This corpus contains 3,909 recordings via public phone lines (fixed network only) of 3,909 German speakers with a total of 184,240 spoken words. The contents are free monologues answering the question: "Was haben Sie in der letzten Stunde gemacht?" (What did you do within the last hour?). 25.5 hours of speech were recorded with a maximum length of 1 minute (24 seconds average) per recording. The transcription is provided in the Speechdat format. The database is conformant with the SpeechDat Exchange Format.