It was a beautiful Christmas Eve morning in Grimeton, Sweden with clear, dry weather and with a temperature of -6C. Many visitors had come to the transmission hall to enjoy coffee, cake and Swedish ginger snaps, as they were watching
We who spend a few hours keeping “the old lady” in a good mood, will of course be happy and inspired when we receive positive feedback from our outside world for our efforts. An example of this is
In the morning of Christmas Eve, December 24, we will try to start the old Alexanderson 200 kW transmitter, from 1924 and send out a Christmas message on VLF 17.2 kHz CW. The transmitter will be tuned up from around 08:30 (07:30 UTC)
A roaring machine, morse code and Irish folk music – celebrate the UN Day of October 24 at the World Heritage Site Grimeton! Man’s quest for contacts and faster relationships between each other is tireless. A proof of this are
During the year maintenance work has been done on some parts of the long-wave antenna. This was e.g. notable during the summer when the SAQ-transmission on Alexanderson day was cancelled. Unfortunately we have to inform you that also the traditional
The Alexander association greets all visitors welcome to Alexanderson Day, Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10-16. Here is the program, subject to changes: All day Fixed times (Local time unless otherwise indicated) Alex labb Experiments for all ages! 10.15 Guided walk
On Christmas morning, December 24th (UTC YearDay 358) , we will try to start the over 90 years old mechanical transmitter and send out a message. The transmitter will be started around 07:30 UTC (08:30 CET) and at 08:00 UTC
See how the transmitter is started up and how a message is sent out into the ether.