Before 4ZZ could start broadcasting in 1975, a transmitter was ordered from the U.S. But after it was lost on the dock in New York, 4ZZ's chief engineer at the time Ross Dannecker built the station's first transmitter.
Introduced foxes causing extensive damage in NSW and ACT
The victims of these elusive foxes include native wildlife such as echidnas, small farm animals and backyard chickens.
In Canberra, it is believed there are an average of 15 foxes per square kilometre.
Park rangers are planning to place nearly 3000 fox baits in an attempt to control the pests, but admit they are struggling to gain the upper hand in urban areas.
The European Red Fox was introduced to Australia in the late eighteen hundreds and causes significant environmental destruction and economic loss to farmers.