Uploaded 5 JULY 2013:
The transmitter in Sydney on 2368.5 kHz has been heard with R. La Manamea Samoa (LMS) programming. Their web site is www.radiolms.com.au .
R. Fides is reported again active on 9625 kHz, heard on weekdays.
Vo Pujiang has stopped operation on shortwave.
The transmitters in Limassol on 693 and 1044 kHz and Paphos on 558 and 918 kHz have been switched off.
R. Dechovka has started testing on 1233 kHz with under 1 kW power from Praha Libeznice. Full 10 kW operation is expected in August.
ERTU Cairo on 1071 kHz carries Nile Valley prgr. between 1700-2200.
Shortwave transmitters have been reported off the air recently.
AFN Frankfurt Weisskirchen 150 kW transmitter on 873 kHz has been closed.
The following AIR Vividh Bharati transmitters are reported inactive: 1278 kHz Lucknow, 1350 kHz Jalandhar, 1449 kHz Kanpur and 1503 kHz Vijayawada.
Thazin R. Minorities prgr. between 2330-0130 is now on 6165 kHz instead of 7110 kHz. The Main prgr. is announced to be on 6165 kHz between 0930-1500 instead of 7110 kHz 1030-1500, but reported currently off the air.
R. Seagull has stopped operation on 1395 kHz.
Rádio Comercial’s Star FM on 1035 kHz is reported off the air.
R. Popular in San Sebastian on 1224 kHz is reported off the air.
RNE "Radio 5-Todo Noticias" has been revamped as "Radio 5 Información". The new programming includes more regional news bulletins plus a 30 minutes local programme, Mon-Fri: 0525-0530 (in parallel with RN), 0550-0600 (in parallel with RN), 0730-0800 (local), 0825-0830, 0925-0930, 1025-1030, 1425-1430, 1525-1530, 1625-1630 and 1705-1730 & Sat/Sun
1130-1200. RNE1 R. Nacional: Mon-Fri 0525-0530, 0550-0600 and 1107-1200 & Sat/Sun 1130-1200.
Only 5 MW frequencies are reported active: 567, 783 and 828 kHz (irr.) carry Main prgr, 666 kHz TV audio and 1071 kHz relays Lebanese R. Al-Nour.
Fu Hsing BC, Kuanyin is back on 9410 kHz in parallel with 9774 kHz.
CNR 8 Mongolian is reported on 9615 kHz 1200-1400, ex 7445 kHz 1300-1400.
The following R. Renascença transmitters are reported inactive: Braga 576 kHz, Évora 927 kHz and Valongo & Viseu 1251 kHz.
R. Puntland is testing on shortwave with temporary transmitter of 100 W. Variable test schedule: 0300-0700 & 1500-1800 on 6140 kHz, 0700-1500 on 13800 kHz. The main transmitter of 25 kW is planned to start in June with regular programming on the same frequencies.
The following MW transmitters will be closed in the beginning of May: R. Euskadi: Bilbao 756 kHz, Vitoria 819 kHz, San Sebastián 963 kHz, Euskadi Irratia: Vitoria 1197 kHz, Bilbao 1386 kHz, San Sebastián 1476 kHz and Radio Vitoria 1602 kHz.
Fu Hsing BC, Kuanyin is reported inactive on 9410 and 15375 kHz, only 9774 kHz is in operation.
Voice of Talyshistan (Tolishstoni Sedo) is a new station transmitting to Talysh minority in south Azerbaijan from Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh on 9677 kHz between 0900-1000, 1200-1300 and 1500-1600. Audio of the transmissions can be found at youtube.com/watch?v=inZgfVoTWgc
Radio-Canada in Windsor ON has stopped operation on 540 kHz and is operating now on 1550 kHz.
BNR1 Horizont has restarted regular transmissions from Vidin on 576 kHz with 400 kW 24h.
MDR transmitters Wiederau 783 kHz, Wilsdruff 1044 kHz and Reichenbach 1188 kHz will be closed in the end of April.
