All India Radio launches FM station in Amritsar's international border

All India Radio launches FM station in Amritsar's international border belt to counter Pak's anti-India propaganda.

Amritsar's international border area starts receiving uninterrupted FM signal as a 20KW AlR FM transmitter was inaugurated on September 24, in the presence of Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla, and Prasar Bharati Chairman.
Initially the transmitter shall carry programmes for 18 hours per day from 6.00 AM to 12.00 midnight.
The FM transmitter, which will be used for both domestic and external radio broadcast, programmes broadcasted from the transmitter can be heard in a radius of 90 km, including up to 50 km inside Pakistan.


Sampla, while inaugurating the transmitter, told reporters that it will help in resolving the issues of non-availability of good quality signals of AIR in Amritsar and surrounding areas, and also help in countering malicious anti-India propaganda unleashed by radio channels from across the border.
All India Radio launches FM station in Amritsar's international border

This FM transmitter, due to its strategic location, would provide for countering of any misleading anti-India propaganda and put India's point of view in the correct perspective.

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