ABC Gippsland

ABC Gippsland (call sign: 3GLR) is an ABC Local Radio station in Gippsland, Victoria. The station is based in Sale and covers from Warragul, through to Mallacoota. Amber Irving-Guthrie hosts the Breakfast program, Alice Walker presents Mornings and Mim Hook on Saturday Breakfast.[1]

ABC Gippsland
Broadcast areaGippsland
Frequency828 kHz AM 100.7 MHz FM
Programming
FormatTalk
Ownership
OwnerAustralian Broadcasting Corporation
History
First air date
31 October 1935 (1935-10-31)
Technical information
Transmitter coordinates
38°05′57.37″S 147°04′06.82″E / 38.0992694°S 147.0685611°E / -38.0992694; 147.0685611
Translator(s)720 kHz AM Omeo
97.1 MHz FM Orbost
100.7 MHz FM Mount Tassie
104.9 MHz FM Mallacoota
106.1 MHz FM Cann River
Links
Websitewww.abc.net.au/gippsland/

At the time of its opening on 31 October 1935 ABC Gippsland 3GI was the sixth regional station opened by the ABC and the first of its kind in regional Victoria. The station was initially based in Sale's Post Office Building, and boasted what was at the time the tallest mast and most powerful transmitter in the state, located near Longford and currently transmits on 828 kHz. ABC Gippsland now broadcasts from York Street, Sale.

The station was also formerly known as GI FM.

Sister station 3MT based at Omeo broadcasts on a frequency of 720 kHz.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ABC Gippsland programs – ABC Gippsland". ABC Gippsland. Retrieved 27 August 2017.