Monday, April 27, 2015

Nepal Earthquake - Emergency Traffic

25th April 2015
Emergency traffic related to Nepal earthquake was noted on 14210 kHz usb at 1840 UTC, 4X6TT shared that Satish 9N1AA from Nepal telecom is safe. Later on 9N1AA was on air with the ground report from Nepal.
Video of Nepal earthquake emergency traffic 14210 USB 1846 UTC 25 Apr 2015

Radio Nepal was heard last night with centralised special live transmission which continued beyond 1 am IST (1930 UTC) to help millions of distressed and homeless peoples. 684 Pokhara was best. 792 Kathmandu , 576 Surkhet, 1143 Bardibas were also received fair/poor. 648 Dhankuta & 810 Dipayal could not be heard here at Agartala. Tecsun PL660 with Telescopic ant. used.

(Pradeep Kundu, Tripura on FB)
Due to disruption of internet service in Singha Durbar area online streaming service of Radio Nepal was not available, you can now listen to Radio Nepal live using this link :

Radio Nepal MW stations at 1945 UTC, 26 April 2015 :
All the 6 stations were noted on air with special programme on earthquake.
576 100 KW Surkhet ...
648 100 KW Dharan, Sunsari
684 100 KW Malepatan, Pokhara
792 100 KW Bhainsepati, Kathmandu
810 10 KW Doti, Dipayal
1143 10 KW Mahottari, Bardibas
Nepal Earthquake - Report from Region 3

Updates 28th April 2015

Ham operators to help in quake rescue efforts
Amateur Radio Volunteers in Nepal, India Continue to Aid Earthquake Response
How radio killed the video star

With effect from 27th April, 2015 BBC World Service has started emergency additional shortwave broadcasts in response to the recent earthquake in Nepal :
0000-0030 UTC (0545-0615 Local Time) on 5895, 9540 kHz English
0130-0145 UTC (0715 -0730 Local Time) on 11995, 15510 kHz Nepali
1500-1600 UTC (2045 - 2115 Local Time) on  5895, 9650 kHz Nepali

(Via Hiroshi's Blog)

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