Dhaka, Bangladesh - Jan 1, 2012 - Dhaka FM went on the air on 90.4MHz, ringing in the new year as the first FM station to broadcast in HD Radio in Bangladesh. The new station goes on the air as part of the country's phase II of FM commercialization authorizing new FM broadcast licenses there.
Broadcast Electronics and local representative Onair Solutions provided a full RF products and studio turnkey services. Included in the equipment list were a new BE FM 10S solid-state transmitter with FXi 250 exciters and new XPi 10esp HD Radio signal generator along with a backup STX LP 5kW low-power transmitter. The station also purchased BE's The Radio Experience message management system for RDS text and HD Radio datacasting.