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|City||Young, New South Wales|
|Slogan||The South West Slopes Home of News, Talk, Sport and Entertainment|
|First air date||February 16, 1938|
|Format||News talk, Classic hits|
|Callsign meaning||Lambing Flats|
|Former frequencies||1340kHz (1938-1978)|
|Owner|| Broadcast Operations Group |
(Super Young 2LF Pty Ltd)
|Sister stations||Roccy FM|
2LF is an Australian radio station serving the Young region and is part of the Super Radio Network with its sister station Roccy FM. It was opened in February 1938.
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