Radio Stations in Vietnam

Times are shown in UTC (GMT).
Local time in Vietnam is UTC + 7 hours.

 

 

 

Voice of Vietnam (Dai Tieng Noi Viet Nam)

VOV-1 and VOV-2 mediumwave frequencies in kHz, from north to south:

Area Transmitter location VOV-1 VOV-2
Hanoi [Ha Noi] My Van,
Hung Yen Province
675 549
Dong Hoi   630 729
Danang [Da Nang] An Hai 594 702v/L
Qui Nhon An Nhon 648 740/L
Buon Me Thuot   690  
Nha Trang Dong De 666 576/L
Ho Chi Minh City [Saigon] Quan Tre 657v 558v
Can Tho Thoi Long,
O Mon District
711 783

/L indicates frequency carries local programming at times
v  indicates that frequency varies
 
VOV-1 is also carried for the Hanoi area on 100.0 MHz (Me Tri).
VOV-2 is also carried on FM via Buon Me Thuot 102.7 MHz.

VOV-3

VOV-3 frequencies from north-south (this list may be incomplete):

Area MHz
Hanoi [Ha Noi] (Tam Dao) 102.7
Quang Binh 105.1
Vinh 98.0
Hue 106.1
Danang 106.0
Quang Ngai 102.8
Qui Nhon (Vung Chua) 103.1
Nha Trang 106.5
Ho Chi Minh City (Quan Tre) 104.5
Mekong Delta / Tay Ninh (Nui Ba Den) 101.0

VOV-3 is also relayed by some local stations on FM at times, including Hai Phong 93.7 MHz.

VOV-4: Minority language service

Bahnar [Bana, Ba Na] / Edeh [Ede, E De, Rade] / Gia Rai [Giarai, Jarai, Jra] / Hmong / Kohor [Koho, K'Hor] / Sedang [Xedang, Xe Dang] / Thai:
2200-1600 on 819 & 6020 kHz for Central Highlands region

Dao, H'mong [Hmong, Ho Mong] and Thai:
2200-2300, 2330-0030, 1130-1400 on 981, *5035v & 6165 kHz; 0400-0600 on 981, *9650 & 9850 kHz for Northern Vietnam (*5035 and 9650 kHz apparently off air, Jan 2006)

Khmer [Kho Me], Cham and Vietnamese:
2200-2400, 0200-0600, 0730-1330 on 747v & 873 kHz for Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta area

VOV-5: Foreign language service

Foreign language service for listeners in Vietnam. Broadcast in Hanoi on 105.5 MHz and Ho Chi Minh City on 105.7 MHz (advertised frequency for both cities is 105.5 MHz).

Cambodian: 0800-0830
Cantonese: 0000-0030
Chinese (Mandarin): 0400-0430, 1100-1130
English: 0030-0130, 0500-0600, 0900-1030, 1200-1300, 1400-1500, 1600-1730=
French: 0130-0230, 0600-0700, 1300-1330
Indonesian: 0730-0800
Japanese: 0430-0500, 1330-1400
Lao: 0700-0730
Russian: 0230-0300, 0830-0900
Spanish: 1030-1100
Thai: 1130-1200
Vietnamese: 0300-0400, 1500-1600
(= includes relay of VOV-6 in English)

Vietnam map

 

VOV-6: External service

Schedule for A06 period (commencing March 2006)
 
