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Commercial radio arrived in Perth in 1931 with the launch of 6PR. They were followed by 6IX in 1933 and 6PM (now Hit 92.9) in 1937. Perth's fourth and last commercial AM station launched in 1941 with 6KY (now Mix 94.5).

FM radio arrived in Perth in 1980 with the launch of 96fm. In 1990, 6PM converted to Hit 92.9 followed by 6KY becoming Mix 94.5 the following year. After a gap of 22 years, Perth's 2nd commercial FM station launched with Nova 93.7 in 2002.

Perth has four commercial FM stations - 96fm, Hit 92.9, Mix 94.5, Nova 93.7 - and two commercial AM stations - 6PR and 6IX.

StationsEdit

AM stationsEdit

Frequency Callsign Name Format Owner
585 6PB ABC NewsRadio News & Current Affairs Australian Broadcasting Corporation
720 6WF 720 ABC Perth ABC Local Radio Australian Broadcasting Corporation
810 6RN ABC Radio National News, Arts & Culture Australian Broadcasting Corporation
882 6PR 6PR News, Talk, Sport Macquarie Radio Network
1080 6IX 6IX Classic Hits Capital Radio Network
Grant Broadcasters
1206 6TAB TAB Racing Radio Racing Racing and Wagering Western Australia

FM stationsEdit

Frequency Callsign Name Format Owner
92.9 6PPM Hit 92.9 Top 40 Southern Cross Austereo
93.7 6PER Nova 93.7 Top 40 Nova Entertainment
Australian Radio Network
94.5 6MIX Mix 94.5 Adult Contemporary Southern Cross Austereo
96.1 6NOW 96fm Rock Australian Radio Network
97.7 ABC FM ABC Classic FM Classical Music Australian Broadcasting Corporation
99.3 6JJJ Triple J Alternative Rock Australian Broadcasting Corporation


NetworksEdit

AM FM
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 720 ABC Perth
ABC NewsRadio
ABC Radio National
ABC Classic FM
Triple J
Capital Radio Network
Grant Broadcasters
6IX
Macquarie Radio Network 6PR
Nova Entertainment Nova 93.7
Australian Radio Network
96fm
Southern Cross Austereo Hit 92.9
Mix 94.5


Latest RatingsEdit

 %
13.9 Mix 94.5 Adult Contemporary Southern Cross Austereo
11.3 96fm Rock Australian Radio Network
11.1 Nova 93.7 Top 40 Nova Entertainment
10.7 720 ABC Perth ABC Local Radio ABC
9.2 Triple J Alternative Rock ABC
9.0 6PR News, Talk, Sport Macquarie Radio Network
6.5 Hit 92.9 Top 40 Southern Cross Austereo
4.9 6IX Classic Hits Capital Radio Network
Grant Broadcasters
Perth YonY

Licence AreaEdit

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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