Thursday, June 16, 2011

Why Axe Trincomalee?

Written by Victor Goonetilleke
From my experience of Short Wave broadcasting for more than 40 years I have always found that it is better to get a signal from one or two hops away than dealing with a ground wave, especially when a station not far away and close to skip disances. Sines in Portugal is a very good example. This DW relay station was meant to reach the East European countries, which are at about. 2 hop distance. Also RFE’s stations to E.Europe from Portugal and Spain. Please read the full article here.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Exit DW,Enter CRI

CRI is on AIR on FM 102 MHz daily in Chinese and English. But also having daily languages courses Chinese > Sinhala and Chinese > Tamil. CCTV Chinese International Television Channel is competing with CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera and is 24h on AIR in Sri Lanka in UHF-Band.Read more.....

Sunday, June 5, 2011

BBC Bengali at 1630 on 6155

Due to poor reception and propagation BBC Bengali has replaced 11995 kHz with new 6155 kHz from Singapore relay at 1630-1700 UTC. Other channels at 1630 hrs continues on 7465 and 9540 kHz.