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.
Super Storm: Insurance costs reach over a billion dollars and rising
The massive storm, which only lasted an hour, tore into the Brisbane region last November, and subjected Brisbanites’ homes, workplaces, cars and property to golf-sized hail stones, torrential rain and gale force winds of about 140 kilometres an hour.
The Insurance Council of Australia says more than 100,000 claims have been lodged with 65,000 of those for damaged cars.
It is expected Insurance companies will continue to pay out claims to repair damaged property until the end of 2015.