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Category: Decades of Radio

Samoa’s Radio 2AP Redevelopment Project

Enjoy this YouTube video from Australia’s ABC on the redevelopment project at 2AP: Samoa’s newly rebuilt Radio 2AP transmitter is already broadcasting essential information to…

4ZM “Voice of Dunedin”

The Australasian Radio WorldAugust 2, 1937 Originally published in The Australasian Radio World, August 2, 1937.

NBC Morobe – The Forgotten Kundu

COMMENTARY: By Sylvester Gawi in Lae I grew up in the 90’s listening to NBC Radio – Radio Kundu – which was informative and always…

Office of War Information – Central Pacific Operations

A Photo Essay This photo essay booklet from the estate of John C Seehaas has been the source of material for several articles on our…

Shaky Raoul Island

March 21st, 2006 “Raoul’s calling you and he sounds worried!” said the radio technician at Makara Radio when I answered the orderwire. On learning of…

Radio Fifeshire Nelson – Early Documents

We recently unearthed a collection of documents relating to the short-term broadcast of Radio Fifeshire, Nelson, New Zealand, over the summer of 1982/83. These have…

The Birth of a Station

THE hush of early morning is broken only by the staccato beat of an isolated gasoline engine in a tent in an alfalfa field just…

Shetland Islands Broadcasting Company – The most democratic station in the country?

21 April 2016By Antonia Quirke As the presenter reads news items coming in from Shetland to Japan and Ecuador, I realise there’s no heirarchy. It’s 8am on…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 13 – Urewera Country

In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes to encourage New Zealanders to holiday within…

World’s Greatest Radio Listening Post

RADIO fans take pride in the number of stations they can “log” and verify, especially if these are at a great distance. Contests for the…

Rare QSL from WSZD Ponape

PONAPE Eastern Caroline Islands WSZD – March 1967 Radio Station WSZD was a government owned broadcaster serving Ponape in the US Trust Territory of the…

The Don Lee Broadcasting System

We all know the big three U.S. television networks: NBC, ABC and CBS, but one nearly forgotten early network was ahead of them all. Many…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 12 – Lewis Pass

In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes to encourage New Zealanders to holiday within…

Making waves during the lockdown

HYDERABAD, May 24, 2020By Ravi Reddy AIR’s Rainbow FM runs interactive and informative programmes on COVID, revives interest in plays On a sunny Sunday in…

New Buildings for KJQR & WSZO in 1969

Two Trust Territory Radio Stations Locally Designed Construction of two new radio stations in the Trust Territory will begin early this year. They are scheduled…

Broadcasting Corporation of Niue Fire

Niue’s national broadcaster studios destroyed by early morning fire May 19, 2020 An early morning fire at the Broadcasting Corporation of Niue has destroyed the…

Radio Méga Creatively Connects With Listeners

Community station in France runs radio studio on an electric tricycle By Franck Ernould ⋅Published: May 20, 2020 VALENCE, France — Radio Méga has been…

Gerard Teuma: “Despite Gibraltar’s size, there is a lot of news to report”

Newstatesman Gibraltar 20 January 2015 Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is Gibraltar’s public broadcaster, and has been providing the Rock’s community with television and radio programmes…

History Preserved AWA Broadcast 500W Transmitter Model P5 Serial Number 1

The AWA BTM-P5 was a 500 Watt broadcast transmitter manufactured in Australia in the 1960s. The P5, and its big brother the BTM-2J, were produced…

NENT Group Drives DAB’s Future in Sweden

The commercial operator has successfully pioneered the country’s DAB+ broadcasts By Davide MoroPublished: May 14, 2020 STOCKHOLM — Sweden was one of the last countries…

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