Thursday, July 26, 2018

China National Radio testing domestic DRM transmission

According to the Chinese broadcasting information site at

China National Radio began domestic shortwave test broadcasting on July 24. They transmit "Voice of China" (domestic 5th program) on 6030 kHz at 2025-1805 UT until the end of 2018. The transmission will be stopped at 0600-0900 UT on Tuesdays for transmitter maintenance.

The main target area is North China, but expected to be audible in all over China.  The transmitter of 6030 kHz has originally 100 kW of power, but the power is reduced to 30 kW in DRM transmission mode. There will be temporarily stop of the transmission.

The reception report should be addressed to
(Takahito Akabayashi-JPN, via wwdxc BC-DX TopNews July 26)

Probably via Shuangqiao #491 site
(W Bueschel/HCDX)