WHO WE ARE
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE (R74I) is an independent nonprofit radio network broadcasting educational association that provides programming via satellite and internet to a network of dozens of local radio broadcasting stations across the United States of America.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE is an independent Christian ministry and is not sponsored, regulated or controlled by any denomination or religious organization. This ministry is financed exclusively by God as He provides through the free-will gifts and donations of listeners. There are no paid employees. Everyone serves as a volunteer.
Ron Myers, President
OUR MISSION is to proclaim our soon coming Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ and provide Christian, health, family and character building programs to reach thinkers, movers and shakers, community leaders and decision makers, men and women in responsible positions, and the international and business communities.
ABOUT OUR NAME
The name RADIO 74 originally made reference to the Haute-Savoie of France, administrative department number 74. As time passed, the meaning evolved to also mean “God’s perfect 7 to the 4 corners of the earth.” And because God’s Law, the Ten Commandments are eternal and never change, the truth about the7 th day Sabbath is still found in the 4 th commandment of the Decalogue.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE (R74I) was founded in 2000 just as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began authorizing a then new category of local radio station called Low Power FM (LPFM). Responding to God’s call to assist Christian schools and churches create local FM radio stations, R74I initially assisted some 30 local groups obtain FCC licenses and construct local LPFM radio stations.
Today, R74I continues to furnish much of their programming via satellite or internet. R74I has developed into a growing network of some 70 FM stations in 26 States from Florida to Alaska, extending over six time zones from the Bahamas to Hawaii. And thousands listen across the USA, Canada, the Caribbean Islands via satellite, or through the internet via R74I’s American flagship station, KRSF, at Ridgecrest, CA.
Jesus Christ is the heart and inspiration of all our programming.
BIBLE INSTRUCTION is firmly anchored in the Word of God. Programming is conducive to building strong families, cornerstone for the stability of any society, and includes character building programs for children and adults. R74I is “ecumenical” in the sense that its spiritual programs of quality speak to the hearts of people from many religious traditions, and particularly those of the Catholic, Protestant, Evangelical, Jewish and Islamic faiths.
HEALTH PRINCIPLES offer solutions to common physical and psychological difficulties, encouraging a healthy lifestyle and the prevention of disease. The general public is attracted to our healthy, practical, commonsense approach to living.
MUSIC is selected for its pleasant qualities… relaxing, calming, sometimes stimulating, but usually gentle and reflective. It’s an unusual blend of vocal and instrumental titles and styles. Themes are melodious, harmonious, rarely in minor keys, gently rhythmic, often rich in 7th, 9th and 13th chords. The overall effect is a sublime, warm ambiance… a sound that’s discrete, reassuring, never boring, in good family taste, and always to the glory of God.
RADIO 74 INTERNATIONALE (R74I) takes inspiration and receives some of its programming from LifeStyle RADIO 74 (Europe), although the two organizations are different legally and financially distinct.
LifeStyle RADIO 74 (Europe) has grown from one tiny 15 watt FM transmitter in 1982 to a modest network of FM and DAB+ transmitters heard in East-central France and in seven of the largest cities of Switzerland, including Geneva and Zurich. Its web listeners span the globe.