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Month: June 2009

KCCN Hawaiian Radio

KCCN Honolulu 1420 AM was one of the most popular radio stations in the Hawaiian islands. It broadcast Hawaiian music and culture and has since…

The Golden Umbrella

In the early 1980’s, several AM stations in northern NSW and SE Queensland [Australia] established a joint sales and marketing brand called ‘The Golden Umbrella’…

WVTF Hollandia 1944

An early view of the first headquarters for the AFRS Jungle Network in WWII. WVTF was located at Hollandia in the Dutch East Indies [now…

Isareli Racule, FBC Suva

Isareli Racule was the first head of the Fiji section, Fiji Broadcasting Commission in 1954. Here, he broadcasts to the crown colony from studios in…

Magnecorders, FBC Suva

Senior Technician Bill McMillan works a bank of Magnecorders in the main control room of the new Broadcasting House, Fiji Broadcasting Commission, Suva, Fiji in…

Women Shopping Reporters

Women announcers were often found as ‘Shopping Reporters’ on the ‘women’s hour’ programs heard throughout the week on local New Zealand commercial stations in the…

3ZB 21st Anniversary

This photo of the 3ZB Christchurch [New Zealand] staff was taken for the 21st anniversary of the station and appears in the souvenir booklet printed…

Toohey’s Oatmeal Stout

Toohey’s Oatmeal Stout sponsored ‘Mrs ‘Arris and Mrs ‘Iggs’ an entertaining program from 2UW Sydney, Australia and relayed through 2HD Newcastle about 100 miles north.

Memories of 2UE Sydney

Author: Tom Crozier Hi! My name is Tom Crozier, long retired from commercial radio in Australia but still interested in the business. A friend of…

If You Want a Radio Station, Go For It – The Story of Radio Cindy 107.7 FM

By Ray Tombs If You Want a Radio Station, Go for It As a child I always fancied being on the radio, playing cool music…

Harry Millard, 2SM Sydney

Sports broadcaster Harry Millard smiles for the camera in this early photo from 2SM Sydney, Australia. Harry was described as ‘Boxer, racing man, footballer, he…

India FM Radio – Abuzz With Activity

The year gone by was a time when years of hard work and patience finally paid off for the radio industry in India. It was…

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