- Print Radio Tasmania
Infobox Radio station
name = Print Radio Tasmania
area = Hobart and Launceston
frequency = 864 kHz AM Hobart
repeater = 106.9 mHz FM Launceston
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Radio reading service
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callsign_meaning = 7 = Tasmania
Radio for the
Radio Print Handicapped Network
owner = RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc.
website = official|http://www.7rph.org.au
Print Radio Tasmania (callsign 7RPH) is a radio station based in
Hobart, Tasmania. It is a reading and information service for those persons unable to read or easily access information in print. The station is run and operated by volunteers.
Programs broadcast range from live reading of local and national newspapers to magazine and serialised book readings. [cite web |title=Value our Voices |url=http://www.cbonline.org.au/%5Cmedia%5CElection_07%5CRPH_Summary1.1.pdf |date=2007 |accessdate=2008-08-04 |publisher=CBAA ]
Print Radio Tasmania was the first RPH station to go on-air in
Australiaon June 26 1982, originally broadcasting on 1620AM. [cite web |title=The History of 7RPH |url= http://www.7rph.org.au/history.html |accessdate=2008-04-21 |publisher= [http://www.7rph.org.au] ] [cite web |title=Stateline program coverage |url=http://www.abc.net.au/stateline/tas/content/2003/s884785.htm |date=2003-06-20 |accessdate=2008-08-04 |author=Maura Angle |publisher=ABC TV Tasmania ] In 1991 the station changed frequency to 864AM. In December 2003a second transmitter was established in Northern Tasmania to relay the station to Launceston and the Tamar Valley on 106.9FM.
7RPH is a member of the RPH Network and is a rebroadcaster of the
BBC World Service.
List of Australian radio stations
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