List of radio stations in Malaysia

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This is a list of radio stations in Malaysia, ordered by location and frequency. Frequency varies in different states.

There are a total of 19 private and 34 government-owned radio stations in Malaysia. Stations owned by the government operate under the Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) group. Other stations such as BBC World Service, China Radio International, Suara Malaysia and Voice of Vietnam are available in Malaysia via AM.

Stations[edit]

FM Stations[edit]

Frequency (in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Putrajaya and environs) Station Operator Language Genre Coverage Area
87.7 MHz RTM RTM Malay Music Nationwide
88.1 MHz One FM Media Prima Mandarin
Cantonese
Talk, Music Nationwide
88.5 MHz Nasional FM RTM Malay Music Nationwide
88.9 MHz Capital FM 88.9 Star Radio Group English Music
Talk
Klang Valley
Northern Negeri Sembilan
West Pahang
Perak
89.3 MHz Ai FM RTM Mandarin
Various Chinese dialects
Music
Talk
Nationwide
89.9 MHz BFM 89.9 BFM Media English, Malay Music
News
Talk
Klang Valley
Pahang
Negeri Sembilan
South Perak
Putrajaya
Melaka
90.3 MHz TraXX FM RTM English Music
Talk
Nationwide
90.7 MHz Putra FM Universiti Putra Malaysia Malay
English
Music
Talk
Kajang
Serdang
Seri Kembangan
Putrajaya
91.1 MHz Asyik FM RTM Jakun
Semai
Temiar
Music
Talk
Klang Valley
Northern Johor
Negeri Sembilan
Southern Perak
Western Pahang
91.5 MHz IKIM.fm Institute of Islamic Studies Malaysia Arabic
English
Malay
Music
Talk
Nationwide
92.3 MHz Minnal FM RTM Tamil Music
Talk
Nationwide
92.9 MHz Hitz.fm AMP Radio Networks English Music
Talk
Nationwide
93.6 MHz UFM Universiti Teknologi MARA English
Malay
Music
Talk
Klang
Petaling Jaya
Shah Alam
93.9 MHz Radio24 Bernama Malay, English News, music Kuala Lumpur
94.5 MHz Mix FM AMP Radio Networks English Talk, Music Nationwide
95.3 MHz Nasional FM RTM Malay Music Klang Valley
95.8 MHz Fly FM Media Prima English, Malay Talk, music Peninsular Malaysia
96.3 MHz Minnal FM RTM Tamil Talk, music Nationwide
96.7 MHz Sinar FM AMP Radio Networks Malay Talk, music Nationwide
97.2 MHz KLFM RTM Malay Talk, music Selangor & Kuala Lumpur
97.6 MHz Hot FM Media Prima Malay Talk, music Nationwide
98.3 MHz Klasik Nasional FM (alternative frequency) RTM Malay Music Nationwide
98.8 MHz 988 FM STAR Rfm Sdn.Bhd (Star Radio Group, The Star) Chinese (Cantonese) Talk, music Nationwide
99.3 MHz THR.fm(Raaga) AMP Radio Networks Tamil Talk, music Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Pahang (except Kuantan, Pekan and Rompin), Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Johor, Singapore and parts of Kelantan
100.1 MHz TraXX FM (alternative frequency) RTM English Talk, music Klang Valley
100.9 MHz Selangor FM RTM Malay Talk, music Selangor & Kuala Lumpur only
101.8 MHz MY FM AMP Radio Networks Chinese (Cantonese) Talk, music Nationwide
102.5 MHz Asyik FM and Salam FM RTM Orang Asli Talk, music Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Southern Perak, Western Pahang and parts of Negeri Sembilan only
103.0 MHz Melody FM AMP Radio Networks Chinese music Klang Valley
103.3 MHz Era FM AMP Radio Networks Malay Talk, music Nationwide
104.1 MHz Best 104 Suara Johor Sdn.Bhd Malay Music Selangor
Negeri Sembilan
Melaka
South Pahang
South Perak
West Pahang
Johor
Singapore
Batam, Indonesia
104.9 MHz Red FM STAR Rfm Sdn.Bhd (The Star) English, Malay Talk, music Peninsular Malaysia
105.3 MHz Suria FM STAR Rfm Sdn.Bhd (The Star) Malay Talk, music Nationwide except Sarawak
105.7 MHz LiteFM AMP Radio Networks English Music Nationwide
106.7 MHz Ai FM (alternative frequency) RTM Chinese Talk, music Pahang, Selangor & Kuala Lumpur
107.5 MHz Pahang FM RTM Malay Talk, music Pahang
Selangor
Kuala Lumpur
South Perak
parts of Negeri Sembilan
88.8 MHz(East Pahang and South Terengganu)
106.8 MHz(Central Terengganu)
88.1&nbsp (Kota Bharu and North Terengganu);MHz
THR.fm (Gegar) AMP Radio Networks Malay Talk, music East Pahang
Terengganu
Kelantan
90.2 MHz Pi Mai FM Copyright Laureate Sdn Bhd Malay Talk, music Penang, Malaysia
101.3 MHz ULTRA 101.3FM Copyright Laureate Sdn Bhd Malay Talk, music Klang Valley, Malaysia
107.9 MHz IM4U FM 107.9 Genmedia Sdn Bhd Malay Talk, music Klang Valley, Malaysia

AM Stations[edit]

Malaysia does not own any AM stations, all of the stations able to be received in Malaysia are from other Asian countries, with high power transmitters, and reception must be reserved at night.

Frequency Station Operator Country of origin Transmitter location Language Format
5.965 MHz (SW) Radio Klasik RTM Malaysia Malaysia IBC, Malaysia Malay News and Music
15420 kHz (SW) Radio Free Sarawak RFS Malaysia Malaysia Unknown Malay/Iban News and Music
1242 kHz Voice of Vietnam VOV Vietnam Vietnam Can Tho, Vietnam Vietnamese News and Music
1575 kHz Voice of America VOA United States United States of America Bangkok, Thailand English, Thai, Lao, Burmese, Vietnamese, Khmer News and Music
891 kHz
981 kHz
Sor. Wor. Thor RTWS ThailandThailand Saraburi (891) and Yala (981), Thailand Thai Talk, Music and News
684 kHz China Radio International CRI China China Hainan, China English, Khmer, Vietnamese News
918 kHz Radio Thailand Network Six RTWS Thailand Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Thai News, Music
873 kHz Voice of Vietnam 4 VOV Vietnam Vietnam Can Tho, Vietnam Vietnamese, Khmer Talks and Music
603 kHz China Radio International CRI China China Hainan, China Cantonese News
1503 kHz Radio Taiwan International RTI Taiwan Taiwan Fangliao, Taiwan Mandarin, Burmese, Vietnamese News

Stations-Other states[edit]

Station Frequency Operator Language Area served
Johor FM 101.9 MHz (Johor Bahru, Central Johor and Singapore), 105.3 MHz (Muar, Tangkak, Segamat and Batu Pahat) and 92.1 MHz (Mersing) RTM Malay south parts of Negeri Sembilan, Johor, Malacca & Singapore
Kedah FM 97.5 MHz (Kedah, Penang and North Perak), 90.5 MHz (Baling), 105.7 MHz (Langkawi), 88.5 MHz (Kulim, Selama Perak), 105.1 MHz (Sintok, UUM) RTM Malay Kedah, Penang, Perlis, Satun, Thailand and parts of Perak
Kelantan FM 102.9 MHz (Kota Bharu), 97.3 MHz (Bukit Bakar,Machang), 88.1 MHz (Paloh,Gua Musang), 92.0 MHz (Bukit Cupak,Gua Musang), 90.0 MHz (Jeli), 107.1 MHz (Bukit Bintang, Besut),[1] RTM Malay Kelantan, northern parts of Terengganu, northern parts of Pahang, Narathiwat, Thailand Worldwide (Internet radio)[2]
Labuan FM 103.7 MHz RTM Malay Labuan
Langkawi FM 104.8 MHz RTM Malay Langkawi Island
Melaka FM 102.3 MHz RTM Malay Malacca, North Johor and southern parts of Negeri Sembilan
Mutiara FM 95.7 MHz and 93.9 MHz (Penang and Seberang Prai), 90.9 MHz (Balik Pulau) RTM Malay Penang, Kedah, parts of Perak
Negeri FM 92.6 MHz (Kuala Lumpur, Port Dickson and Seremban), 95.7 MHz (Rembau, Tampin) and 107.7 MHz (Rembau, Tampin, Malacca, North Johor, Gemas) RTM Malay Klang Valley, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, North Johor and parts of Pahang
Pahang FM 104.1 MHz (Kuantan, South Terengganu) and 107.5 MHz (West Pahang, Klang Valley, Southern Perak) RTM Malay Pahang, Klang Valley, southern parts of Terengganu, south Perak and parts of Negeri Sembilan
Perak FM 95.6 MHz (Ipoh, Kuala Kangsar, Central Perak), 104.1 MHz (Taiping, North Perak, South Penang), 97.3 MHz (Tapah, Bidor, Sungkai, Trolak), 94.2 MHz (Lenggong), 96.1 MHz (Gerik), 657 kHz (Gerik, Pengkalan Hulu, Klian Intan, Pulau Banding, Baling Northwest Kelantan), 89.6 MHz (Slim River, Tanjung Malim) RTM Malay Perak and part of Kedah, part of Selangor, part of Kelantan, Cameron Highland (Pahang) and Penang
Perlis FM 102.9 MHz (Kangar) RTM Malay Perlis
Terengganu FM 88.7 MHz (Kuala Terengganu), 97.7 MHz (Southern Terengganu), 90.0 MHz (Cerul and Kuantan), 96.2 MHz (Northern Terengganu) and 88.9 MHz (Hulu Besut) RTM Malay Terengganu, East Pahang and northern parts of Kelantan
Sabah FM various[3] RTM Malay Sabah
Sabah V FM RTM English, Kadazandusun, Mandarin, Bajau, Murut[4] Sabah
Sandakan FM 90.1 MHz RTM Malay Sandakan
Tawau FM 100.1 MHz RTM Malay Tawau
Labuan FM 103.7 MHz RTM Malay Labuan
Keningau FM 98.4 MHz RTM Malay, Dusun, Murut[5] Sabah Interior Division
Sarawakfm various[6] RTM Malay Sarawak
Redfm RTM English Sarawak
Sibu FM 87.6 MHz (Sibu), 102.1 MHz (Selangau),94.6 MHz (Sarikei), 98.7 MHz (Mukah), 99.8 MHz (Song), 94.3 MHz (Kapit) & 103.0 (Belaga) RTM Malay, Iban & Mandarin Sibu, Mukah, Sarikei & Kapit
Waifm 101.3/106.9 MHz RTM Iban Kuching
Mirifm 95.7/98.0/97.5 MHz RTM Malay Miri & Bintulu
RaSafm 89.5/99.5 MHz RTM Malay Sri Aman & Betong
Limbangfm 104.9/94.5/101.1 MHz RTM Malay Limbang & Lawas
Manis FM 90.6 FM (Kota Bharu), 102.0 MHz (Kuala Terengganu) and 95.1 MHz (Kuantan) Nusa Network SDN BHD Kuala Terengganu Malay South Thailand, Kelantan,(Kota Bharu, Pasir Mas, Tumpat, Jeli, Tanah Merah, bachok, Pasir Puteh, Machang Dan Sebahagian Kuala Krai Utara), Terengganu, Pahang & Johor
Cats FM 99.3 (Kuching), 88.4 / 99.9 MHz (Sibu), 93.3 MHz (Miri), 88.3 MHz (Bintulu) and 88.7 MHz (Limbang) KRISTAL HARTA SDN. BHD. Malay, Iban, Mandarin Chinese Sarawak, partially Labuan & KK, West Kalimantan & Brunei

International radio stations[edit]

Frequency Station Operator Language Area served
Various Voice of Malaysia RTM Various Worldwide

Defunct radio stations[edit]

Station Frequency Operator Language Format Area served Note
BBC World Service 15335, 9740, 6195, 11750 BBC Malay News Klang Valley (Now Nationwide) Malay-language radio stations from British between 2 May 1941 until 31 March 1991, Now replaced by English language and can be heard nationwide
Talk Radio 101.8 MHz AMP Radio Networks English Talk Klang Valley Short-lived radio station aired between 1997 - 1998. The FM slot was taken over by MY FM
Classic Rock 103.3 MHz AMP Radio Networks English Music Klang Valley Short-lived radio station aired between 1997 - 1998. The radio is still can be heard on Astro, and the FM slot was taken over by ERA FM
RfM 98.8 MHz, then 91.5 MHz and lastly was 104.9 MHz Radio Redifussion Sdn. Bhd Malay, English, Chinese Talk, Music Klang Valley Radio Redifussion Sdn. Bhd was taken over by The Star Publication Berhad and changed it name to STAR RfM Sdn. Bhd in 2003. Therefore the Rfm brand name has been changed to Red 104.9 and now is known as Red FM. In 2001, Ikim.FM takes over the previous Rfm slot
THR GEGAR (Permata Pantai Timur) Time Highway Radio 88.1 MHz (Kota Bharu), 106.8 MHz (Kuala Terengganu), 88.8 MHz (Kuantan), Time Highway Radio Sdn. Bhd. Malay Talk, Music East Peninsular Malaysia Time Highway Radio was taken over by AMP Radio Networks in 2005 and became Tamil-language station knowing as THR Raaga for West Peninsular while for East Peninsular it's become THR Gegar in Malay language
Time Highway Radio 99.3 MHz Time Highway Radio Sdn. Bhd. Malay, English Talk, Music Peninsular Malaysia Time Highway Radio was taken over by AMP Radio Networks in 2005 and became Tamil-language station knowing as THR Raaga for West Peninsular while for East Peninsular it's become THR Gegar in Malay language
WOW FM, then WA FM 97.6 MHz Synchrosound Studio Sdn. Bhd. English then Chinese Talk, Music nationwide WOW FM/WA FM was taken over by Media Prima Berhad in late 2005 and then became Malay-language radio station knowingly as Hot FM
Klasik FM 93.9 MHz RTM Malay Malay Classic music Klang Valley Klasik FM has been merged with Nasional FM on August 12, 2006 and now known as Klasik Nasional FM. The radio station was first went on air in 1998
Nasional FM 98.3 MHz and 87.7 MHz RTM Malay News
Talk
Music
Nationwide Nasional FM has been merged with Klasik FM on 30 May 2006 and now known as Klasik Nasional FM. This is Malaysia first radio station
Wanita FM 88.1 MHz Radio Wanita Berhad Malay Talk, Music Klang Valley Wanita FM was taken over by Media Prima Berhad in January 2009 and then became Chinese-language radio station knowingly as One FM
XFM 103.0 MHz AMP Radio Networks Malay Talk, Music Klang Valley XFM FM frequency and Astro slot has been taking over by her sister Chinese station Melody FM starting in 9 July 2012 for test transmission, but still can be listened on the net as an internet station

External links[edit]

A directory of radio stations and their respective contact details are found here: Radio Stations in Malaysia

Frequency tables with detail information are found here:

Table1: FM Radio Stations in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore, 87.6-95.9 MHz

Table2: FM Radio Stations in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore, 96.0-107.9 MHz

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