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Month: May 2020

The Don Lee Broadcasting System

We all know the big three U.S. television networks: NBC, ABC and CBS, but one nearly forgotten early network was ahead of them all. Many…

Remembering Rediffusion: Malta

REDIFFUSION  (Malta)  Ltd.Rediffusion HouseGuardamangia In 1935, radio broadcasting began in Malta by a company called Rediffusion (Malta) Limited, which had been given the power and…

Broadcasting in Malta

Introduction The origin of broadcasting in Malta dates back to the first broadcast transmitted from the Naval Wireless Station at Rinella in 1933. In 1934…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 12 – Lewis Pass

In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes to encourage New Zealanders to holiday within…

Making waves during the lockdown

HYDERABAD, May 24, 2020By Ravi Reddy AIR’s Rainbow FM runs interactive and informative programmes on COVID, revives interest in plays On a sunny Sunday in…

New Buildings for KJQR & WSZO in 1969

Two Trust Territory Radio Stations Locally Designed Construction of two new radio stations in the Trust Territory will begin early this year. They are scheduled…

A Very Brief History of Guernsey’s Radio Stations

By Richard Harding June 15, 2017 In 2015 the Bailiwick’s newest radio station took to the air although you may not know it unless you live…

Broadcasting Corporation of Niue Fire

Niue’s national broadcaster studios destroyed by early morning fire May 19, 2020 An early morning fire at the Broadcasting Corporation of Niue has destroyed the…

Radio Méga Creatively Connects With Listeners

Community station in France runs radio studio on an electric tricycle By Franck Ernould ⋅Published: May 20, 2020 VALENCE, France — Radio Méga has been…

Radio Vanuatu Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Port Vila, August 3, 2016 The Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) is celebrating its 50 years of broadcasting in the then New Hebrides, and…

Gerard Teuma: “Despite Gibraltar’s size, there is a lot of news to report”

Newstatesman Gibraltar 20 January 2015 Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is Gibraltar’s public broadcaster, and has been providing the Rock’s community with television and radio programmes…

50 years on the air – Radio Seychelles celebrates half-century as the archipelago’s first broadcaster

Victoria, Seychelles July 24, 2015 By: John Lablache and Hajira Amla This week marks fifty years since the first radio station in Seychelles began broadcasting…

4LM Mount Isa – 1960s

A 1960s view of the 4LM building and surrounds, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. Photo supplied by Al Kirtin (4KZ)

4LM Mount Isa – Queensland, Australia

The growing Northwest Queensland mining town of Mount Isa had by 1958 a population approaching 15,000 but radio reception was virtually non existent. The nearest…

AWA BTM P-5 Transmitter #1

The nameplate of AWA BTM P-5 broadcast transmitter, serial number 1.Made in 1961 this transmitter saw service at stations 4LM, 4GC, 4KZ and 4AY before…

History Preserved AWA Broadcast 500W Transmitter Model P5 Serial Number 1

The AWA BTM-P5 was a 500 Watt broadcast transmitter manufactured in Australia in the 1960s. The P5, and its big brother the BTM-2J, were produced…

NENT Group Drives DAB’s Future in Sweden

The commercial operator has successfully pioneered the country’s DAB+ broadcasts By Davide MoroPublished: May 14, 2020 STOCKHOLM — Sweden was one of the last countries…

Finding local Emergency Alert Stations in the US

Emergency Alert Stations: A great source of local information by Mario Filippi During the pandemic a source of local information for residents in certain areas…

History of the Bell Radio-Tv Corp Ltd in New Zealand

Bell Radio-Television Corporation Ltd. Of the New Zealand manufacturers who came into existence after the end of the Second World War the Bell Radio-Television Corporation…

1ZB Radio Theatre: the Art Deco years

Chris BourkeAudio Culture – The noisy library of New Zealand music28 Feb 2020 It was where seven worlds could collide, from big bands to punk….

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