TAGGED: commercial radio stations

In this clip from the program 4MMM FM – One Year On, a station executive highlights one of the main issues facing 4MMM when beginning their FM broadcasts in Brisbane in 1980.


A notable feature of community radio over the decades is that it provides a musical alternative.


A look at the early days of radio, charting its rise from crystal sets through to first broadcasts and advertisements, the emergence of commercial stations and radio personalities, and how the public’s voracious appetite for daily music, sport, news and conversation hinted at what radio would become.