Print Radio Tasmania

Print Radio Tasmania

Infobox Radio station
name = Print Radio Tasmania

city =
area = Hobart and Launceston
branding =
slogan =
frequency = 864 kHz AM Hobart
repeater = 106.9 mHz FM Launceston
airdate =
share =
share as of =
share source =
format = Radio reading service
power =
erp =
haat =
class = Community radio
facility id =
coordinates =
callsign_meaning = 7 = Tasmania
Radio for the
former_callsigns =
affiliations = Radio Print Handicapped Network
owner = RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc.
licensee =
sister_stations =
webcast =
website = official|

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= |date=2007 |accessdate=2008-08-04 |publisher=CBAA ]

Print Radio Tasmania was the first RPH station to go on-air in Australia on June 26 1982, originally broadcasting on 1620AM. [cite web |title=The History of 7RPH |url= |accessdate=2008-04-21 |publisher= [] ] [cite web |title=Stateline program coverage |url= |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 2003 a 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.


External Links


=See also=
* List of Australian radio stations
* Radio Print Handicapped Network

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Radio Print Handicapped Network — RPH Australia is a network of Australian radio stations for people who, for any reason, are unable to access printed material. RPH stands for Radio for the Print Handicapped. Australian RPH services began in 1975 on Melbourne s 3ZZ.On 23 July… …   Wikipedia

  • Tasmania — Tasmanian, adj., n. /taz may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. an island S of Australia: a state of the commonwealth of Australia. 418,957; 26,382 sq. mi. (68,330 sq. km). Cap.: Hobart. Formerly, Van Diemen s Land. * * * formerly Van Diemen s Land Island… …   Universalium

  • List of radio stations in Australia — List of Australian radio stations. A list of radio stations that broadcast in Australia.The first digit of the callsign represents the state or territory: 1 ACT, 2 NSW ACT, 3 VIC, 4 QLD, 5 SA, 6 WA, 7 TAS, 8 NT. Australian Capital Territory (ACT) …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory — 26 metre Radio Telescope …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Australian radio — This page provides a timeline of the main events that charted the course of Australian radio. 1900s1900 1909*1905: ** Wireless Telegraphy Act (1905 ) placed broadcasting in the control of the Australian Government. This has remained in place ever …   Wikipedia

  • Geelong, Victoria — Infobox Australian Place | type = city name = Geelong state = vic lga = City of Greater Geelong caption = Corner of Moorabool and Malop Streets, Geelong pop = 160,991 (2006) pop footnotes = Census 2006 AUS|id=2024|name=Geelong (VIC) (Statistical… …   Wikipedia

  • environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …   Universalium

  • 2CBA — Radio station name = Sydney s 103.2 (2CBA) airdate = March 5 1979 frequency = 103.2 MHz FM area = Sydney format = Christian Radio slogan = More To The Music Sharing The Love Passion For Life owner = Christian Broadcasting Association callsign… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian Football League — Infobox sports league name=Australian Football League current season= logo=Australian Football League.png pixels=150px sport=Australian rules football founded=1897 ceo=Andrew Demetriou teams=16 country=AUS champion=Hawthorn Hawks most… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium