(Source: The Alexander association)
SAQ scheduled to air on November 16th, 2022.
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) on 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.
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.
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 our website, possibly with short notice. During the tests, SAQ will be on air shorter periods of time, when we will be carrying out some tests and measurements. Your comments are welcome to [email protected].
The transmission was well received in many parts of Europe and I will post a recording I made using the U. Twente SDR receiver to SRAA soon. Video and audio of the event was also streamed live and a recording is available here:
Video and audio start at about the 5-minute mark.