The History of Hoedspruit FM

2016: The Birth of Hoedspruit FM

Hoedspruit FM embarked on its incredible journey in 2016 when it was granted a prestigious license to establish a community radio station. With humble beginnings, the station’s initial coverage spanned a mere 20km radius around the vibrant town of Hoedspruit.

Driven by Passionate Volunteers

Fueling the airwaves were a group of dedicated volunteers who possessed an unwavering passion for radio. These selfless individuals worked tirelessly, pouring their hearts and souls into bringing engaging content to the local community. Their dedication laid the foundation for the station’s future growth and success.

2022: Extending Boundaries with Letaba Wireless

Through partnership with Letaba Wireless, Hoedspruit FM expanded its horizons. The collaboration propelled the station to new heights, reaching far beyond its initial boundaries.

Overcoming Challenges, Together

Though the station had dreams of becoming an integral part of the local community, financial constraints and a lack of paid staff posed significant obstacles.

A New Era Dawns: The Rise of a Community Pillar

June 5, 2023, a powerful partnership emerged, securing the management contract for Hoedspruit FM. With a visionary approach, this alliance is poised to transform the radio station into a thriving business entity. This exciting development not only promises growth but also solidifies Hoedspruit FM as an indispensable pillar of our community.

Together, we are poised to unlock the true potential of Hoedspruit FM, nurturing it into a beacon of connectivity and empowerment. Join us as we embark on a new chapter, where the power of radio will continue to unite and inspire us all.

Our Core Values


At Hoedspruit FM, we believe in the power of authenticity. We strive to be genuine, transparent, and true to ourselves in everything we do. Our programming, content, and interactions with the community reflect our commitment to delivering honest and meaningful experiences. We value the unique voices and stories of our listeners, and we aim to create a platform where authenticity thrives, fostering a deep connection with our audience.


Generosity is at the core of our mission. We believe in giving back to our community, supporting local initiatives, and uplifting those in need. Through our radio station, we aim to be a catalyst for positive change, inspiring acts of kindness and spreading goodwill. We actively seek opportunities to collaborate with local organizations and individuals to make a difference in the lives of our listeners. Together, we can create a culture of generosity that extends far beyond the airwaves.


Community lies at the heart of Hoedspruit FM. We are dedicated to building strong bonds with our listeners, fostering a sense of belonging, and creating a space where everyone’s voice is heard. Our radio station serves as a hub for local news, events, and stories, uniting individuals from diverse backgrounds. We aim to be a trusted companion in our listeners’ lives, providing entertainment, information, and support. Together, we are a vibrant and inclusive community, and our radio station is the beating heart that brings us all together.

Our Coverage Area

  • Phalaborwa in the north
  • Hazyview in the south
  • Covering Kruger from Skukuza to Mopani
  • Covering major urban areas in between
  • Home in the heart of Hoedspruit.
  • We have the Kruger , Canyon Biosphere covered .
  • Live streaming anywhere in the world.