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This site records the History of Radio Clube de Moçambique, and Lourenco Marques Radio the first commercial radio station in Africa

Radio Palace in Lourenco Marques
The Home of Lourenco Marques Radio

LM Radio was on the air from 1936 until 1975 and played a very important role in shaping the style and content of broadcasting in South Africa. The station identification was transmitted every hour on the hour in Portugese.

"Aqui Portugal Mocambique, fala-vos o Radio Clube em Lourenco Marques transmitindo em ondas curtas e medias"  Click here to listen

(roughly translated this says: Here is Portugal Mocambique calling you from the Radio Club of Lourenco Marques transmitting on short and medium waves)

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Visit the new LM Radio, broadcasting on 87.8 FM in Maputo, on satellite and streaming on lmradio.co.mz. click on the logo below.



NEW !  2 part walk down memory lane - Remember LM Radio - click here  

                  Added Station ID recordings - click here

Listen to "The LM Radio Story"  in 6 parts, for interviews, sound clips and jingles. Click here to listen

Jingle Page  - click here

See the transmitters and studios - click here

We would love to hear from anyone who has memorabilia, recordings, photographs or memories that they would like to contribute to the site.
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In 1975 Radio Clube de Mocambique became Radio Mocambique


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