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Johor FM

Johor FM

Johor FM, formerly known as Radio Malaysia Johor and Radio 3 Johor Bahru is a Johor state radio operated by Radio Televisyen Malaysia out of the Johor state capital Johor Bahru in Malaysia. It broadcasts in Malay and features local news and Malaysian music, 18 hours a day from 06:00 to 00:00. Johor FM was one of the first regional radio stations in Malaysia.

History

  • November 7th 1963 - Stesen Johor Bahru went on air for the first time on AM
  • June 4th 1966 - the station was officiated by the then Sultan of Johor, Sultan Sir Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim.
  • August 30th 1988 - Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru went FM Stereo
  • October 20th 1988 - Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru was split into two - its FM stereo transmitter was taken over by a new station called FM Stereo Johor Bahru (FMJB) and RMJB went back to old AM 521 kHz.
  • August 31st 1989 - RMJB changed its name to Radio 3 Johor Bahru.
  • January 1 1992 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru went back to FM broadcasting.
  • January 1 1993 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru started broadcasting 18 hours a day, from 06:00 to 00:00 daily.
  • 1994 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru and FMJB moved to the brand new Kompleks Penyiaran Sultan Iskandar (Sultan Iskandar Broadcasting Complex).
  • 31 August 1998 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru changed its name to Radio Malaysia Johor (RMJ).
  • 2 June 2005 - Radio Malaysia Johor came to be known by its current name Johor FM.
  • September 2006- The RTM Tower, the 317 meter high transmitting mast at the Johor Bahru station was dismantled.

Transmitters

  • FM 101.9 MHz from Gunung Pulai transmitter site covering South Johor and Singapore
  • FM 92.1 MHz from Bukit Tinggi transmitter site covering East Johor
  • FM 105.3 MHz from Gunung Ledang transmitter site covering North Johor and Melaka
  • AM 1053 kHz in East Johor
  • AM 576 kHz in South Johor and Singapore

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