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RADIO BREMEN (RB), Germany's smallest public radio and television broadcaster , is the legally mandated broadcaster for the city-state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
Bremen
(which includes Bremerhaven ). With its headquarters sited in Bremen
Bremen
, Radio Bremen
Bremen
is a member of the consortium of German public broadcasting organizations, ARD .

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Finances

* 3 Programming

* 3.1 Television * 3.2 Radio

* 4 Transmitters

* 4.1 Directors

* 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

HISTORY

Radio Bremen
Bremen
began transmitting a daily programme on AM radio on 23 December 1945 under the post-war occupation of Germany
Germany
by the Allied powers . Although located in an enclave entirely surrounded by the British Zone of occupation, the city of Bremen
Bremen
belonged, together with Bremerhaven, to the American Zone, and radio broadcasting was therefore overseen by the American command. In 1949 Radio Bremen
Bremen
was chartered to be the public-law broadcaster serving the city-state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
Bremen
and became a founding member of ARD in 1950.

FINANCES

Every household in Germany
Germany
is legally obliged to pay 17,50 Euro per month to fund public broadcasting in Germany. (The Rundfunkbeitrag, literally "broadcast contribution"). The fee is not collected directly by Radio Bremen
Bremen
but by Beitragsservice von ARD, ZDF
ZDF
und Deutschlandradio .

PROGRAMMING

TELEVISION

* Radio Bremen
Bremen
produces and provides programmes for the nationwide television network Das Erste , the main national public TV channel. * Radio Bremen, together with NDR and was the called SFB , began broadcasting a regional network on 4 January 1965. The name of the network was originally "Nord 3" ("North 3"), later renamed "Norddeutsches Fernsehen N 3" ("North German Television N3"). Since December 2001 the network has been known as "NDR Fernsehen" ("North German Broadcasting: Television"). As of that change, and until 2005, Radio Bremen
Bremen
productions carried their own logo when transmitted on the network. * On 1 January 2005 Radio Bremen
Bremen
began its own regional station: "Radio Bremen
Bremen
TV" (RB-TV). Besides the regional programming, cooperation with NDR continues. * Radio Bremen
Bremen
and NDR produce a combined teletext service called NDR-Text. Until December 2001 it was known by the name "Nord-Text" ("North-Text").

RADIO

* Radio Bremen
Bremen
maintains and transmits on two radio networks. These are known as " Bremen
Bremen
Eins" ( Bremen
Bremen
One) and " Bremen
Bremen
Vier" (Bremen Four). Programming on Bremen
Bremen
One consists mostly of oldies, geared to adults, and includes daily news in the local dialect, known as "Bremer Platt". Programming on Bremen
Bremen
Four consists of current hits, geared to the present day youth. * Radio Bremen
Bremen
also produces two other programmes together with other public broadcasters: Nordwestradio (Northwest radio) is produced in conjunction with NDR , and Funkhaus Europa is produced with WDR .

TRANSMITTERS

The only transmission site operated by Radio Bremen
Bremen
today is the mediumwave transmitter at Leher Field. The FM and TV signals (including DVB-T) are broadcast in Bremen
Bremen
from the Bremen-Walle Telecommunication Tower , which is operated by Deutsche Telekom . Another transmitter, also operated by Deutsche Telekom, is used in Bremerhaven .

DIRECTORS

* 1946–1957: Walter Geerdes * 1957–1968: Heinz Kerneck * 1968–1973: Hans Abich * 1973–1974: Klaus Bölling * 1974–1985: Gerhard Schröder * 1985–1999: Karl-Heinz Klostermeier * 1999–2009: Heinz Glässgen * 1 August 2009–present: Jan Metzger

SEE ALSO

* German television

REFERENCES

* ^ "Informationen zur Beitragssenkung" (in German). Der Rundfunkbeitrag. Retrieved 9 March 2016.

EXTERNAL LINKS