89.3 LAFM

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89.3 LAFM (callsign:7LA) is a radio station based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

It opened on 14 December 1930,[1] broadcasting on 1100 kHz and from 1978 1098 kHz. The station has had many owners including AWA Limited, 3KZ, RG Capital Radio Network, Macquarie Regional RadioWorks and currently Grant Broadcasters.

Its studios are located in York Street, Launceston, and serve as the network hub for its Northern Tasmanian radio stations, 7BU, 7AD, 7SD and their sister Sea FM stations.

LAFM is currently broadcasting on 89.3 MHz, with a translator for Launceston's CBD on 100.3 MHz.

Previous transmission on 1098 kHz ceased in February 2009.

On 1 December 2008, the station became 89.3 LAFM.

On Air[edit]

Weekdays:

  • 6am Fairsy & Jules for breakfast
  • 10 am Mel Hawkins
  • 2 pm Leigh-Roy Martin
  • 4 pm The Drive Home with Leigh-Roy
  • 6 pm Matt Griffith
  • 8 pm 20/20 Retro Countdown
  • 10 pm Music Overnight

Saturday:

  • 7 am Buy, Swap & Sell
  • 9 am Rotating Announcer
  • 2 pm Rotating Announcer
  • 6 pm Saturday Night Party Mix

Sunday:

  • 7 am Soul Sistas
  • 9 am Rotating Announcer
  • 6 pm My Generation with Jonesy and Amanda
  • 8 pm Music Overnight

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Broadcasting Station.". The Sydney Morning Herald. 15 December 1930. p. 8. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 

Coordinates: 41°26′23″S 147°08′17″E / 41.439743°S 147.137945°E / -41.439743; 147.137945