Bay FM 99.3 is a Port Stephens FM radio station,
specifically serving the Tomaree and Tilligerry Peninsulas, just north of Newcastle.
Locally owned and operated, Bay FM's studios and transmitter are located in
Nelson Bay, the Heart of Port Stephens
Port Stephens (the name of the local shire and the name of the beautiful natural harbour) is about 160 kilometres north of Sydney, Australia's major city.
The major townships on the Tomaree Peninsula are Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Fingal Bay, Anna Bay, Corlette, Salamander Bay and Soldier's Point.
On the Tilligerry Peninsula are the townships of Tanilba Bay, Mallabulla and Lemon Tree Passage. And on the northern shore of Port Stephens, seperated by the Myall River, are the
twin towns of Tea Gardens and Hawk's Nest.
Bay FM has a music format of “the music you know and remember” by
and large focusing on the two decades of great music from 1957 to 1976 - "Bay FM, playing the music you grew up with" ™.
This format is well suited to the holiday atmosphere of the Peninsulas for all age groups
and is specifically targeted to the over 45s, the age group which accounts for the bulk of residents.
Breakfast - 5am to 9am Weekdays and 6am to 12 noon Saturdays: Reg Dowton
Mornings - 9am to 1pm Weekdays and 12 noon to 6pm Saturdays: Gary Newton
Afternoons - 1pm to 6pm Weekdays and 12noon to 6pm Sundays: Rod Poynter
Nights - 6pm to 12 midnight Weekdays and 6am to 12 noon Sundays: Graham Webb
The Bay Overnite -12 mid-5am Fri & Mon & 12 mid-6am Sat & Sun: Daryl Reader
The Bay Overnite -12 mid-5am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: Jeannie Brown
Saturday Night Party Night - 6pm to 12midnight Saturdays: Jeannie Brown
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