Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Italian Navy HF/Milsat Comms Intercepted

Sinageruk, posting on the UDXF newsgroup, has caught the Italian Navy active on HF and on the SICRAL Milsat UHF downlink.

6262.5 kHz USB IDR (Navy HQ Rome), IGMA (Magnaghi hydrographic research vessel), IAOD (corvette Sfinge) coordinating data traffic.

258.200 MHz FM (Satcom) IDR, IAEP (frigate Artigliere) coordinating data traffic.

Thanks to Sinageruk and UDXF for the info.
Photo - The Etna Class A5326 alongside a Lupo Class Frigate (MM) Artigliere (F582) courtesy of