[Fwd: LF: Re: SAQ VLF transmitter using the last Alexanderson alternator in the world]

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Mon, 23 Aug 1999 09:01:29 -0400

Dick Rollema wrote:

> To All
> Johan Bodin wrote to me as an answer to my question when the Alexanderson
> VLF alternator-transmitter SAQ at Grimeton in Sweden will be on the air the
> following:
> I actually know  some of the people at "Telia Mobile" who are responsible
> for the station.
> I always get an early warning before SAQ goes on the air so I will be able
> to send an
> alert message via the RSGB reflector at least a few days in advance.
> Excellent Johan!
> Please do keep us posted cos I'm sure not to be the only one in the LF-group
> that likes to hear this sound of the past.
> For my e-mail to the Grimeton museum  I used the address given by the German
> "Funk" magazine: grimeton@va.mobitel.telia.se. But the Telia Mobile
> Postmaster advises me the address has been changed to:
> grimeton-radio@telia.se.
> The museum also has a website: http://www.telemuseum.se/Grimeton.
> I downloaded from Peter Schnoor's website his audio recording of the last
> transmission  from Grimeton in August 1998 (1.9 Mb!). It took almost as long
> as a telephone call of my XYL to one of her friends...
> Well done Peter!
> But there is no substitute for a live performance so let's wait till Johan
> or Grimeton gives us a signal to fire up our VLF receivers.
> 73, Dick, PA0SE
> D.W. Rollema
> V.d. Marckstraatr 5
> 2352 RA Leiderdorp
> The Netherlands
> Tel. +31 71 589 27 34
> E-mail: d.w.rollema@gironet.nl