Friends of FM – April 2017

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HARMONY DAY Several multicultural broadcasters broadcast live from Prince’s Square for the annual City of Launceston Harmony Day. Organised with UTAS, CityProm and the Migrant Resource Centre, the day was fun, food, music and, most of all, harmony. City Park Radio was proud to showcase the many nationalities living in our area. Umi, Wei, Elena, […]

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Friends of FM – March 2017

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HARMONY DAY 2017 – Everyone Belongs City Park Radio is recognising Harmony Day this year with a special live broadcast from the Launceston celebration in Princes Square. Together with the local Migrant Resource Centre, The University of Tasmania and Cityprom, a Community Harmony Day will be held in Princes Square on Saturday 25th March, from […]

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Friends of FM – February 2017

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FESTIVALE 2017 It’s February and Festivale takes over City Park for the north’s premier food, wine and entertainment event. Listen into the Breakfast Show 6-10 Feb for your chance to win a double pass to Festivale. Hopefully the questions will not be too hard to answer. Each day a double pass will be given away […]

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Friends of FM – January 2017

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Happy New Year to all our members, volunteers and listeners. Your contribution keeps community radio live and alive in Launceston. To members, friends and listeners who sent Christmas cards, cake and chocolate and best wishes for the station and volunteers, Thank You. Your feedback (and chocolate) invigorates us to do more good and diverse radio. […]

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Friends of FM – December 2016

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LAUNCESTON CHRISTMAS PARADE Once again, City Park Radio took to the streets to welcome in the Christmas season as part of the Apex Club’s Christmas Parade. Maureen & Les Martin provided something in the tradition of red for the  parade to carry the young ‘uns who couldn’t walk. The red mustangs in their shiny delight […]

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Friends of FM – November2016

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CITY PARK RADIO HOUSE BAND The City Park Radio House Band has had its first practice session in Studio D. Dan Stephens, Fiona Brown, Chris Sayer and  Terry Neal .. ….marvel how Terry reads music upside down. Just how much musical talent is there at CPR .. to join them, contact Dan Stephens. Pic. Jim […]

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Friends of FM – October 2016

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ACCOLADES FOR OUR RADIO SPORTS Well done to the captain of the City Park Radio commentary team, David Mohr, on another huge season covering footy, basketball and soccer. Absolute star and everyone who listens, or works with you, knows how professional you are. The quality of the City Park Radio local sport coverage is fantastic […]

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Friends of FM – September 2016

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REACHING FOR THE SKY You know – it takes more than two hands to handle a whopper ! Preliminary work has started for the translator at City Park Radio. Our member Brian Watson has brought his considerable skills and knowledge to the fore to assist our technical team to install the first link in the […]

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Friends of FM – August 2016

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MOVEMENT WITH A FORKLIFT FOR RADIO Dressed to kill .. Les Martin and his trusty safety beanie unloads the new radio translator mast from the supplier. Les says it’s a bit like a meccano set … Let’s hope he hasn’t accidently scrubbed the assembly letters off each piece so no one knows how to put […]

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Friends of FM – July 2016

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HIGH ON A HILL WITHOUT A LONELY GOAT HERD ….No they are not building an ark … nor are they high on a hill looking for a lonely goat herd…. They are City Park Radio volunteers looking over the site for our new translator. The project is now starting to enter the construction phase. All […]

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