[Fwd: LF: 136kHz info]

Andre Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Fri, 06 Feb 1998 15:38:44 -0500

Gang, did any of you know of this new German transmission scheme?
K.E. Moore wrote:

> [...]

> To Johan SM6LKM: The signal on 138.8 (ish!) is apparently DCF49, a new
> "Teleswitching" station in Germany for commercial remote control. It is
> supposed to be on 139.0kHz, so that must be the centre frequency of the
> shift. It is paired with a similar signal nominally on 129.1kHz. A long info
> bulletin about this system went out on Packet recently. Both signals are
> S9+20dB here in central England. If I remember, this is the system which is
> causing Peter DJ8WL so many problems due to intermod between the carriers.
> If you listen right in the noise on 136.04kHz you can hear one of these
> spurii which is apparently very strong in Germany.
>       Regards  John G4GVC