Ofcom Baldock shutdown illegal fishery transmissions

11:32 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments

The latest issue of the IARU R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports on action by the Ofcom Baldock Monitoring Station against an intruder in the amateur radio 10 MHz band

They report that Peter Jost HB9CET found illegal fishery traffic on 10123 kHz USB daily. Bearings by the German PTT showed the area east of Aberdeen, North Sea.
Chris Cummings G4BOH
asked Ofcom Baldock for assistance.
Result: The British Coast Guard contacted the offenders to tell them, that their phone traffic is illegal. A few days later the frequency was clean.

The International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 April 2014 newsletter can be read at

Reports of Amateur Band intruders can be logged online at

Monitor the short wave bands on-line with a web based SDR receiver at

IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS)

Read this article about the vital work carried out by the Ofcom Baldock Monitoring Station

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