Mike Radio 5835 AM on 12 -12-2021 afternoon. Picture from Hans in Duisburg -Germany. Good sound quality is made visible on the screenshot.
Transmitters for broadcasting AM
Rohde & Schwarz SK 050 -valve/tube technology 500 watt (2x left on picture)
Telefunken S2525/3 transistor technology , FM, AM, SSB – 1 kW @ picture right
Nowadays Mike Radio broadcasts with modern dds/mosfet technology as driver, and a power tube 4CX3000 in final stage (picture in side bar).
All equipment in use meets strict international technical requirements.
- Dipole antenna for shortwave broadcasting:
open line fed.
- Inverted L antenna for mediumwave broadcasting : (based on the Veronica 192 antenna)
Inverted L antenna (+ ground field 2000 m2)
Audio for broadcasting AM:
Audio-processor: BW Broadcast DSPX – AM for the best radio audio performance
AM broadcast audioprocessor
“the soul of the station sound”
world wide studio connection to TX site
Accurate audio control on negative & possitive modulation peaks .
Mike Radio engineers are frequently experimenting to obtain the ultimate AM sound.
SDR audio picture: to make audio visible. Made by Nicolas living near Paris (France) using ‘Airspy HF’, freq. 4895 kHz, on 8th april 2021 around 18.30 UTC (= 20.30 CET local time).
Here below you can hear the audiofile from Nicolas that belongs ‘to the picture’ above:
This is the average reception quality @ the afternoon/evening, which can be expected on 60 meter broadcast band, at a distance like Paris, London, Berlin and Copenhagen.