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 to tower 1
(Start at cooling pond)
Science Safari Bus
– fully loaded with experiments and knowledge
(Between tents and transmitter hall)
10.30 (08.30 UTC) The alternator is started
11.00 (09.00 UTC) Transmission of a message
(Transmitter hall)
Face painting
Cornelia will give you a new look!
(Small tent next to cooling pond)
11.15 Guided walk to tower 1
(Start at cooling pond)
Fishing pond
(in the serving tent, Cafè Alexander)
11.30 Lecture:
Karl-Gustav Strid talks about…
The route to wireless communication
(Tent beyond cooling pond)
Flea market with radio stuff
(Tent at cooling pond)
12.00 Guided tour of 
The radio station
(Start at cooling pond)
Point walk with childrens questions
Starting cards obtained in visitors center
(Start at cooling pond)
NB New route due to closures
13.30 (11.30 UTC) The alternator is started
14.00 (12.00 UTC) Transmission of a message
(Transmission hall)
Ham radio
(Studio and tent next to Alex lab)
14.15 Guided walk to tower 1
(Start at cooling pond)
Video display
(Visitors center)
14.30 Lecture:
Karl-Gustav Strid talks about …
Radio communication at sea and Gothenburg Radio
(Tent beyond cooling pond)
Horse and carriage ride
(Start from field at cooling pond)
15.00 Guided tour of
The radio station
(Start at cooling pond)
in visitors center and Café Alexander
(tent in the area)
NEW: The Shelter
See the exhibition Radio:activity in the shelter from the second world war.
(To the shelter: follow signs by the tents)

Reminder of Grimeton Radio / SAQ Transmission

The annual transmission “Alexanderson Day” with the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17.2 kHz with the call SAQ will take place Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at 09:00 UTC (tuning up from after 08:30 UTC) and will be repeated at 12:00 UTC (tuning up from after 11:30 UTC).

Amateur Radio Station with the call “SK6SAQ” will be QRV on the following frequencies:
– 7.035 kHz CW or
– 14.035 kHz CW or
– 21.035 kHz CW or
– 3.755 kHz SSB

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

QSL-reports to SAQ and SK6SAQ are kindly received via:
– E-mail to:
– or via: SM bureau
– or direct by mail to: Alexander – Grimeton Veteranradios Vaenner,

Grimeton 72

Also read our website:
The station will be open to visitors.


Lars Kalland / SM6NM