Language Times Target area Frequencies (kHz)
Cantonese 1330-1400 China, Japan 9840, 12020
1530-1600 China, Japan 9840, 12020
2230-2300 Indonesia 9840, 12020
Chinese (Mandarin) 1100-1130 China 7220, 9550
1200-1230 China 7220, 9550
1300-1330 China 7220, 9550, 9840, 12020
English 0100-0130 N America (East) 6175c
0230-0300 N America (East) 6175c
0330-0400 Caribbean 6175c
1000-1030 SE Asia 9840, 12020
1100-1130 SE Asia 1242, 7285
1130-1200 SE Asia 9840, 12020
1230-1300 Indonesia 9840, 12020
1500-1530 SE Asia 1242, 7285, 9840, 12020
1600-1630 Africa, Asia (Central & SE), Europe, Middle East 1242, 7220, 7280, 9550, 9730
1700-1730 Europe 9725a
1900-1930 Asia (Central), Europe 7280, 9730
2030-2100 Africa, Middle East 7220, 7280, 9550, 9730
2330-2400 SE Asia 9840, 12020
French 1200-1230 SE Asia 1242, 7285
1300-1330 SE Asia 1242, 7285
1630-1700 Africa, Middle East, SE Asia 1242, 7220, 9550
1830-1900 Asia (Central), Europe 7280, 9725a, 9730
1930-2000 Asia (Central), Europe 7280, 9730
2100-2130 Europe 7220, 7280, 9550, 9730
German 1530-1600 Europe 7280, 9730
1800-1830 Europe 7280, 9730
2130-2200 Europe 7280, 9730
Indonesian 1030-1100 Indonesia 9840, 12020
1300-1330 Indonesia, SE Asia 9840, 12020
1430-1500 Indonesia, SE Asia 1242, 9840, 12020
2300-2330 Indonesia 9840, 12020
Japanese 1100-1130 Japan 9840, 12020
1200-1230 Japan 9840, 12020
1400-1430 Japan 9840, 12020
2200-2230 Japan 9840, 12020
Khmer (Cambodian) 1030-1100 SE Asia 7285
1230-1300 SE Asia 1242, 7285
2230-2300 SE Asia 1242, 7285
Lao 1330-1430 SE Asia 1242, 7285
2300-2400 SE Asia 1242
Russian 1130-1200 East Asia 7220, 9550
1230-1300 East Asia 7220, 9550
1630-1700 Asia (Central), Europe 7280, 9730
1900-1930 Europe 9725s
2000-2030 Europe 7280, 9730
Spanish 0300-0330 C America, Caribbean 6175c
0400-0430 C America, Caribbean 6175cc
Thai 1130-1200 SE Asia 1242, 7285
1430-1500 SE Asia 7285
1530-1600 SE Asia 1242, 7285
2200-2230 Thailand 1242, 7285
Vietnamese 0000-0100 SE Asia 7220, 7285, 9550
0130-0230 N America (East) 6175c
0430-0530 N America (W) 6175cc
1500-1600 Africa, Middle East 7220, 9550
1700-1800 Asia (Central), Europe 7280, 9730
1730-1830 Europe 9725a
1930-2030 Europe 9725s
2300-2400 Asia 7285

a - relay via Moosbrunn, Austria
c - relay via Sackville, Canada (250kW)
s- relay via Skelton, UK

Summary of Voice of Vietnam services on shortwave

Frequency (kHz) Network Transmitter Site Power (kW) Azimuth Times
5035v VOV-4 Hmong Xuan Mai 15 320° 2200-2300, 2330-2400, 1130-1330 (apparently off air, Jan 2006)
5925 VOV-2 Xuan Mai 50 320° 2145-1700
5975 VOV-1 Hanoi 50 176° 2145-1700
6020 VOV-4 Buon Me Thuot, Dak Lak Province 20 320° 2200-1600
6165 VOV-4 Hmong Xuan Mai 50 176° 2200-2300, 2330-0030, 1130-1400
6175 VOV-6 Sackville, Canada 250 212° 0100-0430
6175 VOV-6 Sackville, Canada 250 268° 0430-0500
6175 VOV-6 Sackville, Canada 250 253° 0500-0530
7210 VOV-1 Buon Me Thuot, Dak Lak Province 20 320° 2145-1700
7220 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 027° 1100-1330, 2130-2230
7220 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 310° 1500-2130
7280 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 290° 1500-1700, 2030-2130
7285 VOV-6 Me Tri 50 216° 1030-1600, 2200-0100
9530 VOV-1 Xuan Mai 50 176° 2145-1700
9550 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 027° 1100-1330, 2200-2230
9550 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 290° 1500-1700, 2030-2130
9650 VOV-4 Hmong Xuan Mai     0430-0630 (apparently off air, Jan 2006)
9725 VOV-6 Moosbrunn, Austria 100 300° 1700-1900
9725 VOV-6 Skelton, UK 250 140° 1900-2030
9730 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 320° 1600-2130
9840 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 057° 1030-1230, 1330-1430, 2130-2230
9840 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 177° 1230-1330, 1430-1600, 2230-2400
9850 VOV-4 Hmong Xuan Mai     0400-0630
9875 VOV-2 Me Tri 50 176° 0150v-1000
12020 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 057° 1030-1230, 1330-1430, 2130-2230
12020 VOV-6 Son Tay 100 177° 1230-1330, 1430-1600, 2230-2400

Technical details above are based largely on registrations by the Vietnamese authorities, which in some cases may not be correct.

