sabato 17 luglio 2010

All India Radio places global tender notice for DRM digital transmitters

All India radio (AIR), the Indian public service broadcaster, has floated a global tender for acquisition of several DRM digital transmitters moving forth with its digitisation plans. AIR has invited bids for the supply of 34 new MW transmitters, for the upgrade of 36 MW transmitters and purchase of 5 SW transmitters and other associated equipment.  The Research Department of AIR is also going ahead with the purchase of a 500 watt DRM shortwave transmitter for conducting trials on 26 MHz SW DRM transmissions for local coverage. The AIR started off with digitisation of its broadcast services with the DRM standard created by Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium to ensure Digital radio coverage for the entire country, thereby providing better and more robust radio services to the listeners.