WRTHmonitor March 2017 updates

These changes have been reported since the last update:

ALGERIA
153 and 198 kHz are inactive.

AUSTRALIA
ABC has closed its Northern Territory shortwave service.

BRAZIL
R. Canção Nova, Cachoeira Paulista has reactivated their frequency of 9675 kHz.

CANADA
CBC Vancouver 6160 kHz transmitter is inactive due to transmitter failure and won’t probably return on the air.

CHINA
Gannan PBS is reported operating on 5979 kHz instead of 5970 kHz.
Vo Strait News Channel uses 9505 kHz 1000-1200 and 4940 kHz 1200-1600 and Dialect Channel 6115 kHz 1000-1200 and 4900 kHz 1200-1600.

EL SALVADOR
Radio Elohim has started a new transmitter in San Salvador on 1630 kHz in parallel with 1120 kHz.

FRANCE
TDF Smartcast has started DRM test transmissions from Brest Quimerc’h on 1071 kHz with 20 kW.

FRENCH POLYNESIA
The transmitter on 738 kHz has been closed down.

GREECE
Ilida Radio (ex RS Amaliadas) has returned to the air on 1584 kHz with 1 kW.

INDIA
AIR Kota is using 1413 kHz 20 kW also in the morning and evening as the 1584 kHz transmitter has become faulty.

MONGOLIA
Mongolian Radio 2nd prgr. has reactivated 4830 and 7260 kHz, but on the air very irregularly. 4895 kHz still remains off.

RUSSIA
R. Radonezh, Vladivostok 738 kHz has been closed down.

TURKEY
Turkey did not revert to normal time, but used summer time UTC+3h throughout the winter 2016-2017.

VATICAN CITY STATE
Vatican Radio has closed their MW frequencies 585 and 1260 kHz.