Germany

PRESS RELEASE FROM RADIO DARC.

2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the first official broadcast of a radio program in Germany. On Monday, October 29, 1923, broadcasts became more regular Broadcasts recorded from the VOX house in Berlin.
On the occasion of this technical and historical anniversary, DARC e.V. is revealed as the founder together with the German Museum of Technology on October 29th and therefore exactly 100 years after the original broadcast, a memorial plaque not far from the broadcast location in Berlin.
The plaque will be unveiled at 2 p.m. at the Kollhoff Tower, Potsdamer Platz 1 – guests are warmly welcome!
At 4 p.m., DARC chairman Christian Entsfellner, DL3MBG, will give a keynote speech “100 Years of Broadcasting in Germany” in the German Technical Museum.

On the occasion of this milestone birthday, RADIO DARC will also have a special broadcast broadcast on medium wave – from the original location, from the Kollhof Tower. The VOX house used to stand there. It is also broadcast on the original frequency of 1923, that is 400 meters and corresponds to 747 kHz on an 80m long long wire antenna at 40m height. The transmission power is 100 watts.

As before, the anniversary special broadcast begins at 8:00 p.m. CET (7:00 p.m. UTC). Attempts at reception might also be worthwhile outside of Berlin.

Rainer Englert DF2NU reports on this
Editor-in-chief of RADIO DARC
RADIO DARC – Redaktion
Rainer Englert (DF2NU)
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Christoph Ratzer to A-DX iog (2023-10-22)