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Category: Long Lost Australian Radio Stars

2LT Lithgow – Macquarie’s Central Western Network Station

Radio Centre 2LT, controlled by Lithgow Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. and an offshoot of Western Newspapers Pty. Ltd. commenced entertaining its 26,000 town listeners on June…

3BO – The Bendigo Station

Station 3BO Bendigo commenced operation on 4th June, 1931, and transmits on a wave length of 309 Metres, 970 K/C ‘s. Serving a wealthy area…

4ZR Roma – The Maranoa Broadcasting Company

4ZR Roma, owned by the Maranoa Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and situated in the wealthy Maranoa District provides both extensive entertainment and an excellent information service….

4CA Cairns

4CA Cairns – “At the Top of Australia” The Cairns Station is the most northerly on the Australian Coast. It is owned and operated by…

4TO Townsville, North Queensland

Station 4TO Townsville commenced operation on 5th October, 1931. It transmits on a wave-length of 384 Metres 780 K/C’s. The Station serves a wealthy and…

Western Australia Broadcasters 6IX-6MD-6WB

This trio of stations is operated by W.A. Broadcasters Ltd., and constitutes the Western Australian end of the Major Broadcasting Network. One basic programme is…

2CK Cessnock “The Voice of the Coalfields”

2CK is owned by Coalfields Broadcasting Coy. Pty. Ltd., constituted from a diversity of interests from the commercial and industrial community of the Coalfields and…

2NZ – Northern N.S.W.

It was on 30th March, 1936, that the first broadcasting Station to operate from Inverell, Northern New South Wales, went on the air, using the…

7QT Queenstown – Conqueror of Mineralisation

The claim is made for 7QT that it is unique among broadcasters. The extreme ruggedness of the country – plus the mineralised nature of the…

2UE Sydney – Australia’s Oldest Commercial Station

Radio 2UE is the oldest of the existing commercial stations in Australia: It commenced operating in 1925 on a license granted in 1924. Studios and…

2AY Albury

The Border Station 2AY Albury is owned and operated by Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Limited. The station was opened on December 17, 1930, and transmits on…

4BU Bundaberg Broadcasters

In December, 1935, Bundaberg residents formed Bundaberg Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. for the purpose of operating 4BU. Commencing with seven advertisers, 4BU has grown into a…

7HO Hobart’s Original

Have more information about any of the 7HO staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]? Please contact us and help build our…

7LA Launceston

Have more information about any of the 7LA staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]?Please contact us and help build our on-line…

2CH Sydney

AWA Station 2CH Who’s Who at 2CH in 1946 Travelling by fast elevator to the top of the AWA building at 47 York Street, Sydney,…

3MA The Sunraysia Station

Have more information about any of the 3MA staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]? Please contact us and help build our…

5DN Adelaide

Have more information about any of the 5DN staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]? Please contact us and help build our…

2HR Hunter River

Operated by Hunter River Broadcasters Pty. Ltd., 2HR supplies the Macquarie Broadcasting Service to the Hunter River Valley. The station commenced operations on September 6th,…

3CV Central Victoria

3CV Central Victoria has studios throughout Central Victoria. With head office, studios and recording facilities in Bendigo, studios at Maryborough and at Transmission House, Carisbrook,…

4WK Warwick

“The Voice of the Darling Downs” The Warwick Station 4WK commenced operations in May, 1935. It transmits on a Wave Length of 341 Metres (880…