RAC 1 is the main Catalan language private radio station. It is mainly owned by media group Godó and is based in Barcelona. It has a sister radio station, RAC 105, dedicated to chart music. RAC 1 is a spoken-word radio station, and focuses on news and current affairs, politics, sports and culture. It started broadcasting in May 2000 and has been steadily rising in audience ratings to its current 1st position amongst Catalan-language stations.