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Category: Decades of Radio

Bahrain Radio Renovates With Lawo

Arabian Peninsula national broadcaster enters the digital world with room to grow.

Radio at the Heads

Radio personality Mark Perry never realised that his career would turn into a hobby entertaining people across the world from the little township of Mangawhai.

Finger on The Pulse

The new era thrust upon us by the global pandemic has provided an interesting opportunity for a locally-based cruise ship director who has shifted his overseas office to a makeshift studio in Papamoa.

A Visit to Super Rádio Brasil AM 940 Rio de Janeiro

Our contributor Martin Butera visits the station Super Rádio Brasil AM 940 in Rio de Janeiro.

Radio Polynesia Ltd, Samoa – Station Promos from c2005

Station Promos Radio Polynesia Ltd operates a network of radio stations based in Apia, Samoa. From a CD donated to us c2005, enjoy this selection…

NZBC Radio Recordings from the 1960s

A selection of radio-related features broadcast on the NZBC’s “4ZB Network” in the 1960s & early 1970s. These recordings come from an un-attributed CD in…

Selwyn Toogood on Radio Pacific

In 1991–92 legendary New Zealand broadcasting personality Selwyn Toogood hosted a nostalgia programme on Radio Pacific. From an un-attributed CD in our archives, here are…

V-Discs 1940s Cassette Compilation

V-Disc : An American military record label during WWII V-Disc (“V” for Victory) was a morale-boosting initiative involving the production of several series of recordings…

AM Radio Auckland 1989

Recordings of Classic Hits & Aotearoa Radio, Auckland, New Zealand, made in November 1989.

Rare Kiwi MW/AM DX Audio Clips from the 1970s

Listen to some rare mediumwave DX audio clips recorded in New Zealand during the 1970s.

VOA Pacific – Studio Recording from 1990

Studio recording of an hour of a VOA Pacific broadcast from 1990

Foxton disc jockey Bill Bodell, 83, broadcasting blind from a bedroom

A Foxton man is broadcasting a radio station from an empty bedroom and would love to know if anyone is listening.

LPFM Powers Up With the Arkansas Sun

KUHS, helped by solar power, bring an eclectic mix to Hot Springs

Hungary Denies Independent Radio’s Frequency Bid Amid Media Freedom Concerns

Hungary’s media regulator on March 11 rejected an application from one of the country’s last independent news radio stations to regain its broadcasting frequency in what the International Press Institute (IPI) called “yet another afront” to press freedom in the Euro

It’s Always Show Time at 2CH

Brochure from station 2CH, Sydney, Australia.

Australian “Broadcasting and Television Year Book” 1958

This first edition of the Broadcasting and Television Year Book has been produced by the company and personnel responsible for the fortnightly appearance of Broadcasting…

Pacific Airwaves

Named after the British explorer James Cook, who is said to have “discovered” the islands in the 1700s, the Cook Islands is an archipelago scattered…

Baseball Commentary on WVTB, 1944

New Guinea Christmas Day Olympics, December 25, 1944, sponsored by the 360th Service Groups Special Services at A.P.O. 713, Unit 1, against the 868th T/5…

Once a radio dream, now 30 years on air for Christchurch’s Tahu FM

It began with a question – “Hey cuz, can you help me set up a radio station?” Now Tahu FM is celebrating 30 years on the airwaves, with a month of birthday celebrations.

Early New Zealand Radio Personalities

In the 1930’s Auckland, New Zealand, teenager Elsie Orams (later Sanders) started a scrapbook of press clippings featuring radio personalities of the time.