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RE: LF: 1476 kHz AM

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Subject: RE: LF: 1476 kHz AM
From: "Clemens Paul" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2018 15:47:29 +0100
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Hi Markus,

I've just checked 1476kHz.
The carrier is S5,5 and the 1kHz beeps are clearly audible (R4).
Slightly above 1476kHz a second carrier is visible which is probably IRIB. 
Distance: 186.45 km

Ant.2x155m Dipol;
RX Perseus


>-----Original Message-----
>From: [email protected] 
>[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Markus Vester
>Sent: Friday, November 9, 2018 10:36 AM
>To: [email protected]
>Subject: Re: LF: 1476 kHz AM
>Hi Alex, Benoît, and Horst, 
>thanks for the interest! The transmission is on air 
>continuously 24/7. At my location 16.8 km away I can of course 
>hear it well day and night.
>Note that there is also an active Iranian station in the same 
>channel (IRIB Radio Kordestan) but their carrier is ~ 250 Hz 
>further up.
>Best 73,
>-----Ursprüngliche Mitteilung-----
>Von: Horst Stöcker <[email protected]>
>An: rsgb_lf_group <[email protected]>
>Verschickt: Fr, 9. Nov. 2018 9:19
>Betreff: Aw: LF: 1476 kHz AM
>Yes, I remember the Donebach activation so I will take the 
>challenge oh 1476khz. Just blown the dust off my Präcitronic 
>MV62 :D and waiting for the night.
>Best 73, Horst DO1KHS
>Gesendet: Freitag, 09. November 2018 um 00:39 Uhr
>Von: "Markus Vester" <[email protected]>
>An: [email protected]
>Betreff: LF: 1476 kHz AM
>After the sad demise of all LW and MW broadcasts in Germany, a 
>handful of pioneers came up who are operating legal 
>low-powered medium wave stations in the context of a radio 
>museum or for educational purposes. One of them is Ralph 
>(DL2NDO, one of the participants in the legendary Donebach 137 
>kHz activation in 2002). He has obtained a transmitting 
>license for 1476 kHz (former frequency of Vienna Bisamberg), 
>built a 3 Watt AM transmitter, and with the help of a small 
>team raised a quarterwave antenna on the Fraunhofer premises 
>south of Erlangen (JN59MN21HF).
>Yesterday they got on air for the first time, running a 
>preliminary test transmission consisting of switched 1000 Hz 
>beeps (one second on, one second off, audio frequency locked 
>to the RF carrier). This pattern will be continued for a few 
>days, before they will eventually.take over the audio from the 
>local DAB student radio "funklust".
>The current test pattern is relatively easy to make out in the 
>noise so it may be a good chance for some DX detections.  At 
>night we've actually heard the beeps on Twente SDR and a 
>couple of German Kiwi-SDRs. But I guess using narrowband 
>signal processing techniques, the carrier and coherent tones 
>could make it much further. The carrier frequency is derived 
>from an OCXO and is currently at 1476000.411 Hz.
>Will anyone in the group take the challenge?
>Best 73,
>Markus (DF6NM)
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