Radio Republik Indonesia

RRi Broadcasting Museum
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The Broadcasting Museum is located on Jl. Abdul Rahman Saleh No. 51, Kestalan, Kec. Banjarsari, Surakarta City, Central Java, this museum was inaugurated to coincide with the 68th anniversary of Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) or National Radio Day, 11 September 2013. The museum was established as a form of respect for KGPAA Mangkunegara VII, which formed Solosche Radio Vereeniging ( SRV) on April 1, 1933. SRV is the forerunner of the present RRI Surakarta.

The RRI Solo Broadcasting Museum was inaugurated by the Main Director of the RRI Public Broadcasting Institute (LPP), Rosalita Niken Widiastuti via video streaming from Jakarta. The establishment of the Broadcasting Museum is expected to maintain public memory of the history of RRI in Surakarta and broadcasting in Indonesia. The RRI Broadcasting Museum is very historic. Because through the radio, the history of the announcement of independence was broadcast throughout the territory of the Republic of Indonesia in 1945.

The Broadcasting Museum is located in the RRI Surakarta complex on Jalan Abdul Rachman Saleh Number 51. It is not far from the center of #Solo City. This museum is located on the second floor of the RRI Solo auditorium and occupies a room with a length of about 14 x 4.8 meters. The museum is open Monday – Friday.
To enter, you do not need to pay an entrance ticket. It’s just that, you must first get permission from RRI Solo.

Entering the museum, you will see a statue of the pioneer of national radio, Mangkunegara VII. Inside this museum, neatly arranged collections of old radios along with broadcasting support devices from time to time. There are many historical objects on display in the museum, such as a Phillips brand radio receiver made in the Netherlands in 1948, a tape recorder using a tape reel made in the Netherlands in 1948, a record player made in 1948 from England. it used to turn on the Goat Radio transmitter.

Radio Kambing is now located at the Press Monument in Solo, playing a major role in broadcasting during the 1949 guerrilla war, especially during the Four Days General Offensive in Surakarta. Apart from that, the rattan chair for broadcasting is also stored, equipped with a threaded iron shaft that can rotate 360 ​​degrees, which has been around since SRV was founded.