Stockholm Radio Callsign "SDJ"
Stockholm Radio is the sole commercial coastal radio station in Sweden operating on MF from five transmitter and receiver locations around the coast. Karlskrona Radio (SAA) & Tingstade Radio (SAE) are both Naval coastal radio stations.
"All of the general purpose MF Telephony/DSC transmitters are Standard Radio SST490 0.8 kW solid-state SSB/ISB types feeding vertical resonant radiators"
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|Map showing the location of the MF sites of Stockholm Radio
|SM6CSB at the hut containing the new Navtex transmitter at Grimeton
|The 127m high antenna tower used as a shunt fed radiator for Navtex at Grimeton.
|Two smiling Telia Mobile engineers (Harald Lofhede SM6CSB & Bertil Bertilsson) after installing the new solid-state MF transmitters at the Grimeton site in August 1999
|The entrance to the now decommissioned Vallda transmitter site near Gothenburg
|Interior view of the Vallda transmitting site in the final days before clearing out.
|The gates to the Vallda site are closed for the last time.
|Interior view of the equipment room at Stavanäs MF receiving site Receivers for 2182KHz and traffic channels on the left, and for 2187.5 & 500KHz to the right.
|Exterior view of the transmitter building and one of the towers at the Bjuroklubb site, which is the northernmost MF transmitter in the network.
|Interior view of the Harnosand transmitter site taken during the commissioning of the new MF transmitters. Senior radio maintainer Lars Oberg at the left.
|Allgon log-periodic antenna at Stavsnas RX site used for diplomatic HF communications
|Exterior view of the receiver site at Stavsnas, built in 1947. Primary use of building is now for conferences
|Another view of the receiver site at Stavsnas
|Exterior view of the transmitter building at Stavsnas, built in 1937
|Main MF transmitting tower at Stavsnas built in 1937, height 82mtrs. It is used as a resonant radiator for 2182 & 1674 KHZ
|Main Stavsnas tower from a different angle.
|The two towers at the Stavsnas site, the tall 82m radiator and a 50m support tower for the NAVTEX antenna
|Overall view of the MF telegraphy and NAVTEX transmitters. With Wilcox Electric 96-200D transmitters front, and Nautel in the back. Gosta Jansson (Now with Swedish Foreign Office) at right.
|The two Standard Radio (2182 & 1674 KHZ) solid state PA's during commissioning tests
|Close-up of the PA in the Wilcox transmitter using push-pull Eimac 450TH's in operation
|Close-up of the Nautel MF transmitters in use for Navtex
|Radio Engineers Jan-Erik Holm SM2EKM & Tom Andersson SM2DJK In front of the Nautel Navtex Transmitters at the Bjuroklubb site
|Radio Engineer Soren Wallen SM2DLA In front of a pair of Standard Radio SST490 MF Telephony and DSC Transmitters
|Bjuroklubb Tower Vertical radiator used for 2182KHz with the tuning hut at the base
|Bjuroklubb Tower Vertical radiator used for 518 KHz with the tuning unit mounted on the building wall
|Overall view of the Gislovshammar TX site. The brick building at the left is not part of the radio station, but a sewage pump facility... A broadband vertical antenna for 2182/2187.5/1797 kHz can be seen with the Baltic Sea in the background
|Supports for the NAVTEX antenna. Small white object in center is the tuning unit
|Interior view of the site with the dual Nautel NAVTEX transmitters at center and Drake RR-1 local monitoring receiver to the left.
|Local visitor and former Standard Radio engineer Sven-Olof Heed/SM7GFD in front of the MF transmitter racks.
|Exterior view of the Sandhammaren receiver building, directly adjacent to the wrought-iron lighthouse built in 1882 and still in use
|The lighthouse (antenna support) at Sandhammaren from another angle.
|Close-up of the MF receivers at .Sandhammaren. Nordic cooperation in practice, receivers from Sweden (Standard Radio), Denmark (Skanti) and Norway in the same rack...
|The Stockholm Radio QSL Card
My thanks to Karl-Arne Markstrom SM0AOM for the photographs and station information. The photographs are all (c) Karl-Arne unless otherwise indicated.
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