lördag 26 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: Beograd 1 back on 1602 kHz

Beograd 1 is back on 1602 kHz, heard June 25th // 1107 & 684 kHz, but signal seems to be weaker then in the past. (Patrick Robic, Austria via Bengt Ericsson, ARC)

söndag 20 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: Ny radio- och TV-lag i Sverige

Riksdagen fattade den 15 juni beslut om att den nuvarande radio- och tv-lagen ska ersättas av en ny lag med samma namn den 1 augusti 2010.

Beslutet innebär också att Radio- och TV-verket och Granskningsnämnden för radio och tv avvecklas och att myndigheternas verksamheter tas över av en nybildad myndighet, Myndigheten för radio och tv, den 1 augusti 2010.

Läs mera på http://www.riksdagen.se/Webbnav/index.aspxnid=3120&doktyp=betankande&bet=2009/10:KU25 (info via Jan Edh, ARC, Hudiksvall)

ARC Newsflash: Arrow 828 back on the air

Arrow 828 has been heard in Holland and Växjö, Sweden on its old frequency of 828 kHz. It is believed that the transmitter is on low power and is on the air in order to avoid losing the frequency. Identifying as 'Arrow Classic Rock' and the webstream is not in // with 828. Heard with splendid signal in Växjö, Sweden at 2130 UTC on Sunday, June 20. (Bengt Ericsson, ARC, Växjö)

onsdag 16 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: Radio Beograd relay and Berlin DRM transmitter off air

1602 kHz Radio Beograd 1 had a relay at Sjenica with power of 1 kW. This transmitter seems to have stopped. It hasn’t been heard for 2 weeks.

1485 kHz DRM transmissions from Oldiestar in Berlin has been off since Sunday June 13th and several stations are now fighting. Most interesting is the new Twoje Radio AM at Walcz in Poland with the power of 800 watts. Heard in competition with AFN in Germany and Radio Merkurs in Riga, Latvia after 1900 UTC.

(Bengt Ericson, ARC, Växjö)

tisdag 8 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: Studio X, Italy off the air

1584 kHz Studio X in Italy is off since beginning of May. They have problems with the MW transmitter according to Dario Monferini in Italy. Now there is a chance to hear Radio Verona in Verona, Italy after 2200 UTC when RAI at Terni signs off. The station is commercial and during the evening a lot of ads are broadcast between the records. Power 1 kW. During nighttime 2300 – 0430 UTC Monday to Saturday and on Sundays 2200 - 0430 they are broadcasting non-stop music with IDs. Radio Verona is recently been heard by Robic Patrick in Austria. The station has also Internet streaming of the program http://www.radioverona.it/  (Bengt Ericson, ARC, Växjö)

fredag 4 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: News from Germany and Russia


711 Südwest Rundfunk with the program SWR cont.ra service has started DRM transmission from Obereisesheim, near Heilbronn, The station is well received in Växjö after sunset, but if the loop is directed southeast the signal is almost nil. Then Romania is strong.

1287 Yu-FM in Yazykovo, European Russia has left the frequency during the last 3 days. According to WRTH-update Yu-FM has probably left the MW. (via Victor Rutkovsky, Russia)
(Bengt Ericson, Växjö, ARC)

tisdag 1 juni 2010

ARC Newsflash: Twoje Radio, Kraków heard in Sweden

POLAND Twoje Radio AM, Krakόw (the main station of the network) on 1602 kHz was heard with a strong signal on May 31st, 2010 between 2159 -2205 UTC with local identification. The power is 800 watts. The distance Växjö – Krakόw is approx. 800 kms. (Bengt Ericson, ARC, Växjö)