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Category: Long Lost Australian Radio Stars

2GB Sydney : Key Station of the Macquarie Network

2GB Sydney is operated by Broadcasting Station 2GB Pty. Ltd., with offices and studio at 134 Phillip Street, Sydney, and transmitter at Homebush Point, Parramatta River. 2GB operates on a power of one kilowatt and a wave length of 345 metres (870 kcs.).

2MW Murwillumbah: ‘The Voice of the Far North Coast’

2MW, owned and operated by the Tweed Radio & Broadcasting Coy. Pty. Ltd., has come a long way since the pre-war days of 37, 38…

2KM Kempsey: ‘The Voice of the Macleay’

This station is operated by Radio Kempsey Limited, Head Office, Hosking House, Hosking Place, Sydney. The Studio and Transmitter are at 61 Belgrave Street, Kempsey;…

3BA Ballarat: ‘The Voice of the Garden City’

3BA BALLARAT ”Built on Gold” Since commencing operations in July 1930, “The Voice of the Garden City” – 3BA Ballarat – has progressed in every…

2QN Deniliquin: ‘The Riverina Station’

2QN is situated in the heart of the fertile and wealthy Riverina district of N.S.W. Its signal is heard far afield where the popularity of…

4IP Ipswich: ‘Your Local Station for Better Entertainment’

Station 4IP is owned and operated by the Ipswich Broadcasting Company Pty. Ltd. This up-to-date broadcaster was officially opened in September, 1935, and since its…

2DU Dubbo: The Western Station

2DU Dubbo, “The Western Station,” operating on 455 metres (Frequency 660 Kc.) and with an aerial power of 200 Watts, commenced transmission on July 3rd,…

Broadcasting Station 2GN Goulburn

Station 2GN commenced operation on 25th January, 1932, and transmits on a wave-length of 216 Metres (1390 K/C’s.). Programmes include most of the best Metropolitan…

Radio 2WL: The South Coast Station

Radio 2WL celebrates its fifteenth anniversary “on the air” in July of this year, 1946. Those fifteen years have seen the birth and growth of…

2GF Grafton: The Voice of the Clarence

Station 2GF commenced operations on December 15th, 1937. It transmits on a Wave Length of 248 Metres (1210 K.C.’s). 2GF has made continual progress, and…

2KA Katoomba: The Voice of the Mountains

Station 2KA first went on the air on September 7th, 1935 with studios and transmitter at Medlow Bath. Early in 1937 the studios were established…

3GL Geelong: The Geelong Advertiser Station

The Old Established 3GL 3GL is owned and operated by the Geelong Advertiser, Victoria’s oldest morning journal, founded by John Pascoe Faulkner in 1840. 3GL…

4GY Gympie Broadcasting Co. Ltd

4GY is one of Australia’s newest broadcasting stations. It was officially opened on November 3, 1941 – three weeks before the outbreak of the Pacific…

2XL Cooma: ‘The Voice of the Southern Tablelands’

2XL has progressed a long way since the second Great War started when it was operated largely by a part time staff. The station is…

4LG Longreach: “Voice of the Central West”

The vast area of Queensland, extending between Quilpie and Normanton and from Springsure to Camooweal is covered by the Central Queensland station, 4LG, which radiates…

5AD Advertiser Broadcasting Network

In its fourteen years of existence, the 5AD Kangaroo Club has enrolled 65,000 young members (‘KANGAS’) from all over Australia. Through its efforts on behalf…

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3HA Covers Western Victoria

Because of its favourable geographical situation and its modern vertical steel radiator standing 250 feet in height on top of Mount Bainbridge, five miles from…

4SB Kingaroy: “The Voice of the South Burnett”

Station 4SB is controlled by the South Burnett Broadcasting Co. Ltd. The studio is in Alfred Street, Kingaroy. Hours of Broadcasting: Monday to Saturday 6…

7AD & 7BU Northern Tasmania

Covering all the North West of Tasmania, these two popular stations operate under one management. They provide a continuous day-time, and a dual night-time transmission….

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3SH Northern Victoria

At Swan Hill, on the River Murray, is 3SH Northern Victoria, serving the progressive towns of Swan Hill and Kerang and reaching out to the…

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