Vision’s radio station in Port Broughton, South Australia, went to air on the 20th of July, 2023. This is Vision’s 66th radio station out of the 100 stations 2021-2023 project and the 805th station overall.
Port Broughton has a population of 1,312 and is located at the top end of the Yorke Peninsula, 170 km northwest of Adelaide and 56 km south of Port Pirie.
In 1839, the explorer Edward John Eyre named the local river Broughton after the first Anglican Bishop of Australia, Reverend William Broughton. The port was named after the river, and in 1876, the 1245-foot-long jetty was built. The jetty had a tramway running the whole length enabling ships that arrived at the port to collect up to 5200 tonnes of wheat.
Port Broughton is a relaxing town that is popular for fishing and enjoying the local seafood and fine cuisine. There are walking trails, including a 3 km historical walk.
Prior to European settlement, the area was inhabited by the Narangga Aborigines.
So, whether you’re a local or visiting, you can now tune in to 88.0 FM and be blessed by God’s Word being spread through Vision Radio and the supporters who made it possible. It might just change your life!
If you would like to host or fund a Vision Christian Radio station in your town, please contact us by clicking this link.
The cost of establishing a new transmission site depends on the output power and unique site requirements.
Low power licences (ideal in a small country town, for example) typically cost less than $10,000 to establish. This includes the satellite receiving and FM retransmission equipment, the cost of the licence itself, basic local marketing, and program supply via satellite for the first year.
High-power licences and transmission sites are more expensive (but they do have much greater reach).
If you’d like to bring Vision’s radio ministry to your community – or elsewhere, click the Fund a Station link here.