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

Dr. Nathaniel A. Frissell Ph.D. nathaniel.frissell at scranton.edu
Fri Nov 24 14:07:49 EST 2023

I agree, Jonathan!

Are you all ready for receiving it with our Spring Brook, PA receiver?

Do you have any resources you can point people to who might be interested in setting up their own VLF receiver to listen to this?

73 de Nathaniel W2NAF

From: hamsci at googlegroups.com <hamsci at googlegroups.com> On Behalf Of Jonathan
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2023 12:08 PM
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Subject: [HamSCI] Fwd: SAQ to air on Christmas Eve morning, Dec. 24th

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<mailto: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<mailto: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 SAQ.
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<mailto:info at alexander.n.se>.

Live Video from World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station
The event can be seen live on our YouTube Channel<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=781a28a26d&e=fa6a211b3f> or 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
ONLINE QSL FORM<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=a95b5d02a4&e=fa6a211b3f>.

We can not guarantee that reports by Email / mail / bureau will be confirmed.
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<mailto:info at alexander.n.se>
- or via: SM bureau
- or direct by postal mail (link to address here<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=4683580a31&e=fa6a211b3f>)

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.<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=fb85f4f3fd&e=fa6a211b3f>
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 page<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=b22ae1c161&e=fa6a211b3f>.

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 1924.

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<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=8ace17a08b&e=fa6a211b3f> with lots of unique historical documents about SAQ and the Alexanderson alternator.
NEW! Our library now also includes several SAQ educational videos.

Membership costs SEK 125 / year.

APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP<https://alexander.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=521e9c51318e4c7f70e1e6b56&id=6971ca9ee3&e=fa6a211b3f>

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 generations.


*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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