1079 Life

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1079 Life (5RAM)
1079 Life logo.png
Broadcast area Adelaide
Slogan Your Music
Frequency 107.9 MHz FM Radio
First air date 1993
Format Hot AC/Christian radio
Owner Christian Radio Incorporated
Website 1079 Life

1079 Life (callsign: 5RAM) is a Christian radio station in Adelaide, South Australia. 1079 Life broadcasts on the 107.9 MHz frequency.

History[edit]

According to the radio station's own website, the length of time it took to acquire a "broadcast licence for Adelaide's only Christian radio station" was 20 years.[1] 1079 Life has been operating full-time (on-air) from October 1993.[1]

1079 Life was original called "Alta Mira FM", and later renamed to "Life FM". In September 2016, Life FM rebranded and changed its name to "1079 Life"

Format[edit]

The station's motto is Real Life Radio.

As well as playing Adult Contemporary and Christian music, 1079 Life offers news, sport, music programs and talk programs. 1079 Life won a SACBA award for Community Engagement in 2014[2]

Saturday and Sunday afternoons in winter, 1079 Life usually broadcast one of the SANFL football matches, the station has won 3 SANFL Media Awards, "Best Commentary" in 2004 & 2008 and "Best Radio Interview" in 2007. 1079 Life also simulcasts Nine News from 6pm weeknights.

Related stations[edit]

100.7 Riverland Life FM based in Loxton was formed with help from 1079 Life in Adelaide.

1079 Life Adelaide also broadcasts Lift Radio on DAB digital radio.

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