ABC Mid North Coast


ABC Mid North Coast

Radio station


name = ABC Mid North Coast
callsign = 2ILA
airdate = January 22, 1954
frequency = 684 kHz AM Kempsey and north 756 kHz AM Taree and south 92.3 mHz FM Grafton, Coffs Harbour 95.5 mHz FM Taree, Port Macquarie
area = Mid North Coast
owner = Australian Broadcasting Corporation
format = Talk
website = [http://www.abc.net.au/midnorthcoast/ http://www.abc.net.au/midnorthcoast/]

ABC Mid North Coast is an ABC Local Radio station based in Port Macquarie and broadcasting to the Mid North Coast region in New South Wales. This includes the towns and cities of Coffs Harbour, Taree, Kempsey and Grafton.

The station began as 2KP in 1954 originally as a relay of the national program. Studios were opened in Kempsey in 1956 but local news came from 2NR in Lismore until 1960 when the first locally produced bulletins began. The station relocated to new studios in Port Macquarie in 2004.

ABC Mid North Coast is the originating station of "Statewide Afternoons", heard on most of the other ABC Local Radio stations in New South Wales.

The station is heard on these main AM and FM frequencies:

*2KP 684 AM
*2TR 756 AM
*2MMR 92.3 and 95.5 FM

Local Programs

Weekdays

*Breakfast with Cameron Marshall – 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
*Statewide Afternoons with Fiona Wyllie – 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

aturday

*Weekend Breakfast with Bill Wedgewood – 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM and 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

When local programs are not broadcast the station is a relay of 702 ABC Sydney and ABC North Coast.

References

cite web |title=The History of ABC Mid North Coast
url= http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2008/03/11/2185870.htm
date=2003-03-11
accessdate=2008-06-02
publisher=ABC Online

ee also

* List of Australian radio stations


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