Christmas transmission from SAQ on 17.2kHz, 24 december 2018 8:00 UTC
Received at SQ5BPF QTH Warsaw/Poland KO02md.
E-field active antenna, vlfrx-tools and Spectrum Lab receiver
The message was:
CQ CQ CQ DE SAQ SAQ SAQ = THIS IS GRIMETON RADIO/SAQ IN A TRANSMISSION USING THE ALEXANDERSON 200KW ALTERNATOR ON VLF 17.2KHZ. = WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR = SIGNED THE WORLD HERRITAGE AT GRIMETON AND THE ALEXANDER VETERANRADIOS VAENNER ASSOCIATION = FOR QSL INFO PLEASE READ OUR WEBSITE WWW.ALEXANDER.N.SE WWW.ALEXANDER.N.SE = DE SAQ SAQ SAQ SK
The russian 82Hz ZEVS transmitter stopped working on April 4 2018 around 12:00 UTC, and so far hasn’t resumed operation (this is written on 15 April, 11 days later).
Spectrogram of the end of transmission:
ZEVS can be monitored on the klubnl.pl ZEVS grabber:
Joe VO1NA transmitted on 21 december 2017 at 8270.0075Hz.His transmission was succesfuly received in Warsaw (RX Jacek/SQ5BPF), at a distance of about 5100km. This is the first succesful reception of a signal from Canada in Poland at 8270Hz.