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Broadcast Schedule

Valid to 31st March 2021

 

For best reception please use a long wire antenna (app. 20m wire located in 3 to 5 m above ground) or an active receiving antenna.

Also visit the DRM Reception Project – for schedules and reception reports at www.drmrx.org.

To use the map, simply click on circles to see details of shortwave broadcasts to that region highlighted in green in the list below.
To get transmission information, click on relevant circle to see list of shortwave broadcasts highlighted in green.

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UTC Time

Listeners with a radio set capable of receiving DRM transmissions can tune in to the broadcasts below.
The nature of shortwave signals means that reception is often possible far outside the intended target areas.

TIME IN UTC/GMT BROADCASTER FREQ in kHz DAYS LANGUAGE TARGET TRANSMITTING SITE Power kW Antenna beam degrees
TO EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA
0100-0057 Funklust bitXpress (BIX) 15785 Irregular German Europe Germany, Erlangen 0.1 Non Directional
0100-0057 Radio France International 3965 Daily French France France, Issoudun 1 Non Directional
0559-0700 BBC World Service 3955 Daily English NW Europe UK, Woofferton 100 114
0500-0600 Radio Romania International 7220 Daily Romanian W. Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0600-0630 Radio Romania International 6040 Daily French W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0630-0700 Radio Romania International 6040 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0700-0730 Radio Romania International 6175 Daily German W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
0900-1500 Radio France International 6175 occasional tests Daily French Europe + N.Africa France, Issoudun 100 + 100 153 + 267
0945-1325 Radio Kuwait 15110 Daily Arabic Europe Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 310
0700-1000 WINB 7315 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1000-1200 WINB 9265 Sat-Sun English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1200-1700 WINB 13655 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1800-1900 Radio Romania International 6025 Daily French W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 292
1800-1900 Radio Romania International 7350 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
1600-1900 irregular Voice of Nigeria 15120 Daily Arabic, Igbo, English W.Europe Nigeria, Abuja Lugbe 250 7
1600-1630 Voice of Nigeria 15120 Irregular Arabic, Igbo, English W.Europe Nigeria, Abuja Lugbe 250 7
1800-2100 Radio Kuwait 15540 Daily English W.Europe Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 310
1745-1755 All India Radio 7550 Daily Various tests W Europe India, Bengaluru 185 320
1900-1930 Radio Romania International 5955 Daily Italian Italy Romania, Tiganesti 90 270
1900-2000 Radio Romania International 7325 Daily German Germany Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
2100-2130 Radio Romania International 6030 Daily French W Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
2130-2200 Radio Romania International 6030 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
2200-2300 Radio Romania International 6040 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0530-0600 Radio Romania International 5940 Daily Russian Russia Romania, Tiganesti 90 37
1600-1630 Radio Romania International 6030 Daily Russian Russia Romania, Tiganesti 90 37
1700-2000 Radio Kuwait 13650 Daily Arabic Middle East Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 350
2300-2400 Radio Romania International 9490 Daily Spanish Spain and S.America Romania, Tiganesti 90 247
TO AMERICAS
1700-0200 Radio Marti 7345 Daily Spanish Cuba USA, Greenville, NC 50 174
TO PACIFIC ISLANDS
1651-1735 times vary Radio New Zealand International 5975 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1736-1835 times vary Radio New Zealand International 7285 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1836-1958 times vary Radio New Zealand International 9760 reserve 11690 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1000-1010 All India Radio 15410 Daily Various tests NE Asia India, Bengaluru 185 60
1145-1155 All India Radio 15030 Daily Various tests NE Asia India, Bengaluru 185 60
TO ASIA
1026-1057 TransWorld (KTWR) 13800 Sunday English India KTWR, Guam 90 285
1058-1130 TransWorld (KTWR) 9910 Saturday Chinese China KTWR, Guam 90 315
1245-1315 TransWorld (KTWR) 7500 Sunday Japanese Japan KTWR, Guam 90 320
0400-0430 Radio Romania International 13730 Daily Chinese China Romania, Tiganesti 90 67
0400-0500 Radio Romania International 9820 Daily English India Romania, Galbeni 90 100
0759-0900 BBC World Service 15620 Daily English India Singapore, Kranji 100 315
0500-0800 Radio Kuwait 11970 Daily English India Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 100
1600-1800 Radio Kuwait 15540 Daily Urdu India Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 100
0100-0400 China National Radio 13850 Daily Chinese North China China, Qiqhar 30 225
0100-0900 China National Radio 11695 Daily Chinese E & S China China, Urumqi 30 41
0100-0900 China National Radio 13825 Daily Chinese S China China, Beijing 30 175
0100-0400 China National Radio 15180 Daily Chinese N China China, Kunming 30 32
0100-0900 China National Radio 17770 Daily Chinese N China China, Beijing 30 16
0100-0800 China National Radio 17830 Daily Chinese N & E China China, Urunqi 30 98
0400-0900 China National Radio 11990 Daily Chinese N China China, Qigihar 30 225
0400-0800 China National Radio 17800 Daily Chinese N China China, Kunming 30 32
0800-1200 China National Radio 9655 Daily Chinese N & E China China, Qiqihar 30 98
0800-1100 China National Radio 15180 Daily Chinese N China China, Kunming 30 32
0900-1200 China National Radio 13710 Daily Chinese S China China, Qiaihar 30 203
2030-1800 China National Radio 6030 Daily Chinese N China China, Beijing 30 Non Dir
2200-0100 China National Radio 9655 Daily Chinese N & E China China, Urumqi 30 98
0100-0600 Radio Purga 15325 Daily Russian Chukotka, Russia Russia, Komsomolsk, Amur 20 34
0600-1000 Radio Purga 6025 Daily Russian Chukotka, Russia Russia, Komsomolsk, Amur 20 34
2200-0100 Radio Purga 11860 Daily Russian Chukotka, Russia Russia, Komsomolsk, Amur 20 34
0900-1500 Pyongyang Broadcasting Station 3205 Irregular Korean N E Asia DPR Korea unknown unknown

