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Mix 94.5
Mix 94.5 logo
Location Perth
Format Adult Contemporary
Launched 1941 (6KY)
1991 (Mix 94.5)
Frequency
Current 94.5FM
Previous 1210AM (1941-1978)
1206AM (1978-1991)
Callsign
Current 6MIX
Previous 6KY (1941-1991)
6JKY (1991-1998)
Owner Southern Cross Austereo
Network LocalWorks
Co-locate Hit 92.9

Mix 94.5 is an adult contemporary station in Perth and is owned by Southern Cross Austereo. The station started its life as 6KY and was Perth's fourth and last commercial AM station launching in 1941.

Mix 94.5 (previous) logo

6KY was started by AWA (Amalgamated Wireless Australia). The station has had a number of owners. In 1968, it was bought by News Ltd, the owner of Sunday Times, Western Australia's Sunday newspaper. This was followed by Channel 9 ownership. With the takeover in 1984 by Bond Media, 6KY was sold back to AWA.

With the arrival on commercial FM, 6KY had to look for a new audience. In the 1980s it experimented with talk and easy listening format.

Mix 94.5 (KYFM) logo

Between 1987 and 1989, 6KY was owned by Wesgo; prior to the FM switch. 6KY converted in 1991 and 6PM - now its sister station Hit 92.9 - changed in 1990. In 1997, both stations were bought by Austereo. KYFM was renamed as Mix 94.5 to reflect its adult contemporary format.


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