Broadcast Frequencies

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We encourage our listeners to tell us when they receive our transmissions. Your reception reports, or QSL cards, help us evaluate the quality of our signal strength. Please find mailing instructions below the frequency table.

To view the complete broadcasting schedule of RFA's nine language services, please click here

Schedule effective March 28 to October 30, 2021
All times and dates are Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), same as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Updated on April 29, 2021

Burmese

0030-0130 7280 12140 15110 15250 15700
0200-0300 15250
0700-0800 15110 17690
1230-13:30 7530 9370 15230
1330-1400 7530 12140
1400-1430 7530

Cantonese

1400-1500 FNP*

Khmer

1230-1330 9700 12140
1430-1500

9355 12140

2230-2330 9940 12140

Korean

1000-1100 1566
1200-1300 9580
1500-1700 1188 9910 9990 11985
1700-1900 1188 9990 11985
2100-2200  9540 11945 11985

Lao

0000-0100 15210
1100-1200 15195

Mandarin

0300-0400 11570 11895 11985 17690
0400-0500 11895 13750 17690 21505
0500-0600 11895 17690 21690
0600-0700 11895 13790 17690 17810
1500-1600 9940 11675 13810
1600-1700 7540 11610 13570 13810
1700-1800 1557 9360 9970
1800-1900 1557 9360 9970 11745
1900-2000 1557 9360 9720
2000-2100 1557 6080 9360 9535
2100-2200 1557 7435 9685
2300-2400 9535 9720 15555

Tibetan

0100-0200 9370 9510 9705 11705 17670
0200-0300 9370 11705 11745 17670 FNP*
0600-0700 15720 21690 FNP*
1000-1100 13800 15330 FNP*
1100-1200 13580 15265 15470 17640
1200-1300 11570 13580 15470 17690 17720
1300-1400 11570 13835 15275 15470 17860
1500-1600 9355 12085 FNP*
2200-2300 7505 9380 FNP*
2300-2400 5965 9555 11700

Uyghur

0100-0200 9350 9780 9800 11640 11790
1600-1700 9355 9480 11675 15700

Vietnamese

RFA Vietnamese is now all digital. Please find us at these locations:
Website: https://www.rfa.org/vietnamese/
Audio: https://www.rfa.org/vietnamese/audio/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RFAVietnam
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RFAVietnamese

FNP = Frequency Not Promoted

Frequencies are in kiloHertz (kHz). 1 MegaHertz (MHz) is equal to 1000 kHz. Conversion to meter bands: Meters=300000/frequency in kHz. e.g.: 17705 kHz --> 16.9 meters

E-mail your reception report to qsl@rfa.org, or send it by regular mail to:

Reception Reports

Radio Free Asia
2025 M Street N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
USA

Anonymous says:
Oct 29, 2012 03:15 AM

I listen to your Chinese broadcasts almost everyday despite of the unfavorable propagation mixed with serious jamming. You help us get to know more news which is impossible to hear in China, thank you so much for your great effort!

Anonymous says:
Jan 27, 2010 08:24 AM

i know i can listen to rfa online in the u.s. but will it work if I buy a short wave radio here in the U.S. I have older parents who are not internet savy but likes listening to RFA Tibetan.

Anonymous says:
Aug 12, 2012 02:35 AM

Thank you very much. I hear you a few day a week. Sometime I find interference, but friend tell me how to listen with radio by make changes to my antenna. I live 40 km from Beijing.
Thank you very much
English name is Jason

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