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Month: February 2006

Get into the Groove 107.7 FM

Celebrating over 75 Years of Popular Kiwi Radio JAZZ junkies are raving about a local radio station called Groove FM. They’re listening in the morning…

Early Radio in India

by Adrian Peterson According to the official records, radio broadcasting in India began on July 23, 1927, when the Indian Broadcasting Company, IBC, inaugurated its…

Early Australian AM Radio – Queensland List

QueenslandGolden Age 1920 – 1939 State Era Call Sign Location On Air Broadcast Type Licencee Queensland 1920-1929 4CM Brisbane 1920 Experimental station Dr Val MacDowell…

Early Australian AM Radio – NSW List

New South WalesEarly Days 1890-1919 and Golden Age 1920 – 1939 State Era Call Sign Location On Air Broadcast Type Licencee New South Wales 1890-1919…

The Suggestive Sounds of WVUG Anchorage

by Don Purvis At WVUG we had the full supply of AFRS transcriptions, plus whatever the mails brought us from Headquarters. Back in those days…

AFRS Alaska

Some 65 years ago, in early 1941, KRB radio began broadcasting from Sitka, Alaska. This was the unofficial birth of the soon to become global…

WVUV Radio Romance

by Homer L. Willess I am honored by your request about how and when I built and operated WVUV before it had a “call sign”….

KFSG Los Angeles – Depression, War and The Legacy

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker THE DEPRESSION YEARS The hard times of the Great Depression years put…

4WK Warwick

“The Voice of the Darling Downs” The Warwick Station 4WK commenced operations in May, 1935. It transmits on a Wave Length of 341 Metres (880…

3CV Central Victoria

3CV Central Victoria has studios throughout Central Victoria. With head office, studios and recording facilities in Bendigo, studios at Maryborough and at Transmission House, Carisbrook,…

2HR Hunter River

Operated by Hunter River Broadcasters Pty. Ltd., 2HR supplies the Macquarie Broadcasting Service to the Hunter River Valley. The station commenced operations on September 6th,…

AFRS Japan

When Japan formally surrendered in 1945, several mobile units of the AFRS were reportedly already on Kyushu. These were the same mobile units that had…

Collecting Classic Radios

by Kevin Poulter Radio changed the world. This electronic marvel bought drama, news and music into millions of lounge rooms and made stars superstars. People…

KFSG Los Angeles – Kidnapping Heard Around the World

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker THE KIDNAPPING STORY HEARD ROUND THE WORLD On May 18, 1926, Aimee…

KFSG Los Angeles – Radio Regulator Troubles

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker AIMEE’S TROUBLE WITH THE RADIO REGULATORS Besides the thousands of radio fans…

KFSG Los Angeles – The Aimee Semple McPherson Station

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW LOS ANGELES RADIO STATION Aimee knew in 1922…

AFRS China – Burma – India

“I was so young. I had no idea what I was doing there. I didn’t understand why the Marines were there. I was just looking…

Early Australian AM Radio

This listing of early Australian AM radio stations and their owners has been drawn from material supplied by Bruce Carty of Radio Yesteryear Inc to…

Pacific Perspectives: Media Consolidation in New Zealand

Media Consolidation in New Zealand by Aaron Skudder Is George Orwell’s vision of the future in his book 1984 slowly becoming a reality in New…

Early Australian AM Radio – Tasmania List

TasmaniaGolden Age 1920 – 1939 State Era Call Sign Location On Air Broadcast Type Licencee Tasmania 1920-1929 7AA Hobart 192- Experimental station Trevor Watkins Tasmania…

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