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VLF station Alexanderson Alternator to go on the air
« on: June 16, 2008, 1956 UTC »
From the UDXF mailing list:

This was the ORIGINAL CW (Continuous Wave) the Alexanderson Alternator.
and it is going on the air as it does every year!
The 0900Z 29 June 2008 will be the most likely to be heard in North
America.  Station in the North American Arctic regions (VE2, etc)
might be able to hear the later transmission also.
See http://www.alexander.n.se/huvudmeny_e.htm
Received from R/O  Lars Kålland <sm6nm@telia.com>
The annual transmission on "Alexanderson Day"with the Alexanderson
alternator on VLF 17.2 kHz will take place Sunday 29th June 2008 at
09:00 UTC (tuning up from after 08:00 UTC) and will be repeated at
13:00 UTC (tuning up from after 12:00 UTC).
The station will be open to visitors.
Amateur Radio Station with special event call "SK6SAQ" will be QRV
09:15 -12:00 UTC on the following frequencies:
 - 14.035 kHz CW
-  14.215 kHz SSB
>From 07:00 UTC also on:
 -  3.755 kHz SSB.
QSL via SK6DK or direct to address below.
QSL-reports to SAQ and SK6SAQ are kindly received:
- E-mail to: info@alexander.n.se
- or fax to: +46-340-674195
- or via: SM bureau
- or direct by mail to: Alexander - Grimeton Veteranradios Vaenner,
  Grimeton 72
  S    W    E    D    E    N
Lars Kalland


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Re: VLF station Alexanderson Alternator to go on the air
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2008, 1255 UTC »

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Re: VLF station Alexanderson Alternator to go on the air
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2008, 0712 UTC »
Hello all...

...and his signal from SAQ :


and picture:

RX: RFT EKD 500 & Mini Whip PA0RDT

Kind regards


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SAQ activation October 24, 2020
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2020, 1637 UTC »
The VLF station Grimeton Radio SAQ using an Alexanderson alternator mechanical transmitter was on the air earlier this afternoon at 17:00 UTC with a Morse code transmission.

I uploaded a recording here: http://www.ipernity.com/doc/777361/50437372.

« Last Edit: October 25, 2020, 0347 UTC by SV1XV »


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