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Qinghai Television

Qinghai Television (QHTV) began broadcasting on January 1, 1971. It has two channels, broadcasting in both Chinese and Tibetan. The two channels, satellite-transmitted QHTV-1 and microwave-transmitted QHTV-2, broadcast 134 hours of programs each week.

QHTV-1 broadcasts 1.4 hours of programs in the Tibetan language every day in addition to many other programs in the Chinese language. Its major programs include Qinghai News Broadcast (Qinghai Xinwen Lianbo), Colorful Time (Binfen Shike) and Sports Collection (Titan Jijin).

QHTV-2 broadcasts one hour of programs in the Tibetan language every day in addition to some Chinese programs. Among these programs there are Economy 10' (Jingji Shi Fenzhong), Weekend Arts (Zhoumo Wenyi) and Continental Watch (Zhouji Daguan).

The television station has one studio and mainly uses analog component devices in programming. Signals are transmitted via both microwave and optical cable from the broadcast monitoring center to the launch pad and the satellite uplinking station.