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Encyclopedia > Sveriges Radio
Sveriges Radio (SR)
Type Public broadcasting
Country Flag of Sweden Sweden
Availability    National
Launch date 1925 (radio)
1956 (television)
Past names Radiotjänst (1925-1957)
Website www.sr.se

Sveriges Radio AB (SR) – Swedish Radio Ltd – is Sweden's national publicly funded radio broadcaster. The Swedish public-broadcasting system is in many respects modelled after the one used in the United Kingdom, and Sveriges Radio - like Sveriges Television - shares many characteristics with its British counterpart, the BBC. Image File history File links SR_Sveriges_Radio_logo. ... Public broadcasting is a form of public service broadcasting (PSB) intended to serve the diverse needs of the viewing or listening public. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Radiotjänst (Radio service) was the name of Swedens national public broadcaster from 1925 until 1957, when the company was reorganized as Sveriges Radio. ... Public broadcasting is a form of public service broadcasting (PSB) intended to serve the diverse needs of the viewing or listening public. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... This article is an overview article about the Crown chartered British Broadcasting Corporation formed in 1927. ...


Sveriges Radio is a public limited company, owned by an independent foundation, and funded through a licensing fee determined by the Swedish Parliament. No advertising is permitted. SR's status could be described as that of a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization. The initials PLC after a UK or Irish company name indicate that it is a public limited company, a type of limited company whose shares may be offered for sale to the public. ... A television licence (or more correctly broadcast receiver licence, as it usually also pays for public radio) is an official licence required in many countries for all owners of television (and sometimes also radio) receivers. ... The parliament building from outside. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The company was founded in 1925 as Radiotjänst (Radio service), and was renamed Sveriges Radio in 1957. Sveriges Radio was originally responsible for all broadcasting in Sweden, both radio and television, and hosted the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest. A reorganization in 1979 saw SR become the parent company of four subsidiaries: Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Radiotjänst (Radio service) was the name of Swedens national public broadcaster from 1925 until 1957, when the company was reorganized as Sveriges Radio. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1975 was the twentieth Eurovision and was held on March 22, 1975 in Stockholm. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...

This structure was dissolved in 1993 with the national and local radio companies merging under the name of the old parent company: Sveriges Radio AB. Sveriges Utbildningsradio (UR) — the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company — is a public-service corporation dedicated to serving the needs of the Swedish general public by providing educational programming on radio and television. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...

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National radio

Four radio channels are available nationally via FM as well as being relayed over the internet. FM radio is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ...

  • P1, "the spoken channel" for current affairs, science, culture etcetera (similar to BBC Radio 4 and ABC Radio National)
  • P2, broadcasting classical music, folk music, jazz and world music as well as programmes in minority languages (similar to BBC Radio 3)
  • P3, broadcasting music and comedy targeting a younger audience (similar to BBC Radio 1 and Triple J)
  • P4, made up of 25 local stations broadcasting locally for much of the day. Targets a more mature audience and also broadcasts sport.

P1 (or Program ett, Programme One) is a national radio channel produced by the Swedish public broadcaster Sveriges Radio. ... old Radio 4 logo BBC Radio 4 is a UK domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... ABC Radio National is an Australia-wide radio network with many various programs, involving news and current affairs, arts, music, society, science, drama, comedy. ... P2 is one of the four main radio networks of Sveriges Radio, the Swedish public radio company. ... BBC Radio 3 is a radio station operated by the BBC within the United Kingdom. ... P3 is a Swedish radio station owned by Sveriges Radio and is oriented towards young people. ... BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ... Double J redirects here. ... SR P4 is one of the four main radio networks from Sveriges Radio. ...

Local radio

A large part of P4's programming is regional with 25 regions each broadcasting their own local programmes during most of the day.

Additional radio stations available locally on FM include: Blekinge County, or Blekinge län is a County or län in the south of Sweden. ... Halland County, or Hallands län, is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. ... Kalmar County, or Kalmar län is a County or län in southern Sweden. ... Kristianstad County, or Kristianstads län, was a County of Sweden until 1997 when it was merged with Malmöhus County to create the county of Skåne. ... SkÃ¥ne County, or SkÃ¥ne län, is the southernmost County or län, of Sweden, basically corresponding to the historical province SkÃ¥ne. ... Malmöhus County, or Malmöhus län, was a County of Sweden until 1997 when it was merged with Kristianstad County to create the county of SkÃ¥ne. ... SkÃ¥ne County, or SkÃ¥ne län, is the southernmost County or län, of Sweden, basically corresponding to the historical province SkÃ¥ne. ... Västra Götaland County, or Västra Götalands län is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. ... Skaraborg County, or Skaraborgs län, was a county of Sweden until December 31, 1998 when it was merged with the counties of Gothenburg and Bohus and Älvsborg to form the county of Västra Götaland. ... Västra Götaland County, or Västra Götalands län is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. ... is a Swedish province (landskap) in the south west of Sweden. ... , (Latin: Bahusia; Norwegian: BÃ¥huslen) is a province (landskap) in West Sweden (Västsverige). ... Västra Götaland County, or Västra Götalands län is a County or län on the western coast of Sweden. ...  Västmanland? is a historical Province or landskap in middle Sweden. ... Örebro County, or Örebro län, is a county or län in middle Sweden. ... Östergötland County, or Östergötlands län, is a County or län on the south east of Sweden. ...

