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PNG’s NGI Region Gets a Boost with New 10kW MW Transmitter

A 10kw MW transmitter for the NGI region was officially commissioned at the Kurakakaul Transmitter Farm, East New Britain Province by Minister for ICT, Hon. Timothy Masiu, and ENB Governor Hon. Michael Marum.

Interview with Enivaldo Alves Silva PT2CA

Martin Butera (LU9EFO – PT2ZDX), prepared this special report on the relationship that exists between Esperanto, radio amateurs and the media, specifically shortwave transmissions.

PNG’s NBC Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting Excellence

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) of Papua New Guinea kicked off its 50th Anniversary celebrations today with a vibrant city-wide float, showcasing the corporation’s rich history and commitment to serving the nation. The celebrations, themed “One Voice, One NBC, One Future,” will continue for five days, culminating in spectacular fireworks display and dinner at Ela Beach.

Souvenir Programme: Official Opening of 2ZB

On Wednesday, 28th of April, 1937 the Hon. F. Jones, M.P., Postmaster-General and Acting Minister for Broadcasting, officially opened Station 2ZB in Wellington, New Zealand….

The Samoan Earthquakes and the Early Radio Scene in American Samoa

American Samoa is a small group of small islands in the exotic South Pacific with a total land area of only 76.8 square miles, a little more than the area of Washington DC.  There are five main islands, and two coral atolls, with a population of 45,000, most of whom are bilingual in both Samoan and English. 

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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…

ZMAP Apia, Samoa – An Alan Roycroft Station

The Opportunity As part of the preparations for civilian air service from Fiji to the Cook Islands shortly after World War II, the Royal New…

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…

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Alan Sanders on 5DN Adelaide?

Anne Larkins writes to us: Alan Sanders was my grandfather. I would be very interested to actually hear his voice as he passed away before…

Bahamas Radio Shows from the 60s or 70s

Lori in Brooklyn New York recently wrote to us: Hi, Do you know of any recordings of Bahamas radio shows from the 1960’s or early…

Lynne Lowan from FEN Sendai

Nobuo Sato recently wrote to us: I take the liberty of writing this e-mail in the hopes that you could help me find the ex-announcer…

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    by Thom on February 22, 2024 at 15:21

     The Latina voice of home... Mary Helen Barro.Mary Helen Barro - 1983More Mary Helen Barro

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     Time for another of our 1973 visits with Charlie Tuna.  What do you think?Charlie Tuna 1973More Charlie Tuna