Global Short Wave Frequencies

West & Central Africa

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
05:00 06:00 Daily 5875
05:00 07:00 Daily 6005
06:00 07:00 Daily 7355, 15105
06:00 08:00 Daily 12095
07:00 08:00 Daily 11770, 13660, 17830
16:00 18:00 Daily 17830
17:00 18:00 Daily 17780
17:00 20:00 Daily 15400
18:00 20:00 Daily 13660
18:00 21:00 Daily 11810
20:00 21:00 Daily 9915, 12095
21:00 22:00 Mon-Fri 9915, 11810, 12095

East Africa

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
04:00 05:00 Daily 7360
04:00 08:00 Daily 15420
05:00 06:00 Daily 11945
06:00 08:00 Daily 13580
15:00 17:00 Daily 12095, 21660
17:00 20:00 Daily 7445, 9410

Southern Africa

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
05:00 06:00 Daily 3255, 7355
05:00 08:00 Daily 6190
06:00 07:00 Daily 12095*
06:00 08:00 Daily 9410
16:00 17:00 Daily 17640
16:00 20:00 Daily 6190, 3255

 

* West Africa programmes

South Asia

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
00:00 01:00 Daily 5970, 9410, 11750*
00:00 03:00 Daily 12095
01:00 03:00 Daily 15310
02:00 02:30 Daily 1413
13:00 14:00 Daily 1413, 17790
13:00 15:00 Daily 6195*, 15310
14:00 17:00 Daily 11890
15:00 17:00 Daily 7465
14:30 15:00 Daily 1413
14:30 18:00 Daily 1413

* East Asia programmes

East Asia

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
00:00 01:00 Daily 9740, 13725, 15335, 15755
11:00 12:00 Daily 15285, 17760
11:00 15:00 Daily 9740
12:00 13:00 Daily 11750
12:00 15:00 Daily 5875
13:00 14:00 Daily 6195
23:00 00:00 Daily 5875, 9740, 9890, 12010

South East Asia

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
00:00 01:00 Daily 9740, 11750, 11955, 15335
11:00 15:00 Daily 6195, 9740
23:00 00:00 Daily 5875, 6195, 9740, 11850

Middle East & Gulf States

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

The BBC World Service Arabic language service is available 24 hours a day on satellite, FM in some cities and online at the BBC Arabic website.

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
02:00 02:30 Daily 1413
03:00 04:00 Daily 1413
03:00 05:00 Daily 12095, 13660
03:00 07:00 Daily 1323
13:00 19:00 Daily 1323
15:00 17:00 Daily 9410, 11675
17:00 19:00 Daily 6195, 7375
19:00 21:00 Daily 1413

* East Mediterranean Only

Afghanistan, Iran & Central Asia

30th March – 25th October 2014Frequency chart with transmitter details for this region

All times GMT

From To Days Frequency (kHz)
02:00 02:30 Daily 1413
03:00 04:00 Daily 1413
03:00 05:00 Daily 12035, 13660
15:00 17:00 Daily 7465*, 9410, 11675, 11890*
17:00 19:00 Daily 6195, 7375
19:00 21:00 Daily 1413

* South Asia programmes