Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata jointly inaugurated the newly installed medium wave transmitter
of 500 KW power in Islamabad on Friday.
Two new powerful medium wave transmitters
of 400 kilowatt and 100 Kilowatt power have recently been installed in Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan respectively, for covering the areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces.
Firdous Ashiq Awan and Senator Ismail Buledi on Wednesday inaugurated new broadcasting house and 100 kilowatts high powered medium wave transmitter
of Radio Pakistan Turbat.
Yasumichi said in this connection, JICA will help to replace aging transmitter at Faqirabad in Attock district with a most modern 500 kilowatt medium wave transmitter
. DG PBC Murtaza Solangi said Japan is a very good friend of Pakistan and its cooperation in various fields is highly appreciated by the people of the country.
Two special Pashto bulletins one in the morning and the other in the evening as FATA News will be broadcast from Radio Pakistan Peshawar on Medium Wave transmitter
. PBC Peshawar will also allocate one hour in the morning and one hour in the evening for program specially designed for FATA.
'Some people are saying that private FM radio stations are being run from single rooms but they are not aware that Radio Pakistan has 32 medium wave transmitters
and requires a lot of space,' he added.
THANK you for your coverage of the switch off of BBC Radio Merseyside's medium wave transmitters
(ECHO, August 21).
There are moves afoot to turn off the medium wave transmitters
. The result of these moves would be that far less people are exposed to news and information about Wales and Welsh politics.
Regarding the short wave transmitter situation, I knew at the time that the few American short wave transmitters were all privately owned and that there were only two ways our broadcasts could be transmitted to our target audiences, primarily German, French and Italian: Send the broadcasts via radiotelephone to London whence the BBC would transmit them on their own medium wave transmitters
or lease the privately owned American short wave transmitters for direct broadcasts to the target area.