Radio Sidama – Sidama Educational Radio on 954 kHz
In Ethiopia, Radio Sidama – Sidama Educational Radio was set up with Irish overseas aid in late 1990’s. It is located in the town of Yirgalem, near Awassa. Operating on mediumwave 954 kHz with Gates 2.5 kW transmitter. On weekdays mainly educational programs for schools, during weekends other educational programs. Languages used are Amharic, Sidamo and English. Approximate operating hours are: M-F 0500-1400, SS 0400-1500 UT. During daytime there might be some breaks in the schedule. The postal address is
c/o Furra College
PO Box 69
Yirgalem – Sidama
Furra College is also known as Furra Institute of Development Studies (FIDS).
(Jari Savolainen, Finland via dxld yg)