Short Wave Listeners Delight
Military, government, and civilian Shortwave / HF radio network frequencies

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 30 October 2016 through 25 March 2017 (UTC)

FNP = Frequency not promoted


Burmese

0030-0130 12115 15700 17510
1230-1400 11795 12105 13735
1400-1430 11795 12105

Cantonese

1400-1500
*FNP



Khmer

1230-1330

11750

2230-2330 11850



Korean

1500-1700 1188 5885 7195 9985
1700-1900
1188 5885 9985
2100-2200 7460 9860 9985



Lao

0000-0100 13685
1100-1200 13685



Mandarin

0300-0500 11980 15340 17660
0500-0700 11980 15340 17660 21700
1500-1600 7415 9790 9850
1600-1700
6120 7415 9455
1700-1900
7415 9455 9860
1900-2000
1098 5965 7415 9455 9860
2000-2100 1098 5965 7415 7445 9455 9590
2100-2200
1098 7415 9410 9455
2300-2400 9825 9900 11775



Tibetan

0100-0200 9670 11695 13795 15270 17750
0200-0300
9455 9670 11695 17525 17750
0600-0700 17675 17815 21480 21680
1000-1100 9690 15665 17830
1100-1200 7470 9315 11550
1200-1300 7470 9315 11555 12055 15375
1300-1400 7470 9315 12050 13650 15375
1500-1600 5875 9315 11660 11805
2200-2300 7470 7480 9890
2300-2400 5905 7470 7540 9535



Uyghur

0100-0200
7480 9450 9700 9740 13705
1600-1700
7545 7565 11720 11800



Vietnamese

1400-1430
1503 11850 13735
1430-1500
11850 13735

* 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