Ukhozi FM

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Ukhozi FM
Ukhozi FM Logo
Broadcast area South Africa: FM
Slogan "Uyawuzw' Umoya"
Frequency Multiple
First air date 1960
Format Adult Contemporary[1]
Owner SABC

Ukhozi FM is a South African national radio station based in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal that caters to the needs of the Zulu-speaking community.[2] Founded in 1960,[2] it is the largest radio station in South Africa (by listenership).[3] The station has a broadcasting licence from ICASA.[4]

Ukhozi means "Eagle" in Zulu.[1]

Coverage Areas & Frequencies[edit]

Coverage Areas & Frequencies[2]
TX Station Pol Pol
Donnybrook 92,7 V
Durban 90,8 H/V
DurbanNorth 92,5 V
Eshowe 93,4 V
Glencoe 93,1 V
Greytown 91,7 V
Ladysmith 91,0 H
Mooi River 92,2 V
Nongoma 92,9 V
Pietermaritzburg 91,4 V
Port Shepstone 91,3 V
The Bluff 92,0 H
Ubombo 92,4 V
Vryheid 91,2 V

Broadcast Languages[edit]

Broadcast time[edit]

Target Audience[edit]

The station caters to people ranging from young to elderly, however focuses on the youth[1]

Listenership Figures[edit]

Estimated Listenership[6]
7 Day Ave. Mon-Fri
May 2013 7 132 000 4 450 000
Feb 2013 7 031 000 4 336 000
Dec 2012 6 798 000 4 194 000
Oct 2012 6 889 000 4 217 000
Aug 2012 7 289 000 4 461 000
Jun 2012 7 188 000 4 385 000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Media Club South Africa
  2. ^ a b c d Ukhozi FM Website (About)
  3. ^ SAARF RAMS (Feb 2013)
  4. ^ ICASA Website (Checked April 2013)
  5. ^ The Annual Guide to Radio in South Africa (AdVantage 2012). Media 24. 2012. 
  6. ^ SAARF RAMS (Presentations)

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