FM 96.3 - FM 96.3 - Tumut, NSW

sounds of the mountains

Sounds of the Mountains is a fully licensed, non-profit community radio station covering the Tumut and Gundagai Shires. The station operates 24 hours a day and is staffed by a combination of paid and volunteer locals. The station's volunteers make up over 70% of the team at Sounds of the ... See more Mountains and through their invaluable assistance the station hosts up to 15 hours a day of live broadcasting. Further training courses are scheduled and involving even more local volunteers. For more details on training programs, contact the station. he radio station is the locally recognised main medium for the immediate dissemination and distribution of emergency information. This role covers everything from bushfire alerts, snow-covered highways and roads to floods and severe thunderstorm warnings. Along these lines, the station has the proven reputation of going fully live 24 hours a day in case of an emergency event, such as a bushfire threatening life and property around the South West Slopes/Riverina Highlands region. The station provides a continuous and well supported service of announcing upcoming community events and lost & found items as well as providing a valuable forum for the local schools, local interest, local community and local government groups and organisations to broadcast regular news and information. Frequent and relevant local and nationally-focused interviews are also a big part of the daily programming of 2TVR.