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Category: The 1930s

4ZM “Voice of Dunedin”

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

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…

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…

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…

1ZB Radio Theatre: the Art Deco years

Chris BourkeAudio Culture – The noisy library of New Zealand music28 Feb 2020 It was where seven worlds could collide, from big bands to punk….

Lure of the Trail – Programme 11 – Lake Waikaremoana

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 10 – Auckland

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 Posters for early air services to Auckland. Images from pinterest.com In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 9 – Coromandel

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

The Development of the Directional AM Broadcast Antenna

The advent of the directional antenna made it possible for co-channel stations to operate in close proximity John SchneiderRadioWorldJune 2019 This article originally appeared in…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 8 – Morere Hot Springs

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 6 – The Glaciers

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 5 – Eglinton Valley

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 Early Te Anau excursion posters © Pinterest In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 4 – Westland

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 Early Westland tourism posters © Pinterest In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 3 – Milford Sound

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Trinidad and Tobago’s First Radio Broadcast

In celebration of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence, we take a look at T&T’s Firsts. Events in our history that helped shape the nation into what…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 2 – Hanmer Springs

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

Rare Film From The 1930s: 3BA Ballarat – The Voice of the Garden City

A glimpse into early Australian broadcasting, with a tour through Ballarat station 3BA, “The Voice of the Garden City”, then broadcasting on 1320 kc/s with…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 1 – National Park

NZ Department of Tourist & Publicity, 1939 In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes…

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