Station HYPO

Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


June 2019

NSGA Hanza (Part 1 of 5)

The history of NSGA Hanza can be traced to July 1945 after Okinawa was captured and a radio interception and DF station in Quonset huts was established near the small town of Aragusuku just over one mile inland from Sobe.

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It Comes with a Price

In 1979, the Naval Security Group Headquarters requested the Acoustical Sciences Division, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAHRL), to determine the extent to which radio headsets being used at naval communication stations posed a potential damage risk to hearing.
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Remembering the Attack on USS LIBERTY

On June 8 1967, the USS LIBERTY (AGTR-5) was attacked in international water by Israeli forces killing 34 Americans and wounding another 171.  Seven out of every 10 crew members was either killed or injured.

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Remembering RADM Joseph Wenger

Rear Admiral Joseph Numa Wenger
June 7, 1901 – September 21, 1970

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Remembering CTR1(EXW) Michael J. Strange, USN, KIA Afghanistan

CTR1(EXW) Michael J. Strange, USN
June 6, 1986 – August 6, 2011

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Battle of Midway – Post Radio Intelligence (COMINT) Report

The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.

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