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ACE is the abbreviation of Associated Communication Enterprises and is a family-owned radio company. ACE Radio Broadcasters own and operate several AM and FM stations in Victoria and 2AY on the Victoria/NSW border.

  • 1984 : Buys 3HA from 3UZ (now RSN Racing & Sport)
  • 1985 : Buys 3CS
  • 1986 : Buys 3SH and 3WM
  • 1984-1994 : Buys into Bay FM in Geelong, Sun FM and 3SR in Shepparton, 2WL (now Wave FM) in Wollongong
  • 1994 : Sells Sun FM and 3SR (now owned by Southern Cross Austereo). Sells Bay FM and 2WL to Grant Broadcasters
  • 1995 : Buys 3TR from Southern Cross, giving ACE Radio Broadcasters a presence in eastern Victoria. Buys 3YB bringing the total to six Victoria licences that ACE Radio Broadcasters currently hold.
  • 1996 : The FM supplement licences, Mixx FM, begin broadcasting in Colac, Horsham and Swan Hill
  • 2002 : 3TR supplement licence starts broadcasting as 3TR FM. The heritage station callsign is changed to 3GV to represent its presence in the Gippsland. Coast FM, 3YB's supplement licence starts broadcasting. 3HA's supplement licence, Mixx FM starts broadcasting bringing the total to six FM licences that ACE Radio Broadcasters currently hold.
  • 2005 : Buys 2AY in Albury when Macquarie Media Group purchased DMG Radio's regional stations
  • 2008 : 3GV changes name and format to Gold 1242


ACE Radio Broadcasters' FM stations are adult contemporary whilst the heritage AM stations have a classic hits, talk format.

2AY3TR FM   Gold 1242Mixx FM   3CSCoast FM   3YBMixx FM   3HAMixx FM   3WMMixx FM   3SHACE Radio Broadcasters
Location Frequency AM station Frequency FM station
NSW Albury 1494 2AY
VIC Sale 1242 Gold 1242 99.5 3TR FM
Colac 1134 3CS 106.3 Mixx FM
Warrnambool 882 3YB 95.3 Coast FM
Hamilton 981 3HA 88.9 Mixx FM
Horsham 1089 3WM 101.3 Mixx FM
Swan Hill 1332 3SH 107.7 Mixx FM


Contents
Networks
Southern Cross Austereo Today's Hit Network Sea FM Hot FM Star FM Triple M LocalWorks RadioWest Former stations
Australian Radio Network KIIS Network Pure Gold Network
Nova Entertainment Nova smoothfm
Macquarie Radio Network Macquarie Network Southern Cross Broadcasting Fairfax Media Macquarie Regional Radio
Other ACE Radio Broadcasters Broadcast Operations Group Capital Radio Network Grant Broadcasters Pacific Star Network Seven West Media
Locations
New South Wales Sydney Newcastle Victoria Melbourne Queensland Brisbane Sunshine Coast South Australia Adelaide Western Australia Perth Tasmania Hobart ACT Canberra
Timelines
Adelaide
Stations
Sydney Hit 104.1 KIIS 106.5 Triple M 104.9 smoothfm 95.3 WSFM
NSW Star 104.5 The Edge 96.1
Melbourne Gold 104.3 Hit 101.9 KIIS 101.1 smoothfm 91.5 Triple M 105.1
Brisbane 4KQ 97.3 FM Hit 105 Magic 882 Triple M 104.5
Adelaide 5AA Cruise 1323 Hit 107 Mix 102.3 Triple M 104.7
Perth 96fm Hit 92.9 Mix 94.5
Hobart Sea FM 100.9
Canberra Mix 106.3