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Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia ACT/NSW AM Radio


Australia Bicentennial Medal
 
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Frequency Call Location   Owner
 
531 2MC Port Macquarie  Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
540 2CR Orange  ABC Regional
567 2BH Broken Hill  Far West Radio Pty Ltd
576 2FC Sydney  ABC Radio National
585 2WEB Bourke  Western Region Educational Broadcasting Co. Ltd
639 2CS Coffs Harbour  Commercial Radio Coffs Harbour Ltd
648 2NU Tamworth  ABC Regional
657 2BY Byrock  ABC Regional
666 2CN Canberra ACT ABC Metropolitan
675 2CO Albury  ABC Regional
684 2KP Kempsey  ABC Regional
702 2BL Sydney  ABC Metropolitan
720 2AN Armidale  ABC Regional
738 2NR Grafton  ABC Regional
720 2ML Murwillumbah  ABC Regional
756 2TR Taree  ABC Regional
765 2EC Bega  East Coast Radio 2EC
765 2ECt Moruya  East Coast Radio 2EC
783 2KA Penrith  Hayden Nepean Broadcasting Pty Ltd
801 2GO Gosford  Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
810 2BA Bega  ABC Regional
819 2GL Glen Innes  ABC Regional
846 2CY Canberra ACT ABC Radio National
873 2GB Sydney  Broadcasting Station 2GB Pty Ltd
900 2LM Lismore  Richmond Rivers Broadcasters Pty Ltd
 2LT Lithgow  Midwest Radio Network
918 2XL Cooma  Cooma Broadcasters Pty Ltd
954 2UE Sydney  Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd
963 2RG Griffith  2RG Broadcasters Pty Ltd
972 2DUt Cobar  Western Broadcasters Pty Ltd
 2MW Murwillumbah  Tweed Radio & Broadcasting Pty Ltd
981 2NM Muswellbrook  Hunter Broadcasters Pty Ltd
999 2NB Broken Hill  ABC Regional
 2ST Nowra  South Coast & Tablelands Broadcasting Pty Ltd
1008 2XX Canberra ACT Community Radio 2XX Inc
1017 2KY Sydney  2KY Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1044 2UH Muswellbrook  ABC Regional
1053 2CA Canberra ACT Austereo Ltd
1080 2MO Gunnedah  2MO Gunnedah Pty Ltd
1089 2GZ Orange  Country Television Services Ltd
1107 2UW Sydney  Commonwealth Broadcasting Corp. Ltd
1134 2AD Armidale  New England Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1143 2HD Newcastle  2HD Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1152 2WG Wagga Wagga  Riverina Broadcasters [Holdings] Pty Ltd
1170 2CH Sydney  Amalgamated Wireless [Aísia] Ltd
1188 2NZ Inverell  Northern Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1206 2CC Canberra ACT Capital City Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1215 2STt Bowral  South Coast & Tablelands Broadcasting Pty Ltd
1224 2WS Sydney  Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
1233 2NC Newcastle  ABC Metropolitan / ABC 2JJJ-FM
1251 2DU Dubbo  Western Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1269 2SM Sydney  Radio 2SM Pty Ltd
1287 2TM Tamworth  Tamworth Radio Development Co.
1314 2WL Wollongong  Macquarie Broadcasting [Holdings] Pty Ltd
1341 2NX Newcastle  Hunter Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1350 2LF Young  Young Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1368 2GN Goulburn  Radio 2GN Pty Ltd
1386 2EA Sydney  SBS
1395 2LG Lithgow  ABC Regional
1404 2PK Parkes  Parkes Broadcasting Co. Pty Ltd
1413 2KO Newcastle  Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
1431 2WN Wollongong  ABC Metropolitan / ABC 2JJJ-FM
1449 2MG Mudgee  Mudgee Broadcasting Co. Pty Ltd
1476 2KAt Emu Plains  Hayden Nepean Broadcasting Pty Ltd
1485 2EA Wollongong  SBS
1494 2AY Albury  Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
1503 2BS Bathurst  Bathurst Broadcasters Pty Ltd
1512 2NA Newcastle  ABC Radio National
1521 2QN Deniliquin  Rich Rivers Broadcasting Pty Ltd
1530 2VM Moree  Moree Broadcasting & Development Co. Ltd
1557 2RE Taree  Manning Valley Broadcasting Pty Ltd
1575 2OO Wollongong  Wollongong City Radio Ltd
1584 2EA Newcastle  SBS
 2ECt Narooma  East Coast Radio 2EC
 2WA Wilcannia  ABC Regional
1602 2CP Cooma  ABC Regional
1620 1PPP Canberra ACT Print Handicapped Radio of ACT Inc
1629 2RPH Sydney  Radio for the Print Handicapped [NSW] Co-op Ltd
 
 "t" = translator [additional frequency used, usually lower powered than the main frequency and used to extend coverage of the station in another location]

It Happened in Australia in 1988

Bicentennial 1788-1988  
     
Population Australia 16.687m
  NSW 5.752m
  Victoria 4.295m
  Queensland 2.781m
  WA 1.559m
  SA 1.412m
  Tasmania 0.453m
  ACT 0.274m
  Northern Territory0.161m
Governor-GeneralAustralia Ninian Stephen
Governor NSW Air Marshall Sir James Rowland
  Victoria Davis McCaughey
  Queensland Peter Arnison
  WA Gordon Reid
  SA Sir Donald Dunstan
  Tasmania Sir Phillip Bennett
Administrator Northern TerritoryEric Johnston
Prime Minister Australia Bob Hawke
Premier NSW Barrie Unsworth/Nick Greiner
  Victoria John Cain
  Queensland Mike Ahern
  WA Brian Burke/Peter Dowding
  SA John Bannon
  Tasmania Robin Gray
Chief Minister Northern TerritoryStephen Hatton/Marshall Perron
     
Miss Australia Caroline Lumley
Miss Universe Australia Vanessa Gibson
Gold Logie Award Kylie Minogue
NSW Rugby League Champion Canterbury
VFL Champion Hawthorn Hawks
Rugby League World Cup WinnerAustralia
     
1988 Olympic Games  

Favorite Movies of 1988: Your Personal Collection

Top 20 Singles

Rank Singer Song
   
1 Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes[Iíve Had] The Time of My Life
2 Robert Palmer Simply Irresistible
3 Cheap Trick The Flame
4 Billy Ocean Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
5 Kylie Minogue I Should be so Lucky
6 Fairground Attraction Perfect
7 Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World
8 Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up
9 John Farnham Age of Reason
10 Crowded House Better Be Home Soon
11 Belinda Carlisle Heaven is a Place on Earth
12 Rick Astley Whenever You Need Somebody
13 Cheap Trick Donít be Cruel
14 Bobby McFerrin Donít Worry, Be Happy
15 The Time Lords Doctoriní the Tardis
16 Pat Benetar All Fired Up
17 George Harrison Got My Mind Set on You
18 Kylie Minogue Got to be Certain
19 George Michael Faith
20 Phil Collins A Groovy Kind of Love

Top 5 Music Hit Music Albums: Your Personal Collection

Reflecting on the Australia Bicentennial 1788-1988

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