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Broadcast Schedule

Valid from 30 October 2022

 

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 Radio France International 3965 Daily French France France, Issoudun 1 Non Directional
0459-0600 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
0630-0700 Radio Romania International 6420 Daily English W. Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 300
0700-0730 Radio Romania International 11620 Daily German W. Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
0600-0630 Radio Romania International 9520 Daily French W. Europe Romania, Galbeni 90 285
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
1800-1900 Radio Romania International 7350 Daily English W. Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 307
1600-2100 Radio Kuwait 15540 Daily English W. Europe Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 310
1700-1800 Radio Romania International 9720 Daily French W. Europe Romania, Tiganesti 90 292
1700-2000 Radio Kuwait 13650 Daily Arabic Middle East Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 350
2200-2300 Radio Romania International 13580 Daily Spanish Spain and S. America Romania, Tiganesti 90 247
TO AMERICAS
TO PACIFIC ISLANDS, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND
1651-1755 time may vary Radio New Zealand International 9780 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1756-1857 time may vary Radio New Zealand International 11690 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
1859-2058 time may vary, not regular Radio New Zealand International 13840 Sun-Fri English Pacific New Zealand, Rangitaiki 50 35
ASIA
1600-1630 TransWorld (KTWR) 15390 Sunday Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada India KTWR, Guam 90 285
1500-1545 TransWorld (KTWR) 15205 Sunday English India KTWR, Guam 90 285
1100-1130 TransWorld (KTWR) 12040 Saturday English China KTWR, Guam 90 305
1130-1230 TransWorld (KTWR) 9910 Saturday Japanese Japan KTWR, Guam 90 350
1215-1245 TransWorld (KTWR) 9910 Monday Mandarin China KTWR, Guam 90 305
0500-0530 Radio Romania International 15260 Daily Chinese China Romania, Tiganesti 90 67
0400-0500 Radio Romania International 11705 and 15260 Daily English India Romania, Galbeni 90 100
0759-0900 BBC World Service 17720 Daily English India Singapore, Kranji 100 315
0500-0815 Radio Kuwait 11970 Daily English India Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 100
1600-1800 Radio Kuwait 15540 Daily Urdu India Kuwait, Sulaibiyah 200 100
0100-0900 China National Radio 1 11695 Daily Chinese E & S China China, Dongfang 30 41
0100-0900 China National Radio 1 13825 Daily Chinese S China China, Beijing 30 175
0300-0700 China National Radio 1 15695 Daily Chinese N China China, Kunming 150 135
0100-0900 China National Radio 1 17770 Daily Chinese N China China, Dongfang 30 16
0900-1200 China National Radio 1 13710 Daily Chinese N & E China China, Qigihar 30 203
0400-0900 China National Radio 1 11990 Daily Chinese N China China, Qigihar 30 225
0300-0700 China National Radio 1 13810 Daily Chinese N China China, Kunming 30 135
0000-0400 China National Radio 1 13850 Daily Chinese China China, Qigihar 30 225
2200-0100 China National Radio 1 9655 Daily Chinese China China, Urumqi 30 98
2025-1805 China National Radio 1 6030 Daily Chinese N China China, Beijing 30 Non Directional
0800-1200 China National Radio 1 9655 Daily Chinese N & E China China, Urumqi 30 98
0100-0400 China National Radio 1 15180 Daily Chinese China China, Kunming 30 32
0800-1100 China National Radio 1 15180 Daily Chinese China China, Kunming 30 32
0400-0800 China National Radio 1 17800 Daily Chinese China China, Kumming 30 32
0100-0800 China National Radio 1 17830 Daily Chinese China China, Urumqi 30 98
0100-0300 China National Radio 1 11995 Daily Chinese China China, Kunming 30 135
0100-0500 China National Radio 1 12030 Daily Chinese China China, Kunming 30 135
0500-0900 China National Radio 1 15415 Daily Chinese China China, Kunming 30 135

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