- Plymouth Sound FM
Infobox Radio station
19 May 1975
frequency=97.0 MHz, 96.6 MHz, DAB
share = 10.3%
share as of = September 2007
share source = [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly_listening.php]
website = [http://www.plymouthsound.co.uk www.plymouthsound.co.uk]
Plymouth Sound is an
Independent Local Radiostation broadcasting to Plymouthin Devon, England. It is owned by GCap Media. The name is a punon the popular meaning of "sound" (in the audio sense) and the bay of Plymouth Soundbetween Penlee Point and Wembury Pointin Devon.
In November 2005 it was announced that GCap's local radio stations in the South West, including Plymouth Sound, were to be sold as they were outside of the company's primary target area [ [http://www.gcapmedia.com/assets/dynamic/87/files/full_interim_statement_and_numbers.doc GCap Media Interim Statement] ] . Four months later GCap decided that the sale would not go ahead, essentially because the offers made fell short of their expectations [ [http://www.gcapmedia.com/assets/dynamic/92/files/station_disposals_announcement_final.pdf GCap Media Disposals Announcement (pdf)] ] .
The Christian media group and radio station
Cross Rhythmsgrew out of a half-hour Christian music show on Plymouth Sound FM, which aired on Sunday evenings between 1983 and 1996. Initially called "The Solid Rock of Jesus Christ", the show was renamed the "Cross Rhythms Experience" in 1992, and became a syndicated show in 1993. It was hosted by Chris Cole, the founder of Cross Rhythms.
* [http://www.plymouthsound.com/ Official site]
* [http://www.prometheusradio.com/stations/plymouthsound.html Subjective historial page]
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