Woofferton Transmitting Station UK – 80th Anniversary – October 17, 2023
To mark this anniversary Encompass Digital Media at WOF will be running a special programme on HF :
Tuesday 17th October 2023 from 1330 – 1430 UTC/GMT
Sender 95 Marconi (BD272 from 1963) 250 kW AM 15245 kHz Array 928 294* for North America
Sender 96 Riz 250 kW AMC 17785 kHz Array 904A 114* for Europe and beyond.
Sender 92 Riz 110 kW DRM 11725 kHz Array 909A 114* for Europe and beyond.
There will be an opening interval signal on all three frequencies.
The programme content will be historical facts of WOF in BBC, VoA, Radio Free Europe, R Liberty ,CBC etc and the later privatised times, DW and VoV for example as well as up-to-date information on DRM as well as personal recollections from many former WOF staff. There will be station idents of services over the years.
There will be a special e-QSL card and the chance to enter a competition to win a historic station artifact and an Woofferton 80th mug.
There may be more details to follow…
Watch this space
Dave Porter G4OYX