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  • BBC channel is not being broadcast in our area for a year ago.
  • BBC channel has not being broadcasted in our area for a year ago.

Which one is grammatical? Depending upon time span I think number two is grammatically correct.

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Both are incorrect. If you want to say that BBC hasn't broadcast anything for a year in your area, you can say:

BBC World hasn't broadcast anything in our area for a year.

If it's an ongoing situation and you want to describe its state, you can say:

BBC World is not being broadcast in our area.

If it's a past thing, you can say:

BBC World stopped broadcasting in our area a year ago.

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  • Noah, so "is not being broadcast" is a situation whose end is uncertain even if possible? – user114 Jul 3 '13 at 19:50
  • What "is not being broadcast" is saying is that there is no broadcast at present. It makes no further assertion of any kind. – BobRodes Jul 4 '13 at 3:30
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    +0.5 OP asks about passive forms; I think you need to offer both active and passive versions of all three. – StoneyB on hiatus Jul 4 '13 at 13:26

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