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Remembering Rediffusion: Singapore

Rediffusion (Singapore) LimitedRediffusion House182 Clemenceau AvenueSINGAPORE    Tel. 362211 Rediffusion Singapore was established in the late 1940’s bringing a Cable Radio Service thousands of subscribers in…

The Radio Scene on Four Little Greek Islands – Part 1

Lesbos-Mytilini Island: Radio Mytilini Shortwave & ERT FM  For the international traveler, the country of Greece in southeastern Europe holds two major areas of interest:…

WVTI Studio, Cebu City, 1945

A transcription program is in progress at WVTI radio station, Base S, Cebu City, Philippine Islands. Sergeant L.K. Heath is in the studio recording booth,…

Rare Photos from WXLN, Nome, Alaska, 1945

Valeria Edwards, from Los Angeles, wrote to us: Hello Attached please find photos of my father, Sherman Edwards (b 1919 New York – d 1981…

KING-FM Studios Hit the High Notes

Iconic classical music outlet has a new home with the Seattle Opera By Paul Mclane, RadioWorldPublished: November 15, 2020 KING-FM had occupied its studios in…

The Latest from our Partner the AFRTS Archive
  • Charlie Tuna 1982
    by Thom on November 9, 2020 at 19:46

     Charlie TunaCharlie Tuna spent a quarter century entertaining the troops on AFRTS and showing us how it was done. Time for another visit.  It's 1982 "Stay Tuna'd".Visit Charlie's website at charlietuna.com interesting stories, histories and […]

  • Jazzbo Collins 1967
    by Thom on November 9, 2020 at 19:34

     Al "Jazzbo" Collins was quite a talent, broadcasting from the "purple grotto", inspired by horrible paint in the WNEW studios.."I started my broadcast in Studio One which was painted all kinds of tints and shades of purple on huge polycylindricals […]

  • AFVN Duke Miller 1968
    by Thom on October 12, 2020 at 12:31

     Found this old photo and decided to share with the group. It's of me doing the afternoon show on AFVN-AM shortly after the onset of the Tet Offensive in 1968.I was AFVN-FM's only announcer. We were live 6:30p.m.-Midnight each night and simulcast […]

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Samoa’s Radio 2AP Redevelopment Project

Enjoy this YouTube video from Australia’s ABC on the redevelopment project at 2AP: Samoa’s newly rebuilt Radio 2AP transmitter is already broadcasting essential information to…

Papua New Guinea Radio is so much more

David Ricquish One of the most fascinating countries for international shortwave radio listeners continues to be Papua New Guinea… a large archipelago of islands to…

The KYOI Story

By Calvin Melen In the Beginning The idea for a pop / rock station on Shortwave first appeared in early 1980. At the time there…

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