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.
British fighters respond to Russian military encroaching borders
It’s the latest in a string of similar incidents and comes at a time of tense relations between London and Moscow over the both the Ukraine crisis and the death inquiry of Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko.
Russia's defence ministry said, the ships were en route to the North Atlantic, where they would be taking part in exercises "on anti-air and anti-submarine defence".
The English Channel is frequently and legitimately used as a route by Russian warships, however NATO countries are on alert over fears that Moscow may be attempting to destabilise countries on Europe's eastern flank which were once in the the Soviet orbit.