All India Radio (AIR) Guwahati Station will shut down shortwave & medium wave transmissions after 31st December. Broadcast news & programmes will be transmitted only on FM Mode & Mobile Digital Streaming Mode
Shortwave listeners have reported Guwahati AIR Shortwave Broadcast are already intermittent for some time now, although the medium wave was still operational on 729 KHz
Pasar Bharati – the parent organisation of AIR & Doordarshan, has actually decided sometime back to shut down terrestrial television broadcast and short wave & medium wave citing that these services aren’t making any revenue/profits.
There are about 46 short wave transmitters that run both domestic and external services throughout India. Out of these, 28 are used for the external services alone. External radio Service of AIR broadcast to 150 countries in 13 Indian languages and 15 foreign languages.
The FM Frequency of AIR Guwahati – 101.6 MHz