Piccolo

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Piccolo
Piccolo Mk12.png
Frequencies 3 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz3,000,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
3,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
,30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz30,000,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
30,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
3,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
30,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
Frequency Range MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz3,000,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
3,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
- 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz30,000,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
30,000 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
Mode USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables)
Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying
ACFAutoCorrelation Function
Bandwidth 180 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).0.18 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
1.8e-4 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
,300 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).0.3 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
3.0e-4 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
0.18 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
1.8e-4 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
0.3 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
3.0e-4 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
Location Worldwide
Short Description Piccolo was a MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying system developed by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to communicate with foreign embassies and UK military stations around the world. No longer used.
I/Q Raw Recording
Audio Sample
Piccolo was a MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying system developed by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to communicate with foreign embassies and UK military stations around the world. No longer used.

Two Types:

  • MK6: 180 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). wide 6-tone MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying version of Piccolo. Uses ITA-2 encoding for alphanumeric text.
  • MK12: 300 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). wide 12-tone MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying version of Piccolo. Uses ITA-5 encoding for alphanumeric text.


Audio Sample[edit]

MK6 MK12
PiccoloMK6.png
Piccolo Mk12.png

Additional Samples[edit]

Piccolo MK6:

Decoding Software[edit]

Hobby Level Software
Professional Equipment/Software
  • Shoc go2decode
  • Shoc go2monitor
  • Hoka 300-32
  • Krypto500
  • Wavecom W-Code
  • Wavecom W-Spectra

Additional Links[edit]

Additional Images[edit]

MK6 VFTVoice Frequency Telegraphy MK6 Idle
PiccoloVFT.png
PiccoloMK6 Idle.jpg