RadioReference on Facebook   RadioReference on Twitter   RadioReference Blog
 

Go Back   The RadioReference.com Forums > HF / MW / LW Monitoring > Utility Listening


Utility Listening - Discussions regarding monitoring government, military, aircraft, ship, and other misc communications in the HF/MW/LF bands.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-18-2018, 2:25 PM
Member
   
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 20
Default USCG HF log

Caught the US Coast Guard on 8993USB last night talking to a fishing vessel. First time I've heard that before. Its not exactly a distress frequency from what I know, not sure what was going on with that. Only caught the part end of the conversation and then nothing but silence. I know the USCG base here in Kodiak was transmitting, never heard where the boat was.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-18-2018, 2:36 PM
ridgescan's Avatar
Member
  Shack Photos
Shack photos
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: San Francisco, Ca.
Posts: 4,183
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlaskaListener View Post
Caught the US Coast Guard on 8993USB last night talking to a fishing vessel. First time I've heard that before. Its not exactly a distress frequency from what I know, not sure what was going on with that. Only caught the part end of the conversation and then nothing but silence. I know the USCG base here in Kodiak was transmitting, never heard where the boat was.
Should be 8983kHz. That is Coast Guard freq as well as 5696. If you park on one of those you will hear stuff.
__________________
BC785D to Diamond D130J @50'
IcomR71A, RS DX-160 to Wellbrook loop @50'
IcomR75,
'54 SX-88 #127 to 100' endfed wire/9:1 trans. @40'
RS Pro 2066 in truck to Larsen Tribander
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-18-2018, 2:51 PM
Member
   
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 20
Default

ah, my mistake, yes it was 8983. I was cruising in USB and didn't switch to AM. I'll keep an ear on both. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-18-2018, 3:38 PM
Wiki Admin Emeritus
  Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Bowie, Md.
Posts: 20,767
Default

Alaska, these logs should go to our Utility Listening forum. I will move them tonight.

Thanks for the logs...Mike
__________________
links editor, Utility Monitoring Central
HF Forum moderator, RadioReference
Friends don't let friends buy Scancat Lite Plus!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 3:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
All information here is Copyright 2012 by RadioReference.com LLC and Lindsay C. Blanton III.Ad Management by RedTyger
Copyright 2015 by RadioReference.com LLC Privacy Policy  |  Terms and Conditions