Radio Pakistan Lahore back on mediumwave

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP)

The historic channel of Radio Pakistan Lahore is back on mediumwave besides its transmission on FM Channel 93.

A press release issued by PBC Friday said that the old 100 kW transmitter of Radio Pakistan Lahore has been repaired and it has again started radiating at its previous frequency 630 kHz from 7.00 am to 1200 midnight daily.

With the start of transmission on powerful MW [mediumwave] transmitter again now the Radio Pakistan Lahore can be listened at far-flung areas of the country besides the Indian Punjab.

A team of Radio Pakistan has conducted an initial survey regarding the coverage area of the newly resumed transmission during which a large number of listeners endorsed that broadcasts of Radio Pakistan Lahore are now loud and clear on the mediumwave.

It may be mentioned here that broadcasts of Radio Pakistan Lahore were continuing on the same frequency earlier but its broadcast hours were reduced due to weak signals. Now after refurbishment of the transmitter all the programmes including Saut- ul-Koran are being broadcast at 630 kHz with more power and clarity.

The programmes of National Broadcast Service are also being broadcast on MW at 1332 kHz through 100 kW transmitters from 7.00 am to midnight daily.