What happened to 2UE radio?

What happened to 2UE radio?

“Stations like 2UE don’t become available every day. In early 2020, Nine announced it would be dropping the sports-focused content and branding, and instead reviving heritage radio brands 2UE, 4BH and Magic, and playing 70s, 80s and 90s music on the stations.

What was Australia’s first FM radio station?

2MBS Sydney
2MBS Sydney commences broadcasting as the first full-time FM station in Australia, playing classical music 24 hours a day.

When was the first radio broadcast in Australia?

23 November 1923
During the evening of 23 November 1923 people across Sydney gathered eagerly in their homes around pieces of wondrous new technology to hear the first radio broadcast in Australia.

How old is John Laws radio announcer?

86 years (August 8, 1935)
John Laws/Age

When was FM first introduced?

Invented in 1933 by American engineer Edwin Armstrong, wide-band FM is used worldwide to provide high fidelity sound over broadcast radio.

When was the first FM radio broadcast?

Armstrong built the first full-scale FM station in 1939, transmitting to experimental receivers from “a 400-ft. tower on the Hudson River Palisades at Alpine, N.J.”

Who owns 2UE?

Nine Entertainment Co

Owner Nine Entertainment Co (Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd)
Operator Ace Radio
Sister stations 3MP, 4BH

What age is Alan Jones?

80 years (April 13, 1941)
Alan Jones/Age

Who was John Laws first wife?

Sonia Zlotkowski
Richard John Sinclair Laws, CBE (born 8 August 1935), also known as Lawsie, is an Australian radio announcer….

John Laws
Spouse(s) Sonia Zlotkowski (1957-64) Yvonne Helstrom-Roux (1965-74) Caroline Laws (1976–2020) (Deceased)
Children four sons, one daughter

Who was the first talkback radio host on 2UE?

Journalist Ormsby Wilkins was the first 2UE talkback host. Although 2UE was mainly broadcasting Top 40 during this period, in the early 1970s it also featured some country music, including programs hosted by Studio Manager Nick Erby. John Laws also included a deal of country music in his programs.

What is Radio 2UE?

Radio 2UE is the emanating station for the famous Associated Sport Broadcasts which has an enormous cover age and a very large audience. Under the editorship of Clif Cary, A.S.B. is heard throughout New South Wales, and provides a complete and authentic cover not only of all racing but of all sport of major importance.

Who is 2EU/2UE?

2UE opened on 26 January 1925. The founder of Electrical Utilities and 2EU/2UE was Cecil “Pa” Stevenson, who was also 2UE’s chief engineer, and one of the most prominent personalities in Australia’s early broadcasting history.

Was 2UE the first B class radio station in Australia?

The Magic Spark: 50 Years of Radio in Australia, 1973, The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne ^ 2UE was not the first B Class or commercial station in Australia. This honour goes to either 2CM or 2BE, according to one’s definition of a B Class station.