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The station had to be sold to comply with an undertaking given to the Australian Communications and Media . Authority 2CH is a commercial radio station in Sydney, Australia, at 1170 kHz AM. It broadcasts an oldies format and is aimed at an older age demographic. 2CH commenced broadcasting on 15 February 1932 on 1210 kHz. It moved to its current frequency of 1170 kHz in 1935
the NSW Council of Churches sublet the license to Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) who provided program content for six days per week
As a nod to 2CH’s Christian roots, the station carries Christian announcements during most commercial breaks on Sundays, amongst its regular music programming and commercials.
Some of the Sunday Christian programming on 2CH include Sunday at 7.30 Morning Service Talk and Nightsong with Kel Richards at 8 pm, as well as a brief one minute.
Christian News Commentary from the NSW Council of Churches played following the news at 9am, 12 noon, 2 pm and 5 pm; its presenters include the Rev. Bob Smith, Rev. David Reay as well as the Anglican Deaconess Margaret Rodgers.
During the week, Edmonstone has a one-minute inspirational feature preceding the news at 4 am, with Smith’s 60-second feature, Guideposts, heard before the news at 7 am and 3 pm.
The breakfast program, 2CH Breakfast, began in early 2010 currently hosted by Gareth McCray, The Bob Rogers show remains the flagship program at 2CH with many celebrity interviews, cooking and lifestyle segments, competitions, and giveaways. Afternoons and Drive consist of main music, with the announcer usually talking every four songs.
On Saturday nights Bob Rogers hosts Reminiscing 6 pm-midnight, during his program, focusing on artists and topics of the pre-rock era. Weekends usually consist of an All Music Weekend, a themed music weekend usually promoting a particular artist or music genre.
Radio contact info:
Address: Radio 2CH GPO Box 4290, Sydney 2001, NSW, Australia
Phone: +61 (02) 8570 0000
Email: [email protected]
administration: +61 (02) 9302 0255
competition: + 61 (13) 0013 1170
Fax: +61 (02) 8570 0219
Admin Office: Suite 62, 3d Floor 14 Narabang Way, Belrose NSW 2085