R. Lesotho has now restarted on 639 kHz. Ultimate FM is carried again on both 891 and 1197 kHz.
All R. Mayak LW/MW transmitters except Kyzyl 828 kHz and Makhachkala 918 kHz have been closed. Mayak continues on lower FM band (66-74 MHz) in Moscow and 51 other centres and on higher FM band as previously.
(A former R. Mayak transmitter, presumably in Unecha on 1449 kHz carries now R. Rossii.)
Correction:The new transmitter carrying R. Rossii on 1449 kHz is located in Livny, Oryol oblast with 5 kW
R. Zelyoniy Glaz, Moscow operates every Friday between 1200-1500 on 25900 kHz with 400 W in parallel with 1584 kHz. W: vk.com/magic.eye.mtuci . Email: email@example.com .
R. Pulpit & Kansel use now also 729 kHz with 25 kW in Cape Town in addition to 657 kHz in Meyerton.
Nossa R. Relógio, Rio de Janeiro is active again on 4905 kHz.
Two stations plan to start MW operation with 10 kW transmitters from Praha Libeznice: R. Impuls on 981kHz and R. Dechovka on 1233 kHz.
France Info transmitter in Bayonne on 1494 kHz has been closed.
Many RAI medium wave transmitters have been closed and only the following remain on the air: 657 kHz Pisa, 900 kHz Milano, 936 kHz Venezia, 981 kHz Trieste, 999 kHz Torino, 1062 kHz Ancona/Cagliari/Catania/Trento, 1107 kHz Roma, 1116 kHz Palermo, 1431 kHz Foggia, 1449 kHz Belluno and 1575 kHz Genova. Trieste and Trento are expected to close soon.
R. Lesotho prgr. is carried now on 1197 kHz instead of Ultimate FM. 639 kHz is currently off, but will return after maintenance work.
R. Chaski from Cusco is reported on 5980 kHz in Quechua 1000-1500 and Spanish 2200-0100.
Ondas del Sur Oriente, Quillabamba is reported on new 4835 kHz, ex 5120 kHz. R. Marañon, also on 4835 kHz is inactive.
TRT Haber, the news channel is carried now via Istanbul 702 kHz between 0400-2300.
UR1 has opened a 10 kW transmitter in Izmail,
Odessa oblast on 1404 kHz.
ABC Alice Springs continues using 4835 kHz for undefined period also between 0830-2130 instead of 2310 kHz.
R. Panamericana, La Paz is reported back irregularly on 6105v kHz. Schedule 1000-0300 (SS 1100-2300).
R. Cultura, Cuiabá MT is active again on 5015 kHz, carrying “A Voz da Libertação” prgr. 24h.
Despite being planned to stop, R. Stara Zagora continues to transmit on 873 kHz
CJRN Niagara Falls ON 710 kHz has stopped operation.
RCN has bought Cadena Super Radio and the network is called now Radio Red, radiored.com.co .
Centro Radiofonico de Imbabura, Ibarra is reported again active with sign-on at 1100 .
ERA Rhodos has moved from 1494 to 1260 kHz.
MR6 regional network and MR7 have been replaced by Dankó Rádió on MW 1116, 1251 and 1350 kHz & on existing FM frequencies + new Budapest 98.6 MHz. Schedule on MW 0330 (SS 0400)-2005, FM 24h. Web: danko.radio.hu .
AIR Solapur 1602 kHz and Kanpur 1449 kHz have been closed and AIR Lucknow on 1278 kHz is reported off the air.
RRI Nabire is reported irregularly on 6125 kHz between 0500-0900v and on 7290 kHz between 0900-1500v.
RAI Sassari 1143 kHz is noted missing in the frequency list under Italy.
Family R. and LM Rádio (Mozambique) have stopped their operation on 1197 kHz. It now carries LNBS “Ultimate FM” prgr in parallel with 891 kHz.
Libya has changed to time zone UTC +1h and will observe summer time (UTC +2h) between last Friday of March and last Friday of October . 1251 kHz is reported again active.
R. Pridnestrovya operates on 621 kHz between 0400-0900 Mon-Fri.
ST KITTS & NEVIS
R. ZIZ is back on its medium wave frequency of 555 kHz with 5 kW between 1000-0400.
R. Rossii, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy operates on 5930 kHz also in winter time instead of 6010 kHz.
