Radio Polonia


Radio Polonia

Infobox Network
name = Polish Radio External Service

country = POL
network_type = international broadcasting
available = global
owner = Polskie Radio
key_people = "Aleksander Kropiwnicki" (English Service Editor)
launch_date = 1936
past_names = Radio Polonia
website = http://www.polskieradio.pl/zagranica/gb|

Polish Radio External Service (till January 2007 as Radio Polonia) ( _pl. Polskie Radio dla Zagranicy) is the official international broadcasting station of Poland. Polish Radio External Service (PR ES) is a part of Poland’s public radio network - Polish Radio. Its aim is to broadcast programs on developments in Poland, Polish foreign policy, the economy, business and foreign investments. Polish Radio External Service provides objective and impartial information about Poland and it’s stance on international affairs. It shows Polish society, its daily life as well as scientific and cultural achievements.

History

*1936 – Polish Radio launches shortwave broadcasts of brief programmes in English and Polish
*1945 – after the end of World War 2, the shortwave channel Warszawa III resumes external broadcasts
*1990 – Polish Radio starts broadcasting for Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
*2000 – Radio Polonia begins daily Real Audio broadcasts in several languages via the World Radio Network
*2007 - Radio Polonia changed name into Polish Radio External Service

Programmes

Polish Radio External Service broadcasts 11 hours a day in seven languages: Polish, English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Hebrew and Belarusian.

Polish Radio External Service brings:

* news bulletins
* news analysis
* press reviews
* correspondent’s dispatches
* interviews and discussions
* features

Listen

To receive Polish Radio External Service shortwave transmissions, all you need is a shortwave receiver with a 25 to 51 meter band spread.

Listeners in Europe can tune in via satellite on Eutelsat 13 E, 12360 MHz, FEC 3/4, SR 27500, Horizontal, PID audio 773

Polish Radio External Service can be heard in English, Polish and German on the World Radio Network (WRN) through terrestrial relays, on cable and via satellite.

On cable: PR ES in English is also available to 4.5 million homes on cable in London, Dublin, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Vienna, Strassburg, Geneva, Tokyo, Washington D.C. and many other cities. You can also hear us on hotel cable in the Netherlands and Hong Kong.

WRN satellite relays:

*Europe

In English
Hot Bird 13° E WRN Euro Max English Astra 28.5° E SKY digital

In GermanAstra 1 B 19° E 11.612 GHz, pol. H, audio subcarrier 7.38 MHz Hot Bird 5, 13° E, 12.597 GHz

*North America

In EnglishIn German
Telstar 5 97° W, 12.177 GHz, pol. V

*Asia, Australia In English
AsiaSat 100.5° E, 4.000 GHz, European Bouquet package

*Africa In English
PanAmSat 4 68.5° E, Multichoice package

Terrestrial relays:

In Polish: Vilnius, Radio znad Willi 73.34 and 103.8 FM Lvov, Radio Niezaleznost 146.7 and 106.7 FM

In English: USA -WLRN , Miami; WDET, Detroit, WBFO, Buffalo; WCPN, Cleveland; KUAZ, Phoenix; West Virginia Public Radio Network USA – National Public Radio, KVRM Oregon SIRIUS – digital radio for drivers Canada – CBC Overnight RPA – SAFM, Bush Radio (Capetown), The Voice (Johannesburg) Dennmark – Nyhetsradioen 24/7 Holland – Radio Horizon Australia – 5UV Adelaide, KLFM Bendingo, Castlemaine England – BBC CWR, Digital One Namibia – UNAM, Windhoek Malawi – 101 FM, Blantyre Zambia – Radio Choice, Lusaka

In Russian: Sankt Petersburg, 684 kHz

In Belarusian: Vilnius , Radio Baltic 612 kHz

In Ukrainian: Lvov, Radio Niezaleznost 146.7 i 106.7 FM

See also

* Polskie Radio, the Polish publicly-funded radio broadcaster

External links

* [http://www.polskieradio.pl/zagranica/ Polish Radio External Service Website] pl icon en icon de icon ru icon uk icon be icon he icon
* [http://www.polskieradio.pl/sluchaj/play.aspx?p=r5 Listen to Polish Radio External Service online] pl icon en icon de icon ru icon uk icon be icon he icon


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