About 1134 2AD
Armidale is half way between Sydney and Brisbane, and is just over a two-hour drive to Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.
Broadcasting to potential listening audience of 40 000 people , the license area covers the key towns of Armidale, Uralla, Walcha and Guyra. The New England region is a rich rural area, renowned for its superfine wool, fat lambs and cattle, with specialist breeding facilities and headquarters for most of the breed societies in Australia. This region is also recognized for its ‘CoolClimate’ Wines.
Armidale is acknowledged as a centre for learning with the University of New England catering to over 4,000 internal students and over 15,000 external students from all parts of Australia and overseas.
A local station since 1936, 2AD broadcasts a News, Views, Information and Talk format, including a mix of the best songs of all time to target a 40+ audience.
2ad starts each weekday with Pete Raymond doing Breakfast, followed by John Laws, then Pete comes back for the week day Magazine and interview program, that's followed by the Country Music hour. Tara then takes over from 2 to 5.30 pm. Then we have talkin Sport hosted by Graeme Hughes, followed by Talk Tonight from 7 to 12 with Graeme Gilbert