The Squeaky Wheel

Enigma ID S32

Spectrum image Wheel _sample

Name Squeaky Wheel, Скрипящее колесо
Frequencies 3828 (nighttime), 5473 (daytime)
Status Active
Voice Male/female live
Emission mode J3E (USB)
Location Rostov-on-Don, Russia; location not confirmed, either the Communication Hub #72, or the 4th Air Defense Army


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Known counterpart stations The Pip

"The Squeaky Wheel" is a Russian military commandment network, and the second one of the Southern Military District. It broadcasts on 5473kHz in daytime, or on 3828kHz in nighttime. It broadcasts several kinds of messages:

  • Routine propagation checks, addressed to several recipients at a time. Example: Для ОТПОР-89, ПЕСОЧНЫЙ-21, ШУЛЕР-60, СТУПА-32, РЕЗИНА-38, БУРКА-37. Как слышно, как слышно? Приём
  • "Monolith" type messages

The network is probably organized using the 257Ц2 equipment (комплекс технических средств дистанционного управления связью и обеспечения передачи сигналов централизованного боевого управления "Монолит-АС" - system for communications remote control and for transmitting central commandment control signals "Monolith-AC")

Squeaky Wheel Online Stream

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