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QSL Information Pages - Afghanistan (AFG)

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Afghanistan

647500 km2
26813100 inhabitants
capital : Kābol / Kabul

Radio broadcast stations :
AM 7 (6 are inactive; the active station is in Kabul),
FM 1, shortwave 1 (1999)

(Asia)

Last update for this page :
Sonntag, 12. Februar 2006

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QSL-Information for broadcast-radio stations from Afghanistan


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  1. Domestic
  2. Information R Bagram
  3. Information R Kandahar
  4. Khost R
  5. R Balkh


Domestic Stations

Information R Bagram Index Afghanistan Index Asia

Some time ago I made several searches in the net for a possible address for (then 7000 kHz) Information Radio in Bagram, Afghanistan. On some web pages I found a possible routing address as APO AE 09354. Well, on June 10th a reception report using address "Information Radio, Bagram Air Base, APO AE 09354, USA" was sent. Today, 21st October I got my envelope returned, unopened. Numerous marks, some handwritten, some rubber stamped on it, some illegible. "Army Postal Service, APO AE 09098/Aug 12, 2003" "RTS" "ANK" "Returned for better address" "Return to sender" "Missent 180" "...Force Postal Service/5 Sep, 2003". Can't find out if the envelope ever actually reached Bagram. I guess I should have mentioned the Army unit operating the station. Well, better luck next time :). J.Savolainen-FIN CDX-ML Okt 03


Information R Kandahar Index Afghanistan Index Asia

At the same time I also sent a tentative reception report to Information Radio, Kandahar for my reception in Aug, 2002 on 6100. Still on it's way, maybe bouncing back within a few days. J.Savolainen-FIN CDX-ML Okt 03


Khost R Index Afghanistan Index Asia

Khost Radio from the town of Khost (1602 kHz) has also verified by email, v/s Sakhi Miakhil, Director, email address sakhi_miakhil [ät] yahoo.com also writing in English. (via DXing.info) M.Makelainen-FIN DXLD 5-203 Nov 05


R Balkh
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Here in Afghanistan, I have been able to help a DXer from Finland get a verification for reception of Radio Balkh in Mazar-i-Sharif. Mauno Ritola heard Radio Balkh on 1584 kHz on the 4th October, 2002 at 1547 GMT. He sent me an audio-clip by e-mail and asked if I could identify the station. Quite fortuitously, a couple of weeks ago, the Manager of Radio Balkh happened to be in Kabul and visited my office. I played the clip and he immediately recognised the announcer and the anthem played at close of transmission. The manager, Mr. Abdul Rabe Jaheed, verified reception by writing a few words on a yellow Stick-It, which I have sent to Mauno. An unusual way to get a verie, but better than nothing! Radio Balkh broadcasts with 10KW, so it was a very good catch. M.Hadlow-NZL DXLD 3-029 Feb 03



External Serive

R Afganistan Index Afghanistan Index Asia

Radio Afghanistan replied and verified by letter (17 AFS stamps issued in 1989 were on the envelope) after 2 months for my reception report on Norway 18940 kHz. Verification signer was Mr. Mir Amanullah Sharifi, Head of planning and Foreign Relations. He confirmed that the txion on 18940 kHz was over "one of the helper", and also that former 4774 kHz SW tx was completely destroyed in the war and now no SW tx in Afghanistan. The recent address is: Ministry of Information & Culture, General Presidency of Radio & TV, Planning & Foreign Relations Department, General Managing of Foreign Relations, P.O.Box 544, Kabul, Afghanistan. Note "P.O.Box 544, Kabul", which was used by "Voice of Shari'ah", and former "Radio Afghanistan", is still ALIVE ! T.Akabayashi-J BCDX 586 Aug 02


Vo Shari'a Index Afghanistan Index Asia

Voice of Shari'a, Pres. of Planning + Foreign Relations, Afghan Radio TV, P.O. Box 544, Kabul, Afghanistan, Verification Signer : A. Rahaman Nasseri Partial data letter in two years for numerous attempts. H.Kuhl-D CRW 002 Apr 98
I was not expecting to receive any reply from Afghanistan and this morning it was a great surprise to receive a typed letter from Abdul Rahman Naseri by registered mail he wrote the following : ISLAMIC EMIRATE OF AFGHANISTAN, Radio TV AND THE AFGHAN FILM, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, P.O.BOX 544 Ansani, KABUL, Date : 16 Feb 1998 [99 ? -QIP], M.Vaghjee, P.O.Box 38, ROSE-HILL, Mauritius - Indian Ocean : Dear Vaghjee, Thank you for your letter dated 3 dec. 1998 and we are happy that you have become interested in listening to our Radio. Radio Voice of Shariat, Kabul, Afghanistan, have frequencies 7200 kHz and Frequency 1078. I wish the best, Sincerely yours, Diplome Engineer Abdul Rahman Naseri, President Planning Dept, RTVA M.Vaghjee-MAU DX Window 161 Apr 99
THE Voice of SHARIA 7080 kHz letter n / d in Engish in 290d. v/s : Mir Ahmad Naizmand, general dir. of foreign relation dep. of Radio Television. NO IRC. QTH : The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, General Presidency of Radio TV and Film, Planing and Foreign Relation Dep., Kabul (finally got a reply from this country in 29 years of DXing) D.Monferini-I Play-DX 1022 Apr 99
7199, Voice of Sharia / RTAF Kabul, date-only registered personal ltr in 8 mos., 9 wks. after follow-up. v/s Dep. Eng. Abdul Rahman Nasery (President of Planning and Foreign Relations of RTAF). V.Korinek-AFS Numero Uno 1532 Jun 99
Voice of SHARIA / RTAF KABUL 7199 kHz pers. letter p / d 240d. NO IRC v/s : dipl. eng. Abdul Rahman, president of planing and foreign relations of RTAF QTH : Box 544, Ansari Watt, Kabul. V.Korinek-AFS Play-DX 1041 Okt 99
7087 Radio Voice of Shariat. No data QSL letter in 6 weeks for an English report and IRC. Signed by Mir Ahmad Neyazmand, G. Dir of Foreign Relation. The letter says "reception report was correct and OK" and that QSL cards will be sent in future. R.Lam-SNG Cumbre DX 309 Aug 00
V of Sharia'h 7086 kHz (v) Partial Data letter in 4 months from Mir Ahmad Niyazmand G Director of Foreign relations. L.Morris-SA-AUS Cumbre DX 313 Sep 00



Relayed Stations or Programs

Vo America (AFG) Index Afghanistan Index Asia

Last month I received a very nice package: VOA Kabul 1296. QSL card, mouse pad, key chain, plastic coated map (with three holes according to American standard, hmm.) Answer to snail report sent to QSL Desk address (see WRTH). J.Lehtinen-FIN HCDX-ML Dez 03
Radio VOA Relay 1296 kHz, 15 Tage, det. Karte Site KABUL, Afghanistan, Wandkalender, Zeitung, Sticker, PG / 1 Dollar D.Kraus-D direct to QIP Mai 04
VoA/Kabul 1296 card avis 3 sticker 2 weeks. K.-E.Stridh-S Norwegian DX News 2004-07 Okt 04

 


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