[TangerineSDR] Fwd: SAQ to air on Christmas Eve morning, Dec. 24th

Jonathan emuman100 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 12:07:45 EST 2023

Here's hoping VLF QRN is at its best wintertime low for this transmission!

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From: SAQ Grimeton Radio Station <info at alexander.n.se>
Date: Fri, Nov 24, 2023 at 1:35 AM
Subject: SAQ to air on Christmas Eve morning, Dec. 24th
To: SAQ listener <emuman100 at gmail.com>

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News from
*Alexander SAQ Grimeton*
Grimeton Friendship Association
SAQ transmission scheduled for
Christmas Eve morning, Dec. 24th 2023

The Alexanderson high frequency alternartor.
On Christmas Eve morning, Sunday December 24th 2023, SAQ Grimeton is
scheduled* to be on the air, to send out the traditional Christmas message
to the whole world, using the 200kW Alexanderson alternator from 1924, on
17.2 kHz CW.

*Program and transmission schedule:*
08:00 CET (07:00 UTC: The transmitter hall at World Heritage Grimeton is
opened for visitors.

*Transmission & YouTube Live stream:*
08:25 CET (07:25 UTC): Live stream on YouTube begins.
08:30 CET (07:30 UTC): Startup and tuning of the Alexanderson Alternator
09:00 CET (08:00 UTC): Transmission of a message from SAQ.

*Test transmissions*
We are planning to carry our some test transmissions on Friday, December
22nd, approximately between 13:00 CET (12:00 UTC) and 16:00 CET (15:00
UTC). SAQ will be on the air shorter periods of time during this interval,
when we will be carrying out some tests and measurements. Your comments are
welcome to info at alexander.n.se.

*Live Video from World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station*
The event can be seen *live* on our YouTube Channel
by following the link below.
*Live Video Stream* from World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station.
Scheduled at 08:25 CET (07:25 UTC) on Dec 24th, 2023

*QSL Reports to SAQ*
QSL reports to *SAQ* are most welcome and appreciated!
For *guaranteed* E-QSL from us,
please report using our

We can not guarantee that reports by Email / mail / bureau will be
The online form will be open from October 24th until January 14th, 2024.

*Amateur Radio Station SK6SAQ*
The Amateur Radio Station with the call “*SK6SAQ*” will be QRV on the
following frequencies:
– 3517.2 kHz CW
– 7017.2 kHz CW
– 14017.2 KHz CW
– 3755 kHz SSB
– 7140 kHz SSB

QSL-reports to SK6SAQ* (NOT SAQ)* are kindly received via:
- Email to info at alexander.n.se
- or via: SM bureau
- or direct by postal mail (link to address here

Two stations will be on the air most of the time.

*Visiting World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station*

Visitors are most welcome to World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station on
Christmas morning, Dec 24th. The doors to the transmitter hall will open at
08:00 CET.
Pre-booking is recommend. Get your free entrance ticket here.
We will offer all visitors free coffee with Christmas buns and ginger snaps.

Read more about the event on World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station Facebook

*Join the Alexander Team!*

We welcome you as a member of the *Alexander SAQ Grimeton Friendship
Association*, to support our non-profit activities in preserving,
documenting and bringing to life the unique Alexanderson alternator from

As member, you have 10% discount on the World Heritage Grimeton Radio
Station gift shop and café (not ice cream) and free entrance to the evening
tours and the Alexanderson Day event, by showing your membership card. Four
times per year, you will receive our online magazine “Alternatorn”,
exclusively available only to our members.
Members also get access to our on-line library
lots of unique historical documents about SAQ and the Alexanderson
*NEW!* Our library now also includes several SAQ educational videos.

Membership costs SEK 125 / year.

*Help us to keep SAQ Grimeton operational.*

Just a small donation will be of great help to us, in our work to keep
SAQ in operational condition. Your donation will go to the work of
maintaining, displaying and running the historical Alexanderson
alternator, as well as passing on knowledge to current and future

**The world heritage site Grimeton is a living cultural heritage. All
transmissions with the long-wave transmitter SAQ are therefore preliminary
and may be cancelled at short notice.*


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