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Triple M
City of license Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane
Broadcast area Australia
Branding Triple M
Slogan At least we take the music seriously. AND You never know what we'll play next.
First air date 1980
Frequency Various
Format Music (Rock)
Class Terrestrial
Callsign meaning Sydney 2MMM
Melbourne 3MMM
Brisbane 4MMM
Adelaide 5MMM
Former callsigns Adelaide KAFM
Perth 6MMM
Owner Austereo Radio Network
Webcast Sydney
Melbourne
Brisbane
Adelaide
Website http://www.triplem.com.au

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Contents

History

The first Triple M station was 2MMM Sydney which commenced broadcasting on 2 August 1980. Together with then rival station 2Day FM (now also owned by Austereo), it was the first commercial FM radio station in Sydney. The station has always been primarily a rock music station. Throughout the 1980s, Triple M was one of the highest-rating radio stations in Sydney, spearheaded by its morning show presented by Doug Mulray and featuring the writing of and occasional appearances by Andrew Denton. For all of this period and into the 90s, Triple M's promotional campaign featured the character "Dr Dan", a guitar-playing satyr with wings, and a theme song that was an extended reworking of the Mike Batt track "Introduction (The Journey of a Fool)", from his 1979 album Tarot Suite. This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Not to be mixed up with Today FM in Ireland. ... Austereo is a national commercial radio network in Australia. ... In telecommunications, frequency modulation (FM) conveys information over a carrier wave by varying its frequency. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Douglas John Mulray (born 1 December 1951, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), better known as Doug Mulray, was a former host of the breakfast time slot on Sydney FM radio station 2MMM (Triple M) in the 1980s. ... Andrew Denton on the poster for his film God On My Side Andrew Christopher Denton (born May 4, 1960) is an Australian comedian and television presenter, and is the host of the ABCs weekly interview program Enough Rope. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... A bald, bearded, horse-tailed satyr balances a winecup on his erect penis, a trick worthy of note, on an Attic red-figured psykter, ca. ... Image:MikeBatt. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...


In 1988, Melbourne radio station EON FM, 92.3 was taken over by 2MMM and changed its callsign to 3MMM and moved to 105.1 MHz in November 1988. EON FM was Australia's first commercial FM radio station, commencing broadcasting on 11 July 1980. This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... Triple M Melbourne is a radio station broadcasting in Melbourne, Australia. ... Triple M Melbourne is a radio station broadcasting in Melbourne, Australia. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


Brisbane radio station FM104 was launched in 1980 and took on the Triple M identity in early 1990. It now has the callsign 4MMM. FM104 Brisbane started broadcasting on 104.1FM, then late in the 80's they changed frequency to 104.5FM, where they still are now. For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... Triple M Brisbane (call sign 4MMM) is one of Brisbane, Australias commercial FM Rock radio stations, primarily targeted at those in the 25-50 age group. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ...


Adelaide radio station 5KA converted from 1197 kHz to 104.7 MHz on January 1, 1990 and was renamed KAFM. The station was taken over by Village Roadshow, who then owned Triple M, and they successfully negotiated the purchase of the 5MMM callsign from a community radio station of the same name in 1993. That station is now known as Three D Radio. For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... This article is about the SI unit of frequency. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Logo of Village Roadshow Village Roadshow ASX: VRL is an Australian media company with interests in cinema, theme parks, film production and distribution. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


Perth radio station 96FM also carried the Triple M identity in the late 1990s but was then sold to Southern Cross Broadcasting who changed the station's identity back to its original name. Mix 94.5 is now "considered"[1] to be part of the Triple M network in Perth utilising local programming (as opposed to airing networked Triple M programmes) and MIX 94.5 does not carry the Triple M brand or logo. Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... 6NOW is the official call sign for the radio station broadcasting as 96FM in Perth, Western Australia. ... Southern Cross Broadcasting is a diversified Australian media company. ... Mix 94. ...


