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Month: July 2009

Treason on the Airwaves, by Judith Keene

Judith Keene from the University of Sydney recently released an excellent book about three Allied broadcasters on Axis Radio during World War II. We strongly…

Aunt Gwen of 2YA, by Margaret Willis

“Putting together this story about my mother has taken a long time, all my life in fact.” With these words, Margaret Willis introduces us to…

Never A Dull Moment, by Keith Richardson

Keith Richardson is known to Kiwi babyboomers for his top rating radio shows on 1XN Whangarei, 2ZC Napier, 2ZB Wellington and to even more recent…

ZMAP Apia, Samoa – An Alan Roycroft Station

The Opportunity As part of the preparations for civilian air service from Fiji to the Cook Islands shortly after World War II, the Royal New…

WASA Radio, AFRS McMurdo Antarctica “The Most Wonderful Antarctic Station Anywhere”

By Bob FlintASA “Det A” Deep Freeze 72 In 1971 I had the privilege of being deployed to the Antarctic for one year and three…

Wanganui Boosts Life

Breathing new Life into broadcast Kathryn King Fans of Life FM can rejoice in the crystal clear sound of the Christian radio station’s new frequency,…

The KYOI Story

By Calvin Melen In the Beginning The idea for a pop / rock station on Shortwave first appeared in early 1980. At the time there…

SuperRock KYOI Saipan

The Concept KYOI, located on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands was a commercial shortwave station, on air 24 hours a day, broadcasting “Contemporary Hits”…

Samoan Radio Journey

by David Ricquish We turned a corner on the Cross Island Road, and there sat a stumpy little radio tower, almost hidden in the misty…

2ZA Radio Golden Years Reinvented on Stage

2ZA ‘The Voice of the Manawatu’ began broadcasting from Palmerston North in 1938. An ambitious social history exhibition was mounted by the regional museum Te…

Rock to RAG-FM 107.7

Johny of RAG-FM asks us to tell the world about RAG-FM so here we go:RAG-FM its Top Music Top of the Dial, an LPFM radio…

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