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History of Rádio Muda

Martin Butera reports on one of the oldest university and free radio stations in Brazil, “Rádio Muda”, which broadcast since the mid-1980s inside the water tower of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Visit to the Brasilia Radio and Television Tower

It already seems to be a classic as well as the giant wheels of the London Eye type, in the city of London England. Communication towers are becoming more and more tourist attraction points.

Radio Guarujá Paulista, Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil

Radio Guarujá Paulista began broadcasting in the city, according to the data provided by ANATEL (Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações – Brazil), between the mid and late 1940s. Currently the studios and transmitter plant is located in the area of Pitangueiras, a Santa Rosa neighborhood, duly assigned and domiciled in the street, José Vaz Porto, number 175.

Rádio São Jorge, Goiás, Brazil

The idea came in the early 2000s but the project was on hold for years because we had licensing issues. Then last year – at the start of the pandemic – we brought the idea back and the station was born as part of a project led by a non-profit, Turma Que Faz, which offers a range of arts and nature-based activities for kids in the area. It felt like the start of a small revolution and we were able to get the whole community involved.

Radio Navarino, Puerto Williams, Chile

Puerto Williams, a town of about 3,000 on the Chilean island of Navarino, is by almost all accounts the southernmost city in the world. Officially the port of entry for ships en route to Antarctica, it nudged out Ushuaia in Argentina for the title in 2019 due to its new categorisation as a city.

Pluralism, Representation and Diversity – Radio JK FM 102.7 MHz Brasilia

Today I present you a different and very special report, from Brazil, to know the story of Alexandre Loyola, who with a lot of effort, dedication and creativity earned a place on the radio stations of the Brazilian capital. He conducts “Programa Show”, which is broadcast in one of the central times of the JK 102.7 Mhz radio station, from Monday to Saturday from 09:00 to 12:00.

A Brief History of the “A Noite” Building

Brief history about the “A Noite” building, which used to be the headquarters of the National Radio of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which in the 40s and 50s was the main radio station in the country and a true symbol of the so-called “Era de la Radio”.

Brazil: The Early Mediumwave Years

The interesting story of mediumwave radio broadcasting in the South American country of Brazil can be traced back to its very earliest beginnings, in the year 1922, when a temporary demonstration station was installed in what was back then their national capital city, Rio de Janeiro. The Independence Centenary International Exposition, as it was known in English, was open for a little over half a year and it was staged as a 100th anniversary celebration of Brazilian independence.

Radio With Pictures from Radio Manukena, Easter Island

Enjoy rare audio recordings and photo gallery from Radio Manukena on Easter Island

The Easter Island Story

Easter Island is a rugged and fascinating island way out in the South Pacific Ocean. It has been isolated and lonely, and it is an island full of intriguing history and custom…

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 Voz Missionária

Join our contributor Martin Butera as he visits the Brazilian shortwave station Radio Voz Missionária.

A Visit to PPE Observatório Nacional

Visiting the most important time signal station in South America PPE Observatório Nacional Research by: Martin ButeraPhotographs and Videos by: Mark MelziSupport Camera by: Ligia…

Visit to Rádio Nacional da Amazônia

Rádio Nacional da Amazônia, the largest complex of medium transmitters and shortwave transmitters in Latin America and the fifth most powerful transmitting station in the…

Visit Radio Globo and Radio CBN Sao Paulo Brazil

From Sao Paulo, Brazil we know the modern studies of Radio Globo and Radio CBN Radio Globo ex- FM 94.1 MHz ex- AM 1100 KHz…

Guyana has a rich history in radio

IF any Caribbean or even South American country has had a rich history in radio broadcasting then it has to be our very own Guyana….

Na Amazônia pelas ondas do rádio

Caminhos da Reportagem