Digital radio in Australia

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Digital broadcast radio in Australia uses the DAB+ standard and is available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart.[1] The national government owned networks, the ABC and SBS, and the commercial radio stations in each market provide many of their services and a few digital-only services on the digital platform. Australia uses the AAC+ codec provided with upgraded DAB+ standard.[2]

History[edit]

Despite testing in Sydney and Melbourne from as early as 1999, the first genuine plan for digital broadcast radio was released in October 2005, as Helen Coonan, the then Australian Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, announced that Australia would adopt the Eureka 147 system. The Australian Government had set a launch date for digital broadcast radio in the six state capital cities, originally 1 January 2009, but this launch date was subsequently shifted back to no later than 1 July 2009[3] and the list of cities starting digital broadcast radio excluded Hobart. The peak industry body, Commercial Radio Australia, began coordinating the tests as well as organising the commercial multiplexes. The Australian Film Television and Radio School supported the development of digital radio by holding training seminars[4] and test broadcasts in various cities, organised by then Head of Radio Steve Ahern.

The major radio networks commenced a staged roll-out of commercial DAB+ services during May 2009 with Perth launching on 4 May 2009; Melbourne on 11 May 2009; Adelaide on 20 May 2009; Brisbane on 25 May 2009; and Sydney on 30 May 2009 (later delayed to 15 June due to weather conditions and kept on low power until 30 June). The roll-out of DAB+ services by the Government-owned ABC and SBS networks was delayed until 1 July 2009 due to funding delays and management issues.[5] Testing has been planned for other major cities, with a trial multiplex in Canberra commencing broadcasting on 14 July 2010,[6] and a trial multiplex running in Darwin since 13 August 2010.[7] Similar trials are being considered for Townsville and Hobart, and, as of December 2010, commercial broadcasters in regional markets have begun planning to introduce digital broadcast radio into regional population centres, possibly as soon as 2011 or 2012.[8] However, it is expected that it will be some years before digital broadcast radio is extended to the bulk of the Australian continent. Australia's vast distances and low population density are not well suited to the propagation characteristics of DAB+ and it is therefore likely that a standard other than DAB+ will be adopted for serving areas outside the major cities (leading to customer acceptance issues with receivers that can only receive one of the likely two standards).

Community digital broadcast radio services were rolled out to capital cities in late 2010 to May 2011 and were formally launched in May 2011.[9] The roll out of community digital broadcast radio services represents the largest ever infrastructure project conducted by the community broadcasting sector in Australia. The project was managed by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.

On 14 December 2017, the ABC and SBS services in Canberra moved to a separate multiplex (both on 9C, 206.352 MHz) providing the same services as in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.[10] Services in Hobart began in 2019, as a national multiplex for ABC and SBS stations launched on the 19th of March 2018[11] and commercial multiplex launched on the 3rd of April 2019.[12]

Current services[edit]

National broadcasters[edit]

The ABC and SBS operate digital broadcast radio services in all current DAB+ broadcasting markets on frequency block 9C (206.352 MHz).[13] While most services are national, the ABC provides local ABC Local Radio stations for their respective locations.

The local radio services are mostly a simulcast of their AM radio equivalents (FM in the case of Darwin); however, alternate programming is aired pre-empting most sports coverage (which is moved to digital-only station ABC Grandstand). This programming is also on the ABC's online streams, where sporting rights may prevent international coverage. The ABC also has a number of digital-only radio stations,[14] including ABC Jazz,[15] Double J,[16] ABC Country,[17] and special-events station ABC Extra,[18] which is used to provide additional coverage for special events which may otherwise not be able to be covered.

9C National Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
ABC Classic FM Classical music FM Simulcast ABC 0x3007 80kbit/s
ABC Country Country music DAB+, Online ABC 0x3003 80kbit/s
ABC Extra Special-event radio Digital Only ABC 0x3004 72kbit/s
ABC Grandstand Live sports coverage Digital Only ABC 0x3008 40kbit/s
ABC Jazz Jazz music DAB+, DTV, Online ABC 0x3002 80kbit/s
ABC Kids Listen Children’s radio Digital Only ABC 72kbit/s
ABC Local Radio Talk, news, music and more. Labelled as the name of the local station, e.g., 702 ABC Sydney or 891 ABC Adelaide ABC 0x3005 64kbit/s
ABC NEWS News and parliamentary broadcasts AM Simulcast ABC 0x3000 48kbit/s
ABCRadioNational National talk and arts radio AM Simulcast ABC 0x3006 64kbit/s
Double J Adult contemporary music DAB+, DTV, Online ABC 0x3001 80kbit/s
Triple J Youth-focused music station FM Simulcast ABC 0x3009 80kbit/s
triplej Unearthed Australian independent music station Digital Only ABC 0x300A 72kbit/s
SBS Arabic24 News and information in Arabic Digital Only SBS 0x3804 48kbit/s
SBS Chill World chillout music Digital Only SBS 0x3802 72kbit/s
SBS PopAsia Asian pop music Digital Only SBS 0x3803 72kbit/s
SBS PopDesi South Asian pop music Digital Only SBS 0x3805 64kbit/s
SBS Radio 1 Multilingual radio SBS AM Service (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra), AM 1485 (Wollongong), DAB+, DTV SBS 0x3800 40kbit/s
SBS Radio 2 Multilingual radio SBS FM Service (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra), AM 1035 (Wollongong), DAB+, DTV SBS 0x3801 40kbit/s
SBS Radio 3 BBC World Service simulcast DAB+, DTV SBS 0x3806 48kbit/s

Commercial and community radio[edit]

Each region with access to digital broadcast radio has a number of multiplexes set aside for commercial and community radio services. In these multiplexes, two-ninths of the bandwidth are reserved for community broadcasters, while the rest is used for commercial broadcasters. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have been provided with two such multiplexes, which broadcast on frequency blocks 9A (202.928 MHz) and 9B (204.640 MHz), allowing a greater number of stations, while other cities only use a single multiplex: 8D (201.072 MHz) in Canberra, 9A (202.928 MHz) in Darwin and Hobart, and 9B (204.640 MHz) in Adelaide and Perth.

Commercial services on digital broadcast radio include simulcasts of both AM and FM stations, as well as new digital-only services. While most commercial radio services in Australia are provided by a small number of companies, there are no truly national commercial stations. However, since these commercial broadcasters have been given extra bandwidth on the digital platform, some new digital-only stations are available nationally, including NovaNation (DMG),[19] Triple M Classic Rock (Austereo) and The Edge Digital (ARN).

Community Radio stations with a citywide licence have reserved spectrum, equalling 2/9s of the capacity on each commercial multiplex.[20] The Federal Government has promised $10.1 million in funding to help community broadcasters with the costs of beginning digital broadcasts. During late 2010 and early 2011 most of the eligible community stations in Melbourne and several in Sydney and Brisbane began test transmissions. Melbourne's community radio stations officially launched their digital services on 14 April 2011,[21] followed by Adelaide's community radio stations on 15 April 2011,[22] Brisbane's on 14 May 2011,[23] and Sydney's on 24 May 2011.[24] Services in Perth are broadcasting in digital. Community Digital Broadcast Radio services were formally launched by Senator the Hon. Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy on Friday 13 May 2011 in Melbourne.[24]

Adelaide[edit]

9B Adelaide Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
Cruise1323 Oldies Simulcast of 1323 AM ARN 0x1062 48kbit/s
Mix102.3 Classic hits / Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 102.3 FM ARN 0x1061 48kbit/s
The '80s '80s music Digital only ARN 0x1060 32kbit/s
The '90s '90s music Digital only ARN 0x1064 32kbit/s
Chemist Warehouse Remix Classic hits / Hot adult contemporary Digital only ARN 0x106A 32kbit/s
The Edge Rhythmic contemporary Digital only, related to Edge 96.1 ARN 0x1063 32kbit/s
Elf Radio Christmas music Digital only, during Christmas season ARN 0x1065 32kbit/s
FIVEaa Talk radio Simulcast of 1395 AM NOVA 0x1089 64kbit/s
Nova 919 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 91.9 FM NOVA 0x1088 64kbit/s
Coles Radio[19] Pop music Digital only NOVA 0x108B 40kbit/s
Smooth FM Easy listening Digital only NOVA 0x108A 88kbit/s
Triple M Classic rock Simulcast of 104.7 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x1075 48kbit/s
hit107 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 107.1 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x1074 56kbit/s
Buddha Hits[25] Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1079 48kbit/s
MMM Greatest Hits Digital Rock music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1078 48kbit/s
Easy Hits Easy listening Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1076 48kbit/s
Oldskool Hits Hot adult contemporary Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x107D 48kbit/s
Triple M Aussie Australian music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x107A 32kbit/s
Kinderling Kids Children's radio Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x107C 48kbit/s
IRIS Radio reading service Digital only Community 0x10AC 32kbit/s
5RPH Adelaide Radio reading service Simulcast of 1197 AM Community 0x10A7 32kbit/s
EBI Digital World Multicultural Simulcast of 103.1 FM Community 0x10AB 64kbit/s
Fresh Digital Dance music Simulcast of 92.7 FM Community 0x10A8 64kbit/s
Three D Radio Progressive Simulcast of 93.7 FM Community 0x10AA 64kbit/s
Radio Adelaide Varied Simulcast of 101.5 FM Community 0x10A6 64kbit/s
1079 Life Adult contemporary / Christian Simulcast of 107.9 FM]] Community 0x10A9 64kbit/s

Brisbane[edit]

9A Brisbane Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner
4KQ Classic hits Simulcast of 693 AM ARN
97.3 Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 97.3 FM ARN/NOVA joint venture
The Edge Digital Rhythmic contemporary Digital only, related to Edge 96.1 ARN
iHeartRadio: The '80s '80s Music Digital only ARN
iHeartRadio: The '90s '90s Music Digital only ARN
Chemist Warehouse Remix Classic hits / Hot adult contemporary Digital only ARN
Nova 106.9 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 106.9 FM NOVA
Koffee Chill-out music Digital only NOVA
Radio TAB Horse racing, sport Simulcast of 1008 AM UNITAB
4TAB 2 Horse racing, sport Digital only UNITAB
Switch 1197 Various Simulcast of 1197 AM Community
96.5 Inspire DAB Christian Digital only, related to 96five Family FM Community
Global (4EB) Ethnic programming and world music Digital only Community
9B Brisbane Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner
Triple M Active rock Simulcast of 104.5 FM Southern Cross Austereo
Triple M Classic Rock Classic rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
HIT 105 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 105.3 FM Southern Cross Austereo
Buddha Hits[25] Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
Oldskool Hits Hot adult contemporary Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
Easy Hits Easy listening Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
Macquarie Sports Radio 882 Sport/talk Simulcast of 882 AM Macquarie
4BC Talk radio Simulcast of 1116 AM Macquarie
4AAA 989 Country Indigenous Simulcast of 98.9 FM Community
Zed Digital Independent music Digital only, related to 4ZZZ Community
4MBS Light Classical music Digital only Community

Canberra[edit]

8D Canberra Trial Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner
2CA Classic hits Simulcast of 1053 AM Capital Radio Network/Grant Broadcasters joint venture
2CC Talk radio Simulcast of 1206 AM Capital Radio Network/Grant Broadcasters joint venture
Kix Country Country music Digital only Grant Broadcasters
My Canberra Digital Easy listening Digital only Capital Radio Network
Coles Radio Classic hits / Adult contemporary Digital only Nova Entertainment via leased space from Capital Radio Network
Buddha Radio Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
HIT104.7 Contemporary hit radio / Top 40 Simulcast of 104.7 FM ARN/Southern Cross Austereo joint venture
Mix 106.3 Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 106.3 FM ARN/Southern Cross Austereo joint venture
The Edge Contemporary hit radio Simulcast of 96.1 FM Western Sydney digital-only in Canberra ARN

Darwin[edit]

9A Darwin Trial Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner
Hot 100 FM Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 100.1 FM Grant Broadcasters
Mix 104.9 Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 104.9 FM Grant Broadcasters
Kix Country Digital Country music Digital only version of KIX Country Grant Broadcasters
Radio TAB Horse racing, sport Simulcast of 1242 AM* UNITAB
Classic Rock Digital Rock music Digital only Grant Broadcasters
Note: KIX Country and Radio TAB broadcast on limited licences, and as a result are treated as digital only stations.

Hobart[edit]

9A Hobart Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
7HO Adult contemporary Simulcast of 101.7 FM Grant Broadcasters 0x1380 48kbit/s
HIT Hobart Classic hits / Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 100.9 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x1391 48kbit/s
Triple M Hobart Adult contemporary Simulcast of 107.3 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x1390 48kbit/s
Easy Hits Easy listening Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1397 48kbit/s
MMM Classic Rock Rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1393 48kbit/s
KIX Country Country Digital only Grant Broadcasters 0x1381 48kbit/s
7RPH Radio reading service Simulcast of 864 AM Community 32kbit/s
Hobart FM Community Simulcast of 96.1 and 92.1 FM Community 64kbit/s
Ultra106Five Christian Simulcast of 106.5 FM Community 64kbit/s
Edge Radio Youth Simulcast of 99.3 FM Community 64kbit/s

Melbourne[edit]

9A Melbourne Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Bitrate
1116 SEN Sports/talk Simulcast of 1116 AM Pacific Star 56kbit/s
3MBS Classical music Simulcast of 103.5 FM Community 64kbit/s
3RRR Varied Simulcast of 102.7 FM Community 64kbit/s
3ZZZ Ethnic Simulcast of 92.3 FM Community 64kbit/s
Coles Radio Classic Hits / Adult contemporary Digital only Nova Entertainment 40kbit/s
IRIS Radio reading service Digital only Community 32kbit/s
Koffee Chill-out music Digital only NOVA 40kbit/s
Light Digital Christian contemporary Digital only, related to 89.9 Light FM Community 32kbit/s
Light 899 Christian contemporary Simulcast of 89.9 FM Community 32kbit/s
Nova 100 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 100.3 FM NOVA 112kbit/s
RSN Carnival Racing / Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) Digital only Racing Victoria 48kbit/s
RSN Carnival 2 Racing Digital only Racing Victoria 24kbit/s
RSN Racing & Sport Racing Simulcast of 927 AM Racing Victoria 64kbit/s
Rythmos Greek-language music and entertainment Digital only Rythmos via leased space from Pacific Star Network 32kbit/s
SEN+ Sports / talk Simulcast of 1377 AM Pacific Star 56kbit/s
SEN2 Sports / talk Digital only Pacific Star 56kbit/s
SEN3 Sports / talk Digital only Pacific Star 56kbit/s
smooth 91.5 Easy listening Simulcast of 91.5 FM NOVA 64kbit/s
TAB Live Racing / sport Digital only Sky via leased space from Racing Victoria 24kbit/s
Triple M Aussie Australian music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
Triple M Classic Rock Classic rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
Triple M Country Country music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
9B Melbourne Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Bitrate
3AW Talk Simulcast of 693 AM Macquarie 96kbit/s
3CR Varied Simulcast of 855 AM Community 64kbit/s
3KND Indigenous Simulcast of 1503 AM Community 48kbit/s
Buddha Hits[26] Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
Chemist Warehouse Remix Classic hits / Hot adult contemporary Digital only ARN 32kbit/s
EASY Hits Easy listening Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
Fox FM Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 101.9 FM Southern Cross Austereo 56kbit/s
Gold 104.3 Classic Hits/AC Simulcast of 104.3 FM ARN 48kbit/s
Joy LGBT-based / Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 94.9 FM Community via leased space from ARN 48kbit/s
KIIS 101.1 Hot adult contemporary Simulcast of 101.1 FM ARN 48kbit/s
Kinderling Kids[27] Children’s radio Digital only Kinderling Kids Radio Pty Ltd via leased space from ARN 32kbit/s
Macquarie Sports Radio 1278 Sports/talk Simulcast of 1278 AM Macquarie 64kbit/s
News Talk Sport (NTS) Talk Digital only Macquarie 64kbit/s
Oldskool Hits Old-school music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 40kbit/s
PBS Digital Varied Simulcast of 106.7 FM Community 64kbit/s
SYN Nation Youth / Student Digital only Community 64kbit/s
iHeartRadio: The '80s '80s music Digital only ARN 32kbit/s
iHeartRadio: The '90s '90s music Digital only ARN 32kbit/s
The Edge Digital Rhythmic contemporary Digital only, related to The Edge 96.ONE ARN 32kbit/s
Triple M Active rock Simulcast of 105.1 FM Southern Cross Austereo 56kbit/s
Triple M Greatest Hits Classic hits Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
Urban Hits Rhythmic / Classic hits radio Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 48kbit/s
VAR digital Reading Radio Simulcast of 1179 AM Community 32kbit/s

Perth[edit]

9B Perth Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner
6PR Talk Simulcast of 882 AM Macquarie
Macquarie Sports Radio Sports / talk Digital only Macquarie
96fm Mainstream rock Simulcast of 96.1 FM ARN
6IX Classic hits Simulcast of 1080 AM Capital Radio Network/Grant Broadcasters joint venture
My Perth Digital Hot adult contemporary Digital only Capital Radio Network
KIX Country Digital Country music Digital only Grant Broadcasters
Nova 93.7 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 93.7 FM NOVA
smoothfm Easy listening Digital only NOVA
HIT 92.9 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 92.9 FM Southern Cross Austereo
X Digital Top 40 / Classic hits radio Digital only Capital Radio Network
Mix 94.5 Modern adult contemporary Simulcast of 94.5 FM Southern Cross Austereo
Buddha Radio[25] Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
Triple M Classic Rock Classic rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo
990 6RPH Information Radio Information Simulcast of 990 AM Community
RTRFM Public radio / Music and arts community Simulcast of 92.1 FM Community
6EBA Ethnic radio Simulcast of 95.7 FM Community
98.5 Sonshine FM Christian community radio Simulcast of 98.5 FM Community
Curtin FM University community radio / Music, talk, news) Simulcast of 100.1 FM Community
Noongar Radio 100.9 Indigenous Simulcast of 100.9 FM Community
Capital 101.7FM Seniors community Simulcast of 101.7 FM Community

