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WRTHmonitor

WRTHmonitor contains news items for the National Radio section of WRTH and other reference items. The updates are posted up to August each year. They consist of selected items supplied to us by our contributors, some other items of interest, and corrections to the previous edition of WRTH. These entries relate to the 2016 edition. For entries relating to the 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 editions see here.

 

Uploaded 18 July 2016:

BANGLADESH
Bangladesh Betar has a new 100 kW transmitter on 819 kHz in Dhaka Savar.

BELARUS
Belarus has closed all LW, MW and SW transmitters.

CZECH REPUBLIC
CRo Plus has added a 5 kW transmitter in Ceské Budejovice on 1071 kHz.
R. Dechovka will start a 10 kW transmitter in Hradec Kralove on 792 kHz.

GUINEA
RTG has been reported testing on 9650 kHz.

INDIA
The following stations have been closed: Imphal 4775&7335 kHz, Itanagar 4990&6150kHz, Kohima 4850&6065kHz, Kolkata 4820&7210kHz Lucknow 4880&7440kHz and Shimla 4860&6020kHz. Also the following transmissions on SW from Delhi have been stopped: 0200-0230 & 1215-1430 on 6030 kHz and 1320-0045 on 6155 kHz. On MW Delhi 1017 kHz and Kolkata 1323 kHz have stopped.

MICRONESIA
PMA The Cross on 4755 kHz has been inactive and may not return on the air.

NORTH KOREA
Hyesan 3920 kHz has reactivated, Wonsan 3968 kHz are inactive.

RUSSIA
R. Sakha, Yakutsk has restarted shortwave transmissions in Russian and Yakut as follows: Mon-Fri: 2100-2400, 0300-0500, 0900-1300 and Sat/Sun 2200-0500, 0900-1200 on 7295 kHz 100 kW and 7345 kHz 250 kW.
R. Rossii transmitters Matveyevka 936 kHz and Buguruslan 1395 kHz have been closed.
R. Teos transmitters in St. Petersburg 1089 kHz and Moscow 1134 kHz have been closed.

SERBIA
All MW services in the country are reported to have been shut down for financial reasons.

SOMALIA
Warsan Radio, Baydhabo has started operation on 7750 kHz.

SYRIA
On mediumwave only 783 and 1071 kHz are reported active recently.

UKRAINE
UR has reactivated Chernivtsy 25 kW on 657 kHz, now with 1st prgr. between 0300-2000.
R. Mykolaiv 1377 kHz has been closed.

VANUATU
R. Vanuatu has reduced hours of transmission to 1830-1015.

VENEZUELA
Venezuela has reverted to UTC -4h time zone.

 

Uploaded 31 March 2016:

AUSTRALIA
Unique Radio, Halls Creek NSW has started testing on 3210 kHz with 100 W.

CAMBODIA
Since the beginning of 2016 RNK has restarted MW operation with a 600 kW transmitter at Kandal Stueng district 15 km south of Phnom Penh on 918 kHz with schedule 2200-1700.

CHAD
ONRTV has reactivated their 100 kW transmitter on 6165 kHz.

CZECH REPUBLIC
CRo Plus has started a new 5 kW transmitter on 1071 kHz at Ostrava Svinov. Other MW transmitters carry now CRo 2 only.

GREECE
ERT Kérkyra has reactivated 1008 kHz.

IRAN
Tehran frequencies have changed: R. Iran is now on 558 kHz, Farhang on 585 kHz and Quran on 900 kHz.
R. Jahanbin, Shahr-e-Kord has moved from 765 to 756 kHz.

MARSHALL ISLANDS
Radio Marshall Islands 1098 kHz is off the air.
Eagle Christian R. 1170 kHz is inactive.

MONGOLIA
4895 kHz is reported off the air and also 4830 and 7260 have been reported on the air only very sporadically.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
NBC Bougainville has started testing new 10 kW shortwave transmitter. Highly variable and irregular schedule: 1900-2200 & 0900-1400 on 3325 kHz on and 2200-0900 on 6020 kHz.
Wantok Radio Light has reactivated 7325 kHz.

PHILIPPINES
DXOM Radyo Bida, Koronadal City has started on 963 kHz with 10 kW.
DXUZ Radyo Lipay, Ipil 1035 kHz is heard at times alternatively also on 1031 kHz.
DXRC Super Radyo, Zamboanga City has reactived 1287 kHz with 5 kW, relaying Manila 594 kHz.
DXJR R. Liwan Network, Manolo Fortick, Bukidnon province has started operation on 1575 kHz with 10 kW.

UKRAINE
R. Mayak, Odesa 765 kHz has stopped operation.

UNITED KINGDOM
BBC R. Bristol 1548 kHz and Smooth 1260 kHz transmitters at Mangotsfield have been closed.
BBC R. Nan Gaidheal, Redmoss 990 kHz has been closed.

URUGUAY
Rdif Nac. del Uruguay transmitter on 6125 kHz is inactive, but expected to resume operation in mid-2016.

 



   
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