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Month: November 2011

Iwi Radio Tainui Spots Talent in Ngaruawahia

95.4 – Radio Tainui in Ngaruawhaia ALISTAIR BONE There’re birthday shoutouts to do and Te Reo cheats on the whiteboard near the signed picture of…

3GL Geelong: The Geelong Advertiser Station

The Old Established 3GL 3GL is owned and operated by the Geelong Advertiser, Victoria’s oldest morning journal, founded by John Pascoe Faulkner in 1840. 3GL…

2KA Katoomba: The Voice of the Mountains

Station 2KA first went on the air on September 7th, 1935 with studios and transmitter at Medlow Bath. Early in 1937 the studios were established…

2GF Grafton: The Voice of the Clarence

Station 2GF commenced operations on December 15th, 1937. It transmits on a Wave Length of 248 Metres (1210 K.C.’s). 2GF has made continual progress, and…

This is Radio Station VU2ZP in Bangalore

On JANUARY 20, 1945, Colonel Melville C. Robinson, then commanding officer of the Southern India Air Depot at Bangalore, conceived the idea of installing a…

Radio 2WL: The South Coast Station

Radio 2WL celebrates its fifteenth anniversary “on the air” in July of this year, 1946. Those fifteen years have seen the birth and growth of…

Broadcasting Station 2GN Goulburn

Station 2GN commenced operation on 25th January, 1932, and transmits on a wave-length of 216 Metres (1390 K/C’s.). Programmes include most of the best Metropolitan…

2DU Dubbo: The Western Station

2DU Dubbo, “The Western Station,” operating on 455 metres (Frequency 660 Kc.) and with an aerial power of 200 Watts, commenced transmission on July 3rd,…

VU2ZP Yank Radio… Bangalore: The Brochure

This is the Army! On 20th January 1945, Colonel Melville C. Robinson, then commanding officer of Southern India Air Depot, conceived the idea of installing…

VU2ZP Southern India Air Depot, Bangalore

VU2ZP AT BANGALORE QUITS I-B AIRWAVES By SGT. CHARLES KELLOGG Roundup Assistant Editor Late in the evening of December 9, a khaki-clad GI leaned close…

4GY Gympie Broadcasting Co. Ltd

4GY is one of Australia’s newest broadcasting stations. It was officially opened on November 3, 1941 – three weeks before the outbreak of the Pacific…

This is Station WLKT Miho

In 1946, British announcer Peter Knowlden introduced radio programs to British Commonwealth Occupation Forces at Miho Airfield in Japan with the words ‘This is Station…

From David’s Desk: Issue 26

3 November 2011 Christchurch Earthquake 2011: Classic Gold Radio New Brighton 102.1 FM Classic Gold Radio New Brighton 102.1 FM live and local on the…

97FM Radio Warms Listeners at Scott Base, Ross Dependency

“97FM keeps us entertained at work and in the bar in the evenings” reports a winter staff member at the New Zealand Antarctic base writing…

Radio Lollipop Sticks Around Starship

Go red for Radio Lollipop ESTHER LAUAKI Kiwis are encouraged to Paint the Town Red to lend a helping hand to sick kids at Starship…

2XL Cooma: ‘The Voice of the Southern Tablelands’

2XL has progressed a long way since the second Great War started when it was operated largely by a part time staff. The station is…

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