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.
Interview with Dave Vanian lead singer of the Damned
40yrs after being the first punk band to get a record out, The Damned return to Australia to play the Triffid Wed 15th Mar.
Hear Dave Vanian talk about steamtrains
Hear him talk about Captain Sensible turning his bedroom into a train station
Hear him answer the door to let the postman in.
And hear him talk about the band that were left for dead after their first album, but went on to become one of the worlds most beloved 'punk' bands.