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Friday, January 15, 2021

All India Radio's external service to be back on shortwave

With effect from 15th Jan, 2021, trial transmissions of All India Radio external service will be back on three platforms - shortwave, DTH & Live streaming. AIR external services broadcasts were suspended due to Covid pandemic from 24th March 2020. There will be 4 services, two neighborhood services ( NS I, NS II ) and two world services (WS I, WS II) round the clock in different languages. Regular transmission will commence from 26th Jan, 2021.

Schedule for AIR External Services trial broadcasts :

In Pure DRM mode

UTC        IST      LANGUAGE SERVICE FREQ  TXER SITE
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0945-1045 1515-1615 RUSSIAN  WS II  17830  BENGALURU
1930-2030 0100-0200 FRENCH   WS II  9620   BENGALURU

In Analogue mode

UTC        IST      LANGUAGE SERVICE FREQ       TXER SITE
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2345-0115 0515-0645 CHINESE    WS I  13695       BENGALURU
0130-0230 0700-0800 INDONESIAN WS I  13695       BENGALURU
0245-0330 0815-0900 THAI       WS I  13645       BENGALURU
0245-0345 0815-0915 BURMESE    NS II 15030       KINGSWAY, DELHI
0300-0400 0830-0930 BALUCHI    NS I  9950        KINGSWAY,DELHI
0400-0500 0930-1030 NEPALI(1)  NS II 11740,15030 KINGSWAY/BENGALURU
0500-0600 1030-1130 ARABIC(1)  WS I  15030       BENGALURU
0615-0645 1145-1215 SINHALA(1) NS II 11560       KINGSWAY,DELHI
0745-0845 1315-1415 DARI(1)    NS I  11560       KINGSWAY,DELHI
0800-0830 1330-1400 PERSIAN(1) WS I  15030       BENGALURU
0845-0930 1415-1500 PASHTU(1)  NS I  11560,17830 KINGSWAY/BENGALURU
0900-1000 1430-1530 NEPALI(2)  NS II 9950        KINGSWAY,DELHI
1045-1200 1615-1730 TIBETAN    WS I  11560       KINGSWAY,DELHI
1215-1315 1745-1845 SWAHILI    WS I  15030       BENGALURU
1300-1500 1830-2030 SINHALA(2) NS I  15030       KINGSWAY,DELHI
1330-1430 1900-2000 DARI(2)    NS I  9950,11560  KINGSWAY/BENGALURU
1430-1545 2000-2015 PASHTU(2)  NS I  9950,11560  KINGSWAY/BENGALURU
1615-1730 2145-2300 PERSIAN(2) WS I  9620        BENGALURU
1730-1930 2300-0100 ARABIC(2)  WS I  9620        BENGALURU

Please note below mentioned services will not be started immediately by AIR External Services Division due to non-availibility of program content as well as aerials at Kingsway, Delhi. Same will be broadcast as soon as program content & aerials are available.

0300-0400 0830-0930 BALUCHI    NS I  9950    KINGSWAY,DELHI
0245-0330 0815-0900 THAI       WS I  13645   BENGALURU
0245-0345 0815-0915 BURMESE    NS II 15030   KINGSWAY, DELHI
0615-0645 1145-1215 SINHALA(1) NS II 11560   KINGSWAY,DELHI
1045-1200 1615-1730 TIBETAN    WS I  11560   KINGSWAY,DELHI
1215-1315 1745-1845 SWAHILI    WS I  15030   BENGALURU
1300-1500 1830-2030 SINHALA(2) NS I  15030   KINGSWAY, DELHI
1730-1930 2300-0100 ARABIC(2)  WS I  9620    BENGALURU
0945-1045 1515-1615 RUSSIAN  WS II  17830    BENGALURU  **PURE DRM  


(Alokesh Gupta)

6 comments:

  1. But..you do not mention urdu service??

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  2. What part of Russia the service will be beamed to?
    Thanks.

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  3. Thanks Alokesh ji for this update, Hindi and english transmission awaited by AIR very soon on shortwave including DRM for external services

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  5. Dear Alokesh Bhai -- Any possibility of AIR VBS and Urdu will start on SW Analog and/or DRM?
    Best wishes
    Ranjan Gupta
    Pune

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  6. When AIR Urdu service will resume on Radio and DTH. Sudeep Sahu

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