Friends of FM – May 2018

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After a fantastic job for 18+ years as editor of the monthly CPR newsletter “Friends of FM” , Chris Ball has handed over the reins from April to a new editorial team comprising Jim Jacob, Chris Sayer and Howard Kaplan. Over the next three months, a short profile of each of the new editorial team will […]

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Friends of FM – April 2018

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CITY PARK RADIO SURVEY The Community Engagement Survey is an online, affordable audience research program for community radio stations. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and you are asked about your preferences and comments…. and you do not need to leave your name. The results can help City Park Radio with programming and […]

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Friends of FM – March 2018

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CPR LISTENER RISES EARLY TO WIN NATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION Stephen McCarthy likes an early cuppa and listening to Good Morning Country on City Park Radio between 5-6am weekdays. Imagine his surprise when he won the competition for a guitar signed by the 2017 Golden Guitars winners. Kevin “Walshy” Walsh from GMC  personally presented the guitar. Stephen […]

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Friends of FM – February 2018

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OUTSIDE BROADCASTS – Behind the scene, a huge volunteer effort This summer, City Park Radio was proud to broadcast the WBBL and BBL games at UTAS Stadium and the Greater Northern League Cup Final. Preparations began back in June with Cricket Australia to broadcast the three Big Bash games in Launceston. After negotiations were complete we […]

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Friends of FM – January 2018

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 WISHING EVERYONE HAPPY LISTENING IN 2018   YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS MORPHED INTO THREE CHRISTMAS HAMPERS. The first winner with no encouragement to find the only ticket she purchased was Brooke Maloy – the next winner who remembered their new phone number was one of our latest to join City Park Radio was Peter Carrel … and […]

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Friends of FM – December 2017

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Whatever season you celebrate at this time of year, we wish you the best of times with family and friends or just enjoy listening to City Park Radio.     THE MISADVENTURES OF AGNETHA DEVEAUX The Misadventures of Agnetha Deveaux is a new fantasy mystery series coming to City Park Radio in December. A freelance […]

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Friends of FM – November 2017

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LAUNCESTON POETRY CUP We have another winner … Not to be outdone by Nancy Corbett last year, Howard Kaplan fronted up to the mic at the 2017 Launceston Poetry Cup. The Cup is the signature event for the Tasmanian Poetry Festival and an one minute poem that garners the most applause wins. Howard confesses he is […]

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Friends of FM – October 2017

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OUR PREMIERSHIP TEAM FOR 2017 WERE …… Our winter sports broadcasts have come to an end with the TSL finals. David Mohr needs to be congratulated for organising the teams for our outstanding coverage this year. A fantastic effort. David was assisted on the SEABL basketball coverage of Tornadoes games by Scott Brown. David and Matthew […]

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Friends of FM – September 2017

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THE END OF AN ERA AT CITY PARK RADIO After 20 years of Sunday Breakfast, Ken Brooks has handed in his Sunday keys. A sterling effort with early morning starts on nearly every Sunday morning. Well-liked and with a good following, we remember Tony Jarvis from Becks sponsoring the station for a couple of years, […]

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Friends of FM – August 2017

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WELCOME OUR NEW PRESENTERS City Park Radio Multicultural Unit held a small function to introduce the community and families to the new Afghan Youth program on the station, hosted by Zahra, Madineh, Tayebeh and Saeideh. As with any welcome, there needs to be a cake to cut … thank you Luigi for the retro radio […]

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