VOX FM

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VOX FM
VOX FM (logo).png
City of license Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Broadcast area Illawarra
Slogan The Voice of the Illawarra
Frequency 106.9 MHz FM
Format Community access
Former callsigns 2VOX
Owner Illawarra Community FM Broadcasters Limited
Website www.voxfm.org.au

VOXFM 106.9 is a community radio station in Wollongong, New South Wales, broadcasting on 106.9 on the FM band. The station's broadcast area in the Illawarra includes Helensburgh in the north to Gerringong in the south, and some listeners receive the signal in the Blue Mountains. The station plays music from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. It also has jazz, blues and folk programmes, and for programmes for the area's ethnic communities including- Bosnian, Chilean, Croatian, Cyprian, Dutch, Filipino, German, Greek, Irish, Koori, Macedonian, Portuguese, Puka Puka, Scottish, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Tongan, Turkish, African and Polish.

The station is not privately owned, and is a non-profit organisation funded by government grants, sponsorship and donations. It is run by volunteers and a board of directors elected by station members.

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