Voice of Han

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Coordinates: 25°2′14.46″N 121°31′16.91″E / 25.0373500°N 121.5213639°E / 25.0373500; 121.5213639

Voice of Han
Type Radio network
Branding VOH
Country Taiwan Taiwan
Availability National, through regional substations.
Owner Ministry of National Defense
Launch date
1942
Former names
Military Radio
Official website
Voice of Han

Voice of Han Broadcasting Station (Chinese: 漢聲廣播電台; pinyin: hànshēng guǎngbō diàntái) also known as Voice of Han Chinese Broadcasting Station was founded in 1942 by the Ministry of National Defense. It is headquartered on Xinyi Road in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. It's online broadcasting service and website are currently blocked in Mainland China.

History[edit]

1942, Voice of Han Radio was located in Mainland China and originally called Military Radio.

1949, the military radio station moved to Taiwan when the Kuomintang retreated following the Chinese Civil War.

1988, the military radio station was renamed to "Voice of Han" and launched more extensive coverage which offered listeners radio programs to listeners nationwide.

2002, on the 60th anniversary celebration of the radio station, President of the Republic of China, Chen Shui-bian broadcast a speech on Voice of Han calling for a communication bride between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait.[1]

2010, Voice of Han Broadcasting in Kinmen added an additional frequency coverage, including Xiamen, which is located in Mainland China.[2]

Frequency[edit]

FM[edit]

  • Northern FM106.5 MHz (Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei and Keelung)
  • Central FM104.5 MHz (Hsinchu, Taichung, Nantou)
  • Chang Southwest Region FM101.3 MHz (Changhua, Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan)
  • Kaohsiung-Pingtung area FM107.3 MHz (Kaohsiung, Pingtung)
  • Taitung FM105.3 MHz
  • Hualien FM104.5 MHz
  • Yuli, FM107.3 MHz
  • Ilan broadcast station FM106.5 MHz
  • Kinmen relay station FM107.3 MHz

AM[edit]

  • Taipei AM684/1116 kHz
  • Taichung AM1287 kHz
  • Taoyuan AM693/936 kHz
  • Yunlin AM1089 kHz
  • Tainan AM693 kHz
  • Pingtung AM1332 kHz
  • Hualien AM1359/792 kHz
  • Ilan AM1116 kHz
  • Penghu AM1269/846 kHz

Shortwave and Mediumwave[edit]

The Voice of Han also broadcasts propaganda programs to Mainland China on shortwave and mediumwave frequencies under the callsign "Voice of Guanghua" (光華之聲). Major programs include: Taiwan New Paradise, Music, Guanghua News, Guanghua Talk Forum, Culture and Education Filling Station, Two sides of the Taiwan Strait, Freedom Scene, Literature Bridge, Taiwan Strait Flyover, and Lookout Tower.

  • Mainland China- 801 kHz 846 kHz 711 kHz 981 kHz 9745 kHz 6105 kHz

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