Print Radio Tasmania
|Broadcast area||Hobart and Launceston and Devonport|
|Frequency||864 kHz AM Hobart|
|Repeater(s)||mHz FM Devonport|
|Format||Radio reading service|
|Power||864AM = 5kw, 106.9FM = 3.2kw|
|Callsign meaning||7 = Tasmania
Radio for the
|Affiliations||Radio Print Handicapped Network|
|Owner||RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc.|
Print Radio Tasmania (callsign 7RPH) is a radio station based in Hobart, Tasmania. It is a reading and information service for those persons unable to read or easily access information in print. The station is run and operated by volunteers.
Programs broadcast range from live reading of local and national newspapers to magazine and serialised book readings.
Print Radio Tasmania was the first RPH station to go on-air in Australia on 26 June 1982, originally broadcasting on 1620AM. In 1991 the station changed frequency to 864AM. In December 2003 a second transmitter was established in Northern Tasmania to relay the station to Launceston and the Tamar Valley on 106.9FM. In February 2013 a third transmitter was established to relay the station to Devonport on 96.1FM.
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