Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Special broadcasts on Independence Day - 15 Aug 2009

In connection with the Indian Independence day on August 15, The President of India, Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be broadcsting to the nation at 1330 UTC (1900 Hours IST) on 14 August 2009 (Friday). All stations of All India Radio will relay it on MW, SW & FM. The AIR regional SW stations will be on 4 MHz band then.

For detailed AIR Shortwave sked visit : http://www.qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/freq.htm

Look out for the rare AIR station in Kohima on 4850 on 14 & 15 August, 2009 as follows:
14 Aug 2009 1000-1600 UTC approx
15 Aug 2009 0000-0415 UTC approx

AIR Kohima is heard now a days only on such special occasions like Independence Day August 15 & Republic Day January 26 and has been heard even by listeners in USA.

To view QSL received from their New Delhi office please click:
http://www.qsl.net/vu2jos/qsls/Kohima.jpg
(Jose Jacob, National Institute of Amateur Radio,Hyderabad)

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