Date of Commissioning (1) Primary Channel – 16.05.1949
(2) Channel B (Des Punjab) – 13.04.1969
(3) Vividh Bharati Service – 01.03.1968
(5) DTH – 16.12.2004
(6) Gyan Vani – 10.02.2010
Location of Transmitters (1) Primary Channel – HPT Goraya
(2) B – HPT Goraya
(3) Vivid Bharati Service – AIR Jalandhar
(4) FM – Khurla Kingra, Jalandhar
(5) DTH – AIR, Jalandhar
(6) Gyan Vani – AIR, Jalandhar
Frequency of Transmission (1) Primary Channel – 300 KW-MW 343.6 Mts (873 KHZ.)
(2) B Channel (ESD) – 2×100 KW-MW 472.2 M 427.4Mts.(702 KHZ.)
(3) Vividh Bharati Service – 1 KW (MW) 222.2 M 1350 KHZ.(222.2 Mts.)
(4) FM- 2×5 KW 102.7 MHZ. 102.7 MHZ.
(5) DTH – 1070 MHz(I.F)
(6) Gyani Vani – 105.6 MHz
Transmission timings & duration Primary Channel (Weekdays)
(1) 1st Transmission – 0355-1000 hrs. (6 hrs. 5 mts.)
(2) 2nd Transmission – 1200-1500 hrs. (3 hrs.)
(3) 3rd Transmission – 1600-2310 hrs. (7 hrs. 10 mts.)(Total duration 16 hrs. 15 mts.)

Sundays

(1) 1st Transmission – 0355-1130 hrs. (7 hrs. 35 mts.)
(2) 2nd Transmission – 1200-1500 hrs. (3 hrs.)
(3) 3rd Transmission – 1600-2310 hrs. (7 hrs. 10 mts.)

(Total duration 17 hrs. 45 mts.)
(From 12 May to 4 August on every Saturday Total Duration 17.15 hrs.)

Channel ‘B’ (ESD)

(1) 1330-1400 hrs. ( 0 hrs. 30 mts.)
(2) 1700-2000 hrs. ( 3 hrs.)
(Total duration 3 hrs. 30 mts.)

Vividh Bharati

(1) 1st Transmission 0555 – 1100 hrs
(2) 2nd Transmission 1200-1730 hrs
(3) 3rd Transmission 1815-2310 hrs.

(Total duration – 15 hrs. 30 mts.)

FM

(1) 0655 – 1400 hrs.
(2) 1500 – 2300 hrs.

(Total duration – 15 hrs. 05 mts.)

Programme Origination (1) Primary Channell – 480.20 hrs. (per month)
(2) B Channel – 102.30 hrs. (per month)
(3) CBS – 30 hrs. (per month)
(4) FM Channel – 447 hrs. 30 mts. (per month)
Relays of ( Programmes and News) (1) Primary Channel – 13 hrs. 30 mts.
(2) B Channel (ESD) – 6:40 PM
(3) Vivid BharatiNews – 6:00 am, 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:45 pm & 11:05 pmProg. 0605 to 0755, 0815 to 1000, 1200 to 1700, 1705 to 1730, 1815 to 1900,1905 to 2045, 2100 to 2305 hrs.
(4) FM RainbowNews: 8:30 am
FM News Head Lines: 7:00 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am. 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm. (Two minutes each)
(5) DTH: News: 8:30 am, 1:10 pm, 1:40 pm, 6:20 pm & 7:30 pm.
Languages in which Programmes are b’cast Punjabi, Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Saraiki
Composition of originated programmes Classical Music, Folk Music, Light Music, Devotional Music, Film Music, Religious Music, Talk & Discussion, Drama & Feature, Farm & Home, Children, Women, Adult Education, Armed Forces, Publicity, Religious, Youth Prog., Des Punjab Saraiki Programme & others.
Number of Studios 08 Nos.01 Dubbing Room
Area Covered (1) Primary Channel – 200 Km Radius
(2) B Channel – 150 Km Parabolic coverage Pattern
(3) CBS – 35 Km Radius
(4) FM Channel – 65 Km Radius
(5) DTH – All over India
Programme Zone covered by the station NR-I
Population covered 2,42,89,296(approx)
Sanctioned staff Strength (in all cadres) 260
Library facilities :
i. Discs 2960
ii. CDS 3882
iii. Tapes 7680
iv . Books 6736
Participation of public :
i. Number of music artists on Station’s register Top grade – 5 / A grade – 14 / B High – 120 / B grade – 214
ii. Number of Drama artists on stations register A + 02, A Grade – 10, B High – 30, B Grade – 275
iii. Number of casual announcers 99
E-mail ID of the station sdairjalandhar@gmail.com jallandhar@air.org.in
Complete Address of the Station with PIN Code AIR, Jalandhar near BMC chowk, Jalandhar (Punjab)- 144001
Telephone No. STD- 0181 2458177
Fax No. SD- 2458177, 2458395