Braidwood FM's team of volunteers kept calm and on the air for days as fires threatened the region

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated December 22 2019 - 12:12am, first published December 21 2019 - 5:30pm

The Braidwood community radio station, Braidwood FM, known affectionately as the Barbed Wireless, had only just expanded its transmission range when fires threatened the town of about 1650 people.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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