1943

see also Italian stations in 1943

January

07: Norway - The Bodø transmitter (10 kW, 253 kHz) is moved from Hernessmyra to Lop.

February

08: UK/Belgium - First transmission of the BNRO (Belgische Dienst voor Radio-Omroep), the radio station of the Belgian government in exile, via the European Service of the BBC.

July

04: UK - American Forces Network starts broadcasting from a basement in the BBC buildings in London.
17: France - Radio Monte Carlo starts broadcasting on 242m with 30 kW.
20: USSR - The Sender Freies Deutschland starts broadcasting on 971 and 610 kHz and via shortwave.

August

16: USSR - Sender Freies Deutschland, which has started on 610 kHz, interferes with Soldatensender Siegfried from Smolensk. The Germans try in vain to jam the Soviet station with Sender Heinrich in Mogilew.

September

14: Finland - The transmitter in Rovaniemi starts broadcasting with 15 kW. Just as the other stations in Lahti, Helsinki, and Uleåborg, it carries programmes for the German troops twice a day.
18: UK - Start of the Aspidistra operation on medium wave. The Republikanisch-Faschistischer Rundfunk (Republican Fascist Broadcaster) starts on twe medium wave frequencies as underground station towards Germany.

October

14: Italy - Napels radio is seized by the allied troops who start broadcasting from a mobile military transmitter with a few kilowatt.
22: Germany - The Kassel transmitter is heavily damaged by an air strike. It will resume broadcasting after a few days.
27: UK - The Republikanisch-Faschistischer Rundfunk ceases broadcasting.

November

14: France - Soldatensender Calais, an anti-nazi station, starts broadcasting in Calais with 600 kW and a small 0.5 kW transmitter near Dover.


December

31: France - The transmitter in Toulouse ceases relaying the national French programmes from Germany and is used as underground transmitter.



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