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Month: April 2011

Goodnight Kiwi FM Te Puke

End of era for Kiwi FM by Jenee Tibshraeny Six years of community radio come to an end this month as Te Puke-based station Kiwi…

2UW Sydney: The Station All Australia Knows

“This is Station 2UW Sydney….” Transmitted from a vertical aerial towering 365 ft. above the city’s skyline, the voice of 2UW dominates the listening habits…

2MO Gunnedah: A Fine Station in a Rich District

With a district population of 8,551, Gunnedah is one of the wealthiest pastoral districts in Northern New South Wales. In this locality 2MO has been…

2HD Newcastle

2HD reopened under New Management, the shares in the Company having been purchased by the Australian Labour Party, and the Trades and Labour Council after the station had been out of operation for four years. The re-opening took place on January 15, 1945.

2GZ Central NSW: “Country Service”

Station 2GZ, Central New South Wales, commenced operations on Thursday, October 31st, 1935, with a powerful transmitter situated at Amaroo, twelve miles from Orange. Rapidly…

2BS Bathurst “The Centre of the West”

2BS “The Centre of the West” transmitting on a frequency of 1500 Kc/s, wavelength of 200 metres, commenced operation in 1937. 2BS is on the…

From David’s Desk: Issue 23

23 April 2011 Radio Heritage Heaven Keith’s Collection for Radio Heritage FoundationAuthor: Paul Brooks Keith Richardson did not spend his entire radio career collecting industry…

Fevah FM is Hot in Hamilton

The voice of the people Waikato Times A gymnasium in a suburban Hamilton shopping centre is not the sort of place you expect to find…

Fighting Voices from Downunder

When World War 2 began in 1939, radio broadcasting was still just a teenager, having started in the early 1920’s in Australia, New Zealand, Canada…

BOP FM Comeback

Music station’s bopping again Michele McPherson Music lovers delight – local radio station BOP FM is back on the airwaves. The station resumed full operations…

From David’s Desk: Issue 22

5 April 2011 Borderless Radio is Here! What do ABC Radio, Radio NZ, RFO Radio, Communications Fiji, KCCN-FM and KUAM have in common? Each features…

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