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Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia FM Radio

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Frequency Call Location Owner
89.3 4CRB Gold Coast Gold Coast Christian & Community Broadc Assoc
91.5 4MKt Airlie Beach Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd
92.1 5ABC-FM Adelaide ABC-FM
92.1 6UVS Perth Universities Radio Ltd
92.1 7THE Hobart Hobart FM Inc
92.3 2MCE Bathurst Mitchell College of Advanced Education
92.5 2NCR Lismore Northern Rivers College Of Advanced Education
92.5 3ABC-FM Maryborough ABC-FM
92.9 2ABC-FM Sydney ABC-FM
92.9 5EBI Adelaide Ethnic Broadcasters Inc
93.1 2ABC-FM Orange ABC-FM
93.3 6ABC-FM Bunbury ABC-FM
93.3 7ABC-FM Launceston ABC-FM
93.5 2ABC-FM Dubbo ABC-FM
93.7 3MBS Melbourne Music Broadcasting Society Of Victoria
93.7 4ABC-FM Rockhampton ABC-FM
93.7 5MMM Adelaide Progressive Music Broadcasting Assoc
93.9 7ABC-FM Hobart ABC-FM
94.5 6ABC-FM Albany ABC-FM
95.1 6ABC-FM Geraldton ABC-FM
95.5 6ABC-FM Kalgoorlie ABC-FM
96.1 6NOW-FM Perth New Broadcasting Pty Ltd
97.5 6ABC-FM Perth ABC-FM
98.5 6SON-FM Perth Good News Broadcasters Inc
98.9 2ABC-FM Canberra [Mawson] ABC-FM
101.5 2GLA-FM Foster 2GLA-FM
101.5 4ABC-FM Townsville ABC-FM
101.5 8HAt Ayers Rock Alice Springs Commercial Broadcasters Pty Ltd
101.7 4ABC-FM Mt Isa ABC-FM
101.9 2ABC-FM Canberra ABC-FM
101.9 3FOX-FM Melbourne Broadcast FM Pty Ltd
102.1 4ZZZ Brisbane Creative Broadcasters Ltd
102.3 3ABC-FM Mildura ABC-FM
102.5 2MBS Sydney Music Broadcasting Society of NSW Co-op Ltd
102.7 3RRR Melbourne Triple R Broadcasters Ltd
102.7 4DDB Toowoomba Darling Downs Broadcasting Society
103.2 2CBA Sydney Christian Broadcasting Assoc
103.3 4MBS Brisbane Music Broadcasting Society of Queensland
103.3 7HFC Hobart Hope Foundation Communications Inc
103.7 2ABC-FM Broken Hill ABC-FM
103.7 2NUR Newcastle Newcastle Community Radio
103.9 2SSS Canberra Canberra & District Racing & Sporting Broadcasters Ltd
103.9 3CCC Harcourt Goldfield Community Radio Co-op Ltd
104.1 2DAY-FM Sydney 2DAY-FM
104.1 4MMM Brisbane Stereo FM Brisbane Ltd
104.1 5ABC-FM Mt Gambier ABC-FM
104.1 8TOP Darwin Darwin Institute of Technology
104.3 2ABC-FM Albury-Wodonga ABC-FM
104.5 2BOB-FM Taree Manning Media Co-op Society
104.7 2ROC-FM Canberra Austereo Ltd
104.9 2MMM-FM Sydney The Triple M Broadcasting Co. Pty Ltd
105.1 3EON-FM Melbourne Melbourne FM Radio Pty Ltd
105.1 5ABC-FM Loxton ABC-FM
105.3 3ABC-FM Ballarat ABC-FM
105.3 7WAY Launceston Launceston Christian Broadcasters Inc
105.7 2ABC-FM Bega ABC-FM
105.7 2ABC-FM Wagga Wagga ABC-FM
105.7 2JJJ-FM Sydney ABC-2JJJ-FM
105.7 3ABC-FM Melbourne ABC-FM
105.7 8ABC-FM Darwin ABC-FM
105.9 3ABC-FM Swan Hill ABC-FM
105.9 4ABC-FM Cairns ABC-FM
106.1 2ABC-FM Newcastle ABC-FM
106.1 3MFM Leongotha South Gippsland FM Radio Inc
106.1 4ABC-FM Brisbane ABC-FM
106.1 5TCB Bordertown Taliana Community FM Broadcasters Inc
106.3 2KIX-FM Canberra Capital City Broadcasters Pty Ltd
106.3 3ABC-FM Bendigo ABC-FM
106.5 2EAR-FM Moruya Eurobodalla Access Radio Inc
106.5 3RPC-FM Portland Radio Portland Community FM
106.7 2STt Uladulla South Coast & Tablelands Broadcasting Pty Ltd
106.7 3PBS Melbourne Progressive Broadcasting Service Co-Op Ltd
106.9 2VOX Wollongong Illawarra Community FM Broadcasters Ltd
107.1 3ABC-FM Traralgon ABC-FM
107.1 7QT Queenstown 7QT Pty Ltd
107.5 2ABC-FM Griffith ABC-FM
107.5 2SER Sydney Sydney Educational Broadcasting Ltd
107.5 5SSA-FM Adelaide Austereo Ltd
107.5 7ABC-FM Queenstown ABC-FM
107.9 2ABC-FM Taree ABC-FM
107.9 2ABC-FM Wollongong ABC-FM
107.9 4ABC-FM Toowoomba ABC-FM
 "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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