Myanmar: Radio Stations in Myanmar (Burma)

Times are shown in UTC (GMT). Local time in Myanmar (Burma) is UTC + 6 hours 30 minutes.

The main language used in Myanmar is Burmese (Bamar) but radio stations also broadcast in English and local languages.

Note: Yangon is now the official name in English for Rangoon.

Radio broadasting stations in Myanmar by Location and Frequency

Location Frequency Station Notes
Bago 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
91.3 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Bhamo 88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Bilin 89.5 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Dawei 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Gangaw 89.2 MHz Bagan FM
Not yet confirmed.
Hpa-an 88.9 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Kanbalu 88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Katha 88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Kawthaung 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Kyaikto 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Kyaungon 88.9 MHz Pyinsawaddy FM
Not yet confirmed.
Loikaw 89.5 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Magwe 91.0 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Mandalay (Sagaing Hill) 87.9 MHz Mandalay FM
88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
91.0 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Mawlamyaing 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Minbu 89.8 MHz Bagan FM
Not yet confirmed.
Monywa 88.6 MHz Paddamya FM
Muse 89.5 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Myeik 89.8 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Myitkyina 88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Nam Mar 88.9 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Naypyidaw 594 kHz Myanma Radio, National Service
0030-0730, 0930-1630
Power: 200 kW.
711 kHz Myanma Radio, Padauk Myay Service
2300-0130, 0730-1000, 1130-1530
Power: 400 kW
5915 kHz Myanma Radio National Service Minorities Service / Distance Learning Programmes
?2330-0530, 0730-1500
88.3 MHz Mandalay FM
Not yet confirmed.
91.0 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
103.0 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Nyaunglaybin 89.5 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Popa 88.3 MHz Bagan FM
Not yet confirmed.
90.7 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
92.5 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Pyay 92.5 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
Pyinmana 92.5 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Pyin U Lwin 639 kHz Thazin Radio
2330-0200, 0430-0630, 1030-1500
Languages: Burmese, English.
6030 kHz Thazin Radio
2330-0200
Languages: Burmese, English.
6165 kHz Thazin Radio
2330-0130
Languages: Minority languages.
6165 kHz Thazin Radio
0930-1500
Languages: Burmese, English.
7345 kHz Thazin Radio
1030-1330
Languages: Minority languages.
9460 kHz Thazin Radio
0430-0700
Languages: Burmese, English.
9590 kHz Thazin Radio
0130-0330, 0430-0830
Languages: Minority languages.
88.6 MHz Thazin Radio
Not yet confirmed.
2330-0200, 0430-0630, 1030-1500
Languages: Burmese, English.
Transmitter location not yet confirmed.
89.5 MHz Thazin Radio
Not yet confirmed.
2330-0200, 0430-0630, 1030-1500
Languages: Burmese, English.
Transmitter location not yet confirmed.
92.2 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Sittwe 88.9 MHz Pyinsawaddy FM
Not yet confirmed.
Tachilek 89.0 MHz Myanma Radio, National Service
89.8 MHz Cherry FM
Taungoo 87.9 MHz Mandalay FM
Not yet confirmed.
Taungyi *5770 kHz Defence Forces Broadcasting Station
INACTIVE
Power: 10 kW.
89.8 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
Reportedly also has relay stations in eastern Shan State on 88.0, 88.6 and 91.3 MHz.
91.0 MHz Shwe FM
Not yet confirmed.
Yangon 576 kHz Myanma Radio, National Service
0030-0730, 0930-1630.
Also relays Padauk Myay service 2300-0010v.
Power: 200 kW.
729 kHz Myanma Radio, Yangon Service / Distance Learning Programmes
2330-0530, 0730-1500
Carries distance learning programmes 1330-1500, //5915 kHz.
5986v kHz Myanma Radio, Padauk Myay Service
2300-0130
5986v kHz Myanma Radio, National Service
1155v-1630
7200 kHz Myanma Radio, Yangon Service
0040v-0300, 1010v-1230
9731v kHz Myanma Radio, National Service
0230-0730, 1000-1130v
9731v kHz Myanma Radio, Padauk Myay Service
0730-1000
87.9 MHz Mandalay FM
89.0 MHz City FM
Operated by the Public Relations and Information Department of Yangon City Development Committee.
90.1 MHz Shwe FM
Ex-90.0 MHz.
91.0 MHz Paddamya FM
Not yet confirmed.
92.2 MHz Cherry FM
Not yet confirmed.
93.4 MHz Bagan FM
Not yet confirmed.
98.0 MHz Myanma Radio, National Service 0030-1730, 0930-1630
100.0 MHz Myanma Radio, Padauk Myay Service 2300-0130, 0730-1000, 1130-1530

Myanma Radio National Service is in Myanma (Burmese), except English 0230-0330, 0700-0730, 1530-1630.

Mediumwave and shortwave transmitter for Yangon area is Yaegu [Yegu] near Yangon. Power of the Yaegu shortwave transmitters is 50 kW.

Myawaddy Broadcasting Station, operated by the Department of Public Relations and Psyschological Warfare of the Ministry of Defence and located at Hmawbi near Yangon, has not been heard on 5973 kHz since 1999 following lightning damage. The listed mediumwave frequency, 1440 kHz, is apparently also inactive.

Myanmar map

ADDRESSES

MYANMA RADIO

Myanma Television & Radio Department
Tatkon Township
Nya Pyi Daw
Myanmar
Myanma Television & Radio Department
426 Pyay Road
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 527119-22

CHERRY FM

Zaykabar Co. Ltd.
1 No 3, Main Road
Mingalardon Garden City
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 639303-7

CITY FM

Public Relations and Information Department
Yangon City Development Council
City Hall
Mahaboondala Street corner of Sule Pagoda Road
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 248112 Ext 268
Fax: +95 1 246016

DEFENCE FORCES BROADCASTING STATION

Taunggyi
Shan State
Myanmar

MANDALAY FM

Room 1402-3
14th Floor
Olympic Tower
Bo Aung Kyaw Street
Yangon
Myanmar
Tel: +95 1 204013

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