Can you help Ben identify this test transmission?

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Ben (PA2OLD), who writes:

On Saturday August 5 we heard a test broadcast at 6160 kHz AM in English, early in the evening.

They are going to broadcast for Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and England.
I have a video of this test broadcast [below].

We have not discovered who is behind this radio station.

Click here to view on YouTube.

Thanks for sharing, Ben. Can anyone ID this test broadcast?  Please comment!

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16 thoughts on “Can you help Ben identify this test transmission?

  1. ian

    you can always use the remote receiver application sdr.hu
    to listen to this station
    pick sdr station in north germany

    Listen to Southgate News on ShortWaveRadio
    We now have a regular Sunday morning news broadcast on ShortWaveRadio.de
    So tune in every Sunday at 10am UTC on 3975 and 6160 kHz. The programme is repeated at 14:00 UTC on 6160 kHz and at 16:00 and 21:00 UTC on 3975 kHz

    73 ian g3zhi
    whatsapp +447575658368
    http://www.qsl.net/g3zhi
    http://www.pa7lim.nl/peanut/

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  2. Matz

    Found a programme about progressive rock a Tuesday at 2215 EST. On my old DR29 in my garage 🙂
    Must be this station.

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  3. André Dijkstra

    Weak signal on 6160 khz 500 km north of Stockholm in my barn on my old transistorradio with the metalroof as antenna…..

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  4. Carl

    I just came across this station at 11:00UTC, Monday, 16 October, via the Twente SDR (cheating, as I’m in the USA), so they’re still going. I approve of their musical message!

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  5. James Patterson

    Only heard it played on your post.But Ive tried on the frequency given but NO I have not been able to receive it here in New Zealand,South Pacific.

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  6. Frank

    Have been looking out for them but coincidently not heard yet 🙂 glad another one fills the 49 meter band ! At the hours I work from home (Central Germany), I often have the Sony ICF7600 GR plus AN-LP1 loop on following the current ongoings on the 49 meter band,

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  7. Cap

    Possibly this?:

    We are pleased to announce a new Shortwave Radio Service from Germany broadcasting to Benelux, UK & Ireland on 3975 kHz / 75m & 6160 kHz / 49m
    Listen out to test transmissions on:
    6160 kHz / Monday to Saturday / 10:00-12:00 / 14:00-16:00 / 18:00-20:00 UTC
    3975 kHz / Monday to Saturday / 12:00-14:00 / 16:00-18:00 / 20:00-22:00 UTC
    Contact (reports, audio recordings and comments) can be send either to:
    3975@shortwaveradio.de
    or
    6160@shortwaveradio.de
    Further information will follow soon.
    Note: The station is run by Shortwave Radio Enthusiasts on non political and non commercial base. Transmitting location is in Lower Saxony / Germany in accordance with a licence issued by the German BNetzA (Zuteilungsnummer # 01958434 & #01958435)

    Source: http://shortwaveradio.de

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