Tag Archives: community radio

Friends of FM – July 2018

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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 broadcasting commences at 6:00 am to set up the sponsorship segments, get all […]

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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 – 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 – 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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