MBC FM4U

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July 6, 2022

MBC FM4U is a radio channel of Korean broadcasting station Culture Broadcasting. It was opened on April 15, 1970 by Busan Munhwa Broadcasting, and on September 19, 1971 by Munhwa Broadcasting. Originating from this, the metropolitan frequency of MBC FM4U is 91.9 MHz.

Overview

The name FM4U started when it was reorganized in the fall of 2001, and the meaning is that FM4U's 4 is originally For. Also, U is abbreviated because it has the same pronunciation as the word You, which means you. In other words, FM4U means FM for you (→ FM for you). K-pop, classical music, pop music, etc. are broadcast mainly aimed at young people. Its strength is that it has a nationwide broadcasting network. Along with KBS 2nd Radio, it is the most popular Korean radio channel among young people in small towns and suburbs. In each program, not only letters and postcards, but also mobile phone text messages (short text 50 won, long text/photo (MMS) 100 won), Internet radio mini (free), and mobile mini app (free), which are charged a 50 won information fee, are provided. You can participate in the broadcast through In the metropolitan area, traffic information is broadcast for 57 minutes from 6:57 am to 9:57 pm, and weather and traffic information is provided every 30 minutes on the weekend as 1 minute information on weekends. In some regions, broadcasting stations affiliated with cultural broadcasting send out separate advertisements such as campaign advertisements. As of 00:00 on August 4, 2014, all regular broadcasts at the old office building in Yeouido ended, and regular broadcasting began at the new office building in Sangam-dong. The Seoul headquarters transmitter has been located in Namsan since its inception. For this reason, the reception in the southern part of Gyeonggi-do was poor, and in the northern part of Gyeonggi-do, it was sometimes better than the transmission wave of Mt. Gwanak. Then, on November 27, 2016, a test broadcast for the relocation to the Mt. Gwanak transmitter was conducted, and on December 5, 2016, a test broadcast of the transmitter in Mt. Gwanak was conducted for a week starting from the regular wave. The relocation of the Gwanaksan Transmission Station was completely ended by removing all the transmission equipment of the Namsan Transmission Station starting with Jeongpa on December 19, 2016.

History

April 15, 1970 - Founded by Busan Munhwa Broadcasting Company. September 19, 1971 - Opened as MBC FM (91.9 MHz) by Munhwa Broadcasting. 1983 - MBC FM output increase (1㎾ → 10㎾). Start of FM broadcasting of local affiliates. 1986 - MBC FM Nationalization. 1988 - Partial all-day broadcasting. 1995 - All-day broadcasting begins. 2001 - Changed the channel name to MBC FM4U. 2002 - Completed conversion to digital tapeless system. 2014 - New Year's special live broadcast 'Music goes together' organized. August 4, 2014 - The FM4U broadcasting of the old office building in Yeouido ended, and the FM4U broadcasting of the radio station of the new office in Sangam was started. November 27, 2016 - Conducted trial broadcasting for relocation from Namsan transmitter to Gwanaksan transmitter. December 5, 2016 - For the relocation of the Gwanaksan Transmission Station, the break-down was conducted from 3 am for a week. December 19, 2016 - Officially moved the transmission station from Namsan to Gwanaksan. August 27, 2017 - All FM4U programs were suspended as the cultural broadcast radio PDs belonging to the National Press Workers' Union refused to produce it from August 28, and BGM music programs were replaced. August 31, 2017 - Five programs, including Yiruma's Golden Disk and Bae Cheol-soo's Music Camp, resumed with lame broadcasting due to the input of the director-level PD. September 4, 2017 - The broadcast was completely stopped as even the director-level producers participated in the general strike of the press union all at once and replaced with 'Radio Music Tour'. November 20, 2017 - Resumption of regular radio broadcasting as the strike of the press union ended

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