Having checked the new channel yesterday. I guess there are some pros and cons. On the plus points we are served with non-stop songs of local Sabahan artistes. These include songs that are not suppose to be aired over RTM radio stations, such as "nah tusin pomoli do linutau" (hehe). Most of the songs played so far are from Skyline collection. No surprise as they are considered the biggest distributor and to the west Malaysian (as this case Astro) it's the only label emerge from Sabah. Now everytime a TV program is interrupted for commercial break I just switch over to this channel to check out what song is being played :=).
On the minus points, the channel is not terrestrial (maybe not as yet). It means limited access, less mobile and can only be listened through Astro satelite service (anywhere in Malaysia of course so long that you subscribe to the service). So far I hear nothing but non-stop pre-programmed music without any information. The announcer only appears briefly (5 secs) once like every 3,4 hours. Are we expecting to hear more local infos...like traffic report, news etc? I'm keeping my fingers cross...cos a radio station without intelligent info (not even basic info..like the name of the song, singer, the composer, which album the song taken from, etc) is like a PC without printer (read: useless!)