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MONITORING AFGHANISTAN AND VICINITY

2001 Glenn Hauser. For personal use only. Republication without permission prohibited. A basic guide to English broadcasts audible in North America Times are UT. Subtract 4 hours for AST, 5 for EST, 6 for CST, 7 for MST and 8 for PST. Frequencies in kHz. Additional Islamic countries outside the Mideast are included. Latest info as of December 6, 2001 now includes B-01 seasonal scheduling. The frequencies providing best or most reliable reception marked (*) AFGHANISTAN --- Voice of Shariah (Taliban station) 1530-1545 7087 (varies 7083 to 7092) [for propagational reasons this is extremely difficult to hear, but was your only chance. Theoretically, best possibility would have been on west coast, improving with approach of solstice and greatest darkness on path. However, this frequency was knocked off the air at 1610 UT October 8 and not heard since.] [Note: the purpose of this page is to deal with ENGLISH broadcasts only one may actually listen to for content. For much more coverage, including the US PsyOps broadcast on 8700 kHz USB, and Radio Voice of Afghanistan on 9950, consult all recent issues of DX Listening Digest] EGYPT --- Radio Cairo 0200-0330 *9475 2115-2245 9990 2300-0030 9900 INDIA --- All India Radio 1000-1100 11585, 13700, 15020, 15260, 17510, 17800, 17895 1330-1500 11620, 13710 1745-1945 7410, 11620, 11935, *13605, 15155, 17670 2045-2230 7150, 7410, 9650, 9910, *11620, 11715 2245-0045 9705, 9950, *13605 Note: this is the complete schedule, since none of the frequencies are intended for North America; try them all. INDONESIA --- Voice of Indonesia 2000-2100 15150 IRAN --- Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran 0030-0130 6065, 6135 1930-2030 6110, 11695 2130-2230 9780, 11740 IRAQ --- Radio Iraq International 1900-2000 11787 [time varies widely] recently reported here 2000-2100 11787 [time varies widely] may be winter timing? 0200-0300 11787 [time varies widely] ISRAEL --- Kol Israel 0500-0515 9435, 11605(6280 from Dec 15), 17545 1130-1135 15640 17545 1700-1730 11605, *17545 2000-2030 9435, 11605(6280 from Dec 15), 15650 2130-2200 15725 via WRMI Miami, Sunday only JORDAN --- Radio Jordan 1400-1730 11690 KUWAIT --- Radio Kuwait 0500-0800 15110 1800-2100 11990 LIBYA --- Voice of Africa 2025-0345 15435 or 17725 [English news segments of 5 to 10 minutes start from 25 to 50 past each hour, mixed with Arabic, French and other languages] OMAN --- Radio of the Sultanate of Oman 0300-0400 15355 1400-1500 15140 PAKISTAN --- Radio Pakistan 1055-1105 17523v, 21465 1600-1615 11570, 15100, 15725, 17720 0045-0115 15455 SAUDI ARABIA --- BSKSA [does not have ANY shortwave broadcasts in English, but has French and many other languages; an English broadcast is produced daily but broadcast only on MW/FM. Complain to their embassy in the USA...] SYRIA --- Radio Damascus 2005-2105 12085 and/or 13610 2110-2210 12085 and/or 13610 TAJIKISTAN --- Radio Tajikistan 1645-1700 7245 0345-0400 7245 TURKEY --- Voice of Turkey 0400-0450 6020 1330-1420 17815 2300-2350 *9655 9830 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES --- Emirates Radio, Dubai 0330-0350 12005, *13675, 15395 0530-0550 15435, 17830, 21700 1330-1350 13630, 13675, 15395, *21598v 1600-1635 13630, 13675, 15395, 21598v UZBEKISTAN --- Radio Tashkent 1200-1230 5060, 5975, 7285, 9715 1330-1400 5060, 5975, 7285, 9715 2030-2100 11905 2130-2200 11905 YEMEN --- Republic of Yemen Radio 0600-0700 9780v 1800-1900 9780v Also check our Anomaly Alert page: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/Anomaly.html For MUCH more information on the latest shortwave operations consult: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/Dxldmid.html And listen to WORLD OF RADIO: home page: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/ schedule: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/radioskd.html schedule in CST: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/wormast.html summaries: http://www.angelfire.com/ok/worldofradio/wor2001.html audio: http://www.worldofradio.com/audiomid.html