PIAB Bonn (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung / Government Press- and Information Office) :

 

the german Ministry of Foreign Affairs had 2 different radio services; one for the diplomatic point-to-point radiocommunications between the MFA and german embassy in a distant country, and one for diplomatic presscasts to many embassies or other institutions in a certain region. For the first type of service please check MFA Bonn.

transmissions were made via many transmitter sites, longwave was Mainflingen near Frankfurt, shortwave via DBP stations Frankfurt and Hamburg. Also used was a relay from PTT Singapore.

 

no recording available...

 

friendly verification card from the collection of Ary Boender
detailed letter verifying the diplomatic presscast, transmitted via Norddeich Radio (Lars Lundström, 1997)


 

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Callsigns:
DCF42
DFG**
DFH**
DFJ**
DFN**
DFP**
DFS**
DFV**
DFX**
DGF**
DGG**
DGJ**
DGL**
DGM**
DGN**
DGO**
DGP**
DGQ**
DGR**
DGS**
DGU**
DGX**
DGZ**

DC* calls are transmission from Mainflingen near Frankfurt (longwave)
DF* calls are transmissions from Usingen near Frankfurt (shortwave)
DG* calls are transmissions from Elmshorn near Hamburg (shortwave)

 

Frequencies Voice:
6975

 

Frequencies Radioteletype:
123.7
6797.4
6972.6
6974.4
6977.4
7490.6
7912
7916
7917.5
7919
8132
9141.6
9361.9
9363.1
10217
11060
11112
11123.5
11127.4
12131.5
13363.5
13364
13438.6
13570.9
13620.5
13926.8
14458.5
15918.5
15922.4
16013.8
16017.4
16018.6
16022.2
17466.5
18263
18697.6
18700
18702
18702.3
18704.2
19704.4
20022.4
20060
20140.6
20500.6
21758.6
23545
23691
23692.6
23697.6
25320.6
26441.5

 

Systems used:
FEC-A-96