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UGFM Broadcasting in Kinglake Ranges

21st July 2014 UGFM – Radio Murrindindi is now broadcasting on FM 94.5 across the Kinglake Ranges. Transfer to a link from UGFM began the dedicated linkup at 5pm on Sunday 20th July 2014. UGFM is a designated Victorian state Emergency Broadcaster. The continuation of broadcasting from the Kinglake area has been preserved with assistance […]

Emergency Power Generators Commissioned

UGFM has just commissioned two fully automated mains power generators that provide emergency power during power failures to both UGFM’s Marysville and Yea transmitters as part of the Reliable Recovery and Emergency Broadcasting Project undertaken by UGFM. The project is designed to ensure continuous and greater reliablity of broadcasting community information during emergencies that also includes recovery information […]

SES Floodsafe

Better FloodSafe than Sorry     Guide for Floods in Rural Areas   Are you at risk from floods? Floods can and do happen in Victoria. Floods can affect you if you live, work or visit areas close to creeks, rivers, drains or low-lying land. Every flood is different but being prepared can help keep […]

New Transmitter for UGFM at Yea

  UGFM has received Federal Government funding for replacement of the old transmitter and antennas that provide coverage of the Yea and Highlands district for the station. The grant of nearly $7,000 through the Community Broadcasting Foundation from the Federal Government will provide a replacement for the old transmitter that had become unreliable. The new Antennas will also help provide […]