All Mayak MW & LW and part of East European FM (65-74MHz) transmitters are planned to close.
R. Rossii transmitter Vologochan on 162 kHz has been closed.
Ching Cha BS has closed its transmitter in Kaohsiung on 819 kHz.
Tajik R. is reported inactive on 252 kHz.
UBC R. is again active on 4976 and 7195 kHz.
Status on MW: UR2 & UR3 transmitters except 657 kHz are reported off the air. For UR1: 936 kHz is reported off,837 and 972 kHz work on reduced schedule between 0400-0800 & 1500-2000 711, 1044 and regional stations operate as normal.
BBC R. Nottingham 1584 kHz and Kent 1602 kHz are back on the air.
POSTS RELATING TO 2012 EDITION
Armenia doesn’t observe summer time in 2012.
The transmitters on 1230 and 1340 kHz are reported inactive.
Vo Strait Amoy prgr. is heard again also on 4830 kHz between 1300-1500 in parallel with 6115 kHz.
Xinjiang PBS Kazakh prgr. has moved from their out-of-band frequency 4330 kHz to 4850 kHz.
Salem Stéreo is reported to have started operation on 14950.75v kHz 24h. Web: salemstereo.com .
All MW transmitters except 558 kHz are reported inactive, also the web site fbc.com.fj lists only 558 kHz.
Deutschlandfunk transmitter on 6190 kHz has stopped operation.
Closing of some medium wave transmitters has been cancelled: Athens 981 kHz and Tripolis 1314 kHz are back on the air. Also Thessaloniki 1179 kHz is back, but carrying RSM 1, which was formerly on 1044 kHz.
AIR Kohima has reactivated 4850 kHz (reported closing at 1400) and 6065 kHz.
Spirit R. has started operation from Carrickroe on 549 kHz.
R. Orfey, Skt-Peterburg on 1125 kHz will be closed in the near future.
R. Rossii, Chita is reported inactive on 261 kHz.
The following MW transmitters have been reactivated: UR1: 936 kHz in Lviv between 0300-2100. UR2: 549 kHz in Kyiv, Lviv and Mykolaiv, 1242 kHz in Dokuchaievsk & 1377 kHz in Chernivtsi, all between 0300-2100. UR3: 1431 kHz in Mykolaiv between 0700-1900.
The following Ching Cha BS transmitters are planned to close in November: Taichung 702 kHz, Hualien/Ilan 990 kHz, Hsinchu/Kaohsiung 1116 kHz, Taitung 1125 kHz and Taipei 1260 kHz.
BR1 is carried on 1170 kHz between 0400-0700 and on 6080 kHz between 1430v-2100.
R. Senado has stopped operation on 5990 kHz.
R. Nac. da Amazônia is heard now on both 6180 and 11780 kHz approx. between 0700-0400, times variable.
R. Boa Vontade, Porto Alegre is active only on 9550 kHz, 6160 and 11895 kHz are inactive.
R. Caiari, Porto Velho is reported back on 4785 kHz.
R. Marumby 11725 kHz and Voz Missionária 11750 kHz are inactive.
CNR1 9900 kHz has been replaced by 9470 kHz.
CNR5 7620 kHz has been replaced by 7410 kHz between 0900-1705 and 7415 kHz between 2055-2400.
CNR6 9170 kHz has been replaced by 9420 kHz.
The following medium wave transmitters have been closed: Ionnina 765 kHz, Larissa 945 kHz, Heraklion 954 kHz, Athens 981 kHz, Thessaloniki 1044 kHz, Orestias 1080 kHz, Thessaloniki 1179 kHz, Tripolis 1314 kHz, Patras/Volos 1485 kHz, Serres 1584 kHz and Kavala/Kozani 1602 kHz.