Radio Stations in Vietnam by Location

Frequencies shown like this: 88.0 are as announced, listed or reported and not yet confirmed.

Many more local stations are operating, especially on FM, details not available.

Province Location Frequency Power
(kW)
Station / Network Notes
An Giang Long Xuyen 1170v kHz 10kW An Giang Radio & TV Station  
An Phu 96.0 MHz
105.2 MHz
  An Phu Radio Station  
Chau Doc 92.1 MHz   Chau Doc Radio Station  
Tinh Bien 107.1 MHz   Chau Doc Radio Station  
Bac Giang   650v kHz 3kW Bac Giang Radio & TV Station  
106.5 MHz 5 kW Bac Giang Radio & TV Station Also listed on 105 MHz
Bac Kan Phan Rang Thap Cham 99.2 MHz 2 kW Bac Kan Radio & TV Station  
Bac Lieu   1116v kHz 1 kW Bac Lieu Radio Station  
93.8 MHz 2 kW  
Bac Ninh   92.1 MHz 2 kW    
103.7 MHz   L  
Ba Ria Vung Tao Vung Tao *1505v kHz 10 kW Ba Ria Vung Tao Radio & TV Station INACTIVE
102.5 MHz 5 kW Ba Ria Vung Tao Radio & TV Station  
Ben Tre Ben Tre 930v kHz 2-5 kW Ben Tre Radio & TV Station  
Cho Lach 88.5 MHz   Cho Lach Radio Station  
Binh Dinh An Nhon 648 kHz ?50 kW VOV-1 Qui Nhon area
740 kHz 50 kW VOV-2 / Binh Dinh Radio & TV Station Studios in Qui Nhon
Qui Nhon 93.2 MHz   Binh Dinh Radio & TV Station  
103.1 MHz 10 kW VOV-3  
Binh Duong Thu Dau Mot 92.5 MHz 10 kW Binh Duong Radio Station  
Di An 88.5 MHz   Di An Radio Station  
Lai Thieu 90.6 MHz   Thuan An Radio Station  
Binh Phuoc Dong Xoai 91.0 MHz 2 kW Binh Phuoc Radio Station  
Binh Thuan Phan Thiet 1098 kHz 10 kW Binh Thuan radio & TV Station  
92.5 kHz 2 kW  
93.5 MHz 10 kW  
Ca Mau   909 kHz 10kW Ca Mau Radio & TV Station  
Can Tho O Mon 711 kHz 500 kW VOV-1 Transmitter site: Thoi Long
783 kHz 500 kW VOV-2 Transmitter site: Thoi Long
Can Tho 837 kHz 10 kW Can Tho Radio & TV Station  
O Mon 873 kHz 500 kW VOV-4 Transmitter site: Thoi Long
1242 kHz 2000 kW VOV FS  
Can Tho 97.3 MHz 2 kW Can Tho City Radio Station (also relays 837 kHz)  
Cao Bang   1089 kHz 10 kW Cao Bang Radio & TV Station  
*6498v kHz   INACTIVE
95.0 MHz 5 kW  
Dac Lac [Dak Lak] Buon Me Thuot 690 kHz   VOV-1  
819 kHz   VOV-4 Location not yet confirmed
94.7 MHz 5 kW Dac LacRadio & TV Station  
102.7 MHz   VOV-2  
Dac Nong [Dak Nong]   95.5 MHz 1 kW Dac Nong Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
Danang City [Da Nang]   594 kHz ?50 kW VOV-1 Transmitter site: An Hai
702v kHz 50 kW VOV-2 / Danang Radio & TV Station / Quang Nam Radio & TV Station Transmitter site: An Hai
94.5 MHz   Da Nang radio & TV Station  
Unknown 106.0 MHz 5 kW VOV-3  
Dien Bien Dien Bien Phu 909 kHz 10 kW Dien Bien Province Radio Station (formerly Lai Chau Province Radio & TV Station)  
6379v kHz 1 kW Nominal frequency is 6340 kHz. Recently on 6317v kHz (Jan 2006).
96.3 MHz 2 kW  
Dong Nai Bien Hoa 720 kHz   Voice of the People of Dong Nai Province Possibly INACTIVE
97.5 MHz 10 kW  
Long Thanh 96.2 MHz   Long Thanh Radio Station  
