Sinhala (Sri Lanka)Tamil-Sri Lanka

Uva Radio

Ownership Uva Provincial Council / Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation
Start date 02nd  March  2003

Facilities

Media in use

Set up

FM radio, computers, internet to telecentre  facilities, one Co-located with FM radio station

Number of PCS Bandarawela centre. 8 public access, 1 server, 6 radio, 2  broadcasting.
Software Office applications, paint /drawing, internet
Connectivity Lease-line, 64 kbps
Radio

1  broadcast studio, 1 production studio, 12 portable digital recorders, 2 mobile  broadcasting units

Transmitter 2500 watts, range 200km
Frequency Services 98.4 FM
Broadcast

Monday- Friday 5h30-11h,15-19h (Sinhala), 19-00h (Tamil)

Saturday 5h30-00h(Tamil),

Sunday  5h30-00h (Sinhala)

 

Radio Programming Overview

18.5 hours daily:40% commiunity/public affairs, 20% education, 15% news, 20% entertainment, 5% advertising

Programmes

Daily news magazine, local knowledge Societies, good governance

Languages English, Sinhala, Tamil
 
Learning tools

Lists of internet wedsites, including links to government departments, CD-ROMs and PDFs on basic Seicnce, Uva specific agriculture

 
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