Tag Archives: shortwave numbers stations

Cold War Echo: RT investigates UVB-76

(Source: Russia Today via YouTube) “From a lonely rusted tower in a forest north of Moscow, a mysterious shortwave radio station transmitted day and night. For at least the decade leading up to 1992, it broadcast almost nothing but beeps; … Continue reading

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North Korean numbers station detected; possible submarine instructions?

The website Intellihub.com features an Op Ed piece regarding a recently detected numbers station supposedly originating from North Korea. The station, reported by a ham radio operator, is in single-side band and adjacent to the Voice of Korea. Below is an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Even numbers stations make mistakes

On February 5th, 2013, the Cuban numbers station widely known as HM01 struggled to maintain its composure following an awkward studio error. In this particular case, I started recording a few seconds prior to the carrier, at which point you’ll … Continue reading

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Deutsche Welle: spies received secret messages on their shortwave receiver

If you’ve ever been curious who listens to and acts upon the coded messages we hear in numbers stations (a.k.a. spy numbers stations), follow this German-based couple who are being accused of spying on NATO and and the EU: (Source: … Continue reading

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