Dong Thap Cao Lanh 98.4 MHz 5 kW Dong Thap Radio & TV Station  
Hong Ngu 96.5 MHz   Hong Ngu Radio Station  
Phu Huu 102.5 MHz   Chau Thanh Radio Station  
Gia Lai Pleiku [Playcu] 981 kHz 10 kW Gia Lai Radio & TV Station / VOV-3 / VOV-4  
93.7 MHz 2 kW  
102.0 MHz 5 kW VOV-3  
Ha Giang   *7156v kHz   Ha Giang Radio & TV Station / VOV-1 Not confirmed since Dec 2000, probably INACTIVE on this frequency
92.0 MHz 2 kW Ha Giang Radio & TV Station / VOV-3  
95.5 MHz 1 kW Ha Giang Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
103.2 MHz 10 kW Ha Giang Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
Hai Duong   *1180 kHz   Hai Duong Radio & TV Station INACTIVE
104.5 MHz 5 kW  
91.8 MHz   L  
Hai Phong City   93.7 MHz 10 kW Hai Phong Radio & TV Station / VOV-3  
Ha Nam   93.3 MHz 2 kW Ha Nam Radio Station  
Hanoi City [Ha Noi] Hanoi 90.0 MHz 10 kW Hanoi Radio & TV Station  
Dong Anh 96.6 MHz   L  
Hanoi (Me Tri) 100.0 MHz   VOV-1  
*101.5 MHz   VOV-6 External service (apparently INACTIVE, Jan 2006)
105.5 MHz   VOV-5 Foreign language service
Ha Tay   *1116 kHz 5 kW Ha Tay Radio & TV Station Apparently INACTIVE
96.0 0.5-2 kW Ha Tay Radio & TV Station  
Ha Tinh   898v kHz 10 kW Ha Tinh Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
93.6 MHz 1 kW  
Hau Giang   89.6 MHz 10 kW Hau Giang Radio Station Located in Can Tho
Hoa Binh   1035 kHz 10 kW VOV-2 Hanoi area
Ho Chi Minh City [Saigon]   558 kHz   VOV-2  
610 kHz 100kW Voice of the People of Ho Chi Minh City  
657 kHz   VOV-1  
747 kHz   VOV-4  
Hoc Mon 93.6 MHz   Hoc Mon Radio Station  
An Lac 94.3 MHz   Voice of the People of Binh Chanh  
Nha Be 96.5 MHz   Nha Be Radio Station  
  99.9 MHz 20kW Voice of the People of Ho Chi Minh City FM Programme  
104.5 MHz   VOV-3  
105.7 MHz   VOV-5 Foreign language service
Cu Chi 106.5 MHz   Cu Chi Radio Station  
Hung Yen My Van 549 kHz 700kW VOV-2 Hanoi area
675 kHz 700kW VOV-1 Hanoi area
Hung Yen 92.7 MHz 2 kW Hung Yen Radio & TV Station  
Khanh Hoa Nha Trang 576 kHz   VOV-2 / Khanh Hoa Radio & TV Station  
666 kHz   VOV-1  
103.3 MHz   Khanh Hoa Radio & TV Station  
106.5 MHz 2 VOV-3  
Kien Giang Rach Gia 1089 kHz 10kW Kien Giang Radio & TV Station  
Kontum [Kon Tum]   900 kHz 10 kW Kontum Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
95.0 MHz 3 kW  
Lam Dong Dalat [Da Lat] 891 kHz 10 kW Lam Dong Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
97.0 MHz 5 kW  
Lang Son   999 kHz 10 kW Lang Son Radio & TV Station  
88.2 MHz 1 kW  
101.0 MHz    
Lao Cai   1098 kHz 10 kW Lao Cai Radio & TV Station Also listed on 1035 kHz
*5597v kHz   INACTIVE
*6700v kHz   Frequency varied widely 6640-6800 kHz
INACTIVE
91.0 MHz 5 kW Lao Cai Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
95.2 MHz 1 kW Lao Cai Radio & TV Station / VOV-2  
Long An Tan An 756 kHz 10 kW Long An Radio & TV Station  
