|Mix 94. 5 FM|
|Frequency||94. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Frequency is a measure of the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit Time. 5 MHz FM|
|First air date||1941 (as 6KY)|
|Format||Rock and Pop|
MIX 94. WLRW (945 FM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Hot Adult Contemporary format 5 (official callsign 6MIX) is a commercial music radio station owned by Austereo in Perth, Western Australia. The Austereo Radio Network is a national commercial radio network in Australia. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
The station originally began as 6KY, beginning broadcasting on October 23, 1941 and would eventually end up at the frequency 1206 kHz. Events 4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher 42 BC - Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The hertz (symbol Hz) is a measure of Frequency, informally defined as the number of events occurring per Second. On June 1, 1991, 6KY became one of two Perth radio stations to convert from the AM to FM bands. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. Amplitude modulation ( AM) is a technique used in electronic communication most commonly for transmitting information via a Radio Carrier wave The station became known upon conversion to FM as 6KYFM, and later as 94. 5 KYFM, with the official call sign 6JKY. In Broadcasting and Radio communications a call sign (also known as a callsign or call letters, or abbreviated as a call, or otherwise The on-air identity was later shortened to 94. 5FM and then around 1997-1998 adopted the name Mix 94. 5. The official call sign is now 6MIX.
Despite sharing the 'Mix' callsign, it has no relation to the Mix stations in other Australian cities. It is targeted to 25-54 year olds, and is clearly Perth's highest rating radio station, consistently experiencing an audience share unheard of in other major radio markets. It's been Perth's number one station since December 1999. In September 2005, Mix 94. 5 changed its logo from the red mix in the blue ball to the one seen on the right on this page.
In March 2007 Mix 94. 5 and sister station 92. 9 moved from premises at 283 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia to a new purpose built broadcast centre [seen above] at 450 Roberts Road, Subiaco. Subiaco is an inner western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, situated to the north of Kings Park.
The switch between Mix 94. 5's Rokeby Road studios and the new purpose built broadcast centre in Roberts Road took place at 2pm on Monday March 5. Ian Blackley was the first person to broadcast from the new $8 million digital fitout. The first song he played was "Friday on My Mind" by The Easybeats which was #43 in the "Top 294 Songs For Grown Ups" that Mix 94. 5 was playing across the long weekend.