UCT Radio

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UCT Radio
Broadcast area Cape Town
Slogan The Soundtrack To Your Campus Life
Frequency 104.5MHz FM
First air date 1976
Format Campus radio
ERP 20W
Transmitter coordinates 33°57′30″S 18°27′45″E / 33.95833°S 18.46250°E / -33.95833; 18.46250Coordinates: 33°57′30″S 18°27′45″E / 33.95833°S 18.46250°E / -33.95833; 18.46250
Owner University of Cape Town
Website www.uctradio.co.za

UCT Radio is a campus radio station operated by students of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in Cape Town, South Africa. UCT Radio broadcasts on the 104.5 MHz frequency from a 20 watt transmitter located at 33°57′30″S 18°27′45″E / 33.95833°S 18.46250°E / -33.95833; 18.46250. [1] According to the University website, the station broadcasts its signal from the main Upper Campus in the Southern Suburbs, and all the way across the Cape Flats towards the Northern Suburbs of the greater Cape Town area. [2]

According to the Radio Audience Measurement Survey, as of June 2010 UCT Radio had a weekly listenership of 30 000 people.[3]

Management[edit]

Station Manager: Natalie Brandreth (acting)
Head of Programming: Erik Mulder
Head of Production: Jodi West
Head of Talk: Precious Bikitsha
Head of News: Mark Fitzgibbon
Head of Content: Amy-Lee Samuels
Head of Music: Mikhail Moosa
Marketing: Markus Hegewisch
Online and Social Media Coordinator: Stephanie Ungersbock
Webmaster: Charl Oosterhuizen
Head of Design: Dexter Sagar
HR Manager: Naz Louw

Programming on UCT Radio[edit]

The programming on UCT Radio is provocative and engages the entire diverse UCT community. [4]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Randall Abrahams who is a judge on Idols SA. [5]
Suga from Good Hope FM and Heart FM. [6]
Jonathan Duguid and Twalya Ng'ambi who work at 94.5 Kfm. [7] Mark Gillman who worked at 5fm. [8]
Bongani Njoli from E-TV. [9]
Natalie Bekker currently on Isidingo, previously P4 (now Heart), Free Spirit and Top Billing. [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VHF FM Frequency Assignment: Annexure A – 2004" (PDF). Independent Communications Authority of South Africa. 2004. Retrieved 2006-04-09. [dead link]
  2. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Community Station Summary: Station Audience - Past 7 Days". South African Advertising Research Foundation. Retrieved 2010-07-29. 
  4. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  5. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  6. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  7. ^ "Weekly Schedule". UCT Radio. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  8. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  9. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  10. ^ "UCT Radio". University of Cape Town. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 

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