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Wavescan: Radio Broadcasting in Malaysian Borneo – Sabah

Radio Broadcasting in Malaysian Borneo – Sabah by Adrian Peterson Located at the northern tip on the island of Borneo is the territory known as…

Wavescan: American Radio Stations in Australia – 4QR

American Radio Stations in Australia – 4QR by Adrian Peterson Here you’ll find a very interesting entry regarding the American usage of a radio broadcasting…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Visiting Radio Stations – World War 2 Era

Visiting Radio Stations – World War 2 Era by Adrian Peterson During the era of World War 2, many restrictions were placed upon us as…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Voice of America Hicksville, Long Island, New York

Voice of America Hicksville, Long Island, New York by Adrian Peterson Back in those days, we were surprised, and literally amazed, at the rapid increase…

Wavescan: Balikpapan’s Oldest Continuous Radio Station

Balikpapan’s Oldest Continuous Radio Station by Adrian Peterson The Dutch authorities at The Hague in their homeland over in Europe began an interest in the…

Wavescan: Australian Radio Balikpapan

Australian Radio Balikpapan by Adrian Peterson As soon as things settled down in Balikpapan, the Australian army personnel got themselves busy in the area of…

Wavescan: Radio Balikpapan Kalimantan

Radio Balikpapan Kalimantan by Adrian Peterson Now, in assessing the available information, we would suggest that the Dutch colonial authorities took over both of the…

Wavescan: Radio Broadcasting in Independent Borneo – Brunei

Radio Broadcasting in Independent Borneo – Brunei by Adrian Petersen The history of the independent enclave on the northwestern edge of the island of Borneo,…

Wavescan: American Radio Stations in Australia – VLC Shepparton

American Radio Stations in Australia – VLC Shepparton by Adrian Petersen As was stated on a previous occasion, almost one dozen American radio stations have…

Wavescan: CBS on the Air – Shortwave from Philadelphia

CBS on the Air – Shortwave from Philadelphia by Adrian Petersen During the radio era before World War 2, there was quite a movement here…

Wavescan: Singapore on Shortwave – BBC Far East Relay Station

Singapore on Shortwave – BBC Far East Relay Station by Adrian Petersen Let’s go back to the year 1937, and that was the year in…

Incredible India Goes Radio Ga-Ga

Incredible India Goes Radio Ga-Ga by David Ricquish Until about five years ago, 16 per cent of the world’s population had only one radio broadcaster…

Pacific Radio Today

Pacific Radio Today by David Ricquish I thought we’d take a tour around some of the islands, and look at some of the issues facing…

Reminiscing with a Radio: The Lion City Roars – Radio Singapore

The Lion City Roars – Radio Singapore, Singapore Island by Adrian Petersen As the world traveling tourist knows, the island of Singapore is both ancient…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Shows & Boats – Australia Gets Radio

Shows & Boats. Australia Gets Radio by Adrian Petersen The war was over, troops were returning home, families were re-uniting, difficult restrictions were progressively lifted,…

Pacific Perspectives: Media Consolidation in New Zealand

Media Consolidation in New Zealand by Aaron Skudder Is George Orwell’s vision of the future in his book 1984 slowly becoming a reality in New…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Radio to the Rescue – On the Rocks

Radio to the Rescue – On the Rocks by Adrian Petersen In the era before World War 2, our planet was just awakening to the…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Hurricane Katrina on Shortwave

Hurricane Katrina on Shortwave by Adrian Petersen Hurricane Katrina has been described as the worst natural disaster in the history of North America. It began…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Radio to the Rescue – Lost in China!

Radio to the Rescue – Lost in China! by Adrian Petersen These days we are quite familiar with the multitudinous forms of electronic communication that…

Reminiscing with a Radio: Radio to the Rescue in Coastal Flooding

Radio to the Rescue in Coastal Flooding by Adrian Petersen Back around the middle of last century, it seemed that there was almost constant seasonal…

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