Tuesday, August 31, 2010

New FM channel in Delhi for Commonwealth Games

All India Radio will start a new FM channel from September 1, 2010 on 100.1 MHz to provide Delhiites with latest Commonwealth Games related information.

Prasar Bharati CEO B.S.Lali announced this in a press conference & said that the purpose of this new channel is to bring out the excitement of Commonwealth Games, create awareness among ordinary people & to create sportsmanship among the youth. He said that All India Radio will broadcast special programmes during October 3 to 14 games for the Commonwealth Games.

This new channel will be broadcast programs in both Hindi and English languages during 0700-2300 hours IST . Programmimg will consist of activities related to Commonwealth Games, info on tourist destinations in & around Delhi and Indian art & culture. It will also brodcast scores & results of different sports once the Commonwealth Games starts.

Txer is located on top of AIR headquarters at Parliament Street with a 5 kW power output. Test txn noted this morning, ID'ing as : You are listening to AIR FM Delhi, test transmission on 100.1 MHz
Here's an audio file : http://tinyurl.com/24p4xwj

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