India is celebrating its 73rd Independence Day on 15 August 2019.
Details of special programs by All India Radio for the occasion is as follows:
14th August 2019 (Wednesday) 1330 UTC (7.00 pm IST) onwards “Address to the Nation” on the eve of Independence Day in Hindi and English by Shri.Ram Nath Kovind, Honble President of India.
All stations of All India Radio will relay this on MW, SW & FM (Live Streaming etc.)
Look out on the following Home Service SW frequencies :
4760 Port Blair
15 August 2018 (Thursday) 0135-0240 UTC (0705-0810 hrs IST)
All India Radio will broadcast the running commentary in English and Hindi on the Flag Hoisting and Prime Minster's speech to be held at Red Fort, New Delhi between 0135-0240 UTC (0705-0810 hrs IST) on 15th August, 2019 on the following SW frequencies.
11740 Panaji 250 kW
15030 Bengaluru 500 kW
9380 Aligarh 250 kW
9950 New Delhi 250 kW
11620 Bengaluru 500 kW
(Note : External Services in Urdu on 6140 7340 are replaced by running commentary at this time)
The following External Services stands cancelled for that day:
9950: Nepali 0130-0230 News Hindi / English 0230-0300
11560, 11740 : Pushtu 0215-0300, Dari 0300-0345
13695, 15030: Kannada 0215-0300
The Regional SW Stations will start using their day time frequencies about 1 hour or more earlier than usual on 15th August as follows to relay the Commentary. This may provide enhanced reception of stations than on normal days.
The sign on schedule for that day is as follows with normal sign on timings in brackets.
1. Bhopal - 0130 UTC (Ex 0225) 7430
2. Chennai - 0130 UTC (Ex 0300) 7380
3. Hyderabad - 0130 UTC (Ex 0225) 7420
4. Port Blair - 0130 UTC (Ex 0315) 7390
5 Srinagar -0130 UTC (ex 0225) 6110
6. Thiruvanathapuram - 0130 UTC (Ex 0230) 7290
Other frequencies operating as usual at that time but carrying the commentary is as follows:
Check also 13695 via Bangalore
All stations of AIR will relay the running commentary.
LIVE STREAMING ON AIR: https://tinyurl.com/yxcvfgsj
Reception Reports to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Director ( Spectrum Management & Synergy)
All India Radio,
Room No. 204, Akashvani Bhawan,
New Delhi110001, India
Watch the events live on Doordarshan TV on all their channels .Try the following links:
DD National: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3RhpgO2ItQ
DD News: http://webcast.gov.in/
Happy Independence Day to all DX_India members!
Alokesh Gupta & Jose Jacob