Friends of FM – October 2018

CENTENARY OF ARMISTICE November 11 this year is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 with many events planned worldwide to remember and reflect upon the occasion. City Park Radio is heavily involved locally with the Centenary of Armistice in November in...

Friends of FM – September 2018

KEN BROOKS One of the real stalwarts of City Park Radio over the past 20 years has been Mr Nostalgia, Ken Brooks. Unfortunately owing to health reasons, Ken has had to finally hang up his headphones. Ken was born in 1931 in Kogarah NSW. He entered the Air Force in...

Friends of FM – August 2018

WELCOME TO PAUL DUBOIS We welcome Paul Dubois, a veteran of radio broadcasting, especially in Launceston, to our team of volunteer presenters. If you think you have heard his voice before on radio, you are absolutely correct (see below). Paul was born and brought up...

Friends of FM – July 2018

THE BREAKFAST PROGRAM While most listeners are still fast asleep around 5:00 a.m., every day one of a band of dedicated breakfast presenters is arriving at the studios to prepare for the breakfast program.The breakfast presenter will spend the next hour before...

Friends of FM – June 2018

RADIO MUSEUM – A MUST SEE Have you seen City Park Radio’s very own Radio Museum lately? If not, you should. There is an amazing collection of nearly 80 pieces on display. The earliest examples are from around 1920, including an incredible Edison model C-250 that...

Friends of FM – May 2018

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...