Nghe An Vinh 781v kHz 15 kW Nghe An Radio & TV Station  
98.0 MHz   VOV-3  
100.5 MHz 0.5 kW Nghe An Radio & TV Station Also listed on 93.0 MHz
Ninh Binh   98.0 MHz 0.5 kW Ninh Binh Radio & TV Station  
Ninh Thuan Phan Rang Thap Cham 95.0 MHz 5 kW Ninh Thuan Radio & TV Station  
99.6 MHz 2 kW  
Phu Tho Viet Tri 106.0 MHz 5 kW Phu Tho Radio & TV Station  
Phu Yen Tuy Hoa 96.0 MHz 2.5 kW Phu Yen Radio & TV Station  
102.7 MHz 5 kW VOV-2  
Quang Binh Dong Hoi 630 kHz 200kW VOV-1  
729 kHz 200kW VOV-2  
1000v kHz   Quang Binh Radio & TV Station Possibly INACTIVE
96.1 MHz 5 kW  
105.1 MHz 5 kW VOV-3 Also listed on 100.0 MHz
Quang Nam Hoi An 97.6 MHz 5 kW Quang Nam Radio & TV Station See also Danang 702v kHz
Quang Ngai   972 kHz 10 kW Quang Ngai Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
89.6 MHz   Quang Ngai Radio & TV Station  
102.8 MHz 5 kW VOV-3  
Quang Ninh Halong [Ha Long] 1035 kHz   Quang Ninh Radio & TV Station Possibly INACTIVE
97.5 MHz 10 kW Also listed on 97.8 MHz
Quang Tri Dong Ha 1000 kHz   Quang Tri Radio & TV Station Probably INACTIVE
92.5 MHz 5 kW  
Soc Trang   1278 kHz 10 kW Soc Trang Radio & TV Station  
89.0 MHz 0.5 kW  
Son La   828 kHz 50 kW Son La Radio & TV Station  
981 kHz 10 kW VOV-1/4  
4740v kHz 1 kW Son La Radio & TV Station Nominal frequency: 4760 kHz
Tay Ninh   1125 kHz 10 kW Tay Ninh Radio & TV Station  
Thai Nguyen   750 kHz 7.5 kW Thai Nguyen Radio & TV Station  
6451v kHz   Apparently INACTIVE, not heard since mid-1999
104.5 MHz 1 kW  
Thanh Hoa   846 kHz 10 kW Thanh Hoa Radio & TV Station  
105.1 MHz 10 kW  
Thua Thien Hue Hue 720 kHz 10 kW Thua Thien Hue Radio & TV Station / VOV-1  
93.0 MHz 2 kW Thua Thien Hue Radio & TV Station  
106.1 MHz 10kW VOV-3  
Tien Giang My Tho 828 kHz 10 kW Tien Giang Radio & TV Station  
Cho Gao 88.8 MHz   Cho Gao Radio Station  
Tan Phuoc 88.8 MHz   Tan Phuoc Radio Station  
Tan Hiep 94.0 MHz   Chau Thanh Radio Station  
Cai Be 94.5 MHz   Cai Be Radio Station  
Vinh Binh 95.3 MHz   Go Cong Tay Radio Station  
My Tho 96.0 MHz   My Tho City Radio Station  
Cai Lay 103.5 MHz   Cai Lay Radio Station  
Tra Vinh   1050v kHz 10 kW Tra Vinh Radio & TV Station  
96.6 MHz 10 kW  
Tuyen Quang   95.6 MHz 10 kW Tuyen Quang Radio & TV Station  
Vinh Long Vinh Long 954 kHz 10 kW Vinh Long Radio & TV Station  
90.2 MHz 10 kW  
Vinh Long 93.2 MHz   Vinh Long Township Radio Station  
Tra On 93.5 MHz   Tra On Radio Station  
Cai Nhum 95.5 MHz   Mang Thit Radio Station  
Binh Minh 96.0 MHz   Binh Minh Radio Station  
Long Ho 98.0 MHz   Long Ho Radio Station  
Tam Binh 99.7 MHz   Tam Binh Radio Station  
Vinh Phuc   89.7 MHz 2 kW Vinh Phuc Radio & TV Station  
Tam Dao 102.7   VOV-3  
Yen Bai Yen Bai *6391v kHz ?1kW Yen Bai Radio & TV Station Frequency INACTIVE, not heard since 1999
Tran Yen 88.5 MHz   Tran Yen Radio Station  
Yen Bai 92.1 MHz 5 kW Yen Bai Radio & TV Station