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New Emergency Generators Mt Eildon and Kinglake Ranges Transmitters

The new UGFM 106.9 Transmitter backup generator installed on-site  A new 10kVA diesel generator was recently commissioned at UGFM’s main transmission site. $20,000 of funding from the Marysville and Triangle Community Foundation has enabled UGFM – Radio Murrindindi to replace the old 3.6kVA petrol generator with a new far more reliable unit. Volunteers from the […]

UGFM Celebrates 21 Years of Broadcasting

Celebrating 21 years of broadcasting is a major milestone for UGFM that was kicked off by many volunteers, businesses, services clubs and public support helping the station establish itself following a public meeting in 1993. UGFM gained its temporary licence on the 4th October 1994 from the then Australian Broadcasting Authority and began broadcasting early […]

UGFM Yea Studio – update

Work on the new Yea studio for UGFM is progressing well. The new studio has been made ready prior to fitting out with new studio equipment. The makeover at the old railway station has included completely repainting, fitting new glass to doors and windows along with upgrading the power supply including an emergency backup power […]

Emergency Power Generators for UGFM

Generator for UGFM Primary Transmitter – Mt Eildon The Marysville & Triangle Community Foundation has made $23,000 of funds available for UGFM – Radio Murrindindi to establish a new Diesel Generator to provide backup mains power for the stations main transmission site at Mt Eildon during power failures. The generator has been funded to replace […]

Vale – Gordon Willis

Gordon Willis                   25th August 1931 – 25th January 2015 Long time co-presenter and Eildon correspondent Gordon Willis left our world for the next on Monday 26th January. Gordon a much loved local identity along with his wife Shirley made the 4 week journey by boat to Australia from Quebec in Canada when their children were […]

David Fitzroy – First Life Member

At UGFM’s August 2014 Annual General Meeting, David Fitzroy became UGFM Radio Murrindindi’s first Life Member. David has been involved with UGFM as a broadcaster in presenting the program ‘Sounds of the Upper Goulburn’ for over 13 years every Saturday afternoon from 12 noon until 3pm. David included Poets Corner where local poets submitted or recited […]