This is the International Section of
The Broadcast Archive

Maintained by:
Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer
Updated: 11/26/00

Belgian Broadcasting:

  • History
  • Regulation
  • Station Identifications

Belgian Broadcast History:

The first station in Belgium was possibly Europe's first regular broadcaster. The Belgian PTT station began  broadcasting Thursdays and Saturdays from the grounds of the Royal palace at Laeken, a suburb of Brussels. Transmissions started in 1911, and ended when the station was destroyed in 1914 to prevent it falling
into the hands of the invading German army.

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Early regulation of broadcasting

The current regulatory body is the

Station Identification: