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Radio stations in Brazil / Estações de rádio em Brasil

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    Radio broadcasting in Brasil began in 1919 (PRA8 Rádio Clube de Pernambuco, Recife). Rádio Nacional, now part of Empresa Brasil de Comunicação - EBC is the largest public radio network in the country. Broadcasting is regulated by Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações - ANATEL . Currently there are 2029 AM and 6656 FM radio stations in Brazil. Many AM radio stations broadcast on the tropical shortwave bands of 120, 90, 75 and 60m. Radio stations identify on-air with six character call signs (three letters followed by three digits), begining with "ZY" (eg. ZYH714). Primary language on radio is Portugese.

Radio stations in Argentina / Emisoras de radio en Argentina

Buenos Aires radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Argentina began in 1920 (LOR Radio Argentina, Buenos Aires). Public radio network Radio Nacional was established in 1937 as LRA and currently operates over 50 local AM/FM stations and shortwave external service - Radiodifusión Argentina al Exterior. Broadcasting is regulated by Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones - ENACOM . Currently there are 467 AM and 7115 FM radio stations in Argentina. Some stations identify on-air with three to six character call signs, begining with LO-LW prefix (eg. LRA1). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Chile / Emisoras de radio en Chile

Santiago de Chile radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Chile began in 1922 (CB66 Radio Chilena, Santiago). Public radio network Radio Nacional was established in 1974 and operates over 50 AM transmitters. Broadcasting is regulated by Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones - SUBTEL . Currently there are 261 AM and 864 FM radio stations in Chile. Radio stations identify on-air with five or six character call signs, begining with "XQ" for FM stations (eg. XQJ239) and with "CB" for AM stations (eg. CB124). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Uruguay / Emisoras de radio en Uruguay

Montevideo radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Uruguay began in 1922 (CW90A Radio Paradizábal, Montevideo). Radiodifusión Nacional del Uruguay - RNU was established in 1929 and operates the public network of Radio Uruguay and three other stations. Broadcasting is regulated by Unidad Reguladora de los Servicios en Comunicaciones - URSEC . Currently there are 143 AM and 198 FM radio stations in Uruguay. Radio stations identify on-air with three to six character call signs, begining with "CX" (eg. CX46). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Paraguay / Emisoras de radio en Paraguay

Asunción radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Paraguay began in 1922 (CXZ27, Asunción). Public radio network Radio Nacional del Paraguay was established in 1942. Broadcasting is regulated by Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones - CONATEL . Currently there are 72 AM and 89 FM radio stations in Paraguay. Radio stations identify on-air with three to six character call signs, begining with "ZP" (eg. ZPV28). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Bolivia / Emisoras de radio en Bolivia

La Paz radio stationsSanta Cruz de la Sierra radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Bolivia began in 1928 (Radio Chuquisaca, Sucre). State-owned Red Patria Nueva was founded as Radio Illimani in 1933 in La Paz and today operates the largest national radio network. Broadcasting is regulated by Autoridad de Regulación y Fiscalización de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes - ATT . Currently there are 214 AM and 588 FM radio stations in Bolivia. Shortwave radio stations identify on-air with three or four character call signs, begining with "CP" (eg. CP12). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Peru / Emisoras de radio en Perú

Lima radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Peru began in 1925 (OAX, Lima). Public radio network Radio Nacional del Perú was established in 1937 and today is a part of Instituto Nacional de Radio y Televisión del Perú - IRTP . Broadcasting is regulated by Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones - MTC . Currently there are 349 AM and 1929 FM radio stations in Peru. Radio stations identify on-air with five character call signs, begining with "OC" (eg. OAX4A). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Ecuador / Emisoras de radio en Ecuador

Quito radio stationsGuayaquil radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Ecuador began in 1925 (SE1FG Radio El Prado, Riobamba). Public radio network Radio Pública del Ecuador was established in 1940 as Radio Nacional del Ecuador and today is a part of Medios Públicos del Ecuador . First Christian radio station in the world - the world famous HCJB (La Voz de Los Andes) operated on Shortwave from Quito, Ecuador, from 1931 to 2009. Broadcasting is regulated by Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones - ARCOTEL . Currently there are 398 AM and 976 FM radio stations in Ecuador. AM radio stations identify on-air with five character call signs, begining with "HC" (eg. HCJB1). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Colombia / Emisoras de radio en Colombia

Bogotá radio stationsBarranquilla radio stationsCali radio stationsMedellín radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Columbia began in 1929 (HJN, Bogotá). Public radio network Radio Nacional de Colombia was established in 1940 as Radiodifusora Nacional (HJN) and today is a part of Sistema de Medios Públicos - RTVC with two radio networks on national level and several online channels. Broadcasting is regulated by Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones - MinTIC . Currently there are 491 AM and 915 FM radio stations in Colombia. Radio stations identify on-air with four or five character call signs, begining with "HJ" (eg. HJCY). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in Venezuela / Emisoras de radio en Venezuela

Caracas radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Venezuela began in 1926 (AYRE, Caracas). State-owned Radio Nacional de Venezuela - RNV was established in 1936 and together with YVKE Mundial Radio is a part of Sistema Bolivariano de Comunicación e Información - SiBCI . Broadcasting is regulated by Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones - CONATEL ). Currently there are 214 AM and 1378 FM radio stations in Venezuela. AM radio stations identify on-air with four letter call signs, begining with "YV" (eg. YVKE). Primary language on radio is Spanish.

Radio stations in the Falkland Islands

Stanley radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in the Falklands began in 1929 (Falklands Radio). Falklands Radio Service (FIRS) was privatised in 2005 and today is known again as Falklands Radio . Broadcasting is regulated by the Falkland Islands Government. British Forces Broadcasting Service operates three FM networks and one AM station; Falklands Radio is the fourth network. Currently there are four radio networks on the islands, using 1 AM and 29 FM transmitters. Broadcasters do not use call signs. Primary language on radio is English.


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