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Month: January 2010

2AD Armidale – The Voice of New England

A decade has passed since Station 2AD took the air to serve the New England Tableland, which technical experts will tell you, is one of…

Japan AM Radio Dial 1941

During 1941, Japanese radio audiences had almost 50 local AM radio stations they could listen to for a large part of each broadcasting day. In…

The Queensland Network – Five Great Voices in One: 4BC Brisbane, 4SB Kingaroy, 4GR Toowoomba, 4RO Rockhampton, 4MB Maryborough

The normal population of Queensland, according to the most recent official figures is just over 1,000,000. Most of that population is concentrated in the south-east…

Retro-Heads Rock Kaikoura’s Blue 100.3 FM

Young DJ tunes in to 50s and 60s BY EMMA DANGERFIELD If you live in Kaikoura and shop in town on a Saturday you have…

Changing Stations: The Story of Australian Commercial Radio, by Bridget Griffen-Foley

Let’s get straight to the point with this book. If you have even the faintest interest in Australian radio heritage, from any angle, you must…

Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe 1950-1989, by Richard H Cummings

Although intended for listeners in Eastern Europe, programs from Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty were regularly heard from their powerful shortwave transmitters across Asia…

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