Radio in Ireland and the UK.

Garrett Wollman
Mon Nov 10 23:31:05 EST 2008

<<On Mon, 10 Nov 2008 19:25:28 -0600, "Kevin Vahey" <> said:

> I recall the Soviet Union has a monster signal up around 1400 that
> could be heard clearly in Ireland. I was told it transmitted using 2.5
> million watts. (eek)

There was an article in WRTH about this facility about a decade ago
(i.e., the last time I bought a WRTH).  It's an electronically
steerable 12-tower array located outside St. Petersburg.  The actual
power was fairly low, by European standards -- only 100 or 250 kW.
But it's a 13-dB antenna!

The transmitter was last used for Voice of Russia broadcasts to
Scandinavia, if I remember correctly.


PS: Greetings from North Hollywood!

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