1st Live digital MW broadcast in SA

Radio Pulpit, a Christian community station in South Africa, has made history by leading the SA radio broadcasting industry into the digital era with the first LIVE digital medium wave broadcast in South Africa. This Christian community station has made history by leading the SA radio broadcasting industry into the digital era with the first
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Great Possibilities for DRM in Southern Africa

The saying that the proof of the pudding is in the eating, has proven to be true during the practical DRM workshop, held on 16-17 October in Centurion, South Africa. Key stake holders and media in Southern Africa received hands-on demonstrations of the potential of the DRM digital radio standard at the workshop, hosted by
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July 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners, July seems to have been “The African month” for DRM. The organisation of regulators in Southern Africa (CRASA) invited DRM to participate in their recent digital radio workshop and introduce the standard. The DRM benefits were of great interest to some of the 15 countries grouped in the Southern African
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Analogue vs Digital in Gaborone, Botswana

On 27 July 2014 Chris Joubert made a recording comparing the 657AM 50kW analog signal from Meyerton to the new 12kW DRM 1440 kHz signal in Kameeldrift, Pretoria, while he visited Gaborone in Botswana, which is more than 400 kilometers away from the transmitters.

Russia introduced new digital broadcasting standards

“On September 11, 2018, the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation held a regular meeting of the State Commission on Radio Frequencies, which supported the decision to allocate the radio frequency band 65.9-74 MHz, 87.5-108 MHz for the creation on the territory of Russia networks of digital broadcasting of
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DRM October 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners, The DRM Consortium has been very busy since the successful 2018 IBC in Amsterdam. Good news of the policy directive on the introduction of digital sound broadcasting in South Africa came on the heels of the recent announcement on DRM from Russia. Please see below the interesting approach taken by
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