The following home service shortwave transmissions from AIR Delhi Kingsway site have stopped:
4860 0025-0440 & 1220-1330, 5015 1220-1840, 6085 1220-1740, 6190 0730-1030, 7235 0215-0340, 7370 0030-0040 & 1550-1740, 9575 1330-1740, 9835 1330-1740, 11710 1115-1140, 11830 0125-0340, 15135 0125-0310, 15185 0730-0930 & 1115-1140, 15260 0700-0930 and 17860 1220-1245.
RRI Palu is reported back on shortwave on variable 3960-3967 kHz.
RAI Bologna (Budrio) transmitter on 567 kHz has been closed down.
A new regional radio station, Thazin Radio has started operation in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay acc. to the following schedule: 2330-0130 Burmese & 0130-0200 English on 639 & 6030 kHz, 0430-0630 English on 639 & 9460 kHz and 1030-1430 Burmese & 1430-1500 English on 639 & 7110 kHz.Transmissions in other major ethnic languages: 2330-0130 on 7110 kHz, 0130-0330 on 9590 kHz, 0430-0830 on 9590 kHz and 1030-1330 on 7345 kHz.
In addition to 1602 kHz, R. Seagull has started testing on 1395 kHz with about 2 kW between 0500-1700.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
R. Fly, Kiunga has reactivated 3915 kHz while 5960 kHz is now inactive.
R. Lemma, Vladivostok has stopped operation on 783 kHz.
BSKSA General prgr. is reported on new frequency: 1449 kHz.
R. Veritas South Africa has started transmissions on 576 kHz with 50 kW.
R. Tuvalu is reported back with new transmitter on their MW frequency 621 kHz.
UR1/Reg, Verkhovyna has moved from 1584 to 1044 kHz. R. Khvylia, Vinnytsia 873 kHz has moved to 1377 kHz.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Ras al-Khaimah 1152 kHz 200 kW carries now Voice of Kerala ( radiovok.com ) between 0200-2100.
R. Algérienne has started a new youth network called Jil FM. It is transmitted on MW 531 and 549 kHz and FM 94.7 MHz.
All domestic shortwave and medium wave transmitters except are reported off the air, only 279 kHz is reported on and 1170 kHz for foreign service (R. Belarus & VOR) between 1600-2200.
BBS plans to operate with 100 kW on 5030 kHz and 50 kW on 6035 kHz between 0000-1400, but is off the air at the moment.
The following medium wave transmitters are planned to close: Malko Tarnovo 963 kHz & Kardjali 1296 kHz on 29th February and Varna 774 kHz, Stara Zagora 873 kHz & Kardjali/Shumen/Sofia 963 kHz on 30th September. Foreign service (and domestic 1st prgr.) transmitters are planned to close as follows: Petrich 747 kHz on 13 February and Vidin 1224 kHz on 31st May.
A new 600 kW transmitter in Ji’an is reported to have started operation on 1170 kHz with CNR1 programming.
Contrary to the information on p. 174, Praha Liblice transmitter on 639 kHz operates with full 1500 kW.
WDR DRM transmitter in Langenberg on 1593 kHz has been closed.
RTM Sarawak FM is heard on new 11630 kHz in parallel with 9835 kHz.
Myanma R. has been heard on variable new frequencies as follows: 2330-0130 on 7110&6030 kHz, 0130-0330 on 9590 kHz, 0330-0630 on 9460 kHz, 0530-0930 on 9590&7100 kHz, 1030/1130-1330/1430 on 7110/7345 kHz.
PBC has started a new 100 kW transmitter in Turbat on 981 kHz.
A new station: Aroma Café R, Pichanaki has been reported on 6060 kHz at 1100 and 2300.
A new station: DZIP R. Palaweño, Puerto Princesa has started operation on 864 kHz with 10 kW. Schedule: 2100-1300.
Yakutsk 6150 kHz is off the air.
SIBC is operating currently only on 5020 kHz between 1850-1200 and 9545 kHz is off the air.
Turkmen R. is inactive on 5015 kHz.
The transmitter in Kyiv on 783 kHz is reported off the air.
R. Vanuatu has 2 x 10 kW shortwave transmitters, operating currently on 3945 kHz between 1825-0035 & 0525-1230 and on 7260 kHz between 2125-0735. Times may vary. New web site is under construction at vanuatu2u.com .