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Australian Radio 1922-2012 – Amateur Radio DJs lead the way…

It’s around 90 years ago that the first Australian radio stations began broadcasting to a few enthusiastic early adopters of the new technology called wireless, and this is the kind of music that was popular at the time.

2KY Sydney The Olympian

Emil Robert Voigt (1883-1973), an English born engineer, was one of the foremost pioneers of the fledgling Australian broadcasting industry in the early 1920s and the genius behind the birth of radio station 2KY.

2KY Sydney The Red

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 2 of 5 The Clarion Movement During the early 1900s…

2KY Sydney The Pioneer

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 3 of 5 The beginning of broadcasting in Australia He…

2KY Sydney The First

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 4 of 5 The first transmission Once built, the station…

2KY Sydney The Founder

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 5 of 5 On the move In March 1932 2KY…

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