In 2004 the national network counted down the Triple M Essential 2005 Songs from Boxing Day to Australia Day. The number one song was Violent Femmes' Blister in the Sun. Boxing Day is a public holiday observed in many Commonwealth countries on 26 December. ... Anniversary Day redirects here. ... This article is about the band. ... Blister in the Sun is a song by American rock band the Violent Femmes, released on their 1982 debut The Violent Femmes. ...


While many of the comedy and talk programs are networked, large sections of music programming originate from the local market of each Triple M.


In October 2006, Triple M Sydney/Melbourne and Brisbane had started the Essential 2006 Countdown of the most popular 2006 songs voted by the listeners. The number 1 voted/ranked song for Sydney & Melbourne was Down Under by Men at Work. October 2006 is the tenth month of that year and has yet to occur. ... Down Under is the title of a New Wave song of the reggae flavour, recorded in 1982 by the Australian rock group Men at Work, and featured on their album Business as Usual. ... This article has been selected as the current Australian Collaboration of the Fortnight! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ...

U2FM promo logo

On Friday 17 November 2006, Triple M (including MIX 94.5 in Perth) referred to itself as U2FM for the day, as part of a promotion relating to the band U2 and their 2006 Australian Tour and CD release. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ...


In April 2007, famous keyboardist Ray Manzarek from The Doors had done a series of interviews and also was a guest DJ playing a number of songs and talking about The Doors and the music industry. April 2007 is the fourth month of the year. ... Raymond Daniel Manzarek or Manczarek (b. ... This page is about the rock band. ...


During the week of 7th to 11th May 2007, Jimmy Barnes was a guest DJ each morning to celebrate his new release "50" and play selected songs from the past 20 years of rock[2]. May 2007 is the fifth month of that year. ... Jimmy Barnes is a popular Australian rock singer. ...


2007 Shows and Line Up

Former Radio Personalities on The M's

Doug Mulray, Andrew Denton, Lee Simon, Rob Elliot, Kent Forbes, Ed Phillips, Richard Stubbs, Kevin Hillier, Amanda Keller, Tom Gleisner, Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch, Jane Kennedy, Mobbs and Fletch (Peter Mobbs and Chris Fletcher),Ugly Phil O'Neil, Michael Tunn, Lisa Millard, Club Veg (Malcolm Lees and Vic Davies), Crud (Tony Moclair and Julian Schiller), Mikey Robbins, Steve Bedwell, Danger: Low Brow, Tim Smith, Mick Molloy, Robyn Butler, Alan Brough, Stuart Cranney, Ian 'Dano' Rogerson, Wazza The Rock Dog, Ronni Swintek, Alison Drower, David Rymer, Jason 'The Reclining Rocker' Bowman, Jon Doe aka Byron Webb, and the late Jon Kennedy of The Rubber Room. Douglas John Mulray (born 1 December 1951, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), better known as Doug Mulray, was a former host of the breakfast time slot on Sydney FM radio station 2MMM (Triple M) in the 1980s. ... Andrew Denton on the poster for his film God On My Side Andrew Christopher Denton (born May 4, 1960) is an Australian comedian and television presenter, and is the host of the ABCs weekly interview program Enough Rope. ... Amanda Keller (born 1962) is the name of the host of ABC (Australia)s Mondo Thingo. ... Tom Gleisner (born 1962) is an Australian director, producer, writer, occasional actor and author. ... Santo Cilauro born in Melbourne, Australia in 1962, is an Australian television and feature film producer and screenwriter. ... Rob Sitch on the left as Mike Moore Robert Ian Sitch (born March 17, 1962), is an Australian director, producer, screenwriter and actor. ... DVD cover for Series 1 of Frontline. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Michael Tunn (born January 18, 1974) is an Australian radio announcer and television presenter. ... Tony Moclair is an Australian actor, writer and comedian. ... Mikey Robins is an Australian media personality. ... Steve Bedwell is a comedian and comedy writer from Melbourne, Australia. ... Tim Smith is a common name. ... Mick Molloy hosting his own short-lived television program (1999) Mick Molloy (born July 11, 1966) is a popular Australian comedian, writer and producer who has been active in the fields of radio, television, stand-up and film. ... Robyn Butler is an Australian actress who is best known for the television comedy series Welcher & Welcher and The Micallef Program. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


AFL coverage

During the AFL season, Triple M hosts the highest-rating coverage of AFL in the country. Since the early-1990’s Triple M has made sport a major part of their line up, with sports-based shows such as The Grill Team, Dougy and Dunstall, and more recently, Friday Night M Sport, The Gospel and The Dead Set Legends. This article is about the national league in Australian rules football. ...


