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Range of the German RadioClock-transmitter


The PTB tell that the theoretical range of the DCF77-transmitter in Mainflingen by Frankfurt (Germany) is 2000 km. I will collect information about your experience with this range.

The position of the german DCF-77 Broadcaster is 50° 1' North und 9 0' East. Approx. 25 km Southeast from Frankfurt/Germany.

Collected Datas, only over 2000km:
Distanz: Position: Town: Land: Comment:
2.007 km55°45'N;37°35'EMoscowRussiaOnly in deep night
2.320 km36°49'N;31°27'ESide/Manavgat by AntalyaTurkeyOnly in the night but with cheap RadioClockWatch
(Quelle/Anker 99DM)
2.867 km32°49'N;34°59'ENesha near HaifaIsraelJunghans Mega Alarm reseived sometimes by night
2.873 km32°38'N;16°50'WMadairaPortugalChange from CET > CEST seen with Junghans Mega
3.244 km27°46'N;15°43'WPlaya del Ingles (Gran Canaria)SpainReceipt at night with Junghans Mega Solar Ceramic
3.253 km28°17'N;16°45'WTenerifeSpainOnly in the night and with "good" RadioClocks
4.136 km21°29'N;39°16'E JemenOnly in the night for 3-4 hours
7.390 km12°58'N;77°35'EBangaloreIndiaOnly one receipt in a night

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