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Radio stations in Australia

    Radio broadcasting in Australia began in 1921 (2CM, Sydney), FM radio was introduced in 1980. Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC is the largest state-owned national public broadcaster with four national networks, 54 local radio stations and international service Radio Australia , on FM, DAB, AM and SW (Shepparton transmitter). Special Broadcasting Service - SBS is another public broadcaster, providing multilingual and multicultural radio services on two FM networks and six DAB digital radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by Australian Communications and Media Authority - ACMA . Currently there are almost 300 commercial radio stations (with over 20 networks) and more than 400 community radio stations in Australia, together with ABC and SBS broadcasting on 3200 FM, 390 AM frequencies and 15 DAB multiplexes. Radio stations identify on-air with call signs, begining with single-digit number indicating the state or territory, followed by two or more letters (e.g. 1WAY, 2DAY or 3ABCFM). Primary language on radio is English, with many multilingual stations.

Radio stations in New Zealand / Teihana reo irirangi o Aotearoa

    Radio broadcasting in New Zealand began in 1922 (Radio Dunedin), FM radio was introduced in 1982-1983. Radio New Zealand - Radio NZ is a New Zealand's public service radio broadcaster with three national radio channels, transmitting on AM, FM, DAB and international station on Shortwave and DRM (Rangitaiki transmitter). Broadcasting is regulated by Radio Spectrum Management - RSM . Radio broadcasting is predominantly commercial, with over 30 national radio networks and many local stations, as well as over 300 low power FM stations. Currently there are over 990 FM and 162 AM radio stations in New Zealand. Prior to 1990, radio stations were known by their call signs, begining with a number for region followed by X, Y, or Z for AM stations (e.g. 1YA or 2XS), FM stations used four-character call signs (e.g. 2HCP). Primary languages on radio are English and Maori.

Radio stations in Papua New Guinea / Redio stesin long Papua Niugini

    Radio broadcasting in Papua New Guinea started in 1944, when Australian Broadcasting Commission established it's New Guinea Regional Service in Port Moresby under call signs 9PA/9AA. National Broadcasting Corporation - NBC was founded in 1974 and operates throughout the country on MW, SW and FM. Broadcasting is regulated by the National Information & Communications Technology Authority - NICTA . Five radio networks and 25 local radio stations (commercial, church or mining stations) also broadcast in Papua New Guinea. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary languages on radio are English and Tok Pisin.

Radio stations in the Solomon Islands / Redio stesin long Solomon Aeland

    Radio broadcasting in the Solomon Islands began in 1944 (American Forces radio station WVUQ Guadalcanal). Local radio station VQJ2 was established in 1947. British Solomon Islands Broadcasting Services began operations in 1952 under call sign VQO, in 1976 was renamed to Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - SIBC and today operates throughout the country on MW, SW and FM. Broadcasting is regulated by the Telecommunications Commission of Solomon Islands - TCSI . 17 commercial and community stations operate on FM. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary languages on radio are English and Pijin.

Radio stations in Vanuatu / Stations de radio à Vanuatu

    Radio broadcasting in Vanuatu began in the 1944 (American Forces radio station WVUR Espiritu Santo) and later with the shortwave station Radio Vila. New Hebrides Broadcasting Service was established in 1966 and used call signs YJB4 and YJB7. After 1980, Radio Vanuatu is the public service broadcaster operated by Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation - VBTC . Today it is transmitting on FM, MW and SW. Broadcasting is regulated by the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator - TRR . 9 commercial and community stations operate on FM. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary languages on radio are English, French and Bislama.

Radio stations in New Caledonia / Stations de radio à Nouvelle-Calédonie

    Radio broadcasting in New Caledonia began in 1937 (FJP Radio-Nouméa Amateur). Nouvelle-Calédonie 1ère is the public broadcaster, serving the islands on 28 FM and 2 AM frequencies. Two other radio networks and six local radio stations operate in the collectivity. Broadcasting is regulated by the French Superior Audiovisual Council - CSA . Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary language on radio is French.

Radio stations in Fiji / Siteseni ni retio e Fiji

    Radio broadcasting in Fiji began in 1935 (ZJV/VPD Suva). The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - FBC is the public broadcaster and operates a network of six radio stations, two in each of the three major languages. Broadcasting is regulated by the Department of Communication DC . Radio broadcasting is predominantly commercial, with Communication Fiji Limited, largest radio broadcasting company. Several church and community stations also broadcasting, with 74 FM and 2 AM transmitters it total in Fiji. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary languages on radio are English, Fijian and Hindustani.

Radio stations in Samoa / O leitiō i Sāmoa

    Radio broadcasting in Samoa began in 1931 (5ZA Apia). National radio 2AP was opened in 1947 and today is operated by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - MCIT . Broadcasting is regulated by the Office of the Regulator - OOTR . Radio broadcasting is predominantly commercial, with Radio Polynesia Ltd, largest radio broadcasting company. Several church and community stations also broadcasting, with 21 FM and 2 AM transmitters it total in Samoa. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary languages on radio are English and Samoan.

Radio stations in American Samoa / O leitiō i Sāmoa Amelika

    Radio broadcasting in American Samoa began in 1942 (WVUV Leone). Broadcasting is regulated by Federal Communications Commision - FCC . American Samoa is served by 10 FM radio stations and several translators, many stations are Christian programmed. Medium wave transmissions ceased in 2011. Radio stations identify on-air with four letter call signs, begining with "K" (eg. KMOA). Primary languages on radio are English and Samoan.

Radio stations in the Northern Mariana Islands

    Radio broadcasting in Saipan began in 1944 (American Forces radio station WXLD). Broadcasting is regulated by Federal Communications Commision - FCC . Northern Mariana Islands are served by 2 AM and 8 FM radio stations and several translators; Voice of America/Radio Free Asia are broadcasting from shortwave transmitters in Saipan and Tinian. Radio stations identify on-air with four letter call signs, begining with "K" (eg. KRNM). Primary languages on local radio are English and Chamorro.

Radio stations in Guam

    Radio broadcasting in Guam began in 1944 (American Forces radio station WXLI). Local radio station KUAM was established in 1954. Broadcasting is regulated by Federal Communications Commision - FCC . Guam is served by 5 AM and 17 FM radio stations and several translators; AWR, TWR and American Forces Network are broadcasting from shortwave transmitters in Guam. Radio stations identify on-air with four letter call signs, begining with "K" (eg. KGUM). Primary languages on local radio are English and Chamorro.


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