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Radio Rossii (Russian: Радио России, Radio of Russia) is the primary public radio station in Russia .

Radio Rossii
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CityMoscow
Broadcast areaRussia
Frequency66.44 MHz FM OIRT; 873 kHz MW;
FormatNews, Talk and Music
Language(s)Russian
Transmitter coordinates55°47′14.75″N 37°34′42.51″E / 55.7874306°N 37.5784750°E / 55.7874306; 37.5784750Coordinates: 55°47′14.75″N 37°34′42.51″E / 55.7874306°N 37.5784750°E / 55.7874306; 37.5784750
Former frequencies261 kHz LW
OwnerVGTRK
Sister stationsRadio Mayak, Radio Yunost, Radio Culture, Vesti FM
Webcasthttp://audio.rambler.ru/play.html?id=1039
Websitehttp://www.radiorus.ru/

HistoryEdit

Radio Rossii began broadcasting in December 10, 1990. The radio station is part of the state-owned unitary enterprise VGTRK, which also includes television channels Russia-1, Russia-2, Russia-24, Carousel, and Russia-K, as well as radio stations Yunost, Mayak, Kultura and Vesti FM.

BroadcastEdit

Radio Rossii is classified as an information and light entertainment station. It is one of the state's information channels, meant to appeal to a wide audience with varying tastes. It's included in the first multiplex of digital TV broadcasting DVB-T2.

DistributionEdit

Radio Rossii is broadcast throughout Russia, as well as in parts of Europe, on the MW and SW bands. LW broadcasts were terminated on 9 January 2014.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russia: End of an era for long-wave listeners". BBC News. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

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