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Year: 2019

KVZI 97.9 Roi Radio

KVZI Roi NamurAerial photo of facilities(from http://www.angelfire.com/rock3/kvzi/)

Australia Calling: 80 Years of International Broadcasting

On December 20, 1939, Prime Minister Robert Menzies announced Australia’s first international broadcast service. From radio, to TV, digital, mobile, social and streaming we have…

CJCD Yellowknife Turns 40

On November 13, 1979, CJCD first broadcast on 1240 AM in Yellowknife. Now on FM and under different ownership, the station – which retains the…

Tribute to a Century of Broadcasting

On the 100th anniversary of broadcast radio it’s still possible to hear an AM radio station on all 118 AM North American Medium Wave channels…

No Propaganda Will Be Broadcast: The Rise and Demise of Australian Military Broadcasting

By Martin HadlowMedia International AustraliaNo. 150 — February 2014 Radio broadcasting has played an important role as a medium of information, news and entertainment for…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 11 – Lake Waikaremoana

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Australian A.M. Radio History : Free eBook Edition

The author of the book “Australian Radio History”, Bruce Carty, writes to us: “My health has resulted in having to cease my research. The last…

Te Aroha Sleep Radio 2019

A Te Aroha radio station is sending more than 40,000 people worldwide to sleep Sharnae Hope Almost all of John Watson’s audience nods off to…

RIAS Berlin

Enjoy this 1994 short two-part film, produced by Deutsche Welle TV, about the West Berlin radio station, RIAS (Rundfunk im amerikanischen Sektor) The history of…

American Forces Network Radio (1950-2012)

Sit back and enjoy this 15 minute YouTube presentation featuring snippets of AFN stations from around the world, from 1950 to 2012. Many thanks to…

Self Help are Cheaper! Cheaper! Cheaper! – Classic NZ Supermarket Commercials from the 1960s

If you were growing up in New Zealand in the 1960s, and listened to any commercial radio at all, chances are you will remember the…

MAF’s Metric Moments : 14 Tales for Radio by Bill White

The lighter side of farm metrics with MAF’s Bill White. In 1972 New Zealand was changing to using the metric system of measurements. To aid…

Tuning in Radio Sarawak – Historic Film from 1961

The website of the Imperial War Museums contains this rare 1961 film about Radio Sarawak in Malaya. The film description reads: Information film about the…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 10 – Auckland

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 Posters for early air services to Auckland. Images from pinterest.com In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department…

KNX Los Angeles Turns 99

California Mediumwave Station Celebrates 99 Years Dr. Adrian M. PetersonAWR “Wavescan”October 13, 2019 The well known powerful mediumwave station KNX in Los Angeles California is…

Auntie: The Inside Story of the BBC

A four part documentary to commemorate 75 years of broadcasting history showing the BBC, Auntie as it is affectionately known, from its humble beginnings in…

Rugby Radio Station – Booklet from 1964

The Pawsey family recently wrote to us: My aunt is clearing her home. Her husband, David Pawsey, worked for STC in Sydney during WW2, and…

AFRS Pacific Overview

Meet the Mosquito Network Inside the U.S. effort in a battle of the airwaves during the Pacific campaign of World War II Mark DurenbergerRadioWorldSeptember 2019…

RNZI Mailbox: Radio Heritage Foundation Documentaries

During 2004-2014 the Radio Heritage Foundation produced a series of audio documentaries that aired on Radio New Zealand International’s (now rebranded as RNZ Pacific) “Mailbox”…

Windsor North pupils take to the airwaves

September 12, 2019 PUPILS from Windsor North School Radio Station hosted their first special guest on their show this week. Three pupils from the radio…