Tag: SAQ Alexanderson Alternator

via the ARRL: Hundreds Report Hearing SAQ Alexanderson Alternator on Christmas Eve

Alexanderson Alternator transmissions on Christmas Eve 2018 from Sweden’s SAQ drew more than 340 listener reports from 28 countries, including seven reports from the US. “Many visitors had come to the transmission hall to enjoy coffee, cake, and Swedish ginger snaps as they were watching the activities with starting and running the old radio transmitter SAQ,” the […]

SAQ Alexanderson Alternator Transmission Set for Christmas Eve

Sweden’s Alexanderson alternator station SAQ has planned a Christmas Eve transmission on 17.2 kHz. The transmitter will be tuned up starting at around 0730 UTC, and a message will be transmitted at 0800 UTC. The 200 kW Alexanderson alternator is an electromechanical transmitter dating back to 1924. The event will be streamed live on the […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1033

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1033Release Date: December 15, 2018 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:06:52 Download here: […]