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Broadcast area Adelaide
Frequency 1197 kHz AM
Format Radio reading service
Class Community radio
Transmitter coordinates 34°55′52″S 138°34′17″E / 34.931197°S 138.571406°E / -34.931197; 138.571406Coordinates: 34°55′52″S 138°34′17″E / 34.931197°S 138.571406°E / -34.931197; 138.571406
Callsign meaning 5 = South Australia
Radio for the
Affiliations Radio Print Handicapped Network
Owner RPH Adelaide Inc.
Website Official website

Radio 5RPH 1197 kHz is a volunteer manned AM band community radio station in Adelaide, South Australia Australia for the blind.[1]

Radio 5RPH is a member of the Radio Print Handicapped Network. Its stated mission is to "provide a quality reading and information service to those within its broadcast area who are unable (for whatever reason) to access daily printed material".[2][3]

Newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed material are read to air. The station also hosts a morning sports show weekday mornings and broadcasts matches from the South Australian National Football League.

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  1. ^ "5RPH About US". 5RPH. 2008. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Stan Wickham Awards Presentation". Governor of South Australia. 24 February 2004. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  3. ^ Chantelle Kroehn (2008-07-23). "Adelaide Radio Switch". Messenger Newspapers. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 

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