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Month: June 2006

KFSG Los Angeles – Setting the Record Straight

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker SETTING HISTORY STRAIGHT I’d like to share with you what I believe…

KFSG LA 4 Square Gospel

Pioneer L. A. Christian Station Stops Broadcasting After 79 Years by Jim Hilliker In August 2002, I wrote a history of KFSG radio that appeared…

Perth Shortwave Radio

by Adrian Peterson It was on October 19, 1939 that the first test transmissions went on the air from the new ABC shortwave station at…

British Radio Batavia

By John Arnold As an Intelligence Officer attached to the RAF 31 [Transport] Squadron based at Kemajoran Airport in Batavia, I worked closely with Johnny…

From David’s Desk: Issue 14

June 21 2006 Monthly Top 20 Stories As the number of stories being added increases, we’ve moved from our Top 10 to a monthly Top…

New Grace Gibson Studios Opened

New Grace Gibson Studios Opened The newly-renovated and equipped studios of British Australian Programs Pty Ltd, now owned by Grace Gibson and located at the…

Making Waves in Waipu

Teen making Waves By: Brigid Lynch – The Northern Advocate – 17.06.2006 At the tender age of 19, Ashley Worthy has his own caravan, cat,…

Koalas, Kangaroos & Kiwis – The Australian Radio Listener Clubs

by David Ricquish A social phenomenon of the early days of radio was the listeners club that many stations established. As a means to build…

Meg McSpeerin’s 2CH Women’s League

The 2CH Women’s League was formed by Amalgamated Wireless (Aust/Asia) Limited on Station 2CH in July 1935. The objective is to give the home women…

Smashing Records in Sapporo

AFRS Sapporo 1949-1951 As Remembered by Dan Taylor We’re Looking For A Few Good Voices In October 1949, Sapporo AFRS began airing spots looking for…

7HO Hobart’s Original

Have more information about any of the 7HO staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]? Please contact us and help build our…

HCJB Quito Celebrates 75th Anniversary #1

On December 25 2006, the world famous radio station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador, celebrates 75 years of broadcasting to Latin America and the world. We’ve…

2KY Sydney The Founder

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 5 of 5 On the move In March 1932 2KY…

2KY Sydney The First

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 4 of 5 The first transmission Once built, the station…

2KY Sydney The Pioneer

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 3 of 5 The beginning of broadcasting in Australia He…

2KY Sydney The Red

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 2 of 5 The Clarion Movement During the early 1900s…

2KY Sydney The Olympian

Emil Robert Voigt (1883-1973), an English born engineer, was one of the foremost pioneers of the fledgling Australian broadcasting industry in the early 1920s and the genius behind the birth of radio station 2KY.

4BU Bundaberg Broadcasters

In December, 1935, Bundaberg residents formed Bundaberg Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. for the purpose of operating 4BU. Commencing with seven advertisers, 4BU has grown into a…

2AY Albury

The Border Station 2AY Albury is owned and operated by Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Limited. The station was opened on December 17, 1930, and transmits on…

7LA Launceston

Have more information about any of the 7LA staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]?Please contact us and help build our on-line…

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