The scheduled Christmas Eve transmission from the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station was a success. Operators from the Alexander association was able to start the old Alexanderson Alternator from 1924 without a ny trouble and send out Christmas greetings to the world.

The station building was full of visitors, enjoying some cake and coffee, as well as witnessing the startup procedure of the old transmitter.

Lars Kålland was at the morse key, delivering the Christmas message. This transmission was the grand finale for Lars, who has decided to retire from this duty. Thank You Lars for all your great work at the Grimeton Radiostation!

The final summary report can be downloaded here: Christmas Eve 2019 Final Summary Report – Version 2.

We have receved so many fantastic lister reports, most of them via our on-line form, but some by E-mail and by regular mail. Your feedback is very important and we are very grateful for the efforts and energy you are putting in to these reports.

We are also stunned by the high amount. A total of 434 reports has been received, whereof 14 unheard, from 33 countries. We can only say one thing – Thank You!

The listener reports can now be found on our interactive map on the start page of

A live video stream was also transmitted on our YouTube channel. Over 500 viewers did follow the startup procedure and the transmission of a message. Don’t miss the lively chat messages during the startup.
Click here to see the video.

Screen shot from the live stream video.


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