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Month: January 2005

WVUS New Caledonia

Mosquito Network in the French Pacific Some Contemporary Recollections by David Ricquish In May 1943, a station was heard in New Zealand, identifying itself with…

This is WVUV…

WVUV Radio in American Samoa by Bill Reiker After a 35 year broadcast career in the U.S., I took some time off in 1989 to…

Radio in Samoa

5ZA-ZMAP-2AP in Apia by Dr Adrian Peterson It was very early in the wireless era that a spark gap Morse Code station was established at…

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…

Radio in the Puppet State of Manchuria

JQAK Dairen and MTCY Hsinking (Port Arthur) by Dr Adrian Peterson In the three eras of expansion in the nearby areas of coastal Asia, the…

King Kong Radio Kauai – KQNG and KUAI AM Radio

KUAI 720 The Kaumuali’i Highway traverses the western side of the island of Kaua’i, leading to historic Waimea where Captain Cook landed in 1778, and…

Radio New Zealand Signs On

Radio New Zealand Shortwave Service in 1948 From Monday, September 27, listeners with shortwave receivers in many parts of the world will pick up new…

The Voice of Australia

AWA’s VK2ME Sydney and VK3ME Melbourne by Dr. Adrian Peterson The almost forgotten anniversary! September 5, 1927 It was just 75 years ago that the…

A Tale of Three Cities

A Tale of Three Cities By David Ricquish On July 1 1932, the NZ Radio Record published the first issue of a helpful guide to…

The Art of Radio

When radio was introduced to the public in the early 1920’s, it was a time when poster art was still an important means of advertising….

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