Triple M Melbourne initially secured AFL broadcast rights in 1997, and has since become the top-rating AFL broadcaster. In 1999 Triple M expanded its coverage to Triple M Adelaide followed by Triple M Sydney and Brisbane in 2005 and includes the following local teams:

Triple M is the only FM broadcaster of the AFL in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney (although only the local teams - the Brisbane Lions and Sydney Swans respectively - are covered in the latter two cities.) Triple M is best known for offering a less formal coverage than AM Radio. Not only is the coverage considered informative and accurate, but the team works together providing a sense of comedy to the call. Another aspect that differs from AM coverage of football is the bumper music used to and from breaks, which is instrumental versions of modern rock songs (such as Franz Ferdinand's "Take Me Out", Living End's "Tabloid Magazine", and The Darkness' "I Believe in a Thing Called Love", which were predominantly used during 2004 and 2005). Garry Lyon Garry Lyon (born September 13, 1967) is a former captain of the Melbourne Demons Football Club in the Australian Football League. ... Brian Taylor (born April 10, 1962), is a former Australian rules footballer and now AFL commentator. ... James Brayshaw - JB James Antony Brayshaw (born May 11, 1967 in Subiaco, Western Australia) is a former state cricketer and now Australian television and radio personality. ... Wayne Schwass (born November 27, 1968) was an Australian rules football player in the VFL/AFL. In 2006, Schwass announced that he had suffered from depression during his successful AFL career. ... Danny Frawley (born September 8, 1963) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach. ... Jason Dunstall (born in Brisbane, Queensland on August 14, 1964), is a former Australian rules football player for the Hawthorn Football Club of the AFL. He was widely regarded as one of the greatest full-forwards and the greatest Queensland born player of all time. ... Slammin Sam Kekovich (born March 11, 1950) is an Australian media personality and former Australian rules football player. ... Troy Luff is a former Australian rules football player for the Sydney Swans of the AFL. Luff, from Nelson Bay was best known for his stand-out performances in the 1996 AFL Finals series, culminating in a near best on ground effort in the 1996 AFL Grand Final with 2... Richard Champion (born April 14, 1968 in Kadina, South Australia) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. ... Bill McDonald is the co-anchor of the Ten Networks 5pm news in Brisbane. ... Bruce Abernethy (born May 10, 1962) is a former Australian rules footballer in the VFL/AFL and media personality. ... John Barnes (born June 1, 1969) is a former Australian Rules footballer in the Australian Football League. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... This article is about the AFL club. ... Sydney Swans is an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... AM broadcasting is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Bumper music is a term used in the radio broadcasting industry to refer to short clips of music used to buffer transitions between programming elements. ... Franz Ferdinand are an award winning rock band, from Glasgow, Scotland. ... Take Me Out is the breakthrough hit and second single from Scottish band Franz Ferdinand. ... The Living End is an Australian alternative/punk rock/rockabilly band. ... Tabloid Magazine is the third single off The Living Ends third album MODERN ARTillary Tracklisting: Tabloid Magazine No Reaction (demo) All Torn Down (live) What Would You Do? (Acoustic) Whos Gonna Save Us? (Acoustic) ... For other uses, see The Darkness (disambiguation). ... I Believe in a Thing Called Love is a song by the English rock group The Darkness. ...


