Argentinian AM update

March 7, 2008 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

LRA28 Radio Nacional La Rioja AM 620 still off air

The dismantling of the old transmitting plant of LRA28 Radio Nacional La Rioja in November of 2005 left Rioja without the LRA28 signal and, since then, it is the only province that lacks transmitters on AM. The works on the new transmitting plant remain stalled becouse of an investigation of an assumpted case of embezzlement. Meanwhile Radio Nacional La Rioja transmits only on FM.


Changes on Concepto AM 1050

In March 2008 the Argentinian Concepto AM 1050, Buenos Aires relaunches with a new format and new name. The new programming is integrally based on news and the station will be renamed Radio Concepto Diez Cincuenta (10-50)


AM Panamericana is new on 1260 Khz

A new unofficial station serving Buenos Aires has been launched on 1260 kHz. It’s called AM Panamericana and programs originate from the same stdios as used by Estacion Latina on FM 91,9 MHz. The QTH of the station is Pasaje Espinillo 1449, Planta Alta, C1407ISA, Buenos Aires. The director of the stations is Sr. Sergio Javier Martin.

(Marcelo A. Cornachioni via GRA Ultimas Noticias)

Radio AM Lider is the new name for Radio Presencia on 1510 kHz

Radio AM Lider is the new name for Radio Presencia on 1510 kHz. The transmitter plant is located in José León Suárez, Partido de San Martín. The address: Avenida Santa Fe 2470, 1º Piso, B1640IFY Martínez, Buenos Aires. The station has website at:  E-Mail: ‘info’ at the domain ‘’>, The Station Director is Sr. Matías Carranza.

(Marcelo A. Cornachioni via Lista Conexión Digital)

New unofficial station on AM 1430

A new unofficial station has been logged in Buenos Aires on 1430 KHz. It calls itself as Radio Independencia. The programming is strictly music mixed with various station identifications.

(Marcelo A. Cornachioni via Lista Conexión Digital)

AM 1560 Tandil is new one on 1560 kHz  

On the 11th of February the city of Tandil counts on a new mass media: radio station AM 1560 Tandil. It is in partnership with the local newspaper ‘La Voz de Tandil.

(Conexión Digital)

New Buenos Aires AM station on 1620

On 14.01.2008 started a new radio station broadcasting on 1620 AM. It’s located in the same building as the LU9 Radio Mar del Plata (670 AM). At the moment it still lacks the complete details of the programming and schedule, but will evolve in   professional programming in the near future. Contact info: Difusora Austral S.A., La Rioja 2371, 7600 – Mar del Plata – Buenos Aires.
(Diario La Capital vía Néstor Rubio´via Nicolás Eramo via Lista Conexión Digital).

That must be the one that it relays (or it relayed) to Universe FM. In Montevideo enough good is listened to at night. Moving away a little the Capital, it is possible to be listened by day also although with low signal.

(Moisés Knochen Montevideo, Uruguay via Conexion Digital)

AM 1620 Radio Italia is online

AM 1620 Radio Italia is a station dedicated to promote the Italian culture and music in Buenos Aires. It has now started also Internet broadcasting at its website, Some of the programs:”Una Mañana Diferente”, “Buon Giorno Italia, Buen Día Argentina”, “Viva el Tango”, “Colegiales Pasión” and “Nápoli, Su Música y Su Gente”.

( via Amplitud Modulada)

Radio Cóndor 1630 is now AM Super Sport

Argentinian X-nand station Radio Cóndor in Temperley, Buenos Aires on 1630 kHz has changed its format so ‘Sports’ and name to ‘AM Super Sport’.

(Marcelo A. Cornachioni, Conexión Digital)


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