Updated : 30 Nov 2004
|Tr||BC Nr||BC name||SC||PTY||Audio||Station||Language||Remaks|
|55R||627||WRN 1||1||NEWS||mono||World Radio Network||English||Bunch of international broadcasters programs, often also available on shortwaves. (See WRN1). Free weekly newsletter available by email. [Sat 0800TU World of Radio]|
|55R||628||WRN 2||1||NEWS||mono||World Radio Network||French,/ German||Bunch of international broadcasters programs, often also available on shortwaves. (See WRN2) . French 19h to 8h UTC, German 8h to 19h UTC. Free email weekly newsletter available.|
|55R||845||ESPERANC||1||TALK||mono||Radio Esperance||French||Religious. France. (see list in french).
|Ngoma||English||WS channel: African dance -|
|Sud FM||French, others||-Not coded since 29/11|
|Fox News||English||Not coded as of 29/11. Web: www.foxnews.com|
|55R||818||BLOOMBRG||1||NEWS||mono coded (gold)||Bloomberg English||English||Business news. Web: www.bloomberg.com|
|55R||519||TRAFTEST||1||INFO||mono||Eurotraffic||French||Radio France, Eurotraffic|
|55R||516||EDUTEST||1||DATA CH||data||(data)||-||Data (one or two channels) (+ sometimes an empty audio channel)|
|55R||806||EAST FM||1||POP||stereo coded (gold)||East FM||Hindi, Urdu, English||Kenya - web: www.eastfm.com-|
|55R||834||EUROPE 1||1||NEWS||mono||Europe 1||French||web: www.europe1.fr|
|55R||842||LAMPFM||1||INFO||mono, coded||Lamp Fall FM||Various||Senegal - (FM in Dakar and Touba) - email: email@example.com - Religious station - Web: www.africatel.sn. (stereo is sometimes poor)-.|
|55R||850||TALKSPRT||1||SPORT||mono coded (gold)||TalkSport||English||Sports news - Web: www.talksport.co.uk|
|55R||848||VIRGINUK||1||POP||stereo (gold)||Virgin Radio||English||Web: www.virginradio.co.uk.. Noted not coded on 31/10. Fee preview period + promo offer for subscription to Gold package (2 months free + no activation fee)|
|R. Sunrise||Others + English||Indian station based in London. Web: www.sunriseradio.com - No more coded mid May 2004. I ncluded in Gold Package since Nov.|
|55R||810||RSI-RTS||1||INFO||mono||R. TV Sénégalaise||French + others||Senegal - Web: www.rts.sn or www.snrts.com|
|55R||807||KBC||1||INFO||mono||Kenya Broadcasting Corp||Swahili, others||Kenya - Web: www.kbc.co.ke/renglish.asp|
|55R||573||WEATHER||1||INFO||mono||Weather Channel||English||WorldSpace weather channel. See schedule /lineup on www.worldspace.com > weather. Not coded since end March 2004.|
|55R||839||N P R||1||INFO||mono
|National Public Radio||English||USA. Web: www.npr.org/worldwide - Email : firstname.lastname@example.org - 27/11 not coded.|
|Radio Caroline||English||That's Peter Moore station (the landbased /sat one).
Now part of the gold subscription package. Not coded as of 29/11.
studio email: email@example.com - Other web: www.carolinesouth.com
|The Hop||English||WS channel: 50-60-70's hits|
|The System||English||WS channel: Electronic Dance|
|Bob||English||WS channel: Modern rock|
|Ultra Pop||English||WS channel: Pop/hits contemporary|
|60L||593||PREVIEW||1||INFO||mono||WorldSpace info||English||WorldSpace promotion channel: Announcing the new subscription package. A password is now needed to listen to some of the channels.|
|Potion||English||WS channel: Urban, contemporary|
|Up Country||English||WS channel: Country music channel - Not coded since 29/11.|
|60L||999||CHISL PR||1||EDUCAT||mono||Channel Islam International||English, Arabic||South Africa - Web:www.channelislam.com|
|Channel Islam International||English, Arabic||South Africa - Coded as of 29/11 (gold package) - Web:www.channelislam.com|
|60L||904||BBC -AFRW||1||NEWS||mono||BBC Africa||English||BBC 24h/24 - Web: www.bbc.co.uk|
|World Zone||English||WS channel: International music. Since mid Jan 2004|
|60L||903||RFI 1||1||NEWS||mono||RFI Afrique||French||Radio France Internationale - Web: www.rfi.fr|
|Riff||English||WS channel: Jazz - Not coded since 29/11.|
|Orbit Rock||English||WS channel: Classic Rock 60/70/80's|
|60L||750||ALC||1||EDUCAT||stereo||Africa Learning Channel||English||Learning programmes|
|Maestro||English||WS channel: Classical music - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|60L||794||DATA 128K||1||DATA CH||data||(data)||-||-|
|60L||794||DATA 128K||2||DATA CH||data||(data)||-||-|
|60L||792||ALC DATA||1||DATA CH||data||(data)||-||-|
|60L||793||DMS 128K||1||DATA CH||data||Direct Media Service||-||-|
|60L||793||DMS 128K||2||DATA CH||data||Direct Media Service||-||-|
|60L||900||S G H||1||NO PTYPE||mono,
|Radio Sai Global Harmony||other||"Swami's Discourses, Bhajans, Devotional Songs, Instrumental songs and special concerts"- web: www.radiosai.org or www.srisathyasai.org.in/ pages/RadioSai1.htm|
|60L||710||VOYAGER||1||POP||stereo||Radio Voyager||English||Contemporaneous music/News - To get the weekly email newsletter, write to radiovoyager @worldspace.com including "voyager voice" in the title of your email.|
Update 30 Nov 2004:
- as of 29/11, SUD FM, UP CNTRY, RIFF are not coded (free preview)
- LAMP FM, INFUSION are coded
Update 29 Nov 2004:
- LAMPFM, SUNRISE, INFUSION, NPR not coded as of 27/11
- FOX NEWS, CAROLINE not coded as of 29/11
- BC1000 CII is now coded (Gold package)
Update 21 Nov 2004:
- Ch 812 RFM-TEST had changed to TEST I and is now SUD FM (coded)
- New : Eurotraffic (TRAFTEST ch 519), OMNOSAT (data, ch 852).
