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Month: August 2006

Mati Trio on Radio Station 1YA

In 1930, the Mati Trio were popular entertainers on Radio Station 1YA Auckland, New Zealand. At the time, 1YA was controlled by The Radio Broadcasting…

Radio Station JORK Kochi 1930

The ‘top hat’ of the JORK transmitting tower, and the modern style building are typical of early Japanese radio. Programs began daily at 6am with…

ABC Community Music

The Australian Broadcasting Company produced a series of community music books around 1930. Such sing-a-longs were very popular, and No.1 includes such favorites as ‘Aloha-oe’,…

Pacific Radio Today

Pacific Radio Today by David Ricquish I thought we’d take a tour around some of the islands, and look at some of the issues facing…

Marton Country Music Radio

Yeeha! Marton’s a real country town now! Colin Rowatt Marton has long claimed to be the Rangitikei town that offers “the best of rural life”….

WVTB Olympic Baseball – Christmas 1944

“One of the announcers was driving down the road the other day, and stopped to pick up some hitch-hikers. One of them was a flight…

The Pioneer Radio Voice of New Guinea, AFRS-2 and WVTB Nadzab

WVTB New Guinea 1944 By John G Dietrich The radio section of Special Services Division of United States Armed Forces in the Far East [USAAFFE]…

New Zealand Low Powered FM (LPFM) Online Database

The Radio Heritage Foundation is (very shortly) launching the first online searchable guide to New Zealand’s very active Low Powered FM (LPFM) radio station market….

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