Radio Contact (Belgium)

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Radio Contact
Radio Contact logo.png
City of license Schaerbeek (Brussels)
Broadcast area Belgium
Slogan Feel Good
Frequency FM:
102.2 MHz (Brussels, Liège, Charleroi)
102.0 MHz (Mons)
104.7 MHz (Namur)
First air date 9 February, 1980
Format Pop, Top-40
Language(s) French
Owner Radio H
RTL Group
Sister stations Bel RTL
Mint
Webcast Listen live
Website radiocontact.be

Radio Contact is a Belgian commercial music radio station created in 1980, broadcasting in French in the French Community of Belgium.

The station is part of the Belgian Radio H holding, which belongs to RTL Group.

History[edit]

Radio Contact is created in 1980 by Francis Lemaire, Pierre Houtmans, Freddy Neyts et Catherine Servaes, after replacing the local radio station of Brussels Radio Kosmos.

The first broadcasts of Radio Contact were in Dutch and French, in 1981 the French-speaking Contact stayed on the frequency 101.3 MHz, and the Dutch-speaking Contact got the 104.0 MHz frequency in the Brussels area.

In November 1995, the German-speaking version, Radio Contact (Eupen) was created for the German Community of Belgium.

Today, Radio Contact is one of the most popular radio stations in the French and German-speaking Community of Belgium.

Flanders[edit]

In 1986, the Flemish version was created Radio Contact Vlaanderen. After the arrival of Q-Music and competing with Radio Donna the Flemish radio station lost many listeners.

On 12 December 2008, Radio Contact Vlaanderen announces to stop broadcasting and was eventually replaced in 2009 by ClubFM.

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