Radio Reading Service
~ turning print into sound ~
Established 1985 Broadcasting 1987
What We Do
Tech & Engineering
Listen On Line
The "Tui" a New Zealand native bird renowned as the perfect mimic of natural sounds.....
Please email the station if you are a regular listener
of 1602khz AM or our streaming audio feed .
We will be looking at the future of digital as newer technology such as digital satellite and DRM becomes a more popular and effective means of broadcasting
Technical & Engineering
The Radio Reading Service comes from two principle locations
The Studio complex is located on the Second Floor, 29 Queen Street , and linked by UHF to our Transmission site South of Levin.
Volunteer staff enjoying work in the on air broadcast studio
The Transmission Site
The transmitters on 1602 kHz MW-AM are a Nautel 3 KW, and Blyth 2.5 KW as a stand by.
The mast is a 44 m guyed structure