  • Din gata 100,6, Malmöbased station playing mostly hiphop and RnB (available in Malmö)
  • SR Metropol (formerly SR P5 Radio Stockholm), multicultural youth station for Stockholm (available in Stockholm)
  • P6 89,6, mixing musical programming from P2 and SR Klassiskt and timeshifting minority and immigrant language programmign in the evening (available in Stockholm)

Din Gata 100,6 is a Swedish radio station owned by Sveriges Radio produced in Malmö. It airs on an FM transmitter over Malmö, but is also available on the Internet. ...

Other channels

Sveriges Radio also provides a number of channels through Digital audio broadcasting, using the DAB standard, and via the internet. Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), also known as Eureka 147, is a technology for broadcasting of audio using digital radio transmission. ... Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), also known as Eureka 147, is a technology for broadcasting of audio using digital radio transmission. ...

  • SR International - Radio Sweden (web, satellite, medium wave, short wave)
  • SR P7 Sisuradio, in Finnish and Meänkieli (DAB, web and cable)
  • SR Atlas, world pop music (Dab and web)
  • SR Bubbel, children's radio (web)
  • SR c, experimental arts radio (web)
  • SR Klassiskt, classical music (DAB and web)
  • SR Minnen, programmes from the SR archive (DAB and web)
  • SR P3 Rockster, new rock music (web)
  • SR P3 Star, hit music for teenagers (DAB and web)
  • SR P3 Street, hiphop, RnB and similar (web)
  • SR P3 Svea, young Swedish music (web)
  • SR Sápmi, for the Sami languages (web)
  • SR Världen, world music (web)

SR International - Radio Sweden (Swedish: Sveriges Radio International) is the official international broadcasting station of Sweden. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Shortwave radio operates between the frequencies of 3,000 kHz and 30 MHz (30,000 kHz) and came to be referred to as such in the early days of radio because the wavelengths associated with this frequency range were shorter than those commonly in use at that time. ... Meänkieli (lit. ... Sami is a general name for a group of Uralic languages spoken in parts of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and extreme northwestern Russia, in Northern Europe. ...

SR International

SR International is the international and multicultural channel of Sveriges Radio and offers programming in 19 languages:

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See also

This is a list of radio networks and stations in Sweden and elsewhere broadcasting exclusively or partly in the Swedish language. ... Modern Times Group (MTG) is a Swedish media company. ... Radiotjänst (Radio service) was the name of Swedens national public broadcaster from 1925 until 1957, when the company was reorganized as Sveriges Radio. ... Sveriges Utbildningsradio (UR) — the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company — is a public-service corporation dedicated to serving the needs of the Swedish general public by providing educational programming on radio and television. ... Granskningsnämnden för radio och TV (GRN, in English Swedish Broadcasting Commission) is a Swedish government agency formed in 1994 that enforces the official rules of broadcasting for radio and TV. If the agency concludes that a show has broken the rules it issues a fine. ... Teracom is a terrestrial broadcast service company owned by the Swedish government. ...

External links

  • Radio Sweden - Official site (in English)
  • Sveriges Radio - Official site (in Swedish)
  • SR International - Official site (multilingual)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Sveriges Radio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (317 words)
Sveriges Radio (SR) - Swedish Radio Ltd - is Sweden's national publicly-funded radio broadcaster.
Sveriges Radio is a public limited company, owned by an independent foundation, and funded through a licensing fee determined by the Swedish Parliament.
Sveriges Radio also provides a number of channels through Digital audio broadcasting, using the DAB standard.
Sveriges Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (716 words)
Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden.
Sveriges Television is a public limited company, owned by an independent foundation, and funded through a licensing fee, which is allocated by the Swedish Riksdag.
Sveriges Television maintained a monopoly in domestic terrestrial broadcasting from the start in 1956 until the start of the privately held TV 4 in 1990.
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