Mar 182019

Receiving, identifying and decoding LF/HF radio time signalsReceiving, identifying and decoding time signals is an interesting and sometimes challenging aspect of amateur radio.
Time signals have unique spectral ‘foot print’ which makes them very special!

List of active time signal transmitters, received in Australia (except for MSF, TDF and BBC which were received and decoded in Europe):

ID Location Website
JJY-40 Mount Ootakadoya, Japan JJY-40 Website
JJY-60 Mount Hogane, Japan JJY-60 Website
MSF Anthorn, Cumbria, England MSF Radio Time Signal
WWVB Fort Collins, Colorado NIST – WWVB Website
RBU Moscow RBU Wikipedia page
BPC Shangqui City, Henan Province NTSC – BPC Information
HGB Prangins, Switzerland UTS – HGB Information
DCF 77 Mainflingen, Germany DCF 77 Wikipedia Page
TDF Allouis, France TDF Website
BBC Droitwich, Worcestershire, England Droitwich BBC Transmission Gallery
BPM Puchech County, China NTSC – BPM Information
WWV Fort Collins, Colorado NIST – WWV Website
WWVH Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii NIST – WWVH Website
CHU Ottawa, Ontario, Canada NRC – CHU Website
HD2IOA Guayaquil, Ecuador HD2IOA Wikipedia Page
RWM Moscow, Russia RWM Wikipedia Page
HLA Daejeon, South Korea KRISS – HLA Website
YVTO Caracas, Venezuela YVTO Wikipedia page
PYT Brazil


ID Frequency Location
RJH77 25 KHz Generalniy Shtab Voenno-morskogo Flota RF (Russian Navy). St.Petersburg, Russia

Arkhangelsk, Russia

RJH77 Website Recording of RJH77
RAB99 25 KHz Generalniy Shtab Voenno-morskogo Flota RF (Russian Navy). St.Petersburg, Russia

Khabarovsk, Russia

RAB99 Website
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