shortwave | radioinfo

shortwave

$40 million of benefits from shortwave: ABC Shortwave Review report released

Thursday 05 December, 2019

The Department of Communications and the Arts (DOCA) has released its Review of Australian Broadcasting Services in the Asia Pacific, almost a year after it was submitted.

The 210 page review examines the ABC’s decision to pull out of shortwave broadcasts in the Pacific and reviews other broadcasting services in the region. It was conducted jointly by DoCA and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) with assistance from the Sapere Research Group.

Vanuatu PM says bring back ABC Shortwave or lives could be lost

Friday 03 August, 2018

 

Submissions to the Australian Government’s review on the closure of ABC shortwave services to the Pacific Region have now closed.
 

China Radio International takes over Radio Australia's old shortwave frequencies in the Pacific

Saturday 23 June, 2018

China's international radio service, China Radio International (CRI) has taken over some of ABC Radio Australia's old shortwave radio frequencies in the Pacific.

Number of people affected by shortwave switchoff 'very small' Guthrie tells Senate Committee

Wednesday 01 March, 2017

At a Senate Estimates hearing yesterday, ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie was asked to present details of the research and consultation that took place before deciding to switch off shortwave radio services.
 
Guthrie did not table any research, but did speak about the low number of complaints that have been received since the switch off was announced. "Fewer than 15 people have contacted us since we made the announcement, so the number of people affected seems to be very small," said Guthrie.
 

ABC exits shortwave radio transmission

Tuesday 06 December, 2016

The ABC will end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January 2017.

The move is in line with the national broadcaster’s commitment to dispense with outdated technology and to expand its digital content offerings including DAB+ digital radio, online and mobile services, together with FM services for international audiences.

Subscribe to RSS - shortwave
radioinfo ABN: 87 004 005 109  P O Box 6430 North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia.  |  All content © 1996-2020. All Rights Reserved.