torsdag 29 januari 2015

New transmitter of Ukrainian Radio 1 on 1278 kHz

A new transmitter tested 1st day on 1278 kHz. January 29th heard at 1740 UTC with program 1 from Ukrainian Radio. Very powerful and with loop it was only IRIB Kermanshah in the background. Acc. to Mauno Ritola the transmitter is located at Odesa-Petrivka, a small village 64 km north of Odesa. (Bengt Ericson, ARC)

måndag 26 januari 2015

Greece: ERA transmissions soon to be restarted?

Zacharias Liangas in Greece indicates that the new government will reemploy the ERA-people as soon as possible in order to restart ERA-transmissions. Keep an ear open! (26.1.2015 WRTH Facebook page via Bengt Ericson, ARC)

söndag 25 januari 2015

German MW stations closing down: DLF 1422 and Antenne Saar 1179

The two German mediumwave transmitters, DLF on 1422 and Antenne Saar on 1179 kHz located at Heusweiler, Saarland will end transmissions on December 31st, 2015. (Saarbrücker Zeitung 2015.01.23 via Bengt Ericson, ARC)                                          

tisdag 20 januari 2015

Temporary French station soon testing on MW 1161 KHz

The old French frequency of 1161 kHz (used until 1996 by France Inter) will be used for motorsport arrangements in the French region of Alsace (eastern France) between October 1st and 4th, 2015. The transmitter is located at Sélestat with a power of 200 kW. The transmitter will be tested already in February/March. It is also said that France Bleu will end its transmissions on 1278 kHz in May 2015. Information from Jean-Paul Meyer and Rémy Friess via A-DX via Bengt Ericson, ARC.