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  Mainflingen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mainflingen is a small town of about 3800 inhabitants, part of the municipality Mainhausen (near Frankfurt am Main) in Hessen, Germany.
The reason that it is rather well-known is that it is the site of the DCF77 radio station which broadcasts the official standard time as given by the atomic clocks of the PTB Braunschweig.
A second facility, called "Mainflingen C" is used for transmitting the programme of the "Evangeliumsrundfunk" (until January 1st, 1995 the programme of "Deutschlandfunk") on the medium wave frequency 1539 kHz.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mainflingen   (134 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Due to their low frequency, the electromagnetic field of the long waves penetrates deep into the ground, in contrast to mobile radio, and thus offers good reception characteristics even for receivers installed in basements.
Two of the long-wave transmitters operated by Deutschen Telekom, at the Mainflingen location near Frankfurt (Main) and at the Burg location near Magdeburg, guarantee the transmission of data throughout all of Germany and in extended areas of the neighboring countries.
The transmitters operate with a carrier frequency of 129.1 kHz in Mainflingen and 139.0 kHz in Burg.
www.efr.de /com/system/longw/cont.htm   (263 words)

 Mainflingen DCF77 TX Site pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
University of Darmstadt made an excursion to the Mainflingen Tx Site which is operated by the Deutsche Telekom.
Mainflingen is a longwave transmitter site, which was converted from an old airfield after WWII.
The timesignal is generated directly on site in Mainflingen, not at PTB Braunschweig, as i thought before my visit.
www.plicht.de /ekki/mainflin   (468 words)

 new release
MAINFLINGEN, Germany -- Thanks to the cooperation of a triad of V Corps units, the corps is better trained to project its forces across Europe's rivers when duty calls.
The mettle and muscle of soldiers of the 1st Armored Division, the 130th Engineer Brigade's 502nd Engineer Company and the 12th Aviation Brigade came together to quickly bridge and cross the Main River here.
The training included a two-hour classroom session on river-crossing operations, followed by a live demonstration of building an actual bridge across the Main.
www.hqusareur.army.mil /htmlinks/Press_Releases/2001/Nov/20011119-02.htm   (494 words)

 Encyclopedia: Mediumwave Transmitter Mainflingen
Updated 286 days 12 hours 25 minutes ago.
The Mediumwave transmitter Mainflingen is a medium wave transmission facility south of the A3 motorway near Mainflingen, Hessen, Germany.
This facility, established in the 60s, transmits on the frequency 1539 kHz with a power of up to 600 kilowatts.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mediumwave-Transmitter-Mainflingen   (143 words)

 Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
As a third letter, the letter F was determined for the long-wave transmitters on the premises of the transmitting radio station Mainflingen (due to the vicinity to Frankfurt).
As the transmitting radio station Mainflingen uses several frequencies in the long-wave region, the numbers 77 corresponding to the carrier frequency 77.5 kHz were added to the three letters DCF to distinguish between the different transmitters of that station.
At present, the DCF77 call sign is still transmitted in Morse signals three times an hour, each time twice in succession, in minutes 19, 39, 59 (during seconds 20 to 32).
www.ptb.de /en/org/4/44/442/dcf77_send_e.htm   (328 words)

 Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Fig.: Figure caption: 50 kW semi-conductor transmitter of T-Systems Media Broadcast in Mainflingen for the generation of DCF77 signals with a nominal power of 50kW.
Site of the DCF77 transmitter is the transmitting radio station Mainflingen (coordinates: 50°01' north, 09°00’ east) approx.
The earthing network on the site of the transmitting radio station as well as the high ground-water level due to the site’s position in the lowlands of the river Main cause a high ground conductivity and thus favourable radiation conditions.
www.ptb.de /en/org/4/44/442/dcf77_ort_e.htm   (294 words)

 MAN Roland > Company > History > Mainhausen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Together with three employees, Erwin Grimm founds "Erwin Grimm Metall-Pr├Ązisionswerkst├Ątte" in Mainflingen.
A splendid production plant - christened the Roland Hall - is built in Mainflingen as part of this cooperation.
Company founder Erwin Grimm is awarded the German Order of the Republic for services to local politics and industry.
www.man-roland.de /en/p0097/p0073/p0181/index.jsp   (140 words)

 ipNTP - The Ethernet Standalone DCF77/GPS SNTP TimeServer - ipcas GmbH [d]
All components in a TCP/IP-Network can be synchronized by the SNTP-Protocol with the time-indication-transmitter in Mainflingen near Frankfurt am Main/Germany (DCF77) or with the global satellite navigation system (GPS).
The DCF77- Radio clocks receives the official time of the Federal Republic of Germany from the Physically Technical federal Institution in Braunschweig (PTB) and passes these on over different interfaces to computers and systems.
By radio synchronisation of the DCF77 transmitter in Mainflingen near Frankfurt/M. the long-term accuracy of the PTB Eichnormals is reached by 1 x 10 E-13 per week.
www.ipcas.com /english/products/ipntp/ipntp.html   (635 words)

 Frankfurt DCF77 Atomic clock interface
The 77.5kHz transmitter in Mainflingen near Frankfurt gets its timing signal from four caesium clocks and hence provides a very accurate time signal.
The 50kW transmitter is more powerful than the one near Rugby and can be received over a 2000 km wide area.
It can be attempted by anyone who has the clock, a screwdriver and a soldering iron and the total cost should be no more than 15 UKP.
home.freeuk.net /jochenlueg/interface/main.htm   (1216 words)

