FAQ

Everything you need to know

WAYS TO LISTEN TO GOOD HOPE FM

  1. ON YOUR RADIO:
    Find the Good Hope FM frequency in the Frequency Finder along the left edge of this page. If your area isn't listed or if you're battling to get good signal please bear in mind that Good Hope FM is allocated a certain number of transmitters legally allowed by ICASA for our broadcast footprint. Good Hope FM is an SABC Radio Station and thereby is allocated transmitters in certain areas only. These transmitters have a designated wattage strength which allows a specific footprint over a given area only. By law, we are not allowed to exceed this allocation. You can call ICASA explaining your needs and hopefully they can help you:

    011 566 3000/3001
  1. USING YOUR BROWSER (computer)
    The "Listen Live" feature streams Good Hope FM live via any browser on your desktop computer, laptop.

WHAT SONG IS PLAYING?

  1. The bar at the top below the Live Show section of Website should assist you
  1. ASK THE DJ
    Please give the DJ as much information about the song as possible. Take note of the time/date/show the song was played. The song title, artist, lyrics or genre will also help.

For a list of DJs and DJ contact details, go to the “On Air Personalities” on the Footer Navigation under Shows.

  1. ASK Good Hope FM on Facebook
  1. ASK Good Hope FM on Twitter
  1. RDS (Song info displayed on your car radio)
    The display on your radio in your car, depending on model of your car should display the song information barring any signal issues.

MIXES

  1. SUBMISSIONS
    If you would like your mix to be considered for airplay, submit it to matthew@goodhopefm.co.za.
    For on-air consideration DJ's must be registered with SAMRO & SAMPRA. Due to limited slots available for guest DJ's and the high volume of mix submissions, we cannot contact all the DJ's with feedback. If you have not heard from Good Hope FM within three weeks, please consider your submission unsuccessful.
  1. DOWNLOADS
    Good Hope FM does not offer downloads of any kind.

CONNECT TO LIFE

  1. GETTING INVOLVED
    Good Hope FM gets involved by helping good causes.
    E-mail marketing@goodhopefm.co.za with any queries.
  1. PROMOTING YOUR CAUSE
    If you would like a chance for your cause to be promoted on Connect to Life please e-mail marketing@goodhopefm.co.za with all the details.

Please note that Good Hope FM does not sponsor events. We act as a media partner and promote them.

COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD

  1. WHO TO CONTACT
    Send you community notices with at least two weeks notice to community@goodhopefm.co.za.

The noticeboard can only accommodate a limited amount of notices, so it is on a first come, first served notice.

SUBMIT ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR AIRPLAY

  1. Submit your track digitally to: music@goodhopefm.co.za - preferably an MP3 not bigger than 5MB
  2. Drop your track off at: Good Hope FM, SABC, 209 Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
  3. Post your track to: Good Hope FM, P.O. Box 2551, Cape Town, 8000.

Due to the high volume of music submissions and Good Hope FM's selection process, we cannot contact all the artists with feedback. If you have not heard from Good Hope FM after six weeks, please consider your submission unsuccessful.

SUGGEST EXISTING TRACKS FOR GOOD HOPE FM'S PLAYLIST

E-mail music@goodhopefm.co.za with your suggestions

WHICH DJ/SHOW IS ON AIR?

Here's the full Good Hope FM line-up: http://www.goodhopefm.co.za/shows

CHART SHOWS

The Good Hope FM Hit Show is presented by Kyeezi on Saturdays 09h00-12h00. The latest available Top 30 chart can be found on the chart page.

The Good Hope FM SA Top 5 is presented by Ayanda Dlamini on Tuesdays 20h00-20h30. The latest available SA Top 5 chart can be found on the chart page.

COMPETITIONS

General competition rules:

The General Competition Rules are found on the Footer under Competitions.

If you've won a competition, please allow 6-8 weeks for the delivery of your prize.

You can direct all competition enquiries to karen@goodhopefm.co.za

SUBMIT A GIG

We're auditing all of Good Hope FM’s digital platforms (website, mobisite, apps etc) and the “Submit a Gig” feature is one of these. Please note, the “Submit a Gig” functionality on the Good Hope FM website is not functional.

SPONSORSHIPS

Good Hope FM does not sponsor events. We act as a media partner and promote them. For any media sponsorship request or queries, e-mail meegan@goodhopefm.co.za.

INTERNSHIPS/MENTORSHIPS/SHADOWING

Good Hope FM does not offer internships/mentorships/shadowing at this stage. Stay tuned for any changes.

WORK AT GOOD HOPE FM

For on-air positions, send your CV and DEMO to Good Hope FM's Programme Manager, Gerard Muller: gerard@goodhopefm.co.za
For off-air positions contact SABC Regional Human Resources department on 021-430 8163 to enquire about any vacancies or stay tuned for on air announcements.

COMPLAINTS

The SABC and its services are signatories to various Codes of Conduct related to its broadcasts. If you have a complaint, you can direct it to any of the following bodies:

  1. Details on lodging a complaint about programming content that you believe does not comply with the provisions of the Code of Conduct of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa can be found at www.bccsa.co.za
  2. Details on lodging a complaint about advertising that you believe does not comply with the provisions of the Code of Conduct of the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa can be found at www.asasa.org.za
  3. Details on lodging a complaint about advertising that you believe does not comply with the provisions of the Code of Conduct of the Wireless Application Service Providers Association of South Africa can be found at www.waspa.co.za

You can send complaints on other SABC matters to:

The Manager
Broadcast Compliance
Private Bag X1
Auckland Park
2006
 

E-mail: shibambonv@sabc.co.za
Tel: 011 714 2244
Fax: 011 714 4508

 

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