Ahmad Humeid wrote a very nice piece in the Jordan Times about the advent of private English radio stations in the kingdom. He also suggested ways to improve long-standing Jordan Radio’s English language FM station. It is worth your time to take a look.

On the same note, the mere idea of flipping through radio channels while in Jordan will be a novel one for me, as the English FM station had always been my only choice of audio entertainment.

For me, part of growing up in Jordan was spending hours listening to pop tunes on Radio Jordan alongside the ramblings of the loud, obnoxious DJs. Those were fun days. There is no doubt that the music of Radio Jordan FM was the soundtrack of my adolescent life. I do not think I can give it up, despite the advent of these alternative choices.