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SAQ Grimeton Today on 17.2 kHz CW


A VLF Transmission from Sweden


Listen to A World Heritage Site

To commemorate the UNESCO 50th anniversary, World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station has scheduled* SAQ to be on the air at 17:00 CET (16:00 UTC) TODAY, Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, to send out a peace message to the whole world, using the 200kW Alexanderson alternator from 1924, on 17.2 kHz CW.


Transmission Schedule & YouTube Live Stream


16:25 CET (15:25 UTC): Live stream on YouTube begins.

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16:30 CET (16:30 UTC): Startup and tuning of the Alexanderson Alternator SAQ.

17:00 CET (16:00 UTC): Transmission of a message from SAQ.


Test Transmissions

There may be some test transmissions on Tuesday, Nov. 15th or on Wednesday, Nov. 16th. Details about the time for the tests will be published on the website, possibly at short notice. During the tests, SAQ will be on air for shorter periods, when we will be carrying out some tests and measurements. Your comments are welcome to:

[email protected]

(Bob Houlston, Volunteer Correspondent PW | SAQ Grimeton | Alexanderson Association | SWLing Post) 


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