On Sun, 7 Apr 2019 at 15:57, peter via Groups.Io
Perhaps you could have a look at this recent Multipsk logging on 8414.5 Khz and see whether it stands up to your tests for possible veracity? The ship was off the S African coast at the time and this station has been logged previously
(HF=8.4145 MHz) <Selective call to a particular individual station>
Called MMSI station address: 636090534 [Ship] (E.R. WILHELMSHAVEN, ELZY3, Cargo - Liberia)
MMSI self-identifier: 006010060 [Coast station: 33°57'S 025°37'E Port Elizabeth Imtech] (South Africa)
Codes: 120 120 63 60 90 53 40 108 0 60 10 6 3 118 Error (DX=0111011001 RX=0001011001)
I've attached a screen grab of activity from MMSI mumber 636090534 for
the past 7 days on 8Mc/s. It looks like he was calling Capetown at the
I can also see ERROR in the 'codes' line.
Interesting stuff. No doubt John will be along later to put some meat
on the bone !