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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 – July 2017

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SURVEY City Park Radio has received the results of the recent survey and it shows we are meeting the needs and expectations of our listeners across our broad range of programs. At various times, the station tries to appeal to many sections of the community and a huge majority of respondents  agree. While […]

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Friends of FM – June 2017

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SURVEY A big thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the online survey for City Park Radio. The deadline was extended to the 5th of May and the results will be known in early June. This survey is more qualitative than many other surveys and it will be interesting to […]

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Friends of FM – May 2017

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TRANSLATOR MAST & HUT  As you can see, the mast has been erected, the antenna and microwave dish installed and the compound has been fenced… and of course the power has been connected. Ian Campbell has advised the installation of transmitter and STL receive equipment has been completed. Test transmissions are not too far away. […]

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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 – 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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