Sounds of Emmerton Park

Radio. The familiar voice of Chris Morris echoes throughout the hallways of Emmerton Park every week. At a live broadcast with an audience of residents, staff, volunteers and visitors watching on, the volunteer radio host hit the airwaves for the 400th time last Tuesday. “This was the biggest sit down audience I ever had,” Chris …

3 weeks ago 0

Lunchtime radio

Radio. Smithton Primary School students are making waves on the airwaves with the launch of a new project.  Under the guidance of youth worker Dudley Billing, a group of upper primary students have launched an in-house radio station. Yet to be named, students will put their best ideas forward for a naming competition. Mr Billing …

7 months ago 0

Radio frequency concern

Emergency. The Western Emergency Management Committee has expressed its concern about interference to radio reception in Circular Head and the potentially disastrous outcomes this could cause during emergency situations. The committee has written to Tasmania Police Commander and chair of the North West Regional Emergency Management Committee Tim Dooley, Minister for Police and Emergency Management …

2 years ago
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The show must go on

Volunteer. When self-confessed “radio nut” Chris Morris first started hosting a radio show at Emmerton Park in 2010, he was realistic as to its longevity. But as the Hellyer resident notched up the 200-show milestone on Tuesday, the growing appeal of the personalised program on himself and the audience was highlighted in his commitment to …

4 years ago

Trouble tuning in?

Radio. Circular Head Council is asking residents to report poor reception of ABC radio stations, in order to have a transmission issue rectified. The two frequencies in question are ABC’s 91.3FM and 91.7FM, which are broadcasting with intermittent muffled/low audio and interference from another channel (Radio National) in South Australia. To report a muffled sound …

5 years ago