FM4 ORF is the fourth and most recent radio program of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation. FM4 was devised in 1994 by its program makers. The aim was to give the in the 90s increasingly important field of alternative culture and lifestyle of young people and the growing Austrian scene a home and so to become a seismograph of the local youth culture.
FM4 ran from 16 January 1995 as a six-hour night rail on Blue Danube Radio 1997 five night hours were added. 1999 Split-station Blue Danube / FM4 has been rethought: the hitherto acting separately teams jointly developed a new concept. On 1.2.2000 FM4 went ‘new’ on air – as bilingual youth culture channel.
On FM4 (usually of 1 clock at night to 14 clock) English spoken mostly, the news are in English, twice a day in French. For presenters or guests, the native speaker principle.
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