97.3 FM (ARN)

97.3 FM
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97.3 FM
Broadcast area Brisbane, Australia
Slogan"More Music Less Talk / Feel good"
First air date15 October 2001
Frequency97.3 MHz FM
FormatAdult contemporary music
ERP12kw
OwnerAustralian Radio Network (APN News & Media and Clear Channel Communications joint venture)
Websitewww.973fm.com.au


97.3 FM is the sister station to Brisbane's 693AM Classic Hits 4KQ station. Both stations are a part of the ARN (Australian Radio Network). 97.3 FM is a pop music station and is advertised as Brisbane's "More Music, Less Talk" station. 97.3 FM broadcasts from Brisbane, Queensland, with sister stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra.

The Australian Radio Network is the largest owner of radio stations in Australasia, with investments in 12 radio stations in Australia and over 111 in New Zealand. In Australia, ARN has a dual brand strategy, with a MIX and Classic Hits music stream in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra. ARN is one of the leading broadcasters in the commercially important 25 to 54 demographics in Australia.

97.3 FM DJs

These are the main DJs of the radio station that control most of the segments during the day and night.
  • Dani Bellamy - 10AM - 2PM Weekdays
  • Paul Campion (Campo) - 2PM - 7PM Weekdays
  • Greg Hinks (Hinksy) - 7PM - Midnight Weekdays

97.3 FM Segments and shows

  • "Robin Bailey Terry & Bob in the Morning" - 5:30 - 9:00 AM Weekdays
  • "97 Minutes of Nonstop Music" - 9:00AM - 10:30 AM Weekdays
  • "Variety Vault" - 12:00 PM - 2:00PM Weekdays
  • "Feel Good Friday" - 10:00PM - 12:00AM Friday
  • "Saturday Night Party Mix" - 6:00PM Saturday - 3:00AM Sunday.

Breakfast show (Weekdays 5:30AM-10:00AM)

The breakfast show has many segments and some of the segments have been removed since the new breakfast show was launched. At 5:55AM, 6:55AM and 7:55AM Robin's Entertainment News is aired. This segment is all about the Australian, Hollywood and celebrity gossip. At 7:35AM the 97.3 FM $1000 Minute. Every half hour 97.3 FM has news, sport and weather updates, as well live traffic updates from the station's helicopter every fifteen minutes.

Day Time Scheduling

After the breakfast show, 97.3 FM has its "97 Minutes of nonstop music". Although the station has a somewhat predictable playlist, this is their key advertising point and has the most amount of nonstop (commercial free) music. Bob hosts the music as a normal DJ occasionally announcing what song is to be played next, from 10 AM, Dani Bellamy takes over as the DJ from Bob. From 10:30AM more music is played as part of their "More Music, Less Talk Workday". News, sport and weather updates occur every hour until 6PM. From 3-6PM there is live traffic updates from the radio station's helicopter which gives information on what's happening on the roads of Brisbane. After 2PM the DJ switches to Paul Campion who is also known as "Campo".

Night Time Scheduling

From 7:00PM the DJ usually switches to Greg Hinks (also known has Hinksy) This is the main segment for the evening until 9 PM, which plays more music. From 9PM to midnight other programming takes place with occasional announcements by the DJ. Some other segments occur on certain days of the week. One of the main segments during the evening on weekends is the "97.3 FM Saturday Night Party Mix" this segment which lasts for nine hours from 6PM tend to play mixed music from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and todays music.

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FM radio stations in Brisbane Station/Frequency:87.6 Vision FM | 88.0 Planet Radio | 89.7 4TAB | 90.5 4RBL | 93.3 4SBS | 94.9 4MIX | 96.5 4FRB | 97.3 4BFM | 98.1 4EB | 98.9 4AAA | 99.7 4RED | 100.3 4BAY | 101.1 4CBL | 102.1 4ZZZ | 103.7 4MBS | 104.5 4MMM | 105.3 4BBB | 106.1 4ABC-FM | 106.9 4BNE | 107.7 4JJJ
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