Radio Survey 7 results: 3AW scores huge numbers

  • 3AW hits the stratosphere during Melbourne’s covid lockdown
  • ABC Sydney drops significantly, Big gain for smooth 95.3
  • 4BC strongly up with new local presenters, 4KQ drops
  • FIVEaa drops, Cruise up in Adelaide
  • 96fm moves to top spot, Triple j dips in Perth

Survey 7 is the second set of results since mid-year surveys were cancelled due to the pandemic. See the previous results here

The survey continues to be affected by the covid pandemic, with Victoria in lockdown for most of the period and movements restricted in some other states.

This survey was conducted for CRA between Sun Aug 23 to Sat Sept 19 & Sun Sept 20 to Sat Oct 24, 2020, during the rescheduled football finals season.

See also: Digital results, Spin, Analysis, Reach.

In Sydney AM1170 2CH changed format to sport part way through the surveu, and changed its name to SEN on October 22.

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AM/FM/DAB+ Stations


DAB+ Only Stations

During the survey SCA’s DAB+ Hit stations in Sydney and Melbourne made slight name changes, see the notes under each chart.



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