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The Pip

Enigma ID S30

Spectrum image Pip _sample

Name The Pip, Капля, 8C1Щ
Frequencies 5448 (daytime); 3756 (nighttime);
Status Active
Voice Male/female live
Emission mode A3E (AM) - channel marker, H3E (USB+carrier) - messages
Location Rostov-na-Donu, Russia, 47°17'58"N 39°40'25"E (72th communication hub)
Activity pages

Download audio sample

Known counterpart stations S28, S32, Plovets41

Click here for an inside-out guide including message schedules, the Pip Dossier

The Pip is a Russian military station located in Rostov-na-Donu. For the most of time it sends its channel marker - continuous pip-pip-pip..., approximately 50 times a minute. It was thought to be time station located in Krasnodar in mid-90's. Occasionally voice messages are sent in various formats, main purpose is to send command messages for South Military District of Russia. Messages are sent in Monolyth format

Here is the one of the PIP's voice operator places

pip_microphone

Nice view of 72th hub transmission site's VGDSh antennas can be seen on Google maps

Schedules

Pip is broadcasting on two different frequencies. Depending on the season, broadcast times are different:

Season 5448 kHz (Day) 3756 kHz (Night)
Spring TBA TBA
Summer TBA TBA
Autumn 3:30-14:30 14:30-3:30
Winter 4:30-13:00 13:00-4:30

The PIP online stream

The PIP diagram by RW6HRM

PIP diagram

Notes from the Conet Project booklet

Pip

The Pip
Very active on 3757khz and 5450khz.

Tcp d4 31 the pip irdial by The Conet Project