          NATO aircraft
11271          USAF and RCAF Military Air frequency active
11300          Serbian Air Force Fighters
11309          Unid Military Sigs
11370          Unid Military Air Traffic Control
11415          Broadcast; Radio B92 in USB
11830          Broadcast, Radio Bulgaria
12000          Broadcast, Voice of Russia
12020          Broadcast, Voice of Russia
12110          Press; ROMPRES News, Bucharest;     50bd/500 Baudot
12145          Royal Air Force, London; VFT; DCN 8 channel interleaved
               VFT on USB.  Channels idle.
12919.30       Royal Navy, Faslane; VFT; 4 channel VFT on USB.
12919.90       Royal Navy, Faslane; 100Bd crypto 200Hz shift; 
               Channel 1.  Online encrypted.
12920.41       Royal Navy, Faslane;  75Bd crypto 85Hz shift; 
               Channel 2.  Blocked Online encrypted ACF 7 bit.
12921.09       Royal Navy, Faslane;  ITA2 75Bd 340Hz shift; 
               Channel 3 in VFT.  CARB with ID MGJ.
12921.85       Royal Navy, Faslane;  100Bd crypto 850Hz shift;
               Chan 4 in VFT.  Online encrypted.
13200          USAF Global HF System Primary
13354          Unid military traffic
13430.52       Royal Air Force; VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6,
               eng ch "MUH de MKD ZUB 1312z lololololo"
13430.92       Royal Air Force; VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6,
               crypto tfc
13431.32       Royal Air Force; VFT: 3 channels of Piccolo-6,
               crypto tfc
13458          RAVEN Ops at Frankfurt/Rhein-Main AB Germany 
               communicating with KC-135/KC-10 tanker force.
13580.51       Royal Air Force, London; Piccolo; VFT with
               single idle channel on USB
13580.51       Royal Air Force, London; Piccolo; Eng channel idle till 
               0200z when "MTS de MKK ZUB 0200z lo pal plse QSY 
               to F6 F6 F6 KKKK 0202z"
13820          Broadcast; Radio Croatia
14593.51       Royal Air Force; Piccolo-6, "de MTS plse to QSY to the 
               F61 F61 F61 mate k ZUB 1108z"
14599          Royal Air Force; VFT; 8 channel interleaved DCN
               VFT on USB.  Only channel 2 active.
14599.70       Royal Air Force; ITA2 50 Bd 340Hz shift; Channel 2
               in cft.  RYIs QBF's, Figures and "test de MKD".
14708.52       Royal Air Force Piccolo-6, "de MKK rgrgrgrg
               M8 kkilo"
15016          USAF Global HF System Primary
15048          USAF EC-130 Battlestaff BOOKSHELF Net Push Unknown
               (Moonbeam Ops)
15050          NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
15595          Broadcast; Voice of Russia
15959          Meteo; US Navy
16424.40       Unid Military
16442.40       Naval Air Voice Coordination Hotel Tracking Net
16442.40       NATO warships in Adriatic in USB
16444          NATO Kosovo
17967          Unid Military
17996.50       NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
18422.02       Royal Air Force; Piccolo-6, "ryryryryr GEC de
               MTS QSY F3401 m8y cip cip cip"
20015          Meteo; US Navy
23214          NATO E-3 AWACS frequency callsign MAGIC
25012.30       Royal Navy Faslane; RTTY
 
 
JAKE callsign are E-8C JSTARS aircraft deployed to Frankfurt/Rhein-Main 
AB Germany in support of Kosovo Ops. 
 
JG_ Callsigns involved in NATO/SFOR Airlift (Note that USAF crews are 
habitually using the phonetic "JAGO"):
 
 
Callsign      Air Force
--------      ----------------------------------------------
JGA           Belgian AF
JGB           Canadian Armed Forces
JGD           French AF
JGE           German AF
JGF           Greek AF
JGG           Italian AF
JGI           Dutch AF
JGK           Portuguese AF
JGL           Spanish AF
JGN           RAF
JGO           USAF  Recording of two JAGO aircraft in
              communication over the Adriatic
JGP           Turkish AF
JGW           Slovenian AF
 
 
Callsign MARK has been identified as USAF tankers flying out of RAF 
Mildenhall in support of Kosovo Ops.