ZFKG-FM

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For the defunct radio station with these call-letters, see ZFKG-FM (defunct).
ZFKG-FM
Radio Cayman One round logo.png
Broadcast area Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Branding Radio Cayman 1
Slogan "The Voice Of The Cayman Islands"
Frequency 89.9 MHz
First air date 12 December 1976[1]
Format News/Talk
ERP 5,000 watts
HAAT 10 meters
Transmitter coordinates 19°20′N 81°10′W / 19.333°N 81.167°W / 19.333; -81.167
Former callsigns ZFKC-FM, ZCX
Affiliations BBC World Service
Owner Government of the Cayman Islands
Sister stations ZFKZ-FM (aka "Radio Cayman 2")
ZFGT-FM (aka "Sunny 107.9")
Webcast Listen Live
Website RadioCayman.gov.ky

ZFKC-FM (89.9 FM, "Radio Cayman 1") is a radio station in the Cayman Islands.[2] The station is owned by the Cayman Islands Government[3] and airs a news/talk format with focus on community affairs and current events plus blocks of music.[4]

Radio Cayman was first broadcast was on 12 April 1976 but regular broadcasting did not begin until December of that year.[1][5] The station's latest license was issued on 11 December 2003,[6][7] but it was amended on 18 October 2007 to realign both the main Radio Cayman 1 transmitter in Grand Cayman and its Cayman Brac translator to the same 93.9 MHz frequency.[8]

Translators[edit]

City of license Identifier Frequency Power
Cayman Brac ZFKB-FM 93.9 FM 2000 watts
Blossom Village, Little Cayman ZFKL-FM 93.9 FM 250 watts
Gun Bluff ZFKC (formerly ZCX) 1550 AM 20000 watts

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Miller, Kathy (2008-04-21). "Radio Cayman's 32 Years". Cayman Net News. 
  2. ^ Jacobs, George (2007). National Radio: Cayman Islands. World Radio TV Handbook 2007: The Directory of Global Broadcasting. Billboard Books. p. 152. ISBN 0-8230-5997-9. 
  3. ^ "FM Broadcasting Stations in the Cayman Islands". ICTA. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  4. ^ "Broadcasting". Cayman Islands Government. 2005-07-14. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  5. ^ McLean, V. Arden (2008-04-21). "Radio Cayman's 32nd Anniversary Supplement". Cayman Net News. 
  6. ^ "Broadcast License Register". ICTA. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  7. ^ "Licence to Radio Cayman" (PDF). ICTA. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  8. ^ "Amendment number 1 to the licence of Radio Cayman" (PDF). ICTA. 

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