Sabras Radio

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Sabras Radio
Broadcast area Leicester
Frequency 1260 kHz
First air date 7 September 1995
Format Asian
Transmitter coordinates 52°37′08″N 1°07′53″W / 52.6190°N 1.1315°W / 52.6190; -1.1315Coordinates: 52°37′08″N 1°07′53″W / 52.6190°N 1.1315°W / 52.6190; -1.1315
Owner Sabras Sound Ltd
Website www.sabrasradio.com

Sabras Radio is a commercial radio station in Leicester, England specialising in South Asian music and culture.

The radio station itself is located within the Belgrave area of the city; broadcasting on 1260 kHz, DAB Radio and also via the net. Also from 5 July 2005 station output could be heard in London on 558 kHz, during the hours 7am-1pm weekdays, 7am-noon weekends on Spectrum Radio.

Although the majority of the schedule is presented in Hindi and English - there are speciality shows broadcasting in Bengali, Gujarati and Punjabi.

History[edit]

The station started out as a radio show in the late eighties on 'GEM-AM' broadcasting on the same frequency (1260 kHz) in the evenings.

Presenters and their current programmes[edit]

  • Raj Baddhan - Drivetime (Monday to Friday at 15:00); Sabras Radio, Operations Manager
  • Rishi Modi - Breakfast (Monday to Friday at 07:00)
  • Akshay - Desi Mash-Up (Saturdays at 18:00)
  • Amber - Filmi Access (Saturday at 09:00)
  • Faruk Razak - Mid-Morning Show (Monday-Friday 10:00-13:00)
  • Jagdeep Rainu
  • Jitu Gosai - Gujarati Sabras (Saturdays at 14:00-16:00)
  • Kash Kumar - The 628 Show (Monday to Friday 18:00-20:00)
  • Kris Taylor - Saturday Breakfast (Saturdays at 07:00)
  • Missy B
  • Rajni Davda
  • Rajpal - Punjabi Sabras (Monday-Friday at 21:00)
  • Shobha Joshi - Sunday Gujarati Show (14:00-16:00)
  • Tina Kaur - Afternoon Delights with Tina Kaur (Monday- Friday at 13:00-15:00)
  • Vinod Suri - Hamrahi (Monday-Friday 20:00-02:00)
  • Vishal Jogiya - Sunday Requests with Vishal Jogiya (Sundays at 9:00 - 12:00)

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