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Transmission Units & FM Radio Coverage

Radio Nepal is the national broadcaster with maximum geographic coverage and highest audience listenership in Nepal*. Radio Nepal runs its transmission in Short Wave (SW), Medium Wave (MW) and Frequency Modulation (FM) frequencies from the different locations in Nepal. Please visit www.radionepal.org for more details.

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Word Jargon

SW - Short Wave

MW - Medium Wave

FM - Frequency Modulation

MHz - Mega Hertz

kHz - kilo Hertz

kW - kilo Watts

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Radio Nepal operates in SW, MW and FM bands and its transmitters are based on the following locations (as on November 1, 2007):

Short Wave (SW) Transmission Unit (1)

Kumaltar, Lalitpur (3 transmitters at 100 kW)

1. 3.230 MHz (Winter season only)

2. 5.005 MHz (All seasons)

3. 6.100 MHz (Summer season only)

4. 7.165 MHz (Summer season only)

 

Medium Wave (MW) Transmission Units (6)

1. Dharan 648kHz (100 kW)

2. Bardibas 1143 kHz (10 kW)

3. Kathmandu 792 kHz (100 kW)

4. Pokhara 684 kHz (100 kW)

5. Surkhet 576 kHz (100 kW)

6. Dipayal 810 kHz (10 kW)

 

Frequency Modulation (FM) Transmission Units (11)

1. Illam, Illam - 100 MHz (1,000 watts)

2. Khumaltar, Kathmandu - 100 MHz (1,000 watts)

3. Hetauda, Makwanpur - 98 MHz (100 watts)

4. Birgunj, Parsa - 100 MHz (1,000 watts)

5. Bharatpur, Chitwan - 103 MHz (1,000 watts)

6. Daunne, Nawalparasi - 100 MHz (1,000 watts)

7. Jomsom, Mustang - 100 MHz (10 watts)

8. Simikot, Humla - 100 MHz (50 watts)

9. Buditola, Kailali - 100 MHz (1,000 watts)

10. Jumla, Jumla - 100 MHz (50 watts) - not shown in the map above.

11. Tulsipur, Dang - 103 MHz (1,000 watts) - not shown in the map above.
 

Contact:

Radio Broadcasting Service (Radio Nepal)

G.P.O. Box. No. 634, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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  *  as from the 'Broadcast Audience Survey 2007- 2008 reports.

For programming information and other details - www.radionepal.org

 

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DBI Equal Access Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal