Hot FM (Australian radio network)
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|Broadcast area||Queensland, Western Australia, Australia|
|Slogan||Hits & Old Skool|
|Format||Mainstream CHR (pop, rock, rap)|
|Owner||Southern Cross Austereo|
The brand was created by Trans Media for their Townsville/Mackay/Cairns FM stations before being sold to Broadcasters Australia Limited (Rural Press Limited) and expanded throughout Queensland and Western Australia before being sold to DMG Radio Australia, before they sold their regional stations to Macquarie Regional RadioWorks (now Southern Cross Austereo) in 2004.
Hot 91.1 (Sunshine Coast) is not owned by Southern Cross Austereo; DMG sold it in early 2005 to A Investments. In 2007, A Investments later sold Hot 91.1 to Prime Television. Southern Cross Austereo and Prime have arrangements with DMG for the use of the Hot FM brand. In August 2013 Grant Broadcasters acquired the station and Prime Media's other nine radio stations in Queensland.
The two networks (Queensland and Western Australia) share the same music (contemporary hits, with a focus on Top 40 and rock music). Most stations in the Queensland arm of the network have their own local breakfast program, while Western Australia has one breakfast show (based in Bunbury) for the whole HotFMWA network.
- 4AMM 97.9 MHz Atherton/Mareeba (a relay of 4HOT)
- 4CHT 95.9 MHz Charters Towers (a relay of 4MIC)
- 4HIT 94.7 MHz Emerald (a relay of 4ROK)
- 4HOT 103.5 MHz Cairns
- 4MIC 102.5 MHz Mount Isa
- 4MKY 100.3 MHz Mackay
- 4RAM 103.1 MHz Townsville
- 4ROK 93.5 MHz Gladstone / 107.9 MHz Rockhampton
- 4ROM 95.1 MHz Roma (a relay of 4RGD)
- 4MCY 91.1 MHz Nambour/Sunshine Coast (Owned and operated by Grant Broadcasters)
- 4RGD 100.7 MHz Toowoomba/91.9 MHz Warwick
- 4KRY 89.1 MHz Kingaroy (a relay of 4RGD)
- 6AAY 106.5 MHz Albany
- 6BET 100.5 MHz Bridgetown
- 6TZ 95.7 MHz Bunbury
- 6WB 94.9 MHz Katanning
- 6KG 97.9 MHz Kalgoorlie
- 6MD 105.1 MHz Merredin
- 6NA 96.5 MHz Northam
- 6NA 100.5 MHz Narrogin
- 6SEA 102.3 MHz Esperance & Southern Cross
- Battersby, Lucy (26 September 2016). "60 regional radio stations to become Triple M or Hit Network". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- "Top-rating Star FM to take a Hit". Shepparton News. 27 September 2016.