Prototype #44: Net Pirate Number Station. Numbers Station @ wkikipedia. A numbers station is a type of shortwave radio station characterized by unusual broadcasts, reading out lists of numbers or incomprehensible morse code messages. The voices are often created by speech synthesis and are transmitted in a wide variety of languages.
The voices are usually female, although sometimes men's or children's voices are used. Some voices are synthesized and created by machines; however, some stations used to have live readers. In June 2003, the United States similarly charged Walter Kendall Myers with conspiracy to spy for Cuba and receiving and decoding messages broadcast from a numbers station operated by the Cuban Intelligence Directorate to further that conspiracy. §Suspected origins and use According to the notes of The Conet Project, which has compiled recordings of these transmissions, numbers stations have been reported since World War I.
Numbers stations are also acknowledged for espionage purposes in Robert Wallace and H. Irdial. We are pleased to announce the re-release of The Conet Project: Recordings of Shortwave Numbers Stations in a special 5CD edition.
"TCP / 1111" is a shrink wrapped package containing: The original 4 Conet Project CDs in their own quadruple Jewel Case. Three black and white post cards. One full color post card. The extended 80 page booklet in its own Jewel Case. Ordering The Conet Project / 1111: Our crowdfunding drive for The Conet Project / 1111 Edition is a success. You are now able to buy a physical copy of one of the new limited edition 5 CD sets from your local independent music retailer. Contacting Irdial You may email Irdial-Discs here: irdial [at] irdial [dot] com To communicate with us in private, please use our PGP public key. Journalists Here is the CONET Project Press Room. Trivia? * And it has made the global crowdsourcing information a simple matter. Cracking a Numbers Station Message Do you have programming skills and a love of all things crypto? The Conet Project. The Conet Project: Recordings of Shortwave Numbers Stations is a five-CD set of recordings of numbers stations and noise stations: mysterious shortwave radio stations of uncertain origin believed to be operated by government agencies to communicate with deployed spies.
The collection is released by England's Irdial-Discs record label in 1997, based on the work of numbers station enthusiast Akin Fernandez. Original four-disc edition In keeping with its "free music philosophy", the Irdial-Discs label has made the entire collection available for download in MP3 form (along with a PDF version of the included booklet) on its website completely free of charge and encourages fans to freely distribute it on file sharing networks. The project's name comes from a mishearing of the Czech word konec, or "end", which marks the end of transmissions on the Czech numbers station. Fifth disc Recordings Disc one Disc two Disc three Disc four Disc five
The Conet Project @ archive.org. NPR: Shortwave Numbers. Spy Numbers Stations Shortwave Radio. Numbers Stations. Numbers in the Air Numbers stations are mysterious shortwave radio stations, broadcasting streams of numbers or letters using the phonetic alphabet, by voice, Morse or digital tones.
The messages are usually groups of four or five numbers or letters and are typically repeated by reading each group twice or repeating the entire message. These stations are unlicensed high power HF transmitters, broadcasting worldwide in various formats and languages. They do this day and night on a wide range of frequencies and it's been going on for decades, yet no single private, commercial or government agency ever stepped forward to officially confirm that they are responsible for these strange broadcasts.
However, today there is enough evidence that these stations are used by Intelligence agencies to send encrypted messages and operational instructions to their agents in covert operations abroad. Most numbers stations use a basic format to send the streams of numbers or letters. Swedish Rhapsody.