KBS Radio 2
KBS Radio 2 (Hangul: KBS 2 라디오; also known by its nickname Happy FM) is a K-Pop, classical music, and entertainment network of the Korean Broadcasting System. Opened in 1933 on AM Radio, the network began utilising FM Radio frequencies 47 years later for a clearer audio reception.
|Broadcast area||South Korea - almost national|
|Branding||KBS Happy FM (Nickname)|
|Slogan||Music on this station is good|
|Frequency||HLSA-AM:AM 603 kHz |
HLSA-SFM: FM: 106.1 MHz (Seoul)
97.1 MHz (Busan) ...more
|First air date||1933 (AM Band) |
1980 (FM Band)
|Format||K-Pop, Classical music, Entertainment, News|
|Sister stations||KBS Radio 1,|
KBS Radio 3,
KBS Classic FM,
KBS Cool FM
Radio 2 operates daily from 5:00 am to 3:00 am of the following day. National programs originate from Seoul, with regional opt-outs as well as rebroadcasts of selected KBS 2FM programs are aired across local stations operating on FM and, if applicable, AM radio.
Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi ProvinceEdit
|Callsign||Frequency||Power (㎾)||Transmitter Location|
- Chuncheon : FM 98.7 MHz
- Wonju : FM 100.5, 88.1 MHz
- Gangneung : FM 102.1 MHz, FM 106.7 MHz, FM 103.9 MHz
- Daejeon : FM 100.9 MHz
- Cheongju : FM 90.9 MHz
- Jeonju : FM 92.9 MHz
- Gwangju : FM 95.5 MHz
- Mokpo : FM 88.1 MHz
- Suncheon : FM 102.7 MHz, FM 100.9 MHz, FM 106.7 MHz
- Daegu : AM 558 kHz, FM 102.3 MHz
- Gimcheon : FM 88.9 MHz
- Ulleung Island : FM 92.1 MHz
- Busan : FM 97.1 MHz, FM 99.5 MHz
- Changwon : FM 106.1 MHz
- Jeju : FM 91.9 MHz, FM 89.7 MHz, FM 92.7 MHz
- 1934 - Kyeongsong Broadcasting JODK 603 kHz started broadcasting.
- 1947 - Kyeongsong Broadcasting Closed.
- 1970 - KBS Drama Radio 666 kHz HLSA started broadcasting.
- 1972 - Frequency Moved to 603 kHz.
- 1977 - KBS Radio 2 reformated from Drama to Popular music.
- November 9, 1980 - KBS 2Radio FM repeater 106.1MHz Launched becoming South Korea's Third FM station.
- December 1, 1980 - Renamed as KBS-FM. along with the launch of KBS Radio 3, KBS Radio 4 (Now Cool FM Formerly TBC Radio), KBS Radio 5 (Now SBS Love FM Formerly KBS Radio Seoul and DBS) and KBS Stereo (Now Classic FM).
- October 20, 2003 - KBS Radio 2 Renamed as Happy FM. Reformated as an entertainment radio station for the middle aged.
- March 3, 2005 - Viewable Radio (BORA) Broadcast launched.
- 2013 - Returned as KBS-FM. Reformated back again as a popular music radio station.
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