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How to listen in Iran, Afghanistan & Central Asia

Short wave radio
Frequencies cover Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Frequency table and chart for Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asia

Medium wave radio
Frequency 1413 kHz serves Afghanistan and Iran at certain times of day (see the table/chart for times).

FM
In Kabul, Afghanistan, BBC World Service in Persian, Pashto & English is on 89.0 FM.

In Mazar-e Sharif, 89.0 FM carries our English service 24 hours a day.

Satellite

Hot Bird 6
BBC World Service (European schedule) is available 24 hours a day, free-to-air from digital Eutelsat Hot Bird 6 at 13° East, transponder 130U, vertical polarisation, 11131 MHz, PID 457, in stereo. Hot Bird 6 covers Iran, Afghanistan and most of central Asia.
A DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) receiver is required for Hot Bird reception. This works in conjunction with a television set.

Schedules
To generate daily or weekly schedules showing local time, visit the Schedules page and enter the name of your city or the city nearest to your listening location.


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