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AIR VISHAKHAPATNAM

 

 

Name of Station

Visakhapatnam

Date of Commissioning

04.08.1963

No. of Transmitters

2

Location of Transmitter

 

 

MW TR at Kurmannapalem, one 100 KW MW TR and one 2×5 KW FM TR at Studio Centre

 

 

Frequency of Transmission

 

 

 

MW- 927 KHz, FM- 102 MHz

Transmission timings & duration :

 

Transmission

Day

Transmission Time

Duration

Morning

Sunday

6.00 am to 10.30 am

 

Weekdays

6.00 am to 10.00 am

 

Afternoon

Sunday

 

 

Weekdays

11.15 am to 3.00 pm

 

 

Evening

 

Sunday

 

 

Weekdays

 

 

Programme Origination

 Sunday

 

Weekdays

67 hours and 25 minutes

Relay of  Programmes and News

Sunday

 

 Weekdays

108 hours and 55 minutes

Language in which programmes broadcast

Telugu, Hindi and English

Composition of originated programmes

Classical Music, Light Music, Folk Music, Spoken Word, Drama, Hindi, Women, Industrial Worker, Stage Songs, Children, and Film Songs.

 

No. of Studios

Three No, Type ICR studio set up having 3rd studios for Primary channel and one Playback studio FM Channel.

Area Covered

Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari district.

Programme zone covered by the station

Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari district.

Population covered

Approximately 1,35,20,603

Sanctioned strength in all cadre

132

Library facilities

-

 

(a) Disks

7643

 

(b) CDs

14286

 

(c) Tapes

4350

 

(d) Books

4059

 

Participation of Public

 

 

(a)  No. of Music Artists on station registered

 

 

 

(b) No. of Drama Artists on station registered

265

 

 

(c) No. of Casual Announcers

Primary- 40, FM Rainbow

 

 

E-mail, ID of the Station

airvisakhapatnam@rediffmail.com

 

Complete Address of the Station with PIN Code

 

AIR, Siripuram, Vishakhapatnam – 530003 (Andra Pradesh)

 

Telephone No.

Fax No.

STD- 0891

2562084,

SE- 2529188, 2550300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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