Czech Republic

1233 Dechovka about to close, now with info loop. Radio Dechovka has stopped airing the regular music programme on this frequency yesterday and is now broadcasting an in total 24 minutes long loop programme containing of the station hymn played several times, two songs and after each music the same 2 minutes long “retune information” spoken by a female voice. Content: Dear Listeners of Radio Dechovka in Middle, East and North Bohemia will have to retune their radios from the end of February as this service has ended.
792 kHz local in Hradec Kralove will remain and continues with normal programming, which improves its coverage during evening hours and at night into the whole republic because of the propagaion on the medium wave band.
The loop does also feature detailled instructions how to listen via digital television (DVB-T2) by using the Radio/TV button on the remote control of the DVB-T receiver. Digital radio DAB and FM frequencies are mentioned only at the end of the text.

Horst Puestow, Germany (2021-02-24)