91.9 Sea FM
|Broadcast area||Nambour RA1 ()|
|Branding||91.9 Sea FM|
|Slogan||Hits & Old Skool|
|Frequency||91.9 MHz FM|
|First air date||21 June 1996|
|Format||Contemporary hit radio|
|Audience share||15.2% (10 June 2015, Xtra Research)|
|Callsign meaning||4 - Queensland
SEE (sounds like SEA)
|Affiliations||Today's Hit Network
(via Sea FM)
(Sunshine Coast Broadcasters Pty Ltd)
91.9 Sea FM (call sign: 4SEE) is a commercial radio station licensed to, and serving the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas. It broadcasts on 91.9 MHz on the FM band from its studios in Maroochydore. It is owned by EON Broadcasting, and is sister station to 92.7 Mix FM.
In 1995, Sea FM Pty Ltd - later the RG Capital Radio Network - purchased the license of studios of 92.7 Mix FM. The group was successful in launching a second station in the growing Sunshine Coast region. Modeled on its Gold Coast sister station, 91.9 Sea FM was launched on 26 June 1996. In 1998, the two stations moved to purpose built studios and offices in Maroochydore.
The station was sold to Macquarie Regional RadioWorks in 2004, later Southern Cross Media Group. Following the merger with the Austereo Radio Network, in 2013, the Australian Communications and Media Authority found that Southern Cross Austereo's ownership of stations in both the Brisbane and Sunshine Coast markets breached media diversity laws. The stations were sold to EON Broadcasting for $17.75 million by the end of March 2013, while "maintaining the strong ‘family’ relationship with Southern Cross Austereo", due to a Program Supply Agreement between EON Broadcasting and Southern Cross Austereo.
In December 2016, Southern Cross Austero rebranded all of their Hit Network stations to pull all of their stations in this network together under one brand. Despite being in the Hit Network, 91.9 Sea FM was not rebranded due to it not being owned by Southern Cross Austero. This makes it the only station in the Hit Network to keep its original branding.
- BarRat and Jess
- Holly Spillane
- Jacob Cummings
- Hamish & Andy
- The Kyle & Jackie O Show
- Sea FM's All Aussie Adventures
- Hit 30 with Angus & Emma
- The Dan & Maz Show
- The Drop
- Take 40 Australia
- Planet VEVO
- Boxed In
- The Em Rusciano Radio Show
- HAAT estimated from http://www.itu.int/SRTM3/ using EHAAT.
- "Southern Cross Austereo sells Sunshine Coast radio stations". Mediaspy. 7 March 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2013.