Bellow is a list of the most active Russian Naval Frequencies. There is 578 known Naval frequencies listed by UDFX All modes are in CW
The Russian Navy is divided in following sections:
The Northern Fleet (NF) – HQ at Severomorsk
The Baltic Fleet (BF) – HQ at Kaliningrad
The Black Sea Fleet (BSF) – HQ at Sevastopol
The Caspian Flotilla (CF) – HQ at Astrakhan
The Pacific Fleet (PF) – HQ at Vladivostok
Moscow = RIW
National Defence Control Centre, St. Petersburg = RAA
Severomorsk = RIT
Kaliningrad = RMP
Sevastopol = RCV
Astrakhan = RJD52
Vladivostok = RJS
ST. Petersburg naval station- RJC66
Moscow transmitter site used when RIW and RAA is off also used for land units- RJE56
Messages and monitoring:
The primary ship frequency 12464 kHz is used from 0600 to 1800z and overnight at 8345 kHz from 1800 to 0600z
The Russians work in the majority using a duplex system with the HQ’s using their own frequencies to transmit on. While all of the HQ’s will have an operator listening out on the primary ship frequencies, the ships will be listening to their HQ frequency (or frequencies) only. Only other listen frequecncy is allocoted by RIW incase if Moscow wants to contact them and send a flash message.
The Russian navy uses FM-14-SHIP code system format for messages also used by NOAA for Marine Surface Weather Observations. Here is the message example:
RKB91 (РКБ91) (callsign) Altay Class Tanker “Kola:”
RKB91 605 (message number) 16 (number of the groups in message) 22 (date) 1000(Moscow time) 605 (repeat of the message number) = SML (message priority – SML samolet (aircraft) normal priority) FOR RJH45 RJD38 = (hydrographic station callsign)
22061 99572 10081 41598 43408 10004 40110 51024 70202
22252 00140 22012 = + RKB91
The callup message to establish contact with the naval base looks like this:
VVV RMP RMP RMP DE RKB91 RKB91 QSA? QTC.
The ship’s callsign can be tracked on the online naval databases and trackers.
https://www.numbers-stations.com/milita ... equencies/
Monitor and report radio communications here.
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