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Radio Stations In Ghana And Their Contacts

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Radio broadcasting is the transmission of sound by radio waves to reach a wide number of people. Waves are broadcasted either by a land-based radio station or a satellite in Earth’s orbit. Broadcasting by radio take the form of AM and FM stations.

The transmission is an electromagnetic energy that is transferable through space, which allows sound to travel.

The use of radio has become evidently popular in Ghana. Radio was first introduced in Ghana then Gold Coast in the year 1935.

The first radio station was ZOY, set up by the then colonial governor to transmit BBC programs to their colonial residents and the elites. This radio station provided both education and educational information.

In 1954 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation was established, then known as Gold Coast Broadcasting System. GBC provided 2 radio services, radio 1 and radio 2, which operated for 15 and 1/5 hours on weekdays and 17 and 1/2 hours on weekends.

Radio 1 broadcasted in local language and radio 2 in English. These stations were based in Accra.

The first private radio station in Ghana is Joy FM based in Accra. Joy FM is owned by Multimedia Group Limited. It was established in 1995 by Kwasi Twum.

Currently, data from the National Communication Authority of Ghana reveals that there are 629 FM stations in Ghana out of which 459 are operational.

Currently 31 of these radio stations are public 474 commercial radio stations, 96 are community radio stations, 5 are public foreign radio stations and 23 are campus radio stations.

List Of Radio Stations In Ghana, Their Location And Frequency

  • 3 FM……… 92.7 ……….Kanda
  • Starr FM…… 103.5……Ring Road
  • Pink FM……. 96.9…….Kasoa
  • Angel FM……… 102.9…….Lapaz
  • Oman FM ………..107.1…….Accra
  • Obonu FM………. 96.5…….Tema
  • Adom FM ……….106.9……..Kokomlele
  • Asempa FM…….. 94.7…….Accra
  • BBC radio……… 104.3……Accra
  • Citi FM………… 97.3……Adabraka
  • Happy FM………. 98.9…….Asylum Down
  • Hitz FM ………103.9……Accra
  • Joy FM………….. 99.7…….Accra
  • Peace FM………… 104.3……Tesano
  • Radio univers…….. 105.7…….Legon
  • Atinka FM……… 104.7…….Kokomlele
  • Onua FM……….. 95.1……Kanda
  • Bryt FM…………… 99.1………Koforidua
  • Radio central……… 92.5…….Cape Coast
  • Savannah FM…….. 91.3…….Yendi
  • Adepa FM………. 107.3…….Techiman
  • Hello FM……….. 101.5…….Kumasi
  • Garden City FM….. 92.1…….Kumasi
  • Asaaso FM……… 98.5……Cantonments
  • Bawku FM……… 101.5……Bawku
  • Akoma FM…….87.9……Kumasi

Most of these radio stations transmit in both local language and English which makes it easier for everyone to have a listen.

Conclusion

Presented above are the Radio stations in Ghana and their contacts.

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