Johor FM

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Johor FM
Johor FM Logo.png
City Kuala Lumpur
Broadcast area West Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia
Frequency Varies depending on its region
First air date 2 June 2005; 12 years ago (2005-06-02)
Format Talk, contemporary hit radio
Language(s) Malay
Owner Radio Televisyen Malaysia
Sister stations Asyik FM, Bintulu FM, IKIM.fm, Kedah FM, Kelantan FM, Keningau FM, KL FM, Labuan FM, Langkawi FM, Limbang FM, Malacca FM, Miri FM, Mutiara FM, Negeri FM, Pahang FM, Perak FM, Perlis FM, RaSa FM, Red FM, Sabah FM, Sabah Vfm, Sandakan FM, Sarawak FM, Selangor FM, Sibu FM, Tawau FM, Terengganu FM, UFM and Wai FM
Website johorfm.rtm.gov.my

Johor FM is a Johor-state Malay language radio station operated by Radio Televisyen Malaysia out of the Johor state capital Johor Bahru in Malaysia. It features local news and Malaysian music, 18-hours a day from 06:00 to 00:00 MST. Johor FM was one of the first regional radio stations in Malaysia.

Etymology[edit]

The radio was formerly known as Radio Malaysia Johor and Radio 3 Johor Bahru.

History[edit]

  • 7 November 1963 - Stesen Johor Bahru went on air for the first time on AM.
  • 4 June 1966 - Radio Malaysia was officially inaugurated by the 23rd Sultan of Johor's, Sultan Ismail Al-Khalidi Ibni Ibrahim Al-Masyhur.
  • 30 August 1988 - Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru went FM stereo.
  • 20 October 1988 - Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru was split into 2-radio stations such: its FM stereo radio transmitter was taken over by a new station called FM Stereo Johor Bahru (FMJB) and Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru (RMJB) went back to old AM 821 kHz.
  • 31 August 1989 - Radio Malaysia Johor Bahru changed its name to Radio 3 Johor Bahru.
  • 1 January 1991 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru returned to FM.
  • 1 January 1993 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru started broadcasting 18 hours a day from 06:00 to 00:00 MST in daily.
  • 1 January 1994 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru and FMJB moved to the brand new Kompleks Penyiaran Sultan Iskandar (Sultan Iskandar Broadcasting Complex).
  • 31 August 1998 - Radio 3 Johor Bahru changed its name to Radio Malaysia Johor (RMJ).
  • 2 June 2005 - Radio Malaysia Johor came to be known by its current name Johor FM.
  • September 2006 - The Radio Televisyen Malaysia Tower at 317-metre high transmitting mast at the Johor Bahru station was dismantled.

FM transmitter[edit]

AM transmitter[edit]

  • AM 1053 kHz in East Johor.
  • AM 576 kHz in South Johor, Riau Islands Province (Indonesia) and Singapore.

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