JERUSALEM CALLING was the radio station established by the British Mandatory Authority through its broadcasting wing, the Palestine Broadcasting Service . It broadcast in three languages, Arabic, English and Hebrew. Photo taken at the Palestine Broadcasting Service studio in Jerusalem, July 1947, after the performance of Piano Concerto (Schumann). Menahem Pressler stands to the right of microphone.
The English broadcasts were under the name JERUSALEM CALLING. The
* 1 Establishment * 2 Split * 3 Changes * 4 See also * 5 References
On March 30, 1936, the
Palestine Broadcasting Service began radio
The Arabic languages broadcasts continued as Radio Al Quds (in Arabic إذاعة القدس).
In 1942, the transmissions were split into two stations – for English/Arabic (Radio al Quds) and English/Hebrew (Kol Yerushalayim).
The original channel transmitted on 668 kc/s kHz (449 meters with a power of 20 kW). The second channel (PBS2) transmitted on 574 kHz (522 meters at 20 kW).
The first channel, PBS 1, was moved slightly to 677 kHz (443 meters),
which allowed it to be heard better in
* in 1950, two years after the establishment of the State of Israel
, Kol Yerushalayim merged with KOL YISRAEL , that became the country's
official radio station.
* The Palestinian
* ^ Tokatly, Oren (2000). מדיניות תקשורת בישראל
(in Hebrew). Tel Aviv: The Open University.
* ^ Rahav, Sivan (1998). המדריך לעיתונאי הצעיר
של ערוץ הילדים (in Hebrew). Keter. ISBN 965-07-0771-9 .
* ^ "From the Archives - A Brief History of Radio in the Country".
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