ABC North West WA

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ABC North West WA
Broadcast area Gascoyne and Pilbara
Frequency 702 kHz AM
and others as listed
First air date 22 August 1988
Format Talk
Transmitter coordinates 20°44′14.30″S 116°50′58.20″E / 20.7373056°S 116.8495000°E / -20.7373056; 116.8495000
Owner Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ABC North West WA is an ABC Local Radio station based in Karratha. The station broadcasts to the Gascoyne and parts of the Pilbara regions of Western Australia. This includes the towns of Port Hedland, Carnarvon, Exmouth, Newman and Tom Price.

The station began as 6KP in 1988 and now broadcasts through the following main AM transmitters:

There are also a number of low power FM transmitters.

When local programs are not broadcast the station is a relay of 720 ABC Perth.


"Karratha ABC Station History". ABC Online. 2003-03-10. Retrieved 2008-05-30. 

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