You FM (Greece)
|Branding||YOU FM 100.1|
|Slogan||Best foreign music in the city|
|First air date||1989 (as Step FM 100.1)
2005 (as Patras DeeJay)
August 1, 2008 (YOU FM)
|Format||Pop music, rarely any variety|
|Callsign meaning||YOU FM 100.1|
|Former callsigns||Step FM / DeeJay|
|Affiliations||95.2 Athens DeeJay (2005-2008)|
You FM is a radio station broadcasting on 100.1 MHz serving Patras, Achaia and the western portion of Greece. The station is a mixture of variety and Top 40. The station is also served online, but not from the player. The station was originally launched in 1989, as STEP FM 100.1.
On June 2005, it relaunched and renamed as 100.1 Patras DeeJay and also, it was rebroadcasting with 95.2 Athens DeeJay. On 1 August 2008 took its current name, as YouFM 100.1. Constantinos Saradis was the program director in period of 2007 up to 2010. Then, the station changed program directors. John Bonou from Thessaloniki and Diamantis Kiriakakis, as new program directors made lot of changes to the program, and also in the music. From May 2012, John Bonou, left his job as program director and playlister. As a result, Diamantis Kiriakakis also undertook the duties of the playlister, along with his collaborator, Xenia Nastou. In summer 2010 until now the new version of You FM, is the most popular radio station in Patras for all ages especially in the target group from 20 to 35 years old.
Its slogan till 2010 was O freskos ixos tis Patras (which means The Fresh Sound of Patras). In 2011, a new slogan added along with previous one, the No1 xari se sena (No1 thanks to YOU!). Diamantis Kiriakakis after May 2012 replaced this slogan with the new one To Agapimeno Sou Radiofono that means «Your Favorite Radio» or «Your Favorite Station». Another slogan is «The best foreign music in the city».