MEDIUM WAVE BROADCASTS IN INDIA BY All India Radio
Indicative locations of MW DRM transmitters in India

LOCATION FREQENCY POWER MODE CONTENT NOTE
Chennai 783 kHz 20 kW Pure DRM (2 channel) Vividh Bharati Chennai + FM Rainbow Chennai
Delhi 1368 kHz 20 kW Pure DRM (2 channel) Vividh Bharati Delhi + FM Rainbow Delhi
Rajkot 1071 kHz 870 kW Pure DRM (1 channel) AIR Urdu service
Ahmedabad 855 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Ajmer 612 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Bengaluru 621 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold 1
Barmer 1467 kHz 20 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai 1
Bikaner 1404 kHz 20 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai 1
Chennai A 729 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Raagam (Classical music station) 1
Chinsurah 603 kHz 870 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India
Delhi A 828 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold 1
Dharwad 774 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Dibrugarh 576 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai
Guwahati-B 1044 kHz 10 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Hyderabad 747 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM AIR Hyderabad
Itanagar 684 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Jabalpur 810 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Jalandhar 882 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold
Jammu 999 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 2
Kolkata A 666 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold (Kolkata) 1
Kolkata B 1017 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Rainbow (Kolkata) 1
Luknow 756 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold 1
Mumbai A 1053 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM DTH Hindi 1
Mumbai B 567 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM DTH Marathi 1
Panaji 1296 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold 1
Passighat 1071 kHz 10 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai
Patna 630 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Pune 801 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Rajkot 819 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Rajkot 1080 kHz 870 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati /Urdu
Ranchi 558 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India
Siliguri 720 kHz 200 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Rainbow India 1
Suratgarh 927 kHz 300 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai
Tawang 1530 kHz 10 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai
Trichirapalli 945 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Chennai 1
Varanasi 1251 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM Vividh Bharati Mumbai 1
Vijayawada 846 kHz 100 kW Simulcast AM+DRM FM Gold 1

Simulcast stations, above, list the DRM frequency and the AM carrier is 9 kHz lower. Programme content of AM and DRM is the same.
Vividh Bharati Service is also known as VBS. Regional programme variants are indicated by city name after the network title.
Note 1: Operates in Pure DRM mode 1530-1630 hrs. (India Standard Time) every day except Sunday carrying two channels
Note 2: Operates on 990 kHz (i.e. 999 minus 9 kHz) in pure DRM Mode at 1030-1130 hrs (India Standard Time) every day except Sunday carrying two channels
Broadcasts will have local coverage during daylight hours but generally cover long distances during darkness
Updates 17th April 2018