Radio Proglas, Barvičova 85, CZ - 602 00 Brno
Tel.: +420 543 217 241, 511 118 800
Fax: +420 543 217 245
GSM gate: +420 603 170 692
Basic facts on Radio Proglas
Licence bestowed by The Council:
Broadcast from December 8,1995. For the time of next 6 years, till June 7, 2015.
Keeper of the Licence:
Radio Proglas Ltd. Company is the member of CERC (Conférence Européenne des Radios Chrétiennes) at European Council, www.cerc-eu.org. Our music editor Milan Tesař is its new general secretary from October 2009.
Characterisation of broadcasting:
For informative cultural family based upon traditional Christian virtue. The aim is also a support of democracy in the country.
Beginning: December 8, 1995,- Svatý Hostýn 90,6 MHz, 500 W, next: Brno 107,5 MHz, 2.88 kW · Praděd 93,3 MHz, 20 kW· Ještěd 97,9 MHz, 20 kW, Příbram - Drahlín 96,0 MHz, 126 W · Uherský Brod 105,7 MHz, 200 W · Nové Hrady - Dobrá Voda 107,5 MHz, 2 kW · České Budějovice 92,3 MHz/500 W · Tábor 88,7 MHz/1 kW, Písek 89,5 MHz/500 W, Velké Meziříčí 100,6 MHz/300 W, Žďár nad Sázavou 104,0 MHz/200 W, Třebíč 96,4 MHz/200W, Znojmo 107,2 MHz, Třebíč 96,4 MHz, Valašské Klobouky 104,2 MHz. All of them have RDS. In DVB-T stream from 2000 for Prague and Central Bohemia, from 2008 for Brno area, Ostrava area and North and West Bohemia.
Satellite distribution and transmitting:
Eurobird 1, packet Czech Link, 28.5 degrees east, 12,607 MHz, H-pol., SR 27.5 Ms/s, FEC 3/4 H-pol., MPEG-2 (192kbps).
Daytime of broadcasting:
Back part of the building of Bishop’s grammar school, address:
Radio Proglas, Barvičova 85, CZ-602 00 Brno, Czech Republic;
250 sq m - studios, 400 sq m editors’ office.
Other regional studios: Prague (name Kristián), Olomouc (Radim), Ostrava (Hedvika), Hradec Kralove (Adalbert), Litomerice (Stepan), Ceske Budejovice - Budweiser (Jan Neumann)
Workers: 40 altogether, co-operatives (voluntary): permanently 40, casually next 200.
Director: P. Martin Holík, Dipl. Ing., Chief editor: Pavel Mikšů.
Support of broadcasting: The Friends Club Of Radio Proglas: 22, 000 members, i.e. 47,000 persons, addition 50 members a month. Next 6,500 contributory non-members.
Donated amount: 22,000,000 CZK per year, i.e. about 1000 CZK per member. (Amount voluntary, Rule: 1,5 CZK per day and a member = 2 of heads).
Target group of listeners: Broadcasting is set for all age categories, for all the people of good will without the difference of belief (a few Christian churches participate in broadcasting). Rate of spoken word - music: spoken word 45%, music 55%.
Market Research: (Media Projekt of the firm Stem/Mark – Taylor Nelson Sofres - STEM/MARK): Listeners the last 7 days 101,000; the most listened to station 41,000. A half of our listeners live in the towns with about 5000 citizens.
Rate of types of programs: Praying 6,3%, information and news 9,4%, programmes for childern 4,1%, cultute 7,5%, education 8,7%, classical and spiritual music 14,9%, popular music 43,5%, folklore 5,6%.
Making of programs: 94% of our own, then 5 hours a week TWR, 3 hours a week Radio Vaticana. Repeats altogether about 5%.
Interesting: Set of programs for children (8%): Fairy Tale, Broadcasting Little Town, Barvínek, Proglaso.,Cultural: Poetry, Reading of books. Information and news. Classical music, Oktáva, Hudební siesta. Broadcasting for mothers. For Seniors. Jak se vám líbí, Countdown Kolem se toc, Folklorní okénko etc.
Contact with listeners: outside broadcasting: 3 times a year bulletin, 1 times a year Magazin “Vlneni” (50 000), once a year pilgrimage (1,000 persons in the day of world prayers for media), once a year ‘visiting day’ (300 - 500 visitors). Internet. Personal visits. Distrib.of bulletins: 950co-operatives (‘KaPr’), technical help (‘Sumec’), letters: 15,000 a year.
in programs: ‘Vzkazy’, Countdown, ‘Proglaso’, ‘Magdazín’, Midnight line, Congratulations, ‘Listarna’, ‘Barvinek’, etc.
What next: Into offering of CATV (nowadays in about 500,000 connections), Effort to broadcast frequencies in DAB+ and DVB-H systems.