[time-nuts] reception of loran C from Sylt

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Aug 7 09:45:58 EDT 2015

In message <55C4366F.4050801 at telekabel.at>, Ludwig Puller writes:

>some time ago a gentlemen living only some hundred miles from Sylt
>reported in the net about loran C reception coming from Sylt. I could not
>find his report in the net. I want to talk to him about this subject.

That might be me, I'm a couple hundred km from there.

>I live in Vienna/Austria and have a strong carrier close to 100 khz
>not knowing if it is house made or a transmission from somewhere.

The absolutely most probably source is a switch-mode powersupply 
somewhere in or near where you live.

It can be anything from a LED-lamp over a laptop to natural gas

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