[A-DX] 918 kHz Domzale off-air

Patrick Robic
Di Sep 5 12:38:06 CEST 2017

Hallo !

Am 05.09.2017 um 07:39 schrieb Patrick Robic:
> Am 04.09.2017 um 23:11 schrieb Peter Wagner:
>> Per heute, 04. September 2017, 12:00 Uhr wurde der Sendebetrieb von 
>> Radio Slovenija Prvi Program (I. Programm) über den Mittelwellensender 
>> Domzale beendet. Grund ist wohl auch hier der EU-hörige der Umstieg 
>> auf das (IMHO sinnbefreite) DAB+.

Hier die Begründung des Technikers in Domzale:

> Hello, Patrick!
> It's true, yesterday at 12:05 locally  we switched-off our central MW transmitter (918kHz), mainly due to economical reasons. 
> I'm afraid that it will stay switched off in the future, but - for now - in a stand-by mode (ready for transmission in a short time, if necessary).
> Our FM and DAB+ network is already sufficient for practicly complete coverage of the country, plus there are other ways of delivering programme to our listeners abroad. This fact, relatively high costs of energy and maintenance, and diminishing audience of listeners on MW band led to the decision to cease with transmission on 918 kHz.
> That said, a few other MW transmitters will continue to operate - on location Beli Križ (549 & 1170 kHz) and Murska Sobota (558 / 648 kHz). 
> These are transmitters with lower power output and smaller coverage, transmitting mainly radio programme for Italian and Hungarian minorities in Slovenia.
> Best Regards,
> Primož