Indian Telecast Network, DOORDARSHAN is the world's largest Terrestrial Network, covering cities & villages through out the nation.
 
 
Lucknow Doordarshan started functioning on 27th Nov. 1975 with an interim setup at 22, Ashok Marg, Lucknow. The colour transmission service of National Channel (only with Transmitter) started from 15-8-82. While the regular colour transmission service from studio was started in 1984 with ENG gadgets.
During Reliance Cup, OB Van came to Kendra for outdoor telecast having 4 colour camera chain, recording equipments, portable microwave link. In March 1989 new studio complex started functioning. EFP Van came to DDK Lucknow in 1989 with compliment of 3 colour camera chain and recording setup for outdoor telecast. The entire recording of studio/van have been replaced to Beta format High Band edit VCR and still in use as the old recording are on H.B.
UP Regional Service telecast with uplinking facility from studio (DDK, Lucknow) started in January 1998 on INSAT-2B. This service was changed to INSAT-2D (T) ARAB SAT. on 14-7-98. The news feeds are up-linked to Delhi ocassionally from Lucknow Earth Station.
Studio programme is transmitted from 10 KW-TV transmitter installed at Hardoi Road through Studio Transmitter Microwave Link. Besides this, one 16 feet PDA is being installed at TV Transmitter site to receive the down link signal of Regional Service telecast from studio via ARAB SAT. on INSAT-2D (T).
Site of 22 Ashok Marg, Lucknow is being utilized by Doordarshan Training Institute (for staff training) having one studio (12m x 6m) and colour camera chain. The DTI Lucknow was inaugurated in September 1995.
In the beginning, only the development programmes were telecast but later on to enlighten the viewers as per their needs, expectations, many more informative, educative and entertaining programmes have been introduced from time to time.
Lucknow Doordarshan produced some of the best programmes in the country as "BIBI NATIYON WALI", "NEEM KA PED" and "HATIM TAI" etc. To entertain cross-section of the society.
At a Glance
• Lucknow Doordarshan started functioning on 27th Nov. 1975
• the regular colour transmission service from studio was started in 1984 with ENG gadgets.
• UP Regional Service telecast with uplinking facility from studio (DDK, Lucknow) started in January 1998 on INSAT-2B.
• The DTI Lucknow was inaugurated in September 1995.
• Lucknow Doordarshan produced some of the best programmes in the country as "BIBI NATIYON WALI", "NEEM KA PED" and "HATIM TAI" etc.