 Time and Standard Frequency Station DCF77 (Germany)
Queries should be directed to the above address or by telephone to 0531/592 1212 or 0531/592 1210, or by telex to 952822 ptb d.
DCF77 Specifications Location: Mainflingen transmitter complex, (50:01N, 09:00E), about 25km south-east of Frankfurt a.
Carrier Frequency: Standard frequency 77.5kHZ, derived from the PTB atomic clocks.
www.eecis.udel.edu /~mills/ntp/dcf77.html   (1451 words)

 Radio Controlled Clock : Report
Radio controlled clocks make use of time signals broadcast from remote radio transmitters, that are themselves co-ordinated with accurate time standards, namely caesium atomic clocks.
Two such transmitters broadcast in western Europe: These are the DCF transmitter in Mainflingen, Germany, on a frequency of 77.5kHz; and MSF, Rugby, England, on 60kHz.
The latter signal in the subject of this project.
www.hanssummers.com /electronics/clocks/radio/report.htm   (3614 words)

 Watch Report | October 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Not only is the new Junghans Mega 1000 atomic, but it's a worldwide atomic watch, as well, which means it is capable of receiving time signals transmitted by almost all the atomic clocks in the world.
The Junghans Mega 1000 can calibrate with atomic clocks in Mainflingen, Germany, Fort Collins, Colorado, and the two atomic clocks in Japan (the only one missing is the one in Rugby, England, but I think the theory is that the one in Mainflingen has Europe pretty well covered).
Multi-time signal functionality definitely the new trend in atomic watches as evidenced by the new Seiko Brightz worldwide atomic watch, and the new Casio Triple-region Waveceptor.
www.watchreport.com /2005/10   (691 words)

 Syncronizing time from NetWare to NT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Includes a NLM to load on your 4.x server that can be configured to set time on any 3.x servers and a service to install on your NT boxes that will read the time from the 4.x server running the NLM.
It also includes a receiver for DCF77 (the german radio-clock located in Mainflingen near Frankfurt) but I don't know how reception is in Norway ?
If poor you can throw it away and rely on the servers HW-clock.
netlab1.usu.edu /pipermail/novell/1999-September/010855.html   (167 words)

 Cheap Flight from Southend to Vientiane, Lao People S Dem Rep (Southend - Vientiane Flights)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The hotel is located just 5 mins walking distance from the main city centre shopping area.
77,5 2000- D PTP Braunschweig, DCF 77, Mainflingen
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www.cheapagents.com /flights/fromto/senvte/cheap-flights-southend-to-vientiane.htm   (351 words)

 DCF77 Test Interface
In Europe, we have a public RF transmitter located in Mainflingen, Germany, providing standardized time information at 77.5 kHz.
For best reception, the Ferrit-antenna should be positioned rectangular to the direction of Mainflingen, Germany, the location of the DCF77 transmitter.
This picture shows the test setup with DCF77 receiver unit at the lower right corner.
www.electronic-engineering.ch /microchip/projects/dcf77_test/dcf77_test.html   (579 words)

 DK8KW Longwave Information (Beacons 110-148 kHz)
129.100 rtty shift 340 (DCF49, Mainflingen, same mod as 139.000,) 100 kW -
Luxemburg effect often strongly audible on this signal
140.220 carrier (DCF60, Mainflingen ?) 20 kW ?
www.qru.de /beacons.htm   (346 words)

 Radio controlled clocks and watches
Radio-controlled timepieces receive regular time and date updates over the air via a constantly broadcast long wave radio signal.
Clocks on sale in the UK either receive their time signal over-the-air from Rugby, Warwickshire (MSF 60kHz), or from the DCF77 European transmitter in Mainflingen, Frankfurt, Germany.
For details of the UK MSF service from Rugby, click here.
www.radioandtelly.co.uk /rctime.html   (701 words)

 gps - WebSearch.OverShopping.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Features game information, device specifications, and official press center.
Informationen rund um das Thema PC-Funkuhren, DCF77 Zeitsignal aus Mainflingen bei Frankfurt/Main, Aufstelltipps zur Funkuhr, und Anbieter.
Supplies, installs, services and repairs vehicle security systems, GPS tracking and audio equipment.
www.overshopping.com /websearch/smartsearch.cgi?keywords=gps&s=40   (92 words)

 [Fwd: Commercial stations in LF]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
> > 111.250 rtty shift 170 (Warsaw meteo, POL) 40 kW > 122.500 PSK USB + pilot tone (DCF42, Mainflingen) power?
- service is > differential GPS > 129.100 rtty shift 300 (DCF49, Mainflingen, same mod as 139.000,) 100 kW - > mark frq 128.930 > 129.525 rtty 50 bd shift 150 (SOA212, Warszawa Meteo, POL) power?
> 135.750 rtty Greek Navy (Marathon, Sparta) 5/10 kW > 139.000 rtty shift 300 (DBF39, Burg) 100 kW - mark frq 138.822 > 140.220 carrier (DCF60, Mainflingen ?) 20 kW ?
www.amrad.org /pipermail/tacos/1999/000671.html   (340 words)

 Watch Shop UK Casio Watches
The watch should not be on its side or facing the wrong way.
transmitters in Rugby and Mainflingen, you need to
Proper signal reception can be difficult or even impossible under the conditions listed
www.watch-shop.co.uk /watch-guides/2734(3)   (2385 words)

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