Radio France Internationale - Results of First and Second Rounds of Presidential Election: April 24 & May 8, 2017

Live, off-air recordings of the special Radio France Internationale (RFI) broadcasts in English of the two rounds of the 2017 French presidential election on 24 April and 8 May 2017, both from 06:00 to 06:58 UTC. The broadcasts were transmitted from the TDF (Télédiffusion de France) facility at Issoudun, France, on 11905 kHz with a transmitter power of 500 kW and an antenna beam direction of 170°, towards Africa.   

The programs, special editions of "Paris Live," were devoted to the results of the first and second (run-off) rounds of the presidential election. The daily broadcast of "Paris Live" is the only RFI broadcast in English still transmitted by RFI on shortwave.   

The broadcasts were received by the Web-interface wideband software-defined radio at the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, with a "Mini-Whip" antenna in AM mode with 5.09 kHz total bandwidth RF filtering. Reception for the two broadcasts varied from fair to good with some noise and fading.

Radio France International: February 8, 2014


For your listening pleasure: Radio France International. This broadcast was recorded on February 8, 2014 around 07:00 UTC on 9,790 kHz. This broadcast originates from the Issoudun transmitter site (500 kW).

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