Tuesday, March 30, 2010

SLBC launches a radio programme for Sri Lankan listeners in South Korea.

[Sunday, 28 March 2010 18:45]

"The programme is broadcast through City FM Service from 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. each day of the week. At the launching ceremony held in SLBC premises today Chairman Hudson Samarasinghe said about 16 thousand Sri Lankan migrant workers in South Korea will be benefited by this programme. They have the opportunity to get information from Sri Lanka and to address their family members and friends via this new channel.

Participating at the ceremony South Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cho Kee Chool said this radio programme will lead to enhance diplomatic, cultural and religious ties between the two countries. " SLBC Web site.

Victor G adds :
The broadcast from 1030-1130 UTC is transmitted from the DW
Trincomalee facility on 15120 kHz(the very popular SLBC freq used for their S.E.Asia service in English a few years back at the same time period) and is heard in Sri Lanka on FM 92.2 MHz. The programme is in Sinhala. SW frequency and FM both confirmed by live monitoring in Colombo with 15120 kHz cochannel by AWR from 1030-1100 then heard with clear reception.

The Service to the Middle East in Sinhala is on the air daily
1630-1830 UTC on 11750 kHz.

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