Short Wave Listeners Delight
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SWLD - Shortwave Listeners Delight - Radio Free Asia shortwave frequencies & schedule
Radio Free Asia Shortwave Frequencies & Schedule
(Radio Free Asia is a subsidiary of Voice of America)
www.rfa.org


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Effective 26 March - 28 October 2017 (UTC)

FNP = Frequency not promoted


Burmese

0030-0130 15700 17845 17830
1230-1330 7530 11805 13630
1300-1400 7530 11805 12140
1400 - 1430 7530 11805

Cantonese

1400-1500
*FNP



Khmer

1230-1330

12140

2230-2330 13740



Korean

1500-1700 1188 5830 7455 11850
1700-1800
1188 9990 11985
1800-1900 1188 9990 11830
2100 - 2200 9540 11945 11960



Lao

0000-0100 15690
1100-1200 15195



Mandarin

0300-0400 13790 15665 17520 17665
0400-0500 13790 15615 17520 21505
0500-0600 13790 15615 17520 21690
0600-0700
13790 15615 17520 17810
1500-1600
9455 13675 15430
1600-1700
9910 11610 13570 13675
1700-1800 9355 9965
1800-1900
9355 9965 11560
1900-2000 1098 9355 9745
2000-2100 1098 6080 9355 9745
2100-2200 1098 7435 9685
2300-2400 9535 11785 15570



Tibetan

0100-0200 9370 9680 11705 13765 + 1 FNP
0200-0300
9370 11705 11745 13765 + 1 FNP
0600-0700 15720 21540 21690 + 1 FNP
1000-1100 13800 15330 + 1 FNP
1100-1200 13830 15265 15745 + 1 FNP
1200-1300 11540 13830 15265 15745 + 1 FNP
1300-1400 11540 13830 15275 15745 + 1 FNP
1500-1600 9355 11870 + 1 FNP
2200-2300 7505 9370 + 1 FNP
2300-2400 6075 9555 9875



Uyghur

0100-0200
9350 9780 11640 11945 15580
1600-1700
9355 9555 11690 13615



Vietnamese

1400-1430
1503 9950 11850
1430-1500
9950 11850

* Frequency Not Promoted

Via Satellite

Asiasat-7

Satellite: Asiasat-7 (105.5 degrees East)
Band: C
Transponder: 11H
Downlink Frequency: 4040 MHz
FEC: 1/2
Symbol Rate: 26.5 MSym/s
Downlink Polarization: Horizontal
Network ID: 1
Audio: 1-Left and 1-Right
Channel: * see list below
PID: *see list below
RFA-1:
Channel: 411
PID: 7620
RFA-2:
Channel: 412
PID: 7622
RFA-3:
Channel: 413
PID: 7630
RFA-4:
Channel: 414
PID: 7632

NSS-12

Satellite: New Skies NSS-12 (57 degrees East)
Band: C
Transponder: 35/35
Downlink Frequency: 4055 MHz
FEC: 1/2
Symbol Rate: 26.0 MSym/s
Downlink Polarization: RHC
Network ID: 3
Channel: * see list below
PID: *see list below
RFA-1:
Channel: 436
Audio: 1 Left
PID: 1320
RFA-2:
Channel: 436
Audio: 1 Right
PID: 1321
RFA-3:
Channel: 437
Audio: 1 Left
PID: 1322
RFA-4:
Channel: 437
Audio: 1 Right
PID: 1323

Telstar 18

RFA “audio with pictures”

Satellite: Telstar 18, 138 Degrees East
Frequency: 12,430 MHz
Polarization: H
Symbol Rate: 3.33
FEC: 1/2

RFA Mandarin/Tibetan:

Service ID: 406
PMT PID: 5406
Video PID: 7510
Audio PID: 7520
Audio PID: 7522

Schedule:


EDT UTC TIME SOURCE & LANGUAGE

0600-1100 1000-1500 5 hours RFA4 Tibetan
1100-1800 1500-2200 7 hours RFA1 Mandarin
1800-2300 2200-0300 5 hours RFA4 Tibetan
2300-0600 0300-1000 7 hours RFA1 Mandarin