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DRM on Shortwave To Be Demonstrated During HFCC Conference in Brisbane

Australia has welcomed delegates this week to the HFCC conference (happening between Aug. 24 and 28) in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia�Australia has welcomed delegates this week to the latestHFCC conference(happening between Aug. 24 and 28) in Brisbane.� Representatives of some the world�s leading international broadcasters will meet to facilitate the scheduling of analog and digital (DRM) transmissions in the shortwave frequency bands.

Representatives from Ampegon AG, Continental Electronics and Babcock International, key members of the DRM Consortium, will be attending this conference and each will give an update on DRM developments, along with the new India-made DRM receiver, according toDRM news.

Delegates will have the opportunity to sample the�quality of digital radio during the live DRM transmissions on short-wave from Radio New Zealand and KTWR, Guam. KTWR plans to transmit dual DRM stereo programs (using xHE-AAC) over SW with live demos on at least two xHE- AAC capable receivers.

RNZI�will broadcast from midday to 12:55, nearly continuous from 14:00 � 16:40, 17:00 � 21:00 as well as 07:51 � 09:55, 17675 kHz 2151-2355 UTC

KTWR Guam: 0630 -0730 UTC (1630-1730 Local Time) on 15450 kHz, power: 90 kW

Radio Vaticana: Time 22:30-23:00 UTC, Frequency 11890 kHz

All India Radio:regular transmissions to Australia�20:00 � 21:00