ArtSound FM

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City Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Broadcast area Canberra RA1 ([1])
Branding ArtSound
Slogan Canberra's Own Music and Arts Radio
Frequency 92.7 MHz FM
Repeater(s) 90.3 MHz Tuggeranong
First air date 15 July 2000 (2000-07-15)[1]
Format Music and Fine Arts
Language(s) English
ERP 20,000 watts
HAAT 332 m[2]
Transmitter coordinates 35°16′32″S 149°5′52″E / 35.27556°S 149.09778°E / -35.27556; 149.09778
Owner ArtSound, Inc.
Website Official website

ArtSound FM (callsign 1ART) is a community radio station broadcasting to Canberra from studios in the suburb of Manuka. Its format is fine music and arts programming.

ArtSound was established in the early 1980s under the name Canberra Stereo Public Radio. It is a volunteer run organisation and is listener funded with support from the ACT Government and the Community Broadcasting Foundation.[3]

ArtSound is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and the Australian Fine Music Network. The station also operates ArtSound Audio Services with production/recording studios providing facilities for audio recording, CD duplication and archiving.


ArtSound plays a mix of Jazz, Classical, Blues, Folk and World music. It also features programming on literature, theatre, film, spoken word, art exhibitions and local concerts. Part of its commitment to the community is supporting local music and the arts.[4]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-24. 
  2. ^ HAAT estimated from using EHAAT.
  3. ^ "About ArtSound FM". (ArtSound FM). 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  4. ^ "ArtSound Programming". (ArtSound FM). 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 

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