Numbers stations

Welcome to the weird world of numbers stations

Known to exist since World War I, numbers stations are believed to have been used or still being used, for transmission of coded messages to intelligence officers operating in foreign countries.

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Working GB3IW repeater on the Isle of Wight using my Baofeng GT-3TP MK3

In August 2016 I had the pleasure of visiting the Isle of Wight for a two-week family holiday.

I’ve visited the Island many times since being a small child and love coming here as it is such a beautiful island and there is so much to see and do. There was one difference with this holiday though – I took along my new Baofeng GT-3TP MK3 multi-band 2m / 70cm handheld transceiver.

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