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Category: The 1950s

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Australia, New Zealand & Pacific

Includes Australia, New Zealand, Territory of Hawaii, Territory of Papua, U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Guam, Ryukyu Islands, Bonin Islands, French Settlements in…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Iron Curtain Europe Radio

Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Rumania, USSR [Bielorussia, Estonia, Karelia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, RSFSR, Ukraine] Yugoslavia Share your own memories of Iron Curtain…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Middle East / Central Asia Radio

Share your own memories of Middle East / Central Asia Radio kc Call/Brand Country Location Longwave [LW]   182 TAR Radio Ankara Turkey Ankara 191…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Philippines AM/SW Radio

Share your own memories of Philippines Radio kc Call/Brand Location Owner AM   580 DZBB Manila The Republic Broadcasting System 600 DYRC Voice of Cebu…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Canada AM Radio

Share your own memories of Canadian Radio kc Call Location Province   540 CBK Watrous SK 550 CKPG Prince George BC   CFNB Fredericton NB…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 North Asia Radio

China, Formosa, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau, Mongolia, USSR [Russian Far East, Siberia] but currently excludes North Korea for which no information is available. Share…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Nordic Europe Radio

Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Svalbard Share your own memories of Nordic Europe Radio kc/Mc Station Country Location Longwave 155 Norsk Rikskringkasting…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa SW Radio

Share your own memories of African Radio kHz Call/Brand Country Location SW   3205 FIQA Radio Tananarive Madagascar Tananarive 3251 Radio Dar es Salaam Tanganyika…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa AM Radio

Share your own memories of African Radio kHz Call/Brand Country Location AM   548 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Johannesburg W 557 SABC…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

Barbados, Bermuda, British Guiana, Dutch Guiana, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago but excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti…

Listening with Lizzie – British Commonwealth on the Air 1952-53

Celebrating the Diamond JubileeQueen Elizabeth II 1952-2012 Princess Elizabeth was on holiday visiting Kenya in central Africa when news broke that her father, King George…

Undercover Radio

By Bill Hester A teenage boy in Hibbing was older than me then, and grew up a thousand miles from my home, but he could…

Radio Sangley

After 3 years in the Army Air Force, serving in Australia, New Guinea, and Japan, I was discharged in January, l946. I attended Central Technical…

A Passion With A Purpose

The Prisoner of War Message Service 1951-1952 By Frank Glen As the post Second World War era lengthened into 1950 barely sufficient time had passed…

WPHE – The Original X-Bander

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