Monday, April 02, 2007

Catching the Game...

Well.. do you want to see what the soldiers are watching when at Canada House in Kanadar (KAF)? Here is the site to the Canadian Forces Radio and Television that brings live Canadian TV programs to CF members serving in Afghanistan and the Middle East on a 24/7 basis in both English and French. Sports and news are the most requested programs. New schedules will appear each week on this site:

Watching the Toronto Maple Leafs at 4 a.m in Canada House (KAF)

Canadian Forces Radio and Television (CFRT)
The mission of Canadian Forces Radio and Television (CFRT) is to provide television and radio services to Canadian Forces (CF) members deployed overseas, establishing a much needed, continuous link with home, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
CFRT is transmitted via satellite to most CF ground forces posted in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. This service proved to be so popular that in April of 2002, it was expanded to include HMC Ships where the CFRT signal is available.

Live English and French radio and television programming includes:
Local, regional, national, and international news programs from major networks such as Canada AM, The National, CJOH News, Global Edmonton and Victoria CH News.

Major league sports such as: NHL hockey, CFL football, and NFL football as well as special sporting events such as the Olympics and the Canadian Curling Championships.

Popular Canadian variety programming such as: the Red Green Show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes and the Royal Canadian Air Farce.

Kandahar Satellite

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