[Fwd: LF: Radio4 in ZL?]
Thu, 21 Jan 1999 06:54:33 -0500
'Geri' Kinzel, DK8KW wrote:
> Hello Lowfers outside Europe (e.g. ZL/VK),
> one possible indicator for dx-conditions might be the commercial
> transmitter DCF49, located near Magdeburg/Central Germany, transmitting on
> 138.830 kHz (supposed to be 139.000) using a power of 60 kW. This
> transmitter is used for teleswitching, you may be able to detect a constant
> carrier, interrupted by 200 baud ASCII every couple of seconds.
> We here in DL suffer from this transmitter when we receive between 135.7
> and 137.8 kHz, because signal strength is well S9 plus 40 db!
> Best 73, good luck
> Geri, DK8KW (W1KW)