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Month: August 2019

Island Base FM to gain 100% independence and expand into international Music Hub

August 26, 2019 Island Base FM is expanding officially into an EVENTS & PRODUCTION company and RECORDING studio while separating itself from the 87.5FM frequency…

Who’s Got the Biggest, Meanest AM Flamethrower?

More broadcasters than you might realize are helping keep the ionosphere warm (and the power companies happy) James E. O’NealRadioWorldSeptember 2018 In the May 9…

CKLW and other Jingles from the Past

CKLW and other Jingles from the Past. Published by fansofjingles on YouTube.

Lure of the Trail – Programme 9 – Coromandel

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

The Internet’s Impact on International Radio

Many broadcasters saved money by moving from high-power shortwave transmissions to the web. But at what cost? James CarelessRadioWorldAugust 2019 OTTAWA — During the height…

The Development of the Directional AM Broadcast Antenna

The advent of the directional antenna made it possible for co-channel stations to operate in close proximity John SchneiderRadioWorldJune 2019 This article originally appeared in…

Voice of America – The Long Reach of Shortwave

‘Voice of America’ exhibition is a fascinating look at early shortwave radio By David PagelLos Angeles TimesJuly 2019 Long before cell towers started sprouting up…

Sentech Shuts Meyerton Shortwave Site

Planned closure of the South African station comes after years of financial losses By Hans JohnsonRadioWorldJuly 2019 MEYERTON, South Africa — South Africa-based public broadcast…

4GG Gold Coast: The Showbiz Radio Station of Australia

Radio station 4GG’s thrilling ride to success By Andrew PottsGold Coast Sun – CentralJanuary 2014 It has been more than 46 years since the Gold…

Sunshine Coast Memories

Musical memories on the Sunshine Coast Backward GlanceSunshine Coast CouncilMay 2017 On the Near North Coast during the late 1950s and early 1960s, a shift…

Community Radio Station KBFG-LP in Seattle

By Jennifer WaitsRadio SurvivorJuly 2019 Tucked away in a shed in a northwest Seattle neighborhood was perhaps the tiniest radio station that I’d ever seen:…

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