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Fires hit ABC Radio's Batemans Bay transmitter

Tuesday 07 January, 2020

In an example of radio industry cooperation during adversity, commercial network Grant Broadcasters is working with the ABC on the South Coast of NSW to keep transmissions on air during the fires in that area.

As fires raged through the area last week, the ABC’s Mt Wandera transmission site at Bateman's Bay was disabled by flames (see pictures below) and is expected to take some time to repair.

"Radio was all we had." How a TV exec escaped the fires

Monday 06 January, 2020

Most readers will remember Jason Morrison from his years as a presenter on 2GB and 2UE.

Since 2015, he's been 7News Director, Sydney. Like many Australians he and his young family was taking a well earned Christmas break when they found themselves surrounded by bushfires.

Jason was kind enough to share his observations with us:

Changes to Bega, Cooma and Goulburn radio services

Friday 29 March, 2019

Listeners of commercial radio stations 2EC Bega, 2XL Cooma and 2GN Goulburn may soon be retuning their radios if the ACMA accepts proposals by the stations that would see them swap from AM to FM transmission.

ACMA Chair, Nerida O’Loughlin, says “FM radio provides improved audio quality for listeners in regional areas and can be more cost-effective to operate than AM radio.

Bega & Batemans Bay launch new breakfast show

Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Crystal Vas who, along with previous co-host Chris Nairn has been nominated for a 2016 ACRA for Best On-Air Team – Country, now teams up with former 91.9 Sea FM Sunshine Coast Breakfast Presenter - Brad Blissett, to form the newly launched  Crystal & Brad In The Morning.
Brad is making a welcome return to brekky radio after a stint as a Primary School teacher in Queensland.

20 years with radio 2EC

Friday 02 September, 2016

Kimmi Saker is celebrating 20 years working with 2EC today.

She has been surprised with balloons and flowers this morning to get the party started with listeners invited to share their memories of Kimmi over the past 20 years.

Have a happy, happy day Kimmi, so glad we could be here (at 5am!!) to help you celebrate. You are the Far South Coast's treasure and quite simply Kimmi...we luvs ya! 

Love from the all team at 2EC and East Coast Radio xx

Veteren broadcaster joins East Coast Radio

Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Grant Broadcasters has announced Gregg Easton has accepted an offer to become Acting Content Director of Power FM & 2EC on the New South Wales far south coast.

2EC complete top 2014 songs countdown

Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Around 2.30 today 2EC completed it's Top 2014 Songs of All Time Countdown.

As radioinfo reported earlier, 2EC were counting down the listeners top 2014 songs and have been doing so since Boxing Day.

The number 1 songs as voted by the listeners was AC/DC with Long Way to the Top.

A countdown to rival the Hottest 100

Monday 13 January, 2014

2EC on the NSW Far South Coast is in its final days of completing a mammoth countdown.

After opening the voting to 2EC listeners on December 1st, at 9am on Boxing Day the radio station kicked off 2EC’s Top 2014 Songs of All Time Countdown. The song list, also available at the station's website was made up of songs from the 60’s through until today.

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