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Welcome! Here, you’ll find features, pictures, personalities, commercial art, radio station guides, audio and more connecting popular culture, nostalgia and radio heritage across the Pacific…

About Our New Look

Welcome to the new-look web interface of the Radio Heritage Foundation. This site builds upon, and enhances, our long-standing website www.radioheritage.net. Here are a few…

PAL August 2020 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific Asia Listeners (PAL) Guide has been updated to the August 2020 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the…

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PAL August 2020 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific Asia Listeners (PAL) Guide has been updated to the August 2020 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the…

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…

KNX, Los Angeles – A Centennial Station

The station will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 10. By John SchneiderPublished: June 28, 2020 ⋅ Updated: August 6, 2020 This is part of…

4ZM “Voice of Dunedin”

The Australasian Radio WorldAugust 2, 1937 Originally published in The Australasian Radio World, August 2, 1937.

The Rise and Fall of Radio Avon

A radio documentary about Christchurch’s first private station Radio Avon, created as a 700-level major project by Richard Holstein, a student at the New Zealand…

The Latest from our Partner the AFRTS Archive
  • Jasin Street 1971
    by Thom on August 29, 2020 at 15:29

     Bob ScobeyJay Jasin with traditional jazz (don't call it Dixieland).  Jasin StreetJasin Street 1971More Jasin Street

  • Dick Sinclair 1959
    by Thom on August 10, 2020 at 10:43

     Dick Sinclair was in the very first group of AFRS talent.  Before we even had a network, this group was training at Fox studios.  Dick was at the station on Guadalcanal.After the war, Dick Sinclair helped to make polka a national joy.  Polka Party was heard on hundreds of stations and made the jump to TV.Polka Party - 1959More Dick Sinclair

  • Back on the air
    by Thom on July 23, 2020 at 12:27

    You probably remember the streaming station that we did with Roger Carroll a while back.  Roger was a wonderful guy and it was great to do it.The big news is we're back with something similar, that I think you'll enjoy.http://www.mybestsounds.com  streams all day long with our AFRTS friends.  Let me know what you think,

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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…

Radio ZJV Suva

Foundations of Radio Fiji by Len Usher and Hugh Leonard The first Fiji Broadcasting Commission was appointed in June 1953, as assumed control of broadcasting…

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