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smoothfm 95.3
Smoothfm 95.3 logo
Location Sydney
Format Easy Listening
Launched 2005
Frequency
Current 95.3FM
Callsign
Current 2PTV
Owner Nova Entertainment
Co-locate Nova 96.9

smoothfm 95.3 is an easy listening station in Sydney and is owned by Nova Entertainment. Launched in 2005, it is Sydney's fourth FM-only and latest commercial station.

Smoothfm 95.3 (former) logo

The station has had many formats over its short history. It started as Vega 95.3, an adult contemporary station with a mix of talk. After a year, the talk was removed to compete with WSFM, Mix 106.5 (now KIIS 106.5) and Triple M.

Vega 95.3 format was too broad with the other commercial FM stations offering their targetted formats. In 2010, after five years on air, the station became Classic Rock 95.3. This format lasted only two years.

In 2012 it changed to the unrepresented easy listening format. The station was renamed smoothfm 95.3 to reflect the new 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