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104.7 (call sign: 2ROC) is a radio station in Canberramarker, Australia, jointly owned by Austereo and the Australian Radio Network (ARN). It is part of Austereo's Today Network.

104.7 plays current hits and a variety of '90s music, primarily targeted at the 18-39 year old female/male demographic. The station is housed in the same building as sister station, MIX 106.3marker amongst fields in Bellenden St, Cracemarker, Australian Capital Territorymarker.

History

In 1987, Canberramarker radio station 2CAmarker was awarded the licence to operate a supplementary FM service. The station was assigned the call-sign 2ROC and on-air branding FM104 (later changed to FM104.7), commencing broadcast on February 27, 1988 on the frequency 104.7 MHz FM. FM104, along with rival KIX106marker, were the first new commercial FM radio stations to be licenced in Australia in eight years and were the first supplementary FM licences in Australia.

In 1988, 2CA and 2ROC were sold to the Austereo Radio Network.

104.7 Shows/Announcers

  • Scotty & Nige (Scotty Masters and Nige) - Breakfast
  • Mason "Mason" Edwards - Mornings
  • Pat "Pat" Griffin - Afternoons
  • Hamish and Andy - Drive+
  • Top 6 @ 6 - Charli Delaney and Daniel 'Danno' Cassin+
  • The Hot30 Countdown - Tim Lee and Carla "Biggzy" Bignasca+
  • Friday nights - Dj Kc Baker+


104.7 Weekend Shows

  • Balls N All - early Saturday mornings (Kiwi G and Ben)
  • The Fifi Box Show+
  • Rate The Hits National Countdown+
  • Australian First with Dave "Higgo" Higgins and Cecilia Ramsdale+


+ = Networked shows.

Weekend/Fill-In Announcers

  • Christopher “Tophe or Chris” Welldon.
  • Brooklyn "Brooklyn" Hulands


Former 104.7 Announcers

Ellie Mobbs (was with 92.9 Perth and currently on 2dayFM)

Skyfire

Fireworks display at Skyfire event
104.7 Skyfire is an annual event held in Canberramarker, Australia.Set on Canberra's Lake Burley Griffinmarker, Skyfire is a pyrotechnics display of fireworks backed by a soundtrack put together by Canberra radio station, 104.7. More than a third of the Canberran population turns out to Skyfire every year, with the main target audience being the under-20 age group. More than 170,000 people turned out for the 2007 display.

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