Twin Cities FM
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|Broadcast area||Joondalup & Wanneroo|
|Slogan||The People The Music|
|Frequency||89.7 MHz FM|
|First air date||2001|
|Format||Community interest / Music|
|ERP||2kW N/200W S|
Twin Cities FM (call sign: 6TCR), currently known on-air as 89-7, is a community radio station, broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia. Their studios are presently located beside the Edith Cowan University in Joondalup.
89.7 commenced broadcasting on 16 November 2001, it was granted a permanent community broadcasting licence in 2002. As with many community based radio stations in Australia, it plays a wide range of music, and supports local WA artists as well as Australian artists. 89.7 regularly broadcasts from local events in the Wanneroo/Joondalup region. The station is run by volunteers in the community and offers opportunities for locals to gain experience in radio broadcasting. The station offers free promotion for non-profit community groups for their services, events and notices.
89.7 moved its operation to ECU Joondalup in May 2008, and returned to regular broadcasting in July 2008.
This station, as with around 95% of Australia's community radio stations, is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. 89.7 is also a member of Volunteering WA, Joondalup Business Association and Wanneroo Business Association.
89.7 FM Broadcasts from a nominal site in High Road, Wanneroo sharing transmission facilities with 6IX's FM signal and various telecommunication company infrastructure. Its ERP is 2 kW N and 200W south, which covers the area of Wanneroo RA1 (Cities of Wanneroo and Joondalup, or Warwick to Two Rocks).
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