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  1. All India Radio launches 24hr audio broadcast channel for classical music

All India Radio launches 24hr audio broadcast channel for classical music

The Channel, known as 'RAAGAM', is in public domain round the clock with Mobile App i.e. 'All India Radio Live' available in Android I OS and Windows from 6 PM from January 26.

By: | Published: January 27, 2016 12:36 PM
radio man pti L The channel will also have programmes on classical music with interpretation and elucidation by musicologists of repute, the release said, adding, “RAAGAM” will create its own software bank to sustain itself. (PTI)

All India Radio has launched a non-conventional audio broadcast channel through Internet and ‘free dish’ with easy accessibility to it for connoisseurs of art, specially classicial music- both Carnatic and Hindustani.

The Channel, known as ‘RAAGAM’, is in public domain round the clock with Mobile App i.e. ‘All India Radio Live’ available in Android I OS and Windows from 6 PM from January 26.

The Channel will be beamed through one of Digital Terrestrial Channel -DTT of Doordarshan, which means thereby it will also be Digital Terrestrial Channel with an aerial radius of 70 KMs in Bengaluru, public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati said in a release here.

“RAAGAM” will have specific time bands for archival assets, senior living legends, budding and upcoming artists, auditioned and approved by AIR, it said.

The channel will also have programmes on classical music with interpretation and elucidation by musicologists of repute, the release said, adding, “RAAGAM” will create its own software bank to sustain itself.

It will be uplinked from AIR, Bengaluru, and will continuously get software contributions from 13 other Stations of AIR spread across the country, it added.

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    Mohan kakade
    Jan 27, 2016 at 9:40 am
    Praiseworthy ,
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    1. K.V. Pathy
      Jan 28, 2016 at 7:41 am
      Unless it is made available on ordinary FM radio receivers, its utility will be limited as no one can carry a TV set when moving. Also even at home we cannot have an additional TV set for RAAGAM
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