andHow.FM is a non-profit, independent radio station which broadcasts at 107.5 FM in Mangaroa, New Zealand.[1] The station broadcasts 24 hours a day from their FM broadcast and internet radio simulcast. andHow.FM is licensed with APRA and Recorded Music NZ in New Zealand for music broadcasting rights and operates under the NZ laws governing LPFM transmission. The station openly encourages and programs music from primarily independent music artists.[2][3][4][5]

Frequency107.5 FM
Branding107.5 andHow.FM
FormatIndie Rock, Alternative Rock
OwnerandHow Limited
First air date
8 November 1998
Former names
AndHow Web Radio
Technical information
ERP1000 mW
HAAT180 meters

History edit

andHow.FM commenced broadcasting on their FM signal 21 January 2009, from Papakowhai and previously at its internet radio presence AndHow Web Radio since 8 November 1998. The station is solely funded by andHow Limited, in addition to donations & contributions from the listening public. On 22 June 2018 the station relocated its studios and broadcast tower to Mangaroa Valley, Upper Hutt.[6][7]

Format edit

The andHow.FM regular programming consists of a mix of music from the indie rock, alternative rock, modern rock & vintage rock genres. There are also a varied format of live shows throughout the week from volunteer presenters with interests in everything from 40s & 50s rhythm & blues, modern classical, ambient music, contemporary jazz, Americana to cutting edge electronica, that reflect a wide spectrum of music tastes.[8][4]

References edit

  1. ^ Now LIVE from Mangaroa andhow FM by Scoop Media Limited, 9 September 2018)
  2. ^ Papakowhai unlikely base for US indie rock station by Andrea O'Neil (KapiMana News, 28 May 2012)
  3. ^ The best internet radio stations by Pete Naughton (The UK Daily Telegraph, 31 October 2013)
  4. ^ a b Afternoons with Jim Mora live on-air interview w/Jim Mora (Radio New Zealand, recorded 29 May 2012)
  5. ^ andHow Encourages Independents Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine by Marguerite Clark (RadioWorld International 19 August 2014)
  6. ^ FM Station Moves to Upper Hutt (by PRNZ 11 September 2018)
  7. ^ Rocking the Free World by Max Rashbrooke ("FishHead Magazine" March 2014 print-only issue)
  8. ^ Listen Outside The Box: Online And Innovative—This Isn’t Your Parents’ Radio by Ethan Maffey (The Source Weekly, 22 August 2012)

External links edit

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