UNI Radio is the first university radio of Uruguay. It was created by the momentum and the work of the Advisory Committee on Broadcasting co-governed body, with the presence of students, alumni and teachers of the Degree in Communication Sciences, who were interested in creating a media run by university but room for the whole society. The project was accelerated in 2004, after a call to build a pioneering group to realize the idea. A concurred that call thirty people, mostly students, but with the presence also of some graduates and teachers. In 2005 the first tests of closed-circuit transmission began, but it was in mid-2006 that the state granted the use of the frequency 89.1 FM. The April 20, 2007 officially opened UNI RADIO. Currently UNI RADIO transmitted continuously seven days a week for the 89.1 FM dial.