Indonesia (nationwide):
Modernization and Extension of FM Transmitters


  • Urban Infrastructure & Utilities
  • Industrial Engineering


Dorsch Consult asia Co., Ltd.


Radio Republic Indonesia (RRI), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau/KfW


From 2001 to 2006

Project Activities

  • Improvement of RRI’s spare part management system
  • Development of standard maintenance procedures for FM equipment
  • Development of record keeping and reporting system
  • Preparation of O&M instructors for training by the contractor/supplier
  • Training of 18 regional FM maintenance engineers
  • Supervision of in-service training of O&M
  • Preparation of project report
  • Supervision of supply and installation of FM equipment
  • Assist RRI with mobilization of field teams
  • Supervision of field installation and commissioning of FM transmitter
  • Identify difficulties and prepare consolidated progress reports
  • Prepare field installation and commissioning report
  • Prepare project completion report
  • Tender preparation and contract award


Dorsch Consult asia Co., Ltd.

Bangkok (Headquarters)
1168/45 Lumpini Tower,
18th Floor
Rama 4 Road
Tungmahamek, Sathon

10120 Bangkok

Phone: +66 2 - 679 89 00
Fax: +66 2 - 679 89 95

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Radio Republic Indonesia (RRI), the public radio broadcasting organization of Indonesia, intends to modernize and to extend its broadcasting network with modern state of the art FM-transmitters (frequency modulation).

RRI produces in total six programs with international (Overseas Program), national (Programs National I and II), regional (Programs Regional I and II) and local (Capital City I and II, Program for Jakarta) coverage.

Programs are broadcasted from 151 RRI stations countrywide and program distribution is mainly based on a satellite network. 

The program shall support exclusively the Regional I program by providing transmitters and related equipment and services.

In approx. 16 locations high power transmitters (2 kW – 10 kW) and in approx. 190 location low power transmitters (100 W) shall be provided.

Selection of sites took place according to the so called “blank – spot – approach”, meaning that only sites were no Regional I coverage by FM or AM is available or sites with unreliable coverage (existing AM / FM transmitters > 20 years in service).