Welcome to 97.9 Valley FM
If you haven't tuned into 97.9 Valley FM, why not give it a go. We cover news, sports and
information programs, we play mostly older style music, easy listening 40's, 50's ,60's ,70's, 80's and
country music. Our National News comes from Sky Radio (2UE) via satellite.
Our studios are situated on the Parkes Road in Forbes where visitors are welcome. Our transmitter is
on Mt. Coonambro which is near Cookamidgera. We broadcast at 4,000 watts ERP in FM stereo. We
broadcast 24 hours a day, some overnight programs come via satellite from the Community
Broadcasting Association of Australia and other nights are locally produced programs by our own
We are always pleased to hear from people who would like o become announcers and presenters;
they will be trained at our studios. Any other volunteers who would like to help with the running of
the station are always welcome; it is an interesting and rewarding pastime.
Valley FM is here for the communities of this area. We are here for the people to use for news and
information of their organizations.
Tune in and have a listen to Valley FM, we feel sure you will enjoy some, if not all our programs, we
are all amateurs but we strive to do the best we can.
Forbes Town Hall