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Category: Long Lost Australian Radio Stars

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3TR Gippsland

A unit of the Victorian Broadcasting Network and of the Macquarie Network, 3TR Gippsland is included in most of their extensive major features. Excellent programmes…

2BS Bathurst “The Centre of the West”

2BS “The Centre of the West” transmitting on a frequency of 1500 Kc/s, wavelength of 200 metres, commenced operation in 1937. 2BS is on the…

2GZ Central NSW: “Country Service”

Station 2GZ, Central New South Wales, commenced operations on Thursday, October 31st, 1935, with a powerful transmitter situated at Amaroo, twelve miles from Orange. Rapidly…

2HD Newcastle

2HD reopened under New Management, the shares in the Company having been purchased by the Australian Labour Party, and the Trades and Labour Council after the station had been out of operation for four years. The re-opening took place on January 15, 1945.

2MO Gunnedah: A Fine Station in a Rich District

With a district population of 8,551, Gunnedah is one of the wealthiest pastoral districts in Northern New South Wales. In this locality 2MO has been…

2UW Sydney: The Station All Australia Knows

“This is Station 2UW Sydney….” Transmitted from a vertical aerial towering 365 ft. above the city’s skyline, the voice of 2UW dominates the listening habits…

Diamonds of the Dial: Australian Heritage AM Radio Celebrating 75 Years on the Air

“Diamonds of the Dial’, that’s what the Radio Heritage Foundation calls 40 Australian heritage AM radio stations that have broadcast continuously for over 75 years…

2LM Lismore – The Feature Station

2LM is owned and operated by Richmond River Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. The Studios are situated in Molesworth Street, Lismore, and the transmitter in Ballina Road,…

3XY Melbourne, Efftee Broadcasters Pty Ltd – For Live Artist Productions

3XY operated by Efftee Broadcasters Pty. Ltd., was founded by the late F. W. Thring, well known in Australian theatrical and film circles. It began…

2AD Armidale – The Voice of New England

A decade has passed since Station 2AD took the air to serve the New England Tableland, which technical experts will tell you, is one of…

The Queensland Network – Five Great Voices in One: 4BC Brisbane, 4SB Kingaroy, 4GR Toowoomba, 4RO Rockhampton, 4MB Maryborough

The normal population of Queensland, according to the most recent official figures is just over 1,000,000. Most of that population is concentrated in the south-east…

Whitford Broadcasting Network: 6PM Perth, 6AM Northam, 6KG Kalgoorlie, 6GE Geraldton

DIRECTORS: Frank Whitford, Perth (Managing), Archer Whitford, Sydney. SECRETARY: Dave Muir. SALES MANAGER: Jack Tozer. Office and Studios, St. George’s House, 115 St George’s Terrace,…

2BH Broken Hill – “The Voice of the Western Darling”

2BH, “The Barrier Miner” Broadcasting Service is the only station giving coverage to Broken Hill and West Darling districts under all transmitting conditions. Associated with…

7DY Derby, North-East Tasmania

Playing an important part in Tasmanian country broadcasting since February, 1938, Station 7DY, situated near Derby, operates on 1450 kc/s. (107 metres) , with a…

4MK Mackay, Queensland “We Strive to Excel”

Mackay Broadcasting Service Pty. Ltd., is a 100 per cent. Mackay organisation established firmly in a very prosperous district which boasts seven sugar mills, a…

2LF Young “The Voice of the South West”

Ideally situated in the heart of one of the Commonwealth’s wealthiest districts, Station 2LF, from Young, dominates an area of over 11,000,000 acres containing a…

4VL Charleville – “The Voice of the Far West”

Station 4VL is owned and controlled by the Charleville Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Alfred Street, Charleville. Studios and transmitter are situated at that address. Since commencing…

2MG Mudgee – “The Voice of the Tablelands”

Station 2MG, Mudgee, “The Voice of the Tablelands,” owned and operated by the Mudgee Broadcasting Company Pty. Limited, is situated a mile from the chief…

2PK Parkes “The Voice of the Golden West”

Parkes Broadcasting Co. Pty. Ltd. is the licensee of 2PK, which came on the air on October 5th 1937. This station which is a unit…

4AY Ayr – “The Voice of the North”

C. D. McCARTHY, manager of 4AY Ayr, “The Voice of the North” exerts his influence from his town office, where his contacts make 4AY a…