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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.

 

TO PACIFIC ISLANDS, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND

TIME IN UTC/GMT BROADCASTER FREQ in kHz DAYS LANGUAGE TARGET TRANSMITTING SITE Power kW Antenna beam degrees
TO EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST,EAST AFRICA
0100-0057 Radio France International 3965 Daily French France France, Issoudun 1 Non Directional
0100-0057 Funklust bitXpress 15785 Irregular German Europe Germany, Erlangen 0.1 Non Directional
0459-0600 BBC World Service 3955 Daily English NW Europe UK, Woofferton 100 114
0500-0530 Radio Romania International 7325 Daily French W. Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
0530-0600 Radio Romania International 7325 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 300
0600-0630 Radio Romania International 7325 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 7325 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 15670 Mon-Fri English and Spanish Europe USA, Red Lion, PA 15 62
1700-1800 Radio Romania International 9760 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
1600-1900 Voice of Nigeria 15120 Daily Arabic, Igbo and English W.Europe Nigeria, Abuja Lugbe 250 7
1600-1630 Voice of Nigeria 15120 Irregular Arabic, Igbo and 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 Dual Channel, English, GOS III, Hindi, Raagam W.Europe India, Bengaluru 140 320
1945-2045 All India Radio 7550 Daily Hindi and French W.Europe India, Bengaluru 140 320
2045-2230 All India Radio 7550 Daily English, GOS IV, Hindi, Raagam W.Europe India, Bengaluru 140 320
1800-1830 Radio Romania International 5910 Daily Italian Italy Romania, Saftica 90 270
1800-1900 Radio Romania International 6090 Daily German Germany Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
2000-2030 Radio Romania International 7315 Daily French France Romania, Galbeni 90 285
2030-2100 Radio Romania International 7315 Daily English W.Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0430-0500 Radio Romania International 7305 Daily Russian Russia Romania, Tiganesti 90 37
1500-1530 Radio Romania International 9580 Daily Russian Russia Romania, Tiganesti 90 37
1700-2000 Radio Kuwait 13650 Daily Arabic Middle East Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 350
2100-2200 Radio Romania International 9610 Daily Spanish Spain and S.America Romania, Tiganesti 90 247
1645-1900 Radio New Zealand International 6115 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1645-1845 Radio New Zealand International 7285 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1745-2000 Radio New Zealand International 9760 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1950-2100 Radio New Zealand International 11690 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 140 120
2245-0045 All India Radio 7550 Daily Dual Channel, English, GOS V, Hindi Raagam Asia Pacific India, Bengaluru 140 90
TO ASIA
0400-0430 Radio Romania International 13730 Daily Chinese China Romania, Tiganesti 90 67
0300-0400 Radio Romania International 13630 Daily English India Romania, Galbeni 90 097
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
0900-1200 All India Radio 6110 Daily Dual Channel English and Hindi South Asia India, Bengaluru 200 90
1145-1330 All India Radio 15030 Daily Dual Channel Chinese and Tibetan East Asia India, Bengaluru 140 60
0100-0900 China National Radio 15250 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Kunming 30 32
0030-0630 China National Radio 17800 Daily Chinese North East Asia China, Qiqihar 30 225
0100-0900 China National Radio 15580 Daily Chinese North East Asia China, Dongfang 30 16
0100-0900 China National Radio 11695 Daily Chinese S & S East Asia China, Dongfang 30 41
2025-1800 (not Tue 0600-0900) China National Radio 6030 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Beijing 30 Non Directional
0100-0900 China National Radio 13825 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Beijing 30 175
0900-1200 China National Radio 9870 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Qiqihar 30 203
0630-0900 China National Radio 15735 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Qiqihar 30 225
2200-0100 China National Radio 9655 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Urumqi 30 98
0100-0800 China National Radio 13850 Daily Chinese East Asia China, Urumqi 30 98
0800-1200 China National Radio 9655 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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