Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Digital Radio Mondiale

                  AIR has installed 35 DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale)  MW  transmitters  of capacities ranging from 20 kW to 1000 kW at various places across India. These DRM MW transmitters are capable to provide digital broadcast in major parts of India. The main advantages of these transmitters are better sound broadcast quality as compared to conventional AM MW broadcast with added advantages like additional channels broadcast Text and journaline  features. In addition to this, AIR has also installed  one high power SW  DRM transmitter and two more such transmitter are under installation  for external broadcast.  AIR has incurred an amount of about Rs. 370 crore on digitization of its MW & SW transmitters.  

        
LIST OF MW/SW TRANSMITTERS REPLAED BY DRM TRANSMITTERS
SL.NO.
PLACE
STATE
POWER
MW/SW
DATE OF COMMISSIONING
1
VIJAYWADA
ANDHRA PRADESH
100 KW
MW
12.05.15
2
PASSIGHAT
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
100 KW
MW
20.06.16
3
PATNA
BIHAR
100 KW
MW
26.06.15
4
PANAJI
GOA
100 KW
MW
25.02.15
5
RANCHI
JHARKHAND
100 KW
MW
29.03.16
6
MUMBAI 'A'
MAHARASHTRA
100 KW
MW
09.06.15
7
MUMBAI 'B'
MAHARASHTRA
100 KW
MW
09.06.15
8
PUNE
MAHARASHTRA
100 KW
MW
04.03.15
9
TIRUCHIRAPALLI
TAMILNADU
100 KW
MW
26.09.15
10
VARANASI
UP
100 KW
MW
24.06.15
11
KOLKATA B
WB
100 KW
MW
12.02.16
12
RAJKOT
GUJRAT
1000 KW
MW
10.09.12
13
CHINSURAH
WB
1000 KW
MW
05.03.14
14
TAWANG
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
20 KW
MW
01.07.13
15
GUWAHATI 'B'
ASSAM
20 KW
MW
01.07.13
16
DELHI (VB)
DELHI
20 KW
MW
02.08.13
17
BARMER
RAJASTHAN
20 KW
MW
27.04.13
18
BIKANER
RAJASTHAN
20 KW
MW
16.07.13
19
CHENNAI (VB)
TAMILNADU
20 KW
MW
12.04.13
20
ITANAGAR
ARUNACHAL PRADESH
200 KW
MW
16.06.16
21
DELHI 'A'
DELHI
200 KW
MW
01.06.14
22
JABALPUR
M.P.
200 KW
MW
30.10.15
23
AJMER
RAJASTHAN
200 KW
MW
18.10.15
24
KOLKATA A
WB
200 KW
MW
08.07.15
25
SILIGURI
WB
200 KW
MW
07.01.16
26
AHEMDABAD
GUJARAT
200 KW
MW
22.01.16
27
BANGALORE
KARNATAKA
200 KW
MW
20.03.15
28
DHARWAD
KARNATAKA
200 KW
MW
20.09.15
29
CHENNAI 'A'
TAMILNADU
200 KW
MW
25.07.15
30
DIBRUGARH
ASSAM
300 KW
MW
31.03.16
31
RAJKOT
GUJARAT
300 KW
MW
21.03.15
32
JAMMU
J&K
300 KW
MW
17.05.15
33
JALLANDHAR
PUNJAB
300 KW
MW
14.07.16
34
SURATGARH
RAJASTHAN
300 KW
MW
20.05.16
35
LUCKNOW
UP
300 KW
MW
11.03.15
36
BANGALORE
KARNATAKA
500 KW
SW
01.01.2014
37
KINGSWAY
DELHI
100 KW
SW
UNDER INSTALLATION
38
KINGSWAY
DELHI
100 KW
SW
UNDER INSTALLATION