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Pacific-Asian Log (PAL Guide) January 2024 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific-Asian Log (PAL Guide) has been updated to the January 2024 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the database…

Alan Sanders on 5DN Adelaide?

Anne Larkins writes to us: Alan Sanders was my grandfather. I would be very interested to actually hear his voice as he passed away before…

Dmitry Mezin Collection: QSL Gallery

From his now closed dxsignal.ru hobby website Dmitry Mezin has made available an off-line version of his “QSL Gallery” archive. With his permission, we are…

PNG’s NGI Region Gets a Boost with New 10kW MW Transmitter

A 10kw MW transmitter for the NGI region was officially commissioned at the Kurakakaul Transmitter Farm, East New Britain Province by Minister for ICT, Hon. Timothy Masiu, and ENB Governor Hon. Michael Marum.

PNG’s NBC Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting Excellence

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) of Papua New Guinea kicked off its 50th Anniversary celebrations today with a vibrant city-wide float, showcasing the corporation’s rich history and commitment to serving the nation. The celebrations, themed “One Voice, One NBC, One Future,” will continue for five days, culminating in spectacular fireworks display and dinner at Ela Beach.

Coastwatchers – Operation Pacific

We take a look back at New Zealand’s WWII history, where we established coastwatching stations at various islands in the Pacific to track enemy movements and report them back to the allied forces.

Pacific-Asian Log (PAL Guide) September 2023 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific-Asian Log (PAL Guide) has been updated to the September 2023 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the database…

Souvenir Programme: Official Opening of 2ZB

On Wednesday, 28th of April, 1937 the Hon. F. Jones, M.P., Postmaster-General and Acting Minister for Broadcasting, officially opened Station 2ZB in Wellington, New Zealand….

Waves of Liberty / Adéu Liberty

YouTube video featuring Radio Liberty and the former transmitter site at Platja de Pals, Spain.

Early Music Recordings from ZJV Suva

Some early recordings of Fijian music made by station ZJV Suva.

Rebel Radio Ships

An interesting documentary on off-shore pirate radio from Al Jazeera television.

‘A beacon for the future’: Inside the world of Radio Ngāti Porou

Radio Ngāti Porou’s headquarters in small-town Ruatōria may not look like your typical radio station, and that’s probably because it isn’t.

Two Lochs Radio

Britain’s smallest commercial radio station and community broadcaster for the Gairloch and Loch Ewe areas of Wester Ross, Scotland, on 106 and 106.6 FM.

Radio Woodville turns 25

When Radio Woodville started, they were broadcasting out of a house in Vogel St. Twenty-five years later and the station continues to be the voice of Woodville, celebrating its birthday earlier this month.

DW Turns 70

To mark their 70th anniversary German broadcaster DW (Deutsche Welle) published this video report on their website.

A Tour of Asia’s Oldest Radio Station

A tour of Asia’s oldest radio station, which introduced Sri Lanka and India to Elvis Presley, is a journey through broadcast history.

NZ’s Last Original Private Commercial Radio Station, To Stay Locally Owned

New Zealand’s last original private commercial radio station remains locally owned under a new media company. Iconic community station, Radio 1XX is changing hands following the establishment of a new media company.

MediaWorks Launches Channel X

New Zealand’s MediaWorks has launched a new music-only network “Channel X” to replace the former talk-format “Today FM”

No All India Radio, Only Akashvani Henceforth Says Govt Diktat

All India Radio is going off air. It is being replaced by Akashvani. The next radio bulletin that you listen to in English on the government-run service will begin with the announcement, “This is Akashvani” in place of “this is All India Radio.”

Radio Alhara – No Limits

Radio Alhara was launched in 2020 as a way for five friends to stay in touch during the coronavirus lockdowns. It was initially broadcast from Bethlehem, Ramallah and Amman but now you’ll hear presenters and DJs from around the world.