Friday, September 15, 2006

RTE Ireland to air on shortwave Sept 17

RTE, Ireland's national public service broadcaster, will be broadcasting on shortwave to Africa on Sunday 17 September with coverage of the Football All-Ireland finals. The broadcast, at 1300-1700 UTC, will be beamed as follows:
To Eastern, Central and Southern Africa: 21720 kHz 250 kW
To West and Central Africa: 17745 kHz 250 kW
To East and Central Africa: 15115 kHz 250 KW
Details of the transmitter site(s) not given by RTE, but these are presumably via transmitters in the UK.
(Source: R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)