In early, Padang Sago FM, emergency response radio, was established by the Combine Resource Institution (CRI), a non government organization in Jogjakarta. With simple equipments, a week after the earthquake, Padang Sago FM started broadcasting on 107 FM frequencies. Furthermore, local people involve to radio activities, include women and children.
Padang Sago FM studio is located in Simpang Pelita, Korong Lapau Bayur, Nagari Koto Dalam, Padang Sago Subdistrict, Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Padang Sago Subdistrict consists of three villages, Nagari Koto Dalam, Nagari Koto Baru, and Nagari Batu Kalang. This area is very badly damaged although no residents had died. Thousands of houses and government buildings were severely damaged. Broadcasts activities start from 08.00 am until 11:00 pm using the Indonesian language and Minang language.
The first aims, to make the listener aware that live in disaster areas. Padang Sago FM make Public Service Announcement (PSA). In addition, the daily broadcasting Padang Sago FM consist of how to access aid from various donor agencies, how to pass safely transition, how to build earthquake-resistant houses, overcome health problems arise after earthquake, and a general overview of the course of disaster management efforts. In other hand, to get the validity data they applied the principles of journalism.
Padang Sago FM is a member of AMARC Asia Pacific. AMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, with almost 3 000 members and associates in 110 countries. Its goal is to support and contribute to the development of community and participatory radio along the principals of solidarity and international cooperation.
Simpang Pelita, Korong Lapau Bayur, Nagari Koto Dalam Kecamatan Padang Sago, Kabupaten Padang Pariaman, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia
Telp: +62 81374900194
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : https://padangsagofm.wordpress.com or http://suarakomunitas.net
BRI Padang Pariaman No 0321-01-022975-50-8 a/n Sabar Rina
BPD Lubuk Alung No 1700-0210-06346-1 a/n Sabar Rina