1-55. Remember, several conditions are favorable to successful deception. Operators who are
_________________, _________________ or _________________.
_________________ number of stations in the net and frequent _________________.
_________________ call signs or multiple calls.
_________________ signals, _________________, atmospheric _______________,or
_________________ is imminent or in progress.
(1-55. Answer: inexperienced, unskilled, unseasoned, large, changes, confused, weak,
PART J - DELAYING AND CONFUSION TACTICS
Deception operators can be expected to use many approaches to mislead operators on a
given net regarding their identification. Enemy radio operators might use the following tactics to
Use the call signal of a friendly station to answer net calls and accept traffic.
Offer coded traffic that cannot be decoded.
Change CW tone, keying characteristics, and frequency to resemble those of the
friendly station they are imitating.
Pretend to have important traffic causing delays and creating confusion.
Transmit false orders and instructions, countermand existing orders, or issue
Break listening silence by using distress calls, obscene language, and insults.