Thursday, August 08, 2013

DRM in India

Drm Digitalradiomondiale announcement on Facebook:

DRM India Chapter Noticeboard
August 2013

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners,  

Good news is that time is not far off when made in India DRM radio receivers will be available in the market! In fact nowadays India is bubbling with DRM Digital Radio activities. Some of the highlights are:
•    While one Indian firm is busy with the development of a commercial DRM radio another firm is in the process of starting production of professional DRM radios for supply to AIR.

•    AIR digital transmissions are now available from eight MW transmitters (Two of 1000 kW each and six of 20 kW each) and one SW transmitter. These transmitters are located in different parts of the country. So large number of radio listeners in India and in the neighbouring countries can now enjoy their favourite AIR programmes in excellent digital quality.

•    AIR team is already in Canada from 29th July 2013 for pre-dispatch inspection of three 300 kW and one 200 kW MW DRM transmitters. Another team is getting ready for inspection of four 100 kW MW DRM transmitters from 26th August 2013.

•    DRM Chairman, Ruxandra Obreja and her team will be in India for about a week starting from 19th August 2013. DRM workshops in Delhi & Chennai and meetings with receiver manufacturers, senior officers of Government & Prasar Bharati are some of the major activities being planned during this visit to facilitate the smooth implementation of DRM in India.
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Yogendra Pal
Hon Chair DRM India Platform    [Via DXLD]