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New FM Signal for 5AU


Spencer Gulf Broadcasters is excited to announce the AM to FM conversion of 5AU!

The switch will be the final phase in a process that has been years in the making and is another example of continually striving to improve our product to benefit our local audience and local clients.

Along with a new FM signal, 5AU’s freshly designed & revitalised station logo will feature on all marketing materials, and a new hyper-local Saturday Sports Show ‘Sideline View’ has hit the airwaves between 1-5 pm.

5AU General Manager, Gary Kernahan says, “We’re really looking forward to establishing our new FM signal in the marketplace to continue to provide the highest quality product for our listeners & our clients.”

South Australia Content Operations Manager, and 5AU Content Director, Glenn Baker added, “The 5AU brand has been much loved in our local market for decades, and we know that the switch to FM will only strengthen the brand's outstanding reputation. The change will be a massive positive for our listeners, and for our valued clients.”

The switch over to the FM band, on 97.9FM Spencer Gulf will take place on March 1st, 2021. 5AU will cease to transmit on 1242AM on March 28, 2021.


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