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ZNS-1 logo.png
CityNassau, Bahamas
Broadcast areaThe Bahamas
BrandingRadio Bahamas
SloganThe People's Station
The National Voice
Frequency1540 kHz
Repeater(s)ZNS-1 104.5 MHz (Nassau)
ZNS-1-FM 107.7 MHz (Freeport)
First air dateMay 12, 1937 (1937-05-12) (AM)
1988 (1988) (FM)
Power50,000 watts (AM)
54,000 watts (FM)
ClassA (NARBA clear-channel station)
(previous I-B station)
Facility ID105377
Transmitter coordinates25°00′14.10″N 77°21′01.20″W / 25.0039167°N 77.3503333°W / 25.0039167; -77.3503333 (AM 1540)
25°02′48.70″N 77°19′02.65″W / 25.0468611°N 77.3174028°W / 25.0468611; -77.3174028 (FM 104.5)
26°32′N 78°39′W / 26.533°N 78.650°W / 26.533; -78.650 (FM 107.7)
Callsign meaningZephyr Nassau Sunshine
OwnerThe Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas
Sister stationsZNS-2; ZNS-3; ZNS-3-FM; ZNS-TV
WebsiteOfficial website

ZNS-1 (branded as Radio Bahamas) is the oldest broadcast station in the Bahamas. It has a News/Talk format, and broadcasts on 1540 kHz and 104.5 MHz in Nassau, with a repeater in Freeport on 107.7 MHz. It is under ownership of the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas. The AM station has a Class A clear-channel allocation under NARBA and its nighttime signal can be heard throughout the Bahamas, most of Cuba, and southeastern Florida.

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