Media in the Northern Territory: Radio Stations in Alice Springs, Television Shows Set in Northern Territory, the Pacific

Media in the Northern Territory: Radio Stations in Alice Springs, Television Shows Set in Northern Territory, the Pacific

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Chapters: Radio Stations in Alice Springs, Television Shows Set in Northern Territory, the Pacific, Outback Wildlife Rescue, Joanne Lees: Murder in the Outback, Bush Mechanics, 8ha, the Alice, Who Killed Baby Azaria?. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 35. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: 8HA 8HA is a radio station based in Alice Springs , Northern Territory , Australia . It broadcasts on the medium wave radio band, at a frequency of 900 kHz. 8HA is the only commercial radio station operating on the medium-wave (ie. AM) band in the Northern Territory (the only other station to do so, 8DN in Darwin , was shut down in the 1990s ).The current format is a mixture of talk and music, with the positioning statement "The Best Songs Of All Time."8HA's sister station, Sun 96.9 , is based in the same building.Announcers Local Shows Networked Shows Various shows are sourced from other Australian Radio Stations including Better Homes and Gardens and Jono and Dano .Notes A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Bush Mechanics is a 2001 television documentary series directed by David Batty and produced by the Warlpiri Media Association, featuring an Indigenous Australian take on motor mechanics.A bush mechanic , in Australian parlance, is someone who uses unorthodox techniques and readily available materials to build or fix mechanical problems. The television show featured Aboriginal people from Yuendumu fixing cars in such a way as they travelled through Central Australia. As they traverse the desert in their dilapidated vehicles, the series followed how they solved multiple car problems with inventive, wacky and unpredictable bush repair techniques.One example from the series, episode one, involved a station wagon with the bands equipment on the roof. Since the car was very old the back half collapsed. They then removed the roo...