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Month: May 2009

2LT Lithgow – Macquarie’s Central Western Network Station

Radio Centre 2LT, controlled by Lithgow Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. and an offshoot of Western Newspapers Pty. Ltd. commenced entertaining its 26,000 town listeners on June…

Radio Rhema Experiments

Over the Christmas – New Year period of 1976-77, Radio Rhema broadcast an experimental 10 day short-term AM program from Ferrymead Historic Park, Christchurch, New…

Windy Heroes of the Air

When Wellington, New Zealand, was battered by storms in December 1976, local Radio Windy 1080 AM provided superb coverage. They rented a Landrover to go…

3ZM New Year Rave 1977

3ZM 1400 AM in Christchurch, New Zealand promoted it’s all night New Year’s Eve Party for December 31 1976 with this cool ad in the…

Antarctic Radio Melts

There’s competition along the Antarctic radio dial. Yes, McMurdo alone now boasts three FM stations, and the nearby New Zealand base has yet another. Antarctica…

Apna 990AM Auckland – Four Years on the Airwaves

By JUSTIN LATIF – Western Leader Morning radio jockey Shaiyaz Mohammed doesn’t mind getting up at 4.30am to do the job he loves. The Apna…

The Mosquito Network Part 3 – AFRS Mosquito Bites

American Military Radio in the Solomon Islands During WWII By Martin Hadlow © 2006 Expansion And Contraction As AES-Guadalcanal continued to develop, it was joined…

The Mosquito Network Part 2 – AFRS Radio City

American Military Radio in the Solomon Islands During WWII By Martin Hadlow © 2006 “RADIO CITY” In The Tropics Once ashore, Captain Spencer Allen was…

The Mosquito Network Part 1 – AFRS Guadalcanal

American Military Radio in the Solomon Islands During WWII By Martin Hadlow © 2006 Baghdad To Bougainville “The American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS)…

SUBFM Surfaces on 88.3 FM

Rebranded SUBFM 88.3 has surfaced in Tauranga.Based at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, the station is used by students studying the certificate in radio broadcasting…

From Parsifal to Perón: Early Radio in Argentina 1920-1944, by Robert H. Claxton

Early Radio in Argentina, 1920-1944Author: Robert Howard Claxton A Review by David Ricquish American history professor Robert Claxton has just released a thoughtful and informative…

A Reception That Was Different

From The N.Z. Radio Record and Electric Home Journal, May 16, 1930 When His Excellency, the Governor-General, spoke in Wellington Town Hall on the occasion…

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