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104.1 Territory FM is a popular community radio station[1] based in Darwin, Australia. Territory FM broadcasts a broad range of adult contemporary music from the Casuarina campus of Charles Darwin University.[2] News is provided by 2GB between 5:30 am and 11 pm. Territory FM is also known for their partnership with the Nine Network and Territory Television, broadcasting the nightly Nine News Darwin bulletins, as well as updates from their newsroom in the afternoons and weekend sport wraps. [3]

104.1 Territory FM
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CityDarwin
Broadcast areaNorthern Territory, Australia
SloganDarwin's Greatest Hits
Frequency104.1 MHz FM Darwin
Repeater(s)96.9 Lake Bennett
98.7 Alice Springs
98.5 Batchelor
99.7 Adelaide River
104.1 Jabiru
106.9 Gove
First air date5 June 1981 as 8 TOP FM
FormatAdult contemporary music, Talk
ClassCommunity
Transmitter coordinates12°22′26″S 130°52′04″E / 12.37395°S 130.867649°E / -12.37395; 130.867649
OwnerCharles Darwin University
WebcastOnline Stream
Websitewww.territoryfm.com

The station is broadcast on 104.1 Darwin and Palmerston. In 2004 - 2008 it could also be heard across the Northern Territory in Batchelor, Katherine/Tindal, Tennant Creek, Nhulunbuy and Adelaide River.[4]

In 2016 the book "trailblazing Darwin Radio" was released which documents Darwin's first community radio station and its history. Its introduction was written by long term staff member Jih Seymour.

Contents

ListenershipEdit

A 2008 survey commissioned by Roy Morgan research showed that 23% of Darwin and Palmerston residents listen to Territory FM. Territory FM is the most listened to station in Darwin between noon and 6 pm with 27% of Territory FM listeners aged between 35 and 54 years of age.[1]

A 2016 survey commissioned by Roy Morgan showed that TFM had a reach of 51% all people. Territory FM is one of Darwin's most listened to radio stations especially in Mornings and Drive. Weekend listening is extremely strong with shows like The Range, Acoustic Storm, Alice Cooper and the Cultural Village.

Weekday shows in 2010Edit

  • 6–9 am James Perrin and Alice Burton
  • 9–11 am Territory FM Talk with Daryl Manzie
  • 11 am – 3 pm Classic Cafe with Joe Miller
  • 3–6 pm Drive with Matt Bern
  • 7–10 pm Nights with Alice Cooper

Weekday shows in 2018/2019Edit

  • 5–8 am Early Mornings with David Konov
  • 8–11 am Mornings with Mel Little
  • 11 am – 3 pm The Classic Café with Steve Hooper
  • 3–6 pm Drive with Matt Bern
  • 7–10 pm Nights with Alice Cooper
  • 10 pm – 12 midnight Top End Nights with Jih Seymour (Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • 10 pm – 12 midnight Fresh Mint with Matt Bern (Thursday) #networks across Gove FM and 8CCC FM#
  • 10–11 pm The Crate with Fletcher Bowman (Friday)

Weekend shows SaturdayEdit

  • 6–8 am Mornings Reloaded with Mel Little
  • 8–10 am Saturday Sports with Justin Quintner
  • 8 am – noon The Range with Lee Kernaghan
  • noon – 6 pm Maximum Music with Jamie Lindicoat
  • 6–9 pm Best of Alice Cooper
  • 9 pm– midnight Saturday Night Rock with Fletcher Bowman

Weekend shows SundayEdit

  • 7–9 am Rockin Bill Roy's 50's and 60's
  • 9 am – noon Acoustic Storm with Audrey Parets
  • noon – 6 pm Maximum Music with Jamie Lindicoat
  • 6 pm – midnight Cultural Village - world music shows

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Report of Territory FM 104.1" (PDF). 2008. Roy Morgan Research: 4–8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 23 May 2008.
  2. ^ "About Territory 104.1 FM". Territory 104.1 FM. Archived from the original on 27 April 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Territory FM's Program". Territory 104.1 FM. Archived from the original on 27 June 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008.
  4. ^ "Report of Territory FM 104.1" (PDF). 2008. Roy Morgan Research: 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008.

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