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ABC Radio Canberra

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Broadcast area  Canberra
Frequency  666 kHz AM
Format  Talk
Branding  666 ABC Canberra
First air date  January 1953
ABC Radio Canberra
City  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

ABC Radio Canberra (call sign: 2CN) is an ABC Local Radio station based in Canberra and broadcasting to the Australian Capital Territory as well as surrounding areas in New South Wales – this includes the cities and towns of Queanbeyan, Yass, and Bungendore.

The station began as 2CN in 1953 originally broadcasting on 1540 AM and later on 1440 AM. In 1983, it changed to its current AM frequency of 666 kHz. The station first broadcast from studios based at the transmitter site at Gungahlin. In 1957, the station was relocated to the centre of Canberra, before finally moving to purpose-built studios in Dickson in 1964.

ABC Radio announced digital radio services in Canberra, the simulcast of 666 ABC Canberra, ABC Radio National, ABC Classic FM, ABC News Radio and triple j launched in 2011.

When local programs are not being broadcast the station is a relay of ABC Radio Sydney.

Current presenters

  • Laura Tchilinguirian (Breakfast)
  • Genevieve Jacobs (Mornings)
  • Richard Fidler (Conversations)
  • Alex Sloan (Afternoons)
  • Adam Shirley (Drive)
  • Christine Anu (Evenings)
  • References

    ABC Radio Canberra Wikipedia

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