Delta State University Radio
Owerri, Nigeria

On Air
December 2009

98.4 MHz



RadioActive worked with Delta State University in December 2009 to set up DESU FM – the area’s first university campus radio station.  The station has been on the air continuously since then, providing students with a platform to promote their talents and initiatives and discuss local issues.

About the project

RadioActive Engineer Mark Benewith went to Nigeria in November 2009 to work with the Delta State University and set up DESU FM – the area’s first university campus radio station.  Once the station was installed, Mark trained up a team of local radio journalists in studio use, digital editing and transmission system maintenance.

Broadcasting with 150 Watts, the station provides a voice for the student population of Abraka with educational programming as well as local news and music.

Main Objectives

  • To train students in radio production and presenting skills.
  • To give students a voice and a platform for promoting their talents, initiatives, issues and local events.
  • To provide a local radio station with music, information and discussion aimed at the local student population of Delta State University.

Our Role

  • Supply of FM Transmission Equipment and Studio Equipment
  • Installation of Studio and Transmission Equipment
  • Training of Station Staff in Audio Editing, Radio Production and Transmission System Maintenance