Melbourne commercial radio service 3MP to undergo changes | ACMA

Melbourne commercial radio service 3MP to undergo changes

A media release 124/2011 – 24 November 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend the operating conditions of Melbourne commercial radio broadcasting service 3MP.

3MP is also known by its on-air ID's 3MTR and MTR1377.

The ACMA is proposing to increase 3MP's transmitter power and change the directionality of its radiation pattern to improve reception in northern and western Melbourne.

The proposed changes are contained in the Draft Variation to Licence Area Plan - Melbourne Radio - No. 1 of 2011 and are discussed in an accompanying explanatory paper.

These documents are available on the ACMA's website or by calling 1300 850 115.

More information on the ACMA's broadcast planning process and licence area plans can be found on the ACMA website.

The closing date for comments on the proposals is 5 pm, Friday 6 January 2012.

For more information or to arrange an interview please contact: Blake Murdoch, on (02) 9334 7817, 0411 504 687 or

Last updated: 03 March 2017