- Disappeared : MARINE (will return spring 2005 with new features), QURAN CH
- Channel Islam int BC name is now CII on BC 1000.
Update 31 Oct 2004:
- PREVIEW channel moved from BC575 (55R) to BC593 (60L).
- VIRGIN UK free preview period (not coded) + promo offer to Gold package.
- SUNRISE will be included in Gold Package on 9 Nov.
Update 22 Oct 2004:
- New channel 596 QURAN CH
Update 11 Oct 2004:
- ch 999 BC name was changed to CH ISL PR
Update 7 Oct 2004:
- Channel 514 disappeared - New BC1000 duplicated 999 (Ch Islam)
Update 14 Sept 2004, 26 Sept :
- No station change (adjusted the comments)
Update 29 Aug 2004:
- Marked stations included in Gold subscription package (USD 9.99 per month + USD 10 first time)
Update 22 July 2004:
- Now crypted : NGOMA, THE HOP, SYSTEM, BOB, UPOP, POTION, UP CNTRY,
WORLDZONE, RIFF, ORBIT ROCK, MAESTRO, INFUSION, SGH
Update 17 July 2004:
- New channel TEST BC520, carrying Maestro as of 17/7.
- PTY for Virgin uk has changed from INFO to POP.
Update 3 July 2004:
- The following are now encrypted: BLOOMBRG, TALKSPRT, VIRGINUK
- The following are currently not encrypted: NGOMA, SGH
- The new subscription package was introduced end june. Some channels
were left non-encrypted mid june for a few weeks (Foxnews, East FM, NPR, Caroline)
Contact for souscription in Europe :
Tel: +44 1 843 593222, email: email@example.com, fax: +44 1 843 584422
Or download subscription kit at www.worldspace.com
Cost: , 78.5$/6months (EUR 63) , 136$/year (EUR 110)
- According to the subscription kit, Afristar west beam is planned to become a new
service dedicated to Europe from second half of 2006.
Update 12 June 2004:
- SGH moved from BC 846 (55R) to BC 900 (60L)
- New : BC 851 Fox News, BC 575 Preview, BC 925 Infusion
- Disappeared : Comores; PTY for Virgin changed from POP to INFO
Update 22 May 2004: New BC812 RFM-TEST (coded), replaces Walf.
BC name for Bloomberg changed from BLMBR EN to BLOOMBRG
Lamp FM is coded, Sunrise is not, Weather and Marine are still not coded
Update 1 May 2004: New SONADATA
Update 11 Apr 2004: WALF and LAMP FM were coded on 1/apr but are back free again.
New channels: TALKSPRT (850, 55R) and SYSTEM (712, 60L). Disappeared : KAYA.
Ultrapop's BC name display was changed from ULTRAPOP to UPOP.
Update 31 Mar 2004 : MARINE and WEATHER are no more encrypted
Update 17 Jan 2004: OYEME disappeared, replaced by WORLDZONE on BCID 709
A future set of programmes offer is announced on the WorldSpace musical channels, actually meaning these will be encrypted (13.33 GBP /year). Pay-mode starting date may now have been pushed to June 2004 (subject to changes...).
Note: For information on WorldSpace Datacasting offer, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note : This is just the list I am personnally using for
my WorldSpace listening, just shared here with you. This is not another
reference. It just meets my needs. In case of conflict, french
issue takes precedence, although I try to update both simultaneously.
Press/Finance data offer : French newspapers LA TRIBUNE, L'EQUIPE and LE MONDE can be subscribed to through WorldSpace and received daily on your computer as a pdf file, whatever external conditions (location, political, crisis, weather - Additional services can be provided such as real time financial data (stock market, exchange rates, materials market, interest rates, precious metals, news...), as well as Agence France Press news line in French or Arabic.. Contact = WorldsSpace France, Immeuble "Le Shannon", 13 rue Michel Labrousse, 31100 Toulouse, France. Fax: +33 5 6143 8299. For details, see WorldSpace France web site.
Channels are listed here in the order they appear when I scan on the
Changes done since this issue will only appear in... next update. This is not a real time service.
Some comments may be personal. For commercial infos (prices, subscriptions...), refer to the authorised sources.
Lists history in english : History
Lists history in french : Historique
Official WorldSpace websites in English and French.
Other website : www.worldspace.tk
Other website : www.worldspace.i-p.com
Contact/complements/corrections : Send me an email
Tell me if you have discovered specially interesting programming on one of the stations (give station, schedule, details) and we can mention it here for others..
New : Inside the Sanyo DSB-WS1000 (Inside the receiver)