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New additions to our QSL Gallery

We have recently added some new items to the QSL Gallery on our website: The Hazel Edwards (nee Nicholls) Collection of QSLs from the 1930s….

A Warm Pacific Welcome

Welcome! Here, you’ll find features, pictures, personalities, commercial art, radio station guides, audio and more connecting popular culture, nostalgia and radio heritage across the Pacific…

Pacific-Asian Log (PAL) November 2021 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific-Asian Log (PAL) Guide has been updated to the November 2021 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the database…

Radio Heritage Foundation provides mirror of the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive

The Radio Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce it is now providing a backup mirror of this fascinating audio archive site run by Thomas Witherspoon….

New museum to recognize Warsaw radio station that was second biggest in the world

In memory of what was once the second tallest radio transmission station in the world, scientists are looking to set up a museum to commemorate its history.

Western Australian Telecommunications History

We recently came across this web page which has some interesting snippets regarding the history of broadcasting in Western Australia: https://oldaustraliantelephones.weebly.com/misc-wa-telecomms-history.html#f This is part of…

Searching Soldat Henri Lisiewicz

Anita Druskovic writes to us from Germany: I’m from Germany and I search my Grandpa. I have not many Informations of him. Only a few…

Radio Prague International celebrates 85th anniversary

Czech Radio have published this article on their website, celebrating the 85th anniversary of Radio Prague International, which was launched on August 31, 1936: https://english.radio.cz/radio-prague-international-celebrates-85th-anniversary-8727236…

World Wide Waves: The sounds of community radio

An interesting audio documentary on the BBC Sounds website: We may think we live in a digital age, but only half the world is currently…

Pacific-Asian Log (PAL) August 2021 Update

Bruce Portzer’s Pacific-Asian Log (PAL) Guide has been updated to the August 2021 edition. You can download a PDF copy here: or search the database…

Antenna near Alice Springs?

On 2021-07-03 Jamie Fehr wrote to us: G’day, In 2015, I did a tour from Alice Springs to Uluru. We drove by some sort of antenna installment, I…

Wagga Wagga Food Parcels?

Ann Wells recently contacted us via our Facebook page with this inquiry: Hi, Bit of a long shot here, have recently been chatting to my…

Researching the life of Maya Rodevitch

Earlier this year James Duffy emailed us: Greetings: As is mentioned on your webpage, very little is known about the radio stations operating out of…

LM Radio Museum and Sound Archive

In our travels around the internet we came across the website of the LM Radio Museium and Sound Archive which records the history of Radio…

Enquiry re. ‘Aristone’ record player/radio recently acquired

Anna P recently wrote to us: Hello, I hope you can help, or point me in the right direction!  I have just picked up a…

Garry Raynes of 2KA/4IP?

My name is Ian Anderson, my Mother was Maureen Raynes, her brother was Garry Raynes, I believe that he was a broadcaster on 4IP after…

QSL Collections

We have started to put some of the QSL/Verification Collections from our Archives on-line. We have been working for several years to find a suitable…

Australian “Broadcasting and Television Year Book” 1958

This first edition of the Broadcasting and Television Year Book has been produced by the company and personnel responsible for the fortnightly appearance of Broadcasting…

Traveller’s guide to ABC Radio

A handy guide to Australia’s ABC Radio frequencies.

Irish Pirate Radio Audio Archive

Pirate.ie is a free and open archive and comprises historical recordings and oral history interviews. Their aim is to build a sustainable audio archive of…

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