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.
Man dies in mining explosion
The explosion occurred just before 6am at the Dawson Coal Mine near Moura, 180 kilometres southwest of Rockhampton.
Police have confirmed The Department of Resources and Natural Environment are investigating the incident.