Tag Archives: Launceston

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 – June 2018

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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 dates from 1916. This fascinating phonogram played the latest […]

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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 – February 2018

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OUTSIDE BROADCASTS – Behind the scene, a huge volunteer effort This summer, City Park Radio was proud to broadcast the WBBL and BBL games at UTAS Stadium and the Greater Northern League Cup Final. Preparations began back in June with Cricket Australia to broadcast the three Big Bash games in Launceston. After negotiations were complete we […]

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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 – August 2017

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WELCOME OUR NEW PRESENTERS City Park Radio Multicultural Unit held a small function to introduce the community and families to the new Afghan Youth program on the station, hosted by Zahra, Madineh, Tayebeh and Saeideh. As with any welcome, there needs to be a cake to cut … thank you Luigi for the retro radio […]

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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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