Radio Nepal

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Radio Nepal
रेडियो नेपाल
Type Radio network
Country Nepal
Availability National
Slogan Inclusive voices of modern Nepal
Headquarters Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Launch date
2 April 1951
Official website
Language Nepali, Maithili, Nepal Bhasa, English and regionals.
Radio Nepal

Radio Nepal (Nepali: रेडियो नेपाल) is the state-owned Radio broadcasting organisation of Nepal, which was established on 2 April 1951. Initially, the transmission lasted for 4 hours and 30 minutes through a 250 Watt short-wave transmitter. Over the years, Radio Nepal has strengthened its institutional capacity considerably and diversified itself in terms of programme format, technical efficiency and coverage. Radio Nepal airs programmes on medium wave (AM) and FM frequencies.

Regular broadcasts last for sixteen hours every day, which includes two hours of regional broadcasts between 09:30 hrs. and 11:00 hrs. in the morning and 18:05 hrs 18:30 hrs in the evening. However on public holidays, there is an additional two hours, extending the total duration to eighteen hours. FM Kathmandu, the first FM-Channel covering Kathmandu valley and adjoining areas was started in 1995 from its premises at Singha Durbar, Kathmandu.


Music of Nepal
General topics
Specific forms
Media and performance
Music festivals Goon lā
Music media
Nationalistic and patriotic songs
National anthem "Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka"

Radio Nepal First adj. In the month of December 1946 A.D Electricity Authority launched the fireball was 5-watt power transmitter. This broadcast seven - eight months, and this location was closed only been limited to the day from 3 pm broadcast was 1.30.

Esteban Rana rule with the objective of ending after 1950 Biratnagar in a radio center was established. Suddenly the morning of 13 December 1950, 8:30 pm heard a spread - "This is Radio Nepal democracy. We muktimorcha from Biratnagar speaking to you." (Nepali: "यो नेपाल प्रजातन्त्र रेडियो हो। हामी विराटनगर मुक्तिमोर्चाबाट बोलिरहेका छौ।") Local Agro connect people to a room air set upon 41m decompression program was broadcast. The broadcast Kathmandu, Darjeeling, Calcutta, Gorakhpur and Benares by could hear. These places were major centers of operations in 1951 A.D year struggle against the Rana. Armed conflict to the radio station to broadcast news was proved very useful way.

Establish and operate the radio station and the mortality Aquilon. The first was the announcer - Gajadhara Bhakta premonitions, Tarini Koirala, Nepal, Hindi of the famous poet Phanishwar Renu Hindi and Bijayalaxmi (Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala's sister) of English news broadcasts musicians. After some time as well as perceptions prove to Hindi news broadcast programs to the people. It is a great help to overcome the Rana regime run.

1951 A.D year after the revolution, 'Radio Prajatantra' of Biratnagar transferred to capital city Kathmandu at Singha Durbar by Tarini Prasad Koirala . Renamed radio station is 'RADIO NEPAL' and regularly started broadcasting at April 2, 1951 A.D only 250 watt short wave transmitter was used at initial time. Now Radio Nepal has six medium wave relay station, one shortwave relay station, and 20 FM relay station (update April 19,2016 A.D ) . Radio Nepal planned to increase number of FM radio relay station . 'Radio Nepal Broadcasting Act' is released in 2014 B.S. Radio Nepal can listen online

Regional broadcasting centers[edit]

Radio Nepal is the only national media interest because of washouts listeners Radio Nepal for convenience . April 2, 1994 A.D by the regional centers to regional broadcasting service was broadcast . Initially, the regional broadcasting service in the morning at 11 o'clock to 12 pm each day only an hour break. In the local language song - music as well as local news broadcast was acknowledged in various programs.

Radio Nepal's regional broadcasting station now broadcasting at 3.15 pm - 6.15 pm (Nepal standard time) as well as regional local language news broadcast station has started broadcasting work. Radio Nepal's regional broadcast centers include:

Regional Broadcasting Service
Regional Broadcasting Centre Frequency (frequency)
Dhankuta 648 kHz Dharan
Kathmandu 792 kHz (Singha Durbar) and 1143 KHz (GauriDada)
Pokhara 684 kHz
Surkhet 576 kHz
Dipayal 810 kHz

In addition, due to poor reception some FM frequencies 98 MHz, 100 MHz and 103 MHz are also in use . And shortwave band broadcasting at frequency 5.005 MHz From Lalitpur 100 kilowatt short wave transmitter.

Radio Nepal's first Transmission Device

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