Triple M also airs a show called The Gospel that airs on Fox Footy Channel and is simulcast on Triple M Melbourne on Friday afternoons, that previews the coming rounds' AFL games. It is hosted by Jason Dunstall and features Nick Riewoldt, Peter Everitt and Nathan G. Brown. In 2007, The Gospel is shown on Fox Sports (Australia) on Pay TV provider Foxtel, but is still broadcast on Triple M. The FOX Footy Channel was a channel exclusively dedicated to Australian rules football. ... Jason Dunstall (born in Brisbane, Queensland on August 14, 1964), is a former Australian rules football player for the Hawthorn Football Club of the AFL. He was widely regarded as one of the greatest full-forwards and the greatest Queensland born player of all time. ... Nick Riewoldt (born October 17, 1982) was the captain of the St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League for the 2005 season before being replaced by Luke Ball in 2006. ... Peter Spida Everitt (born May 3, 1974) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Sydney Swans. ... For the Australian rules footballer with Melbourne, see Nathan D. Brown Nathan Gordon Brown (born February 10, 1978) is an Australian rules footballer, in the Australian Football League. ... Fox Sports is an Australian group of sports channels. ... Foxtel is a subscription television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ...


In October 2006, Triple M was granted AFL broadcast rights for a further 3 years.


NRL coverage

In October 2006, the National Rugby League announced that beginning in 2007, Triple M Sydney would be the exclusive commercial broadcaster of Monday Night Rugby League matches. The coverage began on March 19 with the Round 1 match between the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs. The commentary team includes Anthony Maroon, Jimmy Smith, Mark Geyer, Kevin Walters and Daniel Ginnane The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ... Rugby league football (usually shortened to rugby league, football, league) is a full-contact team sport played with a prolate spheroid-shaped ball by two teams of thirteen on a rectangular grass field. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sydney Roosters are a professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ... The South Sydney Rabbitohs, also known as Souths, SSFC or The Rabbits, are an Australian professional rugby league team based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... Anthony Maroon is an Australian radio personality. ... A young Jimmy Smith, on the 1958 album House Party Jimmy Smith, nicknamed The Incredible Jimmy Smith, (December 8, 1925 – February 8, 2005) was a jazz musician whose instrument was the Hammond B-3 electric organ. ... Mark Geyer (also known as MG or the Rugby League Rebel; born December 7, 1968), was a rugby league second row forward and one of the most controversial players of the 1990s - during which time he was seemingly more often in the headlines for what he did off the field... Kevin David Walters (born October 20, 1967) is an Australian former rugby league player whose on-field career lasted from the late 1980s to the early 2000s, along with brothers Kerrod and Steve. ...


Stations

Logo Name City Frequency
Triple M Sydney (2MMM) Sydney 104.9 MHz
Triple M Melbourne (3MMM) Melbourne 105.1 MHz
Triple M Brisbane (4MMM) Brisbane 104.5 MHz
Triple M Adelaide (5MMM) Adelaide 104.7 MHz
MIX 94.5 Perth (6MIX) Perth 94.5 MHz

// Triple M Sydney is a station that broadcasts on 104. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... Triple M Melbourne is a radio station broadcasting in Melbourne, Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... Image File history File links 4mmm_logo. ... Triple M Brisbane (call sign 4MMM) is one of Brisbane, Australias commercial FM Rock radio stations, primarily targeted at those in the 25-50 age group. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... Image File history File links 5mmm_logo. ... Triple M Adelaide is a radio station in Adelaide, South Australia. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... Image File history File links Mix_945. ... Mix 94. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ...

Bands Banned From Being Broadcast

The Vines are an Australian garage rock band notable for producing a raw musical hybrid of 60s rock and 90s alternative music. ...

See also

// List of Australian radio stations. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.austereo.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=61
  2. ^ http://www.mrock.com.au/promo/jimmy/index.php
  3. ^ http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/04/1086203619093.html

External links

  • Triple M website
  • Triple M Sydney
  • Triple M Melbourne
  • Triple M Brisbane
  • Triple M Adelaide
  • MIX 94.5 Perth
  • EON FM Online tribute station

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Triple M - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (876 words)
Triple M is a network of radio stations owned by the Austereo Radio Network.
In 2006, Triple M Melbourne is mostly on 'oldies' station, with the average age of the music being greater than 10 years.
Triple M is the only FM broadcaster of the AFL in Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney (although only the local teams - the Brisbane Lions and Sydney Swans respectively - are covered in the latter two cities), while Melbourne residents can also pick up the K-Rock broadcast from Geelong.
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