1997

January

01: France - France Inter drops all medium wave frequencies and only retains 162 kHz long wave.
01: Germany - The NDR stations in Helpterberg (657 kHz) and Putbus (729 kHz) cease broadcasting.
01: Netherlands - Talkradio replaces Jazz music on 1395 kHz and wants to reach higher educated people between 25 and 49 years old.
07: Slovakia - Radio Regina Bratislava, a new regional station of Slovak Radio, starts broadcasting on 792 kHz.
15: Bosnia-Hercegovina - Radio Mir (Peace Radio), an international NATO forces station, starts broadcasting on 1017 kHz.
15: Russia - Mirovoye Radio (World Radio) starts broadcasting on 1098 kHz with 10 kW. This is a sister station of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
??: Monaco - Deutsche Welle ceases broadcasting via Monte Carlo 702 kHz.


March

03: Poland - Trans World Radio starts broadcasting towards Scandinavia via Szczecin on 1503 kHz.
21: Austria - Radio 1476, Österreich 1, and Radio Austria International start broadcasting on 1476 kHz via Bisamberg with 60 kW.






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