VOA Voice of America

voaVoice of America (VOA) is the official external broadcast institution of the United States federal government. It is one of five civilian U.S. international broadcasters working under the umbrella of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).
VOA provides a wide range of programming for broadcast on radio and TV and the Internet outside of the U.S. in 43 languages.

VOA produces about 1,500 hours of news and feature programming each week for an estimated global audience of 123 million people, “to promote freedom and democracy and to enhance understanding through multimedia communication of accurate, objective, and balanced news, information and other programming about America and the world to audiences overseas.” Its day-to-day operations are supported by the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB).

Website: www.voanews.com
For domestic radio in the United States see: American Radio


 

VOA TV

VOA TV Europe (DOS TV) is available free-to-air on the following satellite in Europe:

Eutelsat Hot Bird 13B at 13° East
Transponder 76 – 12.226 Vertical
SR: 27500
FEC: 3/4
DVB-S


 

VOA Satellite Frequencies

satellitesAfrica (AF)
Satellite: Intelsat 907 at 27.5° West

Frequency: 3718 Right
SR: 12000
FEC: 1/2
Coverage: Eastern Hemisphere Beam (C-Band)

Frequency: 3764 Right
SR: 24450
FEC: 3/4
Coverage: Eastern Hemisphere Beam (C-Band)


Americas (S)
Satellite: NSS 806 at 40.5°W
Frequency: 3980 Right (C-Band)
SR: 17800
FEC: 3/4

Asia & Australia (AS)
Satellite: AsiaSat 3S at 105.5° East
Frequency: 4040 Horizontal
SR: 26500
FEC: 1/2

Europe (EU)
Satellite: Eutelsat Hot Bird 3 at 13.0° East
Frequency: 12.226 Vertical
SR: 27.500
FEC: 3/4

Indian Ocean (IOR)
Satellite: NSS 12 at 57.0° East
Frequency: 4055 Right
Coverage: Global Beam (C-Band)
SR: 26000
FEC: 3/4

VOA English Language Radio Frequencies
Region
Frequencies (Khz)
Europe, Middle East, and North Africa
1593, 5970, 9480, 13570, 15530
Africa
909, 1530, 4930, 4940, 4960, 6080, 9850, 9855, 12015, 12080, 15580, 17585, 17895
Sudan
9675, 12015, 13825
Zimbabwe
909, 4930, 11605, 15775
Afghanistan
1296, 7555
East Asia, South Asia, Oceania
1170, 1575, 5895, 5915, 7430, 7460, 7540, 7575, 9510, 9760, 9780, 11705, 11955, 12075, 12150
Not Applicable
1170, 1575, 1593, 6140, 7430, 7460, 7465, 7485, 7520, 9485, 9570, 9630, 9760, 9780, 9820, 11725, 11840, 11890, 12005, 12080, 13570, 13805, 15145, 15205, 15290, 15340, 17820
 
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