Sydney[edit]

9A Sydney Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
Macquarie Sports Radio 954 Sport / talk Simulcast of 954 AM Macquarie 0x11B2 80kbit/s
News Talk Sport (NTS) Talk Digital only Macquarie 0x11B3 32kbit/s
SkySportsRadio1 Racing / sport Simulcast of 1017 AM Sky 0x11E4 64kbit/s
SkySportsRadio2 Racing / sport Digital only Sky 0x11E5 32kbit/s
Sky Thoroughbred Central Racing / sport Digital only Sky 0x11E6 32kbit/s
2SM Talk / Sport Talk Simulcast of 1269 AM Broadcast Operations Group 0x1194 64kbit/s
GorillaDanceHits Dance music Digital only Broadcast Operations Group 0x1195 48kbit/s
Dance Super Digi Dance music Digital only Broadcast Operations Group 0x11A1 48kbit/s
FUN Classic Hits Hot adult contemporary: 1960s-1980s Digital only Broadcast Operations Group 0x1198 48kbit/s
ZOO MusicVariety Hot adult contemporary: 1990s / Top 40 / Classic hits radio Digital only Broadcast Operations Group 0x1196 48kbit/s
1041 2DayFM Adult classic hits radio Simulcast of 104.1 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x119E 56kbit/s
Triple M Active rock Simulcast of 104.9 FM Southern Cross Austereo 0x119F 56kbit/s
Buddha Hits Chill-out music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A3 48kbit/s
Easy Hits Easy listening Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A2 48kbit/s
OLDSKOOLHits Old-school hits Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A5 48kbit/s
Triple M Classic Rock Classic rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A0 48kbit/s
Triple M Greatest Hits Rock Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A1 48kbit/s
Triple M Aussie Australian music Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x11A4 48kbit/s
2RPH Digital Radio Reading Simulcast of 1224 AM and 101.5 FM Community 0x120E 64kbit/s
2000 Languages Ethnic Simulcast of 98.5 FM Community 0x121F 64kbit/s
Fine Music Classical music Simulcast of 102.5 FM Community 0x120C 64kbit/s
Kinderling Kids Children's music Digital only Kinderling Kids 0x11A6 48kbit/s
Koori Radio Indigenous programming Simulcast of 93.7 FM Community 0x120D 48kbit/s
9B Sydney Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
2GB 873 Talk Simulcast of 873 AM Macquarie 0x11D0 128kbit/s
2CH 1170 Oldies Simulcast of 1170 AM Oceania Capital Partners 0x11D1 128kbit/s
smooth fm 95.3 Easy listening Simulcast of 95.3 FM NOVA Entertainment 0x11BC 64kbit/s
Nova 969 Top 40 CHR Simulcast of 96.9 FM NOVA Entertainment 0x11BD 112kbit/s
Koffee Chill-out music Digital only NOVA Entertainment 0x11BF 40kbit/s
Coles Radio Supermarket radio Digital only NOVA Entertainment 0x11BE 40kbit/s
WSFM 1017 Classic hits radio / Adult contemporary Simulcast of 101.7 FM ARN 0x1180 48kbit/s
KIIS 1065 Top 40 / Classic hits radio Simulcast of 106.5 FM ARN 0x1181 48kbit/s
The Edge Rhythmic contemporary Simulcast of 96.1 FM ARN 0x1182 48kbit/s
The 80s '80s Music Digital only ARN 0x1185 32kbit/s
The 90s '90s Music Digital only ARN 0x1183 48kbit/s
CW Remix Classic hits radio / Hot adult contemporary Digital only ARN 0x1184 48kbit/s
Triple M Country Modern country Digital only Southern Cross Austereo 0x1208 48kbit/s
2MFM Muslim DR Islamic programming Simulcast of 92.1 FM Community 0x1222 32kbit/s
FBi Radio Independent music Simulcast of 94.5 FM[28] Community 0x1223 64kbit/s
2SER 107.3 Varied Simulcast of 107.3 FM Community 0x1221 64kbit/s
Inspire Digital Christian music Digital only—-related to Hope 103.2 FM Community 0x1220 48kbit/s
Hope 1032 Hot adult contemporary / Easy listening Simulcast of 103.2 FM Community 0x1224 48kbit/s
Zed Varied Simulcast of various Melbourne community stations Community 0x1225 48kbit/s

Regional Australia[edit]

Various channel numbers Regional Australia Multiplex
Station Name Format Details Owner Service ID Bitrate
Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon

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