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Radio Cayman One round logo.png
Broadcast areaGrand Cayman, Cayman Islands
BrandingRadio Cayman 1
Slogan"The Voice Of The Cayman Islands"
Frequency89.9 MHz
First air date12 December 1976[1]
ERP5,000 watts
HAAT10 meters
Transmitter coordinates19°20′N 81°10′W / 19.333°N 81.167°W / 19.333; -81.167
Former callsignsZFKC-FM, ZCX; ZFKB-FM (Cayman Brac)
AffiliationsBBC World Service
OwnerGovernment of the Cayman Islands
Sister stationsZFKZ-FM (aka "Radio Cayman 2")
ZFGT-FM (aka "Sunny 107.9")
WebcastListen Live

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 has a news/talk format with the focus on community affairs and current events, plus blocks of music.[4]

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


City of license Identifier Frequency Power
Cayman Brac ZFKG-FM-1 (formerly 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


  1. ^ a b Miller, Kathy (21 April 2008). "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 14 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Broadcasting". Cayman Islands Government. 14 July 2005. Retrieved 14 September 2008.
  5. ^ McLean, V. Arden (21 April 2008). "Radio Cayman's 32nd Anniversary Supplement". Cayman Net News.
  6. ^ "Broadcast License Register". ICTA. Retrieved 14 September 2008.
  7. ^ "Licence to Radio Cayman" (PDF). ICTA. Retrieved 14 September 2008.
  8. ^ "Amendment number 1 to the licence of Radio Cayman" (PDF). ICTA.

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