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2CC Off Air [Sorta]

By Samuel Gordon-Stewart 10 November 2005 56

A few minutes ago 2CC (1206 AM) disappeared from the Canberra airwaves…or at least the ones in my house, can somebody else confirm this please?

During the 3PM news 2CC suddenly dropped out and went to static which makes me think the transmitter has failed…all my radios say the same thing.

Love them or hate them, any TV or radio station just “disappearing” from the airwaves is a major issue.

Edit: Never mind, they fixed it…sort of…keeps cutting out though.

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johnboy 9:27 am 12 Nov 05

Cameron, as i understand radio ratings, anyone who’s accidentally listened for 5 seconds while tuning their car stereo gets marked as a listener and flogged to gullible advertisers accordingly.

I’m not entirely sure how you go about selling an ancient and/or insane audience to advertisers, but thirty years later 2CC is still with us it seems.

Cameron 5:36 pm 11 Nov 05

How many unfortunate people listen to 2CC? I have to admit I was only vaguely aware of the existence of the station.

terubo 3:54 pm 11 Nov 05

Master controller there must be having multiple orgasms. Tell him to concentrate on the VU meters, not to pull his wire.

Samuel Gordon-Stewart 2:42 pm 11 Nov 05

Speaking of which, 2CC have had more intermittent failures throughout this afternoon. 4 times this hour so far, all of roughly 15-30 seconds duration.

Jazz 2:31 pm 11 Nov 05

ok, I’ve just posted a whole new story that you kids can all pay each other out on. Can we keep this one reserved for the original topic which was about 2CC being off the air.

Thanks and have a nice day.


Samuel Gordon-Stewart 2:25 pm 11 Nov 05

My blog is worth $1,693.62.How much is your blog worth?

Technoratie doesn’t seem to pick up TSSH so the links they provided probably aren’t calculated

terubo 2:18 pm 11 Nov 05

I declare whichever site gets the most hits, to be the winner.
Or do I mean shits?

Maelinar 1:41 pm 11 Nov 05

How much is your website worth now ?

Absent Diane 1:33 pm 11 Nov 05


Thumper 1:20 pm 11 Nov 05


Grow up kiddies….

RandomGit 1:01 pm 11 Nov 05

Be thankful for the publicity SGS.

Absent Diane 12:25 pm 11 Nov 05

Hey SGS you made it on to the need to be glassed website as well..doing well

LurkerGal 11:31 am 11 Nov 05

Awww. Poor Aunty Caz. She’s not a loony! She just doesn’t like you Samuel.

colsim 11:12 am 11 Nov 05

Good lord – what a palaver.

(I’d just like to take this opportunity to pay out on your skivvy Sam 🙂

Samuel Gordon-Stewart 10:59 am 11 Nov 05

Let me thank you all for your comments, even if they were against me…excluding Caz…I’m not thanking her.

STW, it actually started with someone on spinstartshere posting a link to my “boring” blog a few weeks ago.

Cameron, good coincidence…

Indi, Kane has left the station, it has been officially confirmed.

Cameron 10:54 am 11 Nov 05

I guess the fact is that all of the material that spinstartshere used is actually from the SGS blog. I just don’t think there’s a need for them to collectively take the piss to such an extent. Hey, I might agree with some or all of what they said (and I might not) but I don’t see reason to plaster it all over the web.

Over on spinstartshere some of the posts discuss the possibility that SGS has some sort of mental condition – maybe he does, maybe he doesn’t – but the fact that they continue to take the piss after realising this possibility is all the more disturbing.

SGS might need to get a life beyond 2CC and his blog, but spinstartshere should lay off.

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