domenica 20 dicembre 2015

Christmas SAQ transmission

On Christmas morning, December 24th (UTC YearDay 358) , we will try to start the over 90 years old mechanical transmitter and send out a message. The transmitter will be started around 07:30 UTC (08:30 CET) and at 08:00 UTC (09:00 CET) a message will be sent out on the frequency 17,2 kHz cw. Here you can read more how to listen to the SAQ transmitter.
Guests are welcome to attend the transmission in Grimeton from 08:00-09:30 CET . The Alexander association will arrange Coffee, Glögg and Christmas cookies, free of charge. No entrance fee.
New! For those who can not attend, we will broadcast the event live from Grimeton, Sweden on our

It is now 10 years since our first Christmas Eve transmissions started.
There will be, as earlier, a transmission with the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17.2 kHzCW from Grimeton Radio/SAQ in the very early morning on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24th 2015.
A message will be transmitted at 08:00 UTCThe transmitter will be tuned up from around07:30 UTC.
There will be no activity on amateur radio frequencies with the call SK6SAQ this time because the radio room is redecorated and cannot be used.
QSL-reports on SAQ transmission are kindly received:
– E-mail to:
– or via: SM bureau
– or direct by mail to: Alexander – Grimeton Veteranradios Vaenner,
Radiostationen Grimeton 72
SE-432 98 GRIMETONS    W    E    D    E    N
Also read our web site:
The radiostation will be open to visitors.