Voted Top Mozambican Radio Station in 2013, 2014 & 2015

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Press release - LM

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HOW TO GET LM RADIO

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LM Radio Gets Its Wings

 

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The night before

History
‘The LM Radio project started in August 2005 with Chris Turner’s dream to bring high quality music radio back to Southern Africa. The original LM Radio which broadcast from 1936 to 1975 was an independant radio station that set the standard for music radio. It was the first commercial radio to broadcast on Short Waves and the first in Africa.
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Chris Turner & Orlando Ngale – The day of the inspection

Chris realised that the icon station had both tremendous brand value and also provided a professional model for music radio which would appeal to the more mature listener. In December 2009, LM Radio began a pilot broadcast on the transmitters of Radio Jovem. The station was such a huge success that Chris and his Mozambique partners applied in February 2010 for a permanent licence to broadcast to the people of Maputo, Matola and southern Mozambique.
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The view from the studio

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Ms. Ceclia Gonsalves and

colleagues from Gabinfo

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 A visit from the director of the Gabinfo

Prof. A J Lopes, Marcos Muledzera, Dir. R Diamande, Chris Turner

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 A view from the ground

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 Inspecting the antenna on the rooftop

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 On Air at last

Granting of the License
The Mozambique regulatory authorities the INCM (Institute for National Communications Mozambique) and Gabinfo processed the LM licence application efficiently. Following a technical inspection, LM Radio received a letter from Gabinfo on 10 September 2010 granting the frequency 87.8 FM for Maputo. On 16 September the station hosted a delegation from Gabinfo, headed by Gabinfo Director, Mr Ricardo Diamande.

The station was also honoured by the presence of Prof AJ Lopes, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo. Also present was Mr Marcos Muledzera on behalf of Mr Luis Loforte who was unable to attend. LM Radio received a temporary licence to broadcast on 20 Sep, while the permanent licence (Alvara) is processed by the Council of Ministers.

The studios are located in a multi-storey building with stunning views of the Cidade de Maputo, the bay and as far as Macaneta. Facilities include a complete automated playout system for live presentation during normal listening hours or pre-recorded broadcasting overnight. A production facility allows voice inserts, news items and spots to be recorded and packaged.

LM Radio serves foreign residents, visitors and Mozambicans who enjoy our style of music and who wish to improve their command of English. The station serves its listeners by being involved in local community events, arts and culture.

The style of broadcasting is friendly and personal. It is designed to have broad appeal. Stay tuned to 87.8 MHz FM in Maputo, Matola and surrounding areas to be kept up to date and in the know.

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A delightful place to work

Your LM Radio Hit Parade is now available on CD. Contact the LM Radio office to find out how to buy this fantastic new album.


Email: sales@lmradio.net
Studio Email: studio@lmradio.net
Sms Studio Inside Moz: 848780
Sms Studio Outside Moz: +258843116868
Phone: Maputo 21 451 629
Phone: South Africa 011 234 2691

Tune to LM Radio


*87.8Fm Maputo, Ponta Do Ouro, and Ressano Garcia /Komatipoort
*104Fm in Maseru Lesotho, Ladybrand, Ficksburg & Surrounding areas
*Open View HD Audio Channel 602
*DSTV Audio channel 821
For further details please see the tuning guide page