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AFN Berlin was a US military broadcast station located at Podbielskiallee 23 in Berlin-Dahlem. It started broadcasting at noon on August 4, 1945, with the Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. The TV studio was located on Saargemünder Strasse, across from the Berlin Brigade Headquarters compound. During the Berlin Blockade AFN Berlin started broadcasting around the clock. After the building of the Berlin Wall AFN Berlin radio then stayed on the air 24 hours until July 1994. TV programming was normally from 15:00 to 01:00 weekdays and 12:00 to 01:00 on weekends during the mid 1970s.

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  • Der AFN Berlin des American Forces Network war einer der bekanntesten US-amerikanischen Soldatensender. Der Sender hatte seine letzte Adresse in der Saargemünder Straße 28 in Berlin-Dahlem. (de)
  • AFN Berlin was a US military broadcast station located at Podbielskiallee 23 in Berlin-Dahlem. It started broadcasting at noon on August 4, 1945, with the Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. The TV studio was located on Saargemünder Strasse, across from the Berlin Brigade Headquarters compound. During the Berlin Blockade AFN Berlin started broadcasting around the clock. After the building of the Berlin Wall AFN Berlin radio then stayed on the air 24 hours until July 1994. TV programming was normally from 15:00 to 01:00 weekdays and 12:00 to 01:00 on weekends during the mid 1970s. AFN Berlin had three stations: * a medium-wave AM station at 1107 kHz * an FM station at 87.85 MHz (adjusted to 87.9 MHz at a later stage, called 88FM) * a TV station on UHF channel E29 (US channel 25) broadcasting in NTSC (thus requiring a multistandard set for German viewers) with a low-power transmitter limited to southwestern Berlin Until November 23, 1978, the AM frequency was 935 kHz. Due to the agreements in the Geneva Frequency Plan the frequency was changed to 1107 kHz. On July 15, 1994, AFN Berlin broadcast a 3-hour special broadcast on both radio frequencies, which was transmitted live into 54 countries. Afterwards, seconds before 14:00, AFN Berlin ceased transmitting after playing a rendition of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" performed by . (en)
  • L' AFN Berlin était une station de radiodiffusion militaire américaine de l' (en), basée à Saargemünder Str 28, à Berlin-Dahlem. Elle a commencé à émettre le 4 août 1945, à midi, avec la Rhapsody in Blue de George Gershwin. Au cours de blocus de Berlin, l'AFN Berlin a commencé à émettre en permanence. Après la construction du mur de Berlin, l'AFN Berlin a été diffusée 24 heures sur 24 jusqu'à juillet 1994. Le 15 juillet 1994, l'AFN Berlin a diffusé une émission spéciale de 3 heures sur les deux fréquences radio, qui a été retransmise en direct dans 54 pays. Puis quelques secondes avant 14 h, AFN Berlin a cessé d'émettre à jamais après avoir joué l'hymne national des États-Unis d'Amérique d’William Rivelli. (fr)
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  • Der AFN Berlin des American Forces Network war einer der bekanntesten US-amerikanischen Soldatensender. Der Sender hatte seine letzte Adresse in der Saargemünder Straße 28 in Berlin-Dahlem. (de)
  • AFN Berlin was a US military broadcast station located at Podbielskiallee 23 in Berlin-Dahlem. It started broadcasting at noon on August 4, 1945, with the Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. The TV studio was located on Saargemünder Strasse, across from the Berlin Brigade Headquarters compound. During the Berlin Blockade AFN Berlin started broadcasting around the clock. After the building of the Berlin Wall AFN Berlin radio then stayed on the air 24 hours until July 1994. TV programming was normally from 15:00 to 01:00 weekdays and 12:00 to 01:00 on weekends during the mid 1970s. (en)
  • L' AFN Berlin était une station de radiodiffusion militaire américaine de l' (en), basée à Saargemünder Str 28, à Berlin-Dahlem. Elle a commencé à émettre le 4 août 1945, à midi, avec la Rhapsody in Blue de George Gershwin. Au cours de blocus de Berlin, l'AFN Berlin a commencé à émettre en permanence. Après la construction du mur de Berlin, l'AFN Berlin a été diffusée 24 heures sur 24 jusqu'à juillet 1994. (fr)
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  • AFN Berlin (de)
  • AFN Berlin (en)
  • AFN Berlin (fr)
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