X-K FM 107.9

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X-K FM
X-K FM Logo
Broadcast area Northern Cape
Frequency 107.9 MHz
First air date 18 August 2000

X-K FM is a South African community radio station based in the Northern Cape.It was founded on 18 August 2000. Its mission is to preserve the !Xun and Khwe cultures, uplifting, developing and informing the community.[1]

Coverage Areas & Frequencies[edit]

30 km radius around Platfontein, which is approximately 15 km from Kimberley on the road to Barkly West in the Northern Cape.[1]

Broadcast Languages[edit]

  • !Xun[1]
  • Khwe[1]
  • Afrikaans (as a bridging language)[1]

Broadcast Time[edit]

Target Audience[edit]

  • San people of Platfontein in the Northern Cape[1]
  • LSM Groups 1 – 6[1]
  • Age Groups:
    • 16 - 24 (21%)[1]
    • 25 - 34 (34%)[1]
    • 35 - 49 (15%)[1]
    • 50+ (30%)[1]

Listenership Figures[edit]

Estimated Listenership[4]
7 Day
May 2013 3 000
Feb 2013 1 000
Dec 2012 3 000
Oct 2012 6 000
Aug 2012 7 000
Jun 2012 5 000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l The Annual Guide to Radio in South Africa (AdVantage 2012). Media 24. 2012. 
  2. ^ "Open Africa Website". Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "SABC Website". Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  4. ^ SAARF RAMS (Presentations)

External links[edit]

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