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Frequencies 26.9 kHz
Frequency Range 26.9 kHz - 26.9 kHz
Mode CW
Emission Designator
Location Worldwide
Short Description TACAMO (take charge and move out) is the back up communications system to the US nuclear submarine fleet in case an attack on land based transmitters disables them. A rotating fleet of Navy E6 jets equipped with 200 KW transmitters and two 2½-mile-long trailing wire antennas (TWA) at 35,000 ft altitude to provide 24/7 coverage. Short pings are transmitted every few seconds.
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