New clandestine station Radio Council Democracy
BBC Monitoring observed a new clandestine radio broadcasting in Persian on shortwave 7435 kHz at 1700-1800 gmt on Friday 24 November 2006, identifying as “Radyo Democrasi Shora’i” (Radio Council Democracy].
The full opening announcement was translated as follows: “You are listening to the Voice of the Council Democracy. Radio Council Democracy is the voice of the workers, proletariat, women and all the oppressed people who are fighting for freedom and socialism”.
A website address was given near the end of the broadcast, http://www.radioshora.org/. This Persian-language site features an on-demand audio archive of their broadcasts. Shortwave airtime broker http://www.airtime.be/schedule.html lists this broadcast on this frequency at this time on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
(BBC Monitoring via Media Network Weblog)