Friends of FM – June 2016

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LIVE MUSIC at CITY PARK RADIO Performing Live on Brekkie with Mike, The Kenzie Kids with their Irish jigs. These young people busk in the City and also perform at the Harvest Market. Mike Conlon had them live in the Studio on the Brekkie program and they were excellent. Mike says their playing was very good […]

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Friends of FM – May 2016

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CITY PARK RADIO CELEBRATES Last month we mentioned April 14 was our anniversary of full licence radio broadcasting. From the early days at Alanvale college, to the move to the City Park Cottage — we have been broadcasting every day for 30 years… thanks to the efforts of many volunteers… A special cake was ordered […]

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Friends of FM – April 2016

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A NEW STATION ON AIR From The Examiner April 15, 1986 Launceston’s first non-profit radio station 7LTN (FM) broadcast for the first time on a permanent licence yesterday. The station which is operated mostly by volunteers has a 103.7Mhz on the FM band. The station will provide programs for the widest cross-section of the community. […]

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Friends of FM – March 2016

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CITY PARK RADIO OUT & ABOUT Ulysses Convention – Feb 29– Mar 6 City Park Radio will bring you all the action from the Ulysses Convention each morning in Breakfast at 7.45am Tuesday Mar 1 – Ron Camplin will present the Long Lunch program from York Park. Thursday Mar 3 –  Dan Stephens will join in […]

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Friends of FM – February 2016

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WHAT’S YOUR FANTASY in 2016 Is it cute and cuddly with a big smile? Or blokes in short sleeves It could be all of your fantasies are right here! Well, your AFL ones anyway! The Traders return with their hour of fun and footy frivolity helping you to select and manage your fantasy team in […]

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Friends of FM – January 2016

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HAPPY NEW YEAR To all our members volunteers and listeners – LET’S CELEBRATE 2016 – and support the wonderful local businesses that willingly sponsor your local station and the others who provide generous discount shopping for members. Their support is truly appreciated. Our current sponsors are always listed at the end of this newsletter. NEMBC AWARD Congratulations […]

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Friends of FM – December 2015

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SEASONS GREETINGS  ….  no matter who, what, where, or when, and with whom you celebrate during December/January – …. may it be peaceful, joyous and fun. CPR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL This year Tony Webb goes behind the preparations for this festive season. Whether it be with the elves or small people with big wishes, Tony Webb promises […]

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Friends of FM – November 2015

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FROM THE PRESIDENT’s LOUNGE Two events occurred on the 17th Oct at CPR.  Firstly, alive and exclusive broadcast of the SATIS athletic finals.  Secondly, we hosted, as part of Seniors Week, an afternoon tea.  On Monday 19th Oct, on behalf of your station, Ron Camplin attended a meeting of the Ladies from Probus (Longford) to […]

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Friends of FM – October 2015

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GRAND FINAL EXCITEMENT The 2015 Tasmanian State League football came to an exciting climax in mid September. After covering a lot of the northern fixtures, it was time for our volunteer broadcasters to head south for the final between the minor premiers Glenorchy and the North Launceston Football Club. David Mohr and Matthew McGee teamed […]

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Friends of FM – September 2015

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LIFE MEMBERSHIP Our constitution provides us with the opportunity to nominate and award life membership to people who have given exemplary service to the Launceston Community FM Group Inc….  (City Park Radio) This award is reasonably unique and is provided to those people who have given significantly to the organisation….  five or six members have […]

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