posted on Jan, 14 2012 @ 07:08 PM
Two of the Russian Task Force ships in the Mediterranean are assigned weather and oceanographic duties.
The following is the Morse Code data sent by RKO81 and RAL46. The weather is in international format and includes a latitude and longitude.
Frequency 8345 Khz - Russian Navy ship RKO81 transmitting to RMP (Headquarters Baltic Sea Fleet, Kaliningrad) in the 00 GMT hour 15 January.
RMP DE RKO81 QSA ? QTC K @0006
RKO81 333 19 15 0400 333 BT SML FOR RJD38 BT
15001 99382 10079 41598 62604 10140 40166 54000 70222 86/// 22273 10160 2//// 3//// 88000 15016 BT AR
Latitude and Longitude from the last three figures of the second and third groups 99382 10079
Map Link to 38.2N 07.9E
7 = North West
3 = 11-15 Knots
14th January 00 GMT
Map Link to 37.1N 11.7E
Heading South East at 11-15 Knots.
How to decode the full Morse Code message.
The Frigate Yaroslav Mudry is due to make a port call in Ceuta, Spain on 16th of January.
Frigate Ladny, which was part of the group that visited Syria, has left the Task Force and should be in home port in the Black Sea.
edit on 14-1-2012 by tommyjo because: Additional info added