Friday, January 30, 2015

QSL from the Land of Fjords*

 NORWAY!!! Yup, LKB/LLE Bergen Kringkaster* QSLed, today. Although it is an eQSL letter, it is still a verification, and a prized one at that.

Svenn Martinsen, Broadcast Coordinator/Editor for LKB/LLE Bergen Kringkaster, wrote the following:

"Dear radio friend! Thank you so much for your reception report! Congratulations on a fine catch!

"We herewith verify your reception as correct of LKB/LLE Bergen Kringkaster , broadcasting over LLE-3, 5895 kHz in the 49 metres SW band. Please take this letter as our QSL. This is an official Norwegian test broadcasting license.

"In addition to voice IDs in Norwegian, English, Swedish and Japanese we have broadcast our morse ID VVV VVV VVV DE LKB / LLE LKB / LLE LKB / LLE. We also have broadcast special electronic music composed for the transmissions by Øyvind S.Ask. We also put out instrumental music played by Bjørn Tore Bystrøm on Saxophone.

LLE-3 5895 kHz 200 watts USB 50 watt AM, Yaesu FT-950-tx. Antenna: Inverted V.
LLE-2 1314 kHz 250 watts, usually 150 watts Western Electric (WE 451A-1) tx from the late 40s, brought back into life after it closed as LLU for NRK Odda over 36 years ago. Antenna: Double L wire antenna.
LLE-5 103,8 FM 100 watts, Itelco-tx. Antenna: Omnidirectional. Recently we received a RSL "full broadcast»  for this frequency.

"In addition Radio Northern Star has two other MW frequencies licensed to the site, one of these is a 60 watt AM/250 watt USB(LLE-4) from a Skanti ex-Maritime tx and Comrod-antenna, it is hoped to have this on the air soon."

Thank you very much, Svenn!!!

*Logged via remote receiver at University of Twente, the Netherlands

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