Category Archives: cold war

UVB-76 – A Wired Magazine Article

Wired magazine have an interesting article about the famous Russian ‘Number StationUVB-76

Number stations are fascinating, growing up during some one the tense periods of the Cold War I remember listening to very strange transmissions on the old short wave. It brings back memories to hear recordings of the Russian Woodpecker nowadays listeners just have to put up with the din produced by PLT devices.  

Also on the Wired magazine website was a feature about another relic of the Cold War an abandoned NSA listening post.