10 Dec 2009

SAQ (17.2kHz) - on line receiver

Dec 10th the transmitter at SAQ (Sweden) on 17.2kHz is transmitting a special CW message. Also there is a transmission on Dec 24th. An on-line SDR in The Netherlands that can be used to listen to this. See  http://websdr.pa3weg.nl/ .  Alternatively, try listening with a simple up-converter or simple VLF receiver. 
Extra transmission on 10th December
In order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize to
Guglielmo Marconi and Karl Ferdinand Braun, we plan to be on air on 10th December at 08.00 UTC and 16.00 UTC. No reports are required and no QSL-cards will be given.

Traditional transmission on Christmas Eve 24th December
SAQ will be on air on 24th December at 08.00 UTC. The frequency is as usual 17.2 kHz CW. Reports are welcome and will be confirmed by QSL-cards.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

You can receive this with just a soundcard and this bit of software, apparently. Don't know what you are supposed to use as an antenna. With all the noise here I don't think I have much of a chance, but it would be interesting to know if it works.