Shortwave radio service in Asia ceasing

From February 1, 2015 the Radio Australia shortwave service to Asia will cease.  Shortwave transmissions will continue across the Pacific region. Our live stream and podcasts will continue, along with our Asian FM transmissions in Phnom Penh and Vientiane.  Please see our Shortwave Frequency Guide or check our ways to listen page for other listening options for your area including satellite.

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