Radio Botswana 1 (RB 1)

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Radio Botswana 1 (RB 1)Formerly known as Radio Bechuanaland before the country attained its independence, RB 1 is simply called Radio Botswana by most citizens of Botswana.When Radio Bechuanaland began to transmit in 1965, it was inheriting a one-kilowatt medium wave transmitter from the veterinary department of the out-going colonial government based at Mafeking. The transmitter had been used for communications among veterinary field staff within a 20-mile radius since World War II.Shortly before independence

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