Rás 1

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Rás 1
Rás 1 2019 logo.svg
Programming
Language(s)Icelandic
Ownership
OwnerRÚV
History
First air date
20 December 1930; 91 years ago (1930-12-20) (as Útvarp Reykjavík)
Links
Websiteruv.is/ras1

Rás 1 ([rauːs'ejtʰ]; Channel 1) is an Icelandic radio station belonging to and operated by Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV), Iceland's national public service broadcaster. Broadcast throughout Iceland on FM (92.4 and 93.5 MHz in Reykjavík),[1] via satellite[2] and also 189 kHz longwave, it is currently among the country's most listened-to radio stations.

History[edit]

Former logo (2011–2019)

Having been on the air since 20 December 1930, using the call-sign Útvarp Reykjavík (Radio Reykjavík), the station adopted its present name on 1 December 1983 when RÚV began transmitting a second radio channel, which is known as Rás 2.

Programming[edit]

Rás 1 carries primarily news, weather, current affairs coverage, and cultural programming dealing with the arts, history, the Icelandic language, literature, and social and environmental issues.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hvar finn ég á Rás 1 eða Rás 2 í útvarpinu?". RÚV. 2014-12-01. Retrieved 2017-02-03.
  2. ^ "Dreifikerfi". RÚV. Retrieved 2019-02-14.

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