Twin Cities FM

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Twin Cities FM / 89.7 FM
Broadcast area Joondalup & Wanneroo
Slogan The People The Music
Frequency 89.7 MHz FM
First air date 2001
Format Community interest / Music
ERP 2kW N/200W S
Website Official website

Twin Cities FM (call sign: 6TCR), currently known on-air as 89-7, is a community radio station, broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia. Their studios are presently located beside the Edith Cowan University in Joondalup.

History[edit]

89.7 commenced broadcasting on 16 November 2001, it was granted a permanent community broadcasting licence in 2002. As with many community based radio stations in Australia, it plays a wide range of music, and supports local WA artists as well as Australian artists.[citation needed] 89.7 regularly broadcasts from local events in the Wanneroo/Joondalup region. The station is run by volunteers in the community and offers opportunities for locals to gain experience in radio broadcasting.[citation needed] The station offers free promotion for non-profit community groups for their services, events and notices.[citation needed]

89.7 moved its operation to ECU Joondalup in May 2008, and returned to regular broadcasting in July 2008.

Membership[edit]

This station, as with around 95% of Australia's community radio stations, is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.[citation needed] 89.7 is also a member of Volunteering WA, Joondalup Business Association and Wanneroo Business Association.[citation needed]

Transmission[edit]

89.7 FM Broadcasts from a nominal site in High Road, Wanneroo sharing transmission facilities with 6IX's FM signal and various telecommunication company infrastructure. Its ERP is 2 kW N and 200W south, which covers the area of Wanneroo RA1 (Cities of Wanneroo and Joondalup, or Warwick to Two Rocks).

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Coordinates: 31°45′11″S 115°46′23″E / 31.752926°S 115.773181°E / -31.752926; 115.773181