ILGRadio Abbreviations of Databases

ILGRadio Info

Additional and modified Data:

AZI (Azimuth) FIELD:
1 - 360 degree
 0 = non direction
ATTENTION: HFCC gives 0 or 1 for 360 degree north (wrong in many cases in HFCC database)

GRAPHICAL DIAGRAM DATA FIELD:
Capital Letters: External / International Service
Small Letters: Home / Local Service
 1  => Sunday ... 7: Saturday
 #  => not daily
 $  => Monday-Friday
 @  => Monday-Saturday
 =  => Saturday/Sunday
 ?  => inactive
 -  => standby (alternative)
=> DRM Broadcasts
 ! is given at 6, 12 and 18 hours if position is un-used

New additional Abbreviations from September 2015
~  => Spurious, Intermodulation or Harmonic Signals
/  => digital military transmissions (J7D), e.g. STANAG 4285, MPSK 12,...
8  => Over Horizon Radar (P0N)
9  => Time Signal Transmission (H3E)
+ =>  Telex / RTTY / FSK (F1B), e.g STANAG 4481,  CIS-75, T-206, T-600, SITOR...
:  => ALE Transmission (J7D)
%  =>  Morse Transmission (A1A)
>  => FAX Transmission (F3C)
^  => Voice Transmission (J3E)

LANGUAGE DATA FIELD:
For the main Languages of the World the first Letter is used:
A = Arabic
B = Bengali  (Bulgarian replaced from May 2016)
C = Mandarin
D = Dari  (German replaced from May 2016)
E = English
F = French
G = German  (Greek replaced from May 2016)
H = Hindi   (Hungarian replaced from March 2011)
I = Indonesian  (Italian replaced from May 2016)
J = Japanese
K = Korean
L = Laotian  (Lithuanian replaced from May 2016)
M = Mongolian
N = Nepali  (Norwegian replaced from May 2016)
O = Oromo  (Polish replaced from May 2016)
P = Portuguese
Q = Quechua
R = Russian
S = Spanish
T = Turkish
U = Urdu
V = Vietnamese
W = ..., 
X = Mixed Languages
Y = Yiddish
Z = Various

REMARKS DATA FIELD:
AZI: 000/360 or 090/270 (dipole antenna)
A-Direction or
B-Direction: one transmitter with 2x different beams (azimuth) and 50% power for each direction
DRM: for inforamtion only
Feeder: special service
Fiction: fake requirement
INFO DATA: additional  detailed language broadcasts entries
Irregular: not regular on air
Jamming: various types of modulation to suppress rection in target withname of station to be jammed
monthly: no weely bc.
Pirate: illlegal operation
Planning: future operation
Ramadan: during Ramadan
Reduced Carrier: modulation type
Skip Freq.: nearly daily change of used frequency
Special Event: irregular sports or holiday bc.
Spurs:  Spurs or Harmonic with source frequency
T-T:  if days are different in target area America, Asia or Pacific in data field REMARKS "T-T" (Target Time)  local dates are given, e.g. "T-T:Mon-Fri" if UTC days are "Tue-Sat" 
Special Event: broadcast of special event, sports or weather warnings,...
Test: test transmission
tx-error: transmitter problem or transmission on wrong frequency
Unident.: unlisted un-identified transmission incl. RTTY/Telex/Spy bc.
USB/SSB/LSB: Modulation
Vary.Freq.: variable frequency
"...": Various Program or Service Names/Infos
"1-5. Day" = not weekly 

STATUS DATA FIELD:
C = confirmed
I = inactive
N = not confirmed
X = Info Data (X is not imported in WPLOTF)

MOD (MODULATION) DATA FIELD:
D = analog (AM)
N = digital (DRM)
S = single side band
T = reduced carrier

BRC (BROADCASTER) DATA FIELD:
XAF Air Force Radio
XAP Airport Radio
XAR Army Radio
XBC Propagation Beacon
XCO Communication Net
XCH COTHEN Net
XCN Coastal/Naval Radio
XDC Distress Radio
XDI Diplomatic Net
XGL Global Link Net
XGW Global Wireless
XHF HFDL ARINC
XLD LDOC
XME Meteo Radio
XMW MWARA
XMY Mystic Star Network
XNA Navy Radio
XOH Over Horizon Radar
XPI Pirate Radio
XPS Pactor Sailmail
XRD RDARA
XSC USAF SCOPE Command
XSP Spy Radio
XST STATCOM HF Net
XTS Time Signal Radio
XVO VOLMET Radio

FMO (Frequency Management Organization) DATA FIELD:
see ITU List and ILG/ILGRadio gives further codes:
CBS Radio Taiwan Int.
CHN Chinese Government
 
AER Aeronautical Radio
GOV Government Radio
HAM Amateur Radio
MAR Maritime Radio
MIL Military Radio
ORG Organisations
PRV Private Radio

LOC (LOCATION) DATA FIELD:
Special usage of ITU abbreviations for unknown sites:
SP0: worlwide
SP1: North America
SP2: Central America/Caribbean
SP3: South America
SP4: Europe
SP5: Africa
SP6: Middle East
SP7: Asia
SP8: Australia
SP9: Pacific
 
LANGUAGE DATA FIELD
ULTILITY transmissions are listed here with the word "DATA:..." followed by the type of broadcast:
 
CODES (Spy Radio),
DATA (Data Transfer),
EMAIL (E-Mail Transfer),
FAX (Telefax),
METEO (Weather Info),
MORSE  (CW),
RADAR (Over-Horizon-Radar)
TELEX (Telegraphy),
TIMES (Time Signals),
VOICE (Traffic/Information)