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Belgaum may get a FM Radio Soon

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The private FM radio explosion will soon embrace the hinterland of India, going into the smallest of towns, and among the beneficiaries will be residents of 16 places in Karnataka.
The Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Ltd (BECIL), a government body tasked with formulating the growth plan of FM radio, has said in a report that the Phase-III of private FM radio expansion should focus on small town India. Accordingly, BECIL has suggested to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) that the Phase-III expansion should focus on 237 ‘C’ and ‘D’ category towns in addition to some ‘A’ and ‘B’ category cities.
If the expansion process goes ahead as envisaged after TRAI gives its recommendations that will be formulated after receiving the inputs of all stakeholders to a consultation paper it has issued earlier this week.
People of Karnataka will be one of the major beneficiaries of this expansion, as a number of places will be brought under the FM radio map when it is implemented.
According to the list of cities suggested by BECIL where FM stations should be allowed in the State are Belgaum, Bellary, Devangere, HubliDharwad (all four stations each), Bijapur, Bidar, Chitradurga, Chikmagalur, Gadag Betigeri, Hospet, Hassan, Kolar, Raichur, Shimoga, Tumkur and Udupi (all 3 stations each).
Hope this happens fast, I am dying to hear to FM in Belgaum.
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  1. Manipal get 13 fm Station Namely Radio Mango, Big fm, Red fm, Best fm, Radio mirchi, Radio city, Radio indigo, Radio one, Fever 104, Radio one, Radio Tomato, Radio indigo of Bangalore, Radio City of Bangalore, Mumbai…..

  2. I want private fm station in belgaum.. please i requesting you to make fm station in belgaum.. please give me responce…

  3. if u r a blgaumite then turn on the radio n tune it to 98.3MHz to get Radio Mirchi Kolhapur station or tune it to 94.3MHz to get Tomato fm klpr station..

    Happy listenin..

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  5. Dear Belgaumite
    Well the news i covered about FM radio was very new to me atleast as the same hasnt appeared anywhere in the local news papers.
    About your suggestions i have already given a LINK to the BELGAUM Community of ORKUT. All your suggestions are under way infact many of them are in a process and it will take time. And this blog will remain a place for a Belgaumite as a site for getting info not normally available else where. Some pictures have never been seen before but all of them are on this blog.One more thing i dont cover all the news, just the ones I think are imp. Anyways ur suggestions are most welcome, i will try and ful fill your dreams.

  6. Hi Uday,
    This may sound really funny it is nothing related to news u covered. Just suggestion as many belgaumites may be visiting your site. can you start some kind of matrimonial/dating/friendship ad space on your blog so that we can have lot of new friends from belgaum also it will help grow viewer ship of your blog. Its very difficult on large site like yahoo or msn or facebook to find some one from belgaum. let me know your thoughts on this.

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