FM Radio Sevices

FM SERVICES (101.6 MHz.)

An interim set up of 1 KW FM X’TR was installed in the corridor of the Studios at the Emergency Exit. This BE – make Type FM 1C-1 Sr.No. 60659 / 001 was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble MSIB on 01.01.2003 in presence of CEO & E-in-C, All India Radio. This X’TR was diverted from R & D unit and no spares / units / modules were provided with it, except spare exciter unit.


This Transmitter has been replaced with R & S make 10KW FM Transmitter.

Installation has been completed on 31.12.2011 and Vividh Bharati FM Services are being transmitted through this 10KW T/R w.e.f. 1.1.2012. Earlier there were only two transmissions of this service i.e. Morning & Afternoon. Now Evening Transmission from 18:00 Hrs. to 23:00 Hrs. is being broadcast w.e.f. 19.3.2012.

IGNOU Gyanvani Channel


The 10 KW FM Transmitter was commissioned on15.01.2005 in Old Cement Godown as an interim set up. The transmission began from 20.01.2005 onwards with 04 Hrs. evening transmission daily at 18:00 Hrs – 22:00 Hrs.

The Transmitter is BE make ( Model FM 10 S ) and is operating at 1 KW power due to non – augmentation of FM radiating. The Gyanvani programmes are played back from Gyanvani Studio, situated in IGNOU Study Centre, Shankar Nagar and received at Transmitter end through M/.s BSNL’s ISDN line provided by IGNOU.

The operation frequency of Gyanvani Transmitter is 105.6 MHz. This X’TR was shifted to new FM X’TR building and reinstalled on 28.10.2005. 06(six) Bay panel antenna has been supplied to the station on 15.12.2006. The same has been installed on Jan 2008. It is being used for transmission with 1 5/8” cable. 08 Hrs.

Transmission of IGNOU channel began from 1st July 2007 ( 06:00 – 10:00 Hrs. & 18:00 – 22:00 Hrs.). The IGNOU building co-sited with studio premises has been handed over to station on 23.01.2008.

Medium Wave Service

100KW MW TRANSMITTERS (Medium Wave Service - 981 KHz.)

100 KW MW Thales make Transmitter worked satisfactorily during the year under review. From 15.01.2008 onwards, the Transmissions were carried out regularly by the New 100 KW MW Thales- Make, Type – TMW 2100 Transmitter. The total Gear breakdown during the year was 0.145%.

The standby 100 KW X’TR Make-BEL HMB-105 is being tested daily and is used for service whenever required. The stock position of Transmitting Tubes & other spares for 100 KW & 10 KW Transmitter are just satisfactory