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November 15, 2009

Bar Gjb Guerr Sbhe

devadutta @ 11:58 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1258329523 ) Play

Slightly Modified version of a guest question sent in by Dhruva Batni.

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Now for the question
Any short wave radio enthusiast will eventually bump into stations which continuously transmit spooky stuff like this. What are these stations called?

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Cracked by: Raghuvansh , Thejas V R , krudebox , shrik , Rogi , sidsen , Dibyo , varuns88 , Mrinalini , Logik , Chinmaya U.Holla , Sanjeet Dash , xtremevarun , arun , jk , Dhruva , udupendra and shenoyvarun86

Answer:

Numbers Stations — allegedly, transmissions meant to be decoded by spies.

The last one freaks the hell out of me, because it is speculated that the thing is an uptime notifier for a “Doomsday Machine”! Holy *beep*!


20 Responses to “Bar Gjb Guerr Sbhe”

  1. Raghuvansh
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    Numbers Stations. My personal favourite is the Yosemite Sam station.


  2. Numbers stations.


  3. krudebox
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    Number Stations?


  4. shrik
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    Numbers stations. Recognised the first one as the Lincolnshire Poacher. Very spooky.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station


  5. Rogi
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    Numbers Stations.

    Why the ROT-13 in the title?

    Not complaining. I like it. Just curious.


  6. sidsen
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    will confirm after i hear the audio at home, but for now: numbers stations


  7. Dibyo
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    these are called shortwave numbers stations, widely believed (by the conet project) to be transmissions for spies.


  8. varuns88
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    Numbers Station


  9. Mrinalini

    Numbers stations


  10. Logik
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    These are Numbers stations.
    which are random origin short wave radio stations.
    and were once used for message transfer by spies.


  11. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Numbers Stations


  12. Sanjeet Dash

    They are called “Numbers Stations” believed to be sent by Intelligence agencies to their off shore spies.


  13. xtremevarun

    Spy number stations ? u even get mp3 recordings commercially now


  14. arun

    Numbers stations


  15. Mankutimma
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    HAM radio stations


  16. jk

    Numbers station


  17. Dhruva

    They are called Number stations!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station


  18. udupendra
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    Numbers stations


  19. @Rogi: It is just to hint that the question has something to do with cryptography. Most of these stations transmit encrypted data.


  20. Number stations


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