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09-02-2006, 11:41
This freq is already known to regular forum users since December so here is a link to the reception thread:

Reception thread on 594kHz (http://www.drmrx.org/forum/showthread.php?threadid=1287)

08/02/2006 Croatia: Mediumwave digital radio transmitter put into operation

Text of report in English by Croatian news agency HINA

Deanovac, 8 February: Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader on Wednesday [8 February] officially put into operation a mediumwave transmitter for digital radio signals, set up in the village of Deanovac near the town of Ivanic Grad some 40 kilometres east of Zagreb.

Croatia is the first central and southeastern European country to start broadcasting digital radio signals on the medium wavelength.

In this way, Glas Hrvatske (The Voice of Croatia) can be received in the entire central and southeastern Europe at the frequency of 594 kHz.

Croatia has joined a group of countries such as Great Britain, Germany, France, Luxembourg and the Vatican which transmit mediumwave digital signals.

Twelve million kuna have been invested in this project of introducing DRM - Digital Radio Mondiale, while a total of 230m kuna have been invested in the upgrading of the entire national network of transmitters.

Source: HINA news agency, Zagreb, in English 1332 gmt 8 Feb 06