The Republic of Adygea, also known as the Adyghe Republic, is a federal subject of Russia, with its territory enclaved within the Krasnodar Krai. Its area is 7,600 square km with a population of 439,996. Maykop is its capital city.
A HF service operates on 6000, with 100 kW, antenna 188 degs, for CIRAF Zone 29, carrying programming in Adyghen dialects. This is located in Armavir, and the HFCC schedule for A18 shows operations authorized from 1800 to 2000. Some newsgroup reports advise that the actual broadcast times and days vary.
Reception here in Melbourne is noted at 1915, as on May 20, but severe splash from the North Korea jammers on 6003
Research into other frequency usages across the time span 1900-1930 on May 20 revealed these notable occupancies;
6130 SWAZILAND TWR-Manzini Portuguese
9635 GERMANY BVB-Nauen English
9675 S. ARABIA Turkish
9755 MADAGASCAR WCB Russian
9765 CHINA CRI-Beijing Portuguese
9785 TURKEY English