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DCF77 is a German longwave time signal and standard-frequency radio station. It started service as a standard-frequency station on 1 January 1959. In June 1973 date and time information was added. Its primary and backup transmitter are located at 50°0′56″N 9°00′39″E in Mainflingen, about 25 km south-east of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.


1960 - UK Offshore Radios

1970 - Radio libres and Alternative Radios

Radio references taken from here and there

1978 The multiplication of the emittings nodes

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