From David’s Desk: Index

From David’s Desk: Issue 31

9 March 2018 Each month we’re challenged to find $1,800 It’s been good to thank our financial supporters team recently for their hard work and…

From David’s Desk: Issue 30

24 February 2015 Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Free Europe Read more in our three 1953 Free Europe features: NEW!!! Aussie Radio Guide AM/FM/Digital Thousands of…

From David’s Desk: Issue 29

6 May 2013 US$240 Donor Giveaway US$240 in gifts available to donorsSeptember 1 – January 31 2013Read on to find out how to win! Did…

From David’s Desk: Issue 28

19 April 2012 New Stories of New Zealand Local Radio in our Kiwi Radio Campaign Enjoy Three New LLARS Stories: 2XL Cooma – 4GY Gympie…

From David’s Desk: Issue 27

1 January 2012 Christmas 2011 Competition Win 150 Hours+ of Wonderful Music by Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby In our final competition for 2011, we…

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…

From David’s Desk: Issue 25

20 September 2011 Win The Pacific Story Competition In association with OTRCAT, we’re excited to offer THREE chances to win the fabulous ‘Pacific Story’ vintage…

From David’s Desk: Issue 24

17 July 2011 Blue Hawaii Radio Competition Your chance to win the special book ‘Elvis in Hawaii’ by Jerry Hopkins with over 100 photos of…

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…

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…

From David’s Desk: Issue 21

11 July 2008 Apna 990AM Auckland: Four Years on the Airwaves By JUSTIN LATIF – Western Leader Morning radio jockey Shaiyaz Mohammed doesn’t mind getting…

From David’s Desk: Issue 20

February 24 2008 Radio SEAC Ceylon We recently received a wonderful publication from Eric Hitchcock of the UK. The background is the intense effort made…

From David’s Desk: Issue 19

Christmas 2007 Gift Catalog Make a donation to help our fund raising and we’ll send you the items of your choice from our Christmas 2007…

From David’s Desk: Issue 18

February 17 2007 Build your business – It’s about partnerships You’ve got a brand or business you want to grow. We’ve got a global non-profit…

From David’s Desk: Issue 17

January 7 2007 Short Term Kiwi Radio Memories No, it’s not what happens to people who over indulge during the holiday season! Rather, the New…

From David’s Desk: Issue 16

September 12 2006 4KZ Far North Queensland 1967-2007 Calling In September 2007, 4KZ Innisfail 531 AM celebrates 40 years of service to Far North Queensland….

From David’s Desk: Issue 15

July 07 2006 Australian Radio Historian Hits the Road Perth based radio historian Steve Savell embarks early July on a 12,000km quest to visit the…

From David’s Desk: Issue 14

June 21 2006 Monthly Top 20 Stories As the number of stories being added increases, we’ve moved from our Top 10 to a monthly Top…

From David’s Desk: Issue 13

May 24 2006 Cosy Kanimbla Memorabilia Recently donated to our memorabilia collection is something very different – a tea cosy. Jan Shelcott of Felixstowe, England…

From David’s Desk: Issue 12

March 23 2006 ANZAC 2006 Salute – Diggers On Air It’s some 60 years ago now that Australian diggers had their own radio stations across…

From David’s Desk: Issue 11

January 20 2006 Children’s Art Competition Jan 17 – Feb 17 2006 Theme: create your own ‘radio art’ inspired by both the ‘Art of Radio…

From David’s Desk: Issue 10

December 19 2005 Radio Heritage Foundation Online Anniversary We’ve now been online for our first full year! And, as the DJ’s say, ‘the hits just…

From David’s Desk: Issue 9

November 25 2005 Art of Radio Japan Exhibition – Dec 1 2005 to Feb 28 2006 Japan Information & Cultural Centre,Mezzanine Level,Majestic Centre,100 Willis Street,…

From David’s Desk: Issue 8

November 03 2005 Rare Images of VU2ZP Bangalore, Mysore One of the ‘forgotten fifty’ WWII AFRS stations in China-Burma-India was VU2ZP Bangalore, in Mysore. We’re…

From David’s Desk: Issue 7

October 18 2005 Radio Ephemera We often talk about ‘radio ephemera’, and some readers have asked for examples of what we mean so they know…

From David’s Desk: Issue 6

September 15 2005 Papua New Guinea 30th Birthday September 16 2005 is the 30th anniversary of the independent Melanesian state of Papua New Guinea. The…

From David’s Desk: Issue 5

July 29 2005 Refreshing the Site After six months on-line and with daily visitor numbers almost trebling in the past month, we’ve taken the opportunity…

From David’s Desk: Issue 4

July 25 2005 Sharing Memories This is a very special image I wanted to share with you. It seems so often that radio stations from…

From David’s Desk: Issue 3

16 March 2005 Volunteers boost projects As a global on-line project, our lifeblood is the support of volunteers and others who send us radio heritage…

From David’s Desk: Issue 2

09 February 2005 New Zealand’s radio heritage sites in danger.But you can help turn these threats into opportunity! The ease with which radio heritage can…

From David’s Desk: Issue 1

20 December 2004 I’d like to share a true story that has unfolded over the past few weeks. It began early in 2004 when I…

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