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Broadcast Schedule

Valid to 30th March 2019

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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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
0100-0057 Radio France International 3965 Daily French France France, Issoudun 1 Non Directional
0100-0057 Funklust bitXpress 15785 Daily German Europe Germany, Erlangen 0.1 Non Directional
0559-0700 BBC World Service 3955 Daily English NW Europe UK, Woofferton 100 114
0500-0530 Radio Romania International 7330 Daily French W. Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0500-0600 Radio Romania International 6145 Daily Romanian W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0600-0630 Radio Romania International 9610 Daily French W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0630-0700 Radio Romania International 9770 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0700-0730 Radio Romania International 9770 Daily German W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
0900-1200 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
0700-0900 WINB 7315 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
0900-1100 WINB 9625 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1100-1700 WINB 13690 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1700-1800 Radio Romania International 9870 Daily French W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 292
1800-1900 Radio Romania International 7350 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
1800-2000 Voice of Nigeria
15120
suspended for maintenance
Daily English W.Europe Nigeria, Abuja Lugbe 250 7
1800-2100 Radio Kuwait 15540 Daily English W.Europe Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 310
1745-1945 All India Radio 7550 Daily English W.Europe India, Bengaluru 170 320
1745-1945 All India Radio 7550 Daily English and Hindi W.Europe India, Bengaluru 185 300
1945-2045 All India Radio 7550 Daily Hindi and French W.Europe India, Bengaluru 185 300
2045-2230 All India Radio 7550 Daily English and Hindi W.Europe India, Bengaluru 185 300
1900-1930 Radio Romania International 5955 Daily Italian Italy Romania, Saftica 90 270
1900-2000 Radio Romania International 7235 Daily German Germany Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
2100-2130 Radio Romania International 6030 Daily French France Romania, Galbeni 90 285
2130-2200 Radio Romania International 6030 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
2300-2400 Radio Romania International 5980 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0530-0600 Radio Romania International 5930 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
2200-2300 Radio Romania International 13650 Daily Spanish Spain and S.America Romania, Tiganesti 90 247
1700-1000 WINB 9265 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Americas USA, Red Lion, PA 15 242
TO PACIFIC ISLANDS
1650-1750 Radio New Zealand International 5975 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1750-1950 Radio New Zealand International 9760 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1750-1835 Radio New Zealand International 7285 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1835-1950 Radio New Zealand International 9760 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1950-2100 Radio New Zealand International 13840 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1000-1100 All India Radio 15410 Daily Dual Channel, English, GOS I, Hindi Raagam Australia India, Bengaluru 185 60
2245-0045 All India Radio 7550 Daily Dual Channel, English, GOS V, Hindi Raagam Pacific India, Bengaluru 185 90
TO ASIA
0100-0900 China National Radio 17800
occasional tests
Daily Chinese NE Asia China, Dongfang 30 16
0100-0900 China National Radio 15580
occasional tests
Daily Chinese NE Asia China, Dongfang 30 16
0100-0900 China National Radio 11695
occasional tests
Daily Chinese South and South East Asia China, Qiqihar 30 41
2020-1805 China National Radio 6030 occasional tests Daily Chinese E Asia China, Beijing 30 Non Directional
0500-0530 Radio Romania International 13730 Daily Chinese China Romania, Tiganesti 90 67
0400-0500 Radio Romania International 11790 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
2245-0045 All India Radio 7550 Daily English and Hindi East Asia India, Bengaluru 185 90
2245-0045 All India Radio 7550 Daily English and Hindi East Asia India, Bengaluru 185 90
1215-1330 All India Radio 15040 Daily Tibetan East Asia India, Bengaluru 170 65
1145-1330 All India Radio 15030 Daily Dual Channel, Chinese, Tibetan East Asia India, Bengaluru 35 90
2200-0100 China National Radio 9655 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Urumqi 30 98
0100-0800 China National Radio 11850 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Urumqi 30 98
0800-1200 China National Radio 9635 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Urumqi 30 98

 

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


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