torsdag 17 december 2009

ARC Newsflash: New RSL station: Arctic Radio, Morokulien


In the Peace Kingdom Morokulien, located right on the border between Norway and Sweden, just northwest of Charlottenberg, ARCTIC RADIO CLUB will be starting a new radio station (RSL-restricted special license) on mediumwave on December 28, 2009 thanks to good cooperation with the chairman of Arim, Amateur Radiooperators in Morokulien.
Arctic Radio Club of Sweden and the Peace Kingdom Morokulien jointly celebrate their 50th anniversaries by these broadcasts.

The radio station's main frequency is 1584 kHz, but some test broadcasts will also be carried out on 1602 kHz. The power is approximately 400 watts. The coordinates of the transmitting station is: N 59 degrees, 56 min, 15 sec. E 12 degrees, 12 minutes, 30 seconds. All information about transmissions, frequencies and possible additional test transmissions will be announced in our ARC News Flash.

Official broadcast schedule: 28.12.2009 00:00 - 01:00 28.12.2009 14:00 - 15:00 30.12.2009 09:00 - 10:00 06.01.2010 09:00 - 10:00 10.01.2010 14:00 - 15:30 10.01.2010 21:00 - 23:00
All times are Swedish Standard Time (UTC + 1 hour).

Programmes will be in Swedish, with some parts in English. Station identification will be in both languages.

ARC concludes its celebration with broadcasts on Sunday 10 January, 2010.

For those interested, a unique QSL card will be printed. This is of course, a QSL card for the first medium wave transmission from the Peace Kingdom Morokulien.

See more on the Peace Kingdom Morokulien:
a movie made by Swedish TV this year: www. / index.html

Please contact the ARCTIC RADIO, PO Box 5050, SE-350 05 Växjö, Sweden. Email:
Reception reports are welcome to the above addresses and if you request a printed QSL-card for the correct reception report, please include 2 stamps, IRCs or $ for Swedish domestic postage.If you want to be notified of further commemorative broadcasts in 2010 please send us your email address.

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