There are a number of frequencies, where a certain type of signal can be heard. The characteristics is, that every occurrence takes about 2.5k bandwidth, and it is transmitted in a continuous way. Specific is as well, that it looks like a rather broad carrier, and sounds the same in AM or L/USB.

See the following screenshot of a SDR, where you can observer them three times around 8300 khz: SDR Screenshot

An audio example of it is at the following link (WAV, ca. 150k, ca. 5 sec): https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4ecO4IudzvrOVRUX242MkQtbFU/view?usp=sharing

My question: What is it? As it is constantly transmitted I suspect it could be a weather radar. Can anyone state what it actually is?

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    $\begingroup$ Hello, and welcome to ham.stackexchange.com! Please consider taking the tour to get the most from this site. It sounds to me like DRM but it's too narrow to be that. $\endgroup$ – Mike Waters Jul 1 '17 at 18:21

These are data transmissions using OFDM.

They are government or military point to point data links. I would expect that the data would be encrypted.


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