Sunday, April 06, 2008

IRIN launches Somali shortwave broadcast

In the Somalia Situation Report no. 13 – 04 Apr 2008, issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, we note:
“The Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) has launched direct broadcasts via short wave radio of Somali news and information at: Frequency 9665 kHz, 31 meter band, daily from 1730-1745 GMT (2030-2045 EAT).”
According to the HFCC registrations for A08, this transmission is from Meyerton, South Africa, beam 020 degrees and power 100 kW.
(R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)