HISTORY OF U

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1987

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1987

1987 The year begins with a curious document titled “Topics for Radio U Members” detailing concerns and issues at the time in the station. Refer: Orange document 3 Brand – Radio UFM90.5 letter head seems to be in vogue at this time. Refer: Green document 6 By application ...

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February 2nd, 2015

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1986

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1986

1986 The application for the 1986 licence is not on file, however, the authorisation issued was on essentially the same terms and conditions as the previous year. Refer: Pink document 32 Of significance, however, was the frequency on which the station should operate, now ...

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January 26th, 2015

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1985

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1985

1985 The 1985 application again sought continuous broadcast between 25 February and 18 August 1985 between 7am and midnight weekdays, 9am and midnight weekends, and between May and Jun broadcast from 4pm till midnight weekdays. Refer: Pink document 28 The proposed staff ...

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January 19th, 2015

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1984

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1984

1984 In 1984 the application was again filed to enable Radio U to broadcast for a total of 25 weeks between 20 February 1984 and 12 August 1984. Refer: Pink document 27 Proposed staff listed in this application was: Paul Claxton – second year science student and proposed ...

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November 11th, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1983

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1983

1983 The 1983 application saw UCSA and the Radio U Society apply for far more extensive broadcasting authorisation, with the application being amended to seek transmission for continuous broadcast (albeit it in 28 day blocks) between 14 February 1983 and 13 August 1983.  ...

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November 3rd, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1982

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1982

1982 In 1982, the station was granted a licence for broadcast during three periods – 15 February to 13 March 1982, 26 April to 15 May 1982, and 19 July to 1 August 1982. Call sign 3XB, frequency 1422kHz. Refer: Licence pink 19 The licence was issued allowing Radio U to ...

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October 29th, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1981

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1981

1981 In 1981, other broadcasters made objections to the university temporary broadcast licences that had previously been applied for and issued to the Auckland University Students’ Association, Massey University Students’ Association, UCSA, Victoria University Wellington ...

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October 21st, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1980

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1980

1980 Members of the Radio U Society were: A W Glennie – president M Hellam-Eames – commerce student, treasurer M Higgins – third year law student and station manager R Cree – fourth year engineer student and technical director G D Jones – programme director P Cheyne – ...

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October 21st, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1979

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1979

1979 No records are held other than the application for the 1980 Orientation period. The application for a short term broadcasting authorisation for the 1980 Orientation period was filed by the President of the Radio U Society, A W Glennie in October 1979.  The application ...

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October 21st, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1978

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1978

1978 For the 1978 Orientation, the income by way of special grant (as outlined in the application lodged at the end of 1977 (Refer: Pink document 7) was $1,000. $300 was estimated to be spent on transmission equipment, $200 capital and equipment purchases, $200 on programme ...

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October 9th, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1977

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1977

1977 25 January   Refer: Pink document 5 Hugh Templeton from the Office of the Minister of Broadcasting wrote to Mr N.A. Wyse, House Manager at UCSA, following up his telegram of 24 December 1976 in which he advised that “I am happy to approve a short term broadcasting ...

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October 9th, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1976

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1976

1976 18 November – Pink document 4A Nigel Wyse “House Manager” wrote again to the Post Master General in Wellington on 18 November 1976 seeking a temporary medium wave broadcast authority for the duration of the 1977 Orientation activities between 25 February and 7 March. ...

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September 30th, 2014

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HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1975

HISTORY OF ‘U’ 1975

1975 Undated letter from P W Davis, Controller By undated letter sent c/- 386 Papanui Road, Christchurch 5, P W Davis UCSA Orientation “Controller” sought detailed information on the requirements for an application for a temporary broadcast licence from the New Zealand ...

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August 13th, 2014

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