Radio in Balochistan: An analysis of FM Radio Channels Operating in Quetta

Imran Khan

Abstract

There is no doubt that the FM radio has influenced almost every society around the globe. It also correlates the interaction of the listeners with its environment and surroundings. Radio is the most effective tool of communication since its birth. Before the arrival of television, radio was an important part of household. The transmission of radio is almost available in every part of the country. With advent of technology and availability of resources the FM radio channels were also encouraged to operate. Although the primary purpose of FM radio was entertainment and information, which made it rapidly popular across the country. As its popularity increased across Pakistan, it also became popular in Quetta. This study discusses the emergence and growth of radio in Balochistan and also analyzes FM radio operations in Quetta city.

Key Words: FM Radio, Quetta, Balochistan, Music, Entertainment

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