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.
Australia recalls ambassador to Indonesia over Bali Nine executions
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the very important relationship between Australia and Indonesia has suffered as a result of what has been done in the past few hours. He says the executions were cruel and unnecessary.
Ministerial contacts between the two nations continue to be suspended, but Mr Abbott said he hopes this “dark moment” will not prevent restoration of the relationship between Australia and Indonesia.
Australia’s ambassador Paul Grigson is expected to return to Australia by the end of this week.