AFN Berlin was a US-American military broadcast station located at Podbielskiallee 23 in Berlin-Dahlem. It started broadcasting at noon on August 4, 1945, with the Rhapsody in Blue from George Gershwin.
During the Berlin Blockade AFN Berlin started broadcasting around the clock. After the building of the Berlin Wall AFN Berlin then stayed on the air 24 hours until July 1994.
AFN Berlin had three stations:an AM station at 1107 kHz an FM station at 87.85 MHz (adjusted to 87.9 MHz at a later stage, called 88FM) a TV station on UHF channel E29 (US channel 25) broadcasting in NTSC (thus requiring a multistandard set for German viewers) with a low power transmitter limited to southwestern districts of BerlinUntil November 23, 1978, the AM frequency was 935 kHz. Due to the agreements in the Geneva Frequency Plan the frequency was changed to 1107 kHz.
On July 15, 1994, AFN Berlin broadcasted a 3-hour special broadcast on both radio frequencies, which was transmitted live into 54 countries. Afterwards, seconds before 2pm, AFN Berlin ceased transmitting after playing the national anthem of the United States of America.
Radio (88FM): A Morning Show (Mon - Fri) An Afternoon Show (Mon - Fri) The Juice Disco Frolic at Five Special live broadcasts from the German-American Volksfest at the Hüttenweg in Berlin-Dahlem and
from the Day of Open House at the Tempelhof Central Airport (TCA)Television: Berlin Tonight (Daily News)
Berlin PM (interview show)
Berlin Tonight late edition (late news)
Discover Berlin (trailers of Berlin sights)
The Berlin Ramblers (30-minute live country music show, 1968 one Saturday afternoon monthly)
Snowball Satellite (Christmas)