Friday, October 25, 2013

English newscast observed on Macedonian domestic radio

Thu Oct 24, 2013
Macedonian Radio's main domestic service, Radio Skopje, has been observed airing news bulletins in English after some of their hourly newscasts in Macedonian. These were noted at 0703, 1203 and 1505 UTC on 24 October, and varied in duration between 2 to 5 minutes. The service identifies in English as "Macedonian National Radio".
Radio Skopje is broadcast on several FM frequencies and a high-powered (1200 kW) mediumwave transmitter on 810 kHz - this MW channel opts out to carry their external service Radio Macedonia in various Balkan languages during the evening and early morning hours. The service is also available on a live audio stream via the web portal.  
(Dario Monferini/playdx)