August 16, 2010

Albany: 6VA

Albany, on Western Australia’s south coast, is approximately 390 kilometres south east of Perth.  The city was founded in 1827 – two years before Perth- and  currently has a population of around 33,600.

The city’s first commercial radio station, 6VA, launched in 1956.



Above: 6VA in 1985 (top) and in 1993

6VA, broadcasting on 783 kHz, is now part of the Radio West network, owned by Macquarie Southern Cross Media, and is joined by a secondary license, Hot FM (call-sign: 6AAY) on 106.5 MHz.

Website: 6VA

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