RTVS shutting down medium wave.
The official statement from Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska appeared on the webpage. 1098 kHz from Nitra – Jarok and 702 kHz from Košice – Čižatice are shutting down for good on 31.12.2022.
“Termination of Slovak Radio’s medium wave broadcasting.
On 31 December 2022, Radio and Television of Slovakia will end the operation of medium-wave radio transmitters:
– NE Košice in the Čižatice location on a frequency of 702 kHz
– NE Nitra in the Jarok location on the frequency 1098 kHz
Both transmitters were used to broadcast the national broadcast of Radio Patria between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the evening. In the night hours, it was supplemented by the broadcasting of the RTVS Rádio Devín program service .
Medium wave radio broadcasting accompanied its listeners for a long time – from 1926 to the present day.
You can find more about the history of radio broadcasting in Slovakia on our website : https://www.rtvs.sk/historia/casova-os .
Medium wave broadcasting was gradually replaced by FM broadcasting in the VHF band and listeners on medium waves gradually decreased.
Today, Slovak Radio is expanding its coverage in the T-DAB+ digital broadcasting standard in band III.
More about our plans for the development of digital broadcasting: https://www.rtvs.sk/radio/dab/ dijektelno-rozhlasove- vačetnienie “
Jakub Fabo (2022-12-15)