Monday, December 20, 2021

SAQ Christmas Eve broadcast


SAQ Grimeton transmission is scheduled for December 24, 2021 

 What is better than starting Christmas morning with a transmission from SAQ Grimeton?

On Christmas morning, Friday, December 24th, 2021
SAQ Grimeton is scheduled* to be on the air, to send out a Christmas message to the whole world, using the 97-year-old 200kW Alexanderson alternator on 17.2 kHz CW.

Program and Transmission Schedule
Program and transmission schedule:
08:00 CET (07:00 UTC: The transmitter hall at World Heritage Grimeton is open for visitors.

Transmission & YouTube Live stream
08:25 CET (07:25 UTC): Live stream on YouTube begins.
08:30 CET (07:30 UTC): Startup and tuning of the Alexanderson Alternator SAQ.
09:00 CET (08:00 UTC): Transmission of a message from SAQ.

Test Transmissions
We are planning to carry out some test transmission on Dec 23rd, approximately between 13:00 CET (12:00 UTC) and 16:00 CET (15:00 UTC). SAQ will be on air for shorter periods of time during this interval when we will be carrying out some tests and measurements. Your comments are welcome to
73 Ralf