This is the International Section of

The Broadcast Archive

Maintained by:

Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer

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Swedish Broadcasting:

  • History
  • Regulation
  • Station Identifications

Swedish Broadcast History:

Sveriges Radio began in the 1920s. An important figure was Ernst Alexanderson, who invented, among other things, the alternating-current generator. Alexanderson moved to the US and was awarded 344 patents over his lifetime, the third most in US history.

The first station in Sweden was 



Early regulation of broadcasting. 

At the London International Radiotelegraphic Convention on July 5, 1912, among the international allocations, Sweden was granted SAA-SMZ.

The current regulatory body is the

Station Identification: