Radio Vlaanderen Internationaal confirms end of SW

Radio Vlaanderen Internationaal (RVi) has officialy confirmed that it is dropping its shortwave transmissions. The final shortwave broadcast will be on Saturday 24 October. RVi has been broadcasting a limited shortwave service to expats in southern Europe, but replies to a recent listeners’ questionnaire showed a declining audience for this service in favour of satellite and Internet, and the costs of using shortwave can no longer be jusitified.