The Squeaky Wheel
|Name||Squeaky Wheel, Скрипящее колесо|
|Frequencies||3828 (nighttime); 5473 (daytime);|
|Emission mode||J3E (USB)|
|Location||Rostov-na-Donu, 72th communication hub, 4th Air defence and air force army network(not confirmed), South Military District,Russia
|Known counterpart stations||S28,S30, Plovets41|
This is another station from Russian military series. It sends Dlya messages similar to Pip (however, it uses a word + number as callsign format) and Monolyth signals
Since it was first noticed in 2000 until 2005 it had a designator XSW.
Until 2008 its channel marker was its titular squeaky wheel. Then it was replaced by plain two tones.
The network is more probably organized using equipment 257Ц2 (комплекс технических средств дистанционного управления связью и обеспечения передачи сигналов централизованного боевого управления "Монолит-АС" - Monolith-AC system for communications remote control and for transmitting central commandment control signals)
Station is broadcasting on two different frequencies. Depending on the season, broadcast times are different:
|Season||5473 and 7009 kHz (Day)||3828 kHz (Night)|