RCN Radio

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RCN Radio
RCN la Radio
Broadcast area Bogotá
Branding HJJX, HJVC
Slogan RCN La Radio
Frequency 770 kHz 93.9 MHz
First air date 1932 (as Colombia Broadcasting)[1]
1935 (as Emisora Nueva Granada)[1]
Format News / talk
Former callsigns HJKL
Former frequencies 610 kHz
Affiliations RCN TV
Owner RCN Radio
Website http://rcnradio.com/

RCN Radio (Radio Cadena Nacional, "National Radio Network") is one of the main radio networks in Colombia. Founded in 1949 with the integration of Radio Pacífico (Cali), La Voz de Medellín' and Emisora Nueva Granada (Bogotá).[1][2]

Carlos Ardila Lülle is its main shareholder since 1973.

Networks and radioformulas[edit]

  • RCN La Radio (formerly Cadena Básica RCN): the main network, broadcasting news, variety, and sports.
  • La FM: mix of news and music in FM. Founded in 1996.
  • Antena 2: sports. Founded in the early 1980s
  • La Mega: youth programming, Top 40. Founded in the early 1990s
  • Amor Estéreo (formerly La cadena del amor): balada en español.
  • Radio Uno: at first, an AM station specialized in vallenato. In 2005, it moved to FM with a mix of tropical music, with rancheras, and baladas en español.
  • Rumba Estéreo: tropical music (salsa, merengue, vallenato), in the 2000s switched to reggaeton.
  • Bolero Estéreo: specialized in boleros, online-only since the 2000s.

RCN La Radio frequencies[edit]

City AM frequency FM frequency
Bogotá 770 93.9
Medellín 990 94.4
Cali 980 98.0
Barranquilla 760
Bucaramanga 800
Pereira 1020
Cartagena 1000
Santa Marta 640
Cúcuta 940
Manizales 1060
Armenia 1240
Pasto 1340
Neiva 1150
Popayán 1370
Ibagué 1180
Tunja 1380
Villavicencio 1110
San Andrés 910
Valledupar 1260
Montería 1120
Florencia 1440
Sincelejo 1340
Yopal 750
Arauca 1110
Riohacha 93.7
Quibdo 1150
Mocoa 106.1
San José del Guaviare 1180
Girardot 1290
Barbosa[disambiguation needed] 1310
San Gil 1220
Sogamoso 1200
La Dorada 1080
Ipiales 1160
Puerto Asis 106.3
Rionegro 1370
Apartado 1310
Tulua 1170
Tumaco 91.1
Barrancabermeja 1320
Garzon 1490
Granada (La voz de la Conquista) 103.3
Pitalito (Radio Sur) 1280
Buga (Voces del Occidente) 860
Cartago (Radio Robledo) 1580
Aguachica (La Voz de Aguachica) 1330
El Banco (Planeta Radio) 106.1
Pamplona (Radio Cariongo) 1440
Sipi (Brisas del San Juan) 106.3

RCN Radio broadcasts in New York at 98.7 FM and RCN Radio Internacional broadcasts at 89.9 FM.

Partner radio stations[edit]

International partner agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Reseña histórica - radio". ASOMEDIOS. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Gil Bolívar, Fabio Alberto (1992). "Influencia política y poder económico en los medios de comunicación: las cadenas radiofónicas colombianas". Revista CIDOB D'Afers Internacionals (in Spanish) (Barcelona) (23-24): 225–254. ISSN 1133-6595. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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