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Maiac is located in Moldova
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°14′15″N 29°23′9″E / 47.23750°N 29.38583°E / 47.23750; 29.38583Coordinates: 47°14′15″N 29°23′9″E / 47.23750°N 29.38583°E / 47.23750; 29.38583
Country  Moldova
County Transnistria
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Maiac (Ukrainian: Маяк; Russian: Маяк, Mayak) is an urban settlement (according to Transnistrian authorities[citation needed]), or city (according to the Moldovan legislation) in the Grigoriopol sub-district, Transnistria, Moldova, 13 km east of Grigoriopol, on the Ukrainian border.


The Transnistrian Radio and Television Center (TRTC) is located in Maiac. It is a large broadcasting centre for short- and mediumwave, which was built up in the years between 1968 and 1975. It covers an area of 9.5 km2., and housed at the end of 1980s 20 transmitters. In 1997, a 350 metres, and a 250 metres mast of the facility used for medium wave broadcasting collapsed as a result of icing.[1]

In October 2007 the Russian unitary enterprise Russian Television and Radio Networks acquired 100% of shares of the TRTC for $3,314,388.[2]


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  2. ^ "The New Owner of the Transnistrian Radio and TV Center Intends to Make it Work Successful", November 14, 2007 (Russian)