Radio in Ireland and the UK.

Kevin Vahey
Wed Nov 12 00:54:25 EST 2008

I did some research today and it appears they lowered power when the
Soviet Union collapsed.

They also had a monster transmitter on the same frequency in the
former East Germany.

On 11/10/08, Garrett Wollman <> wrote:
> <<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.
> -GAWollman
> PS: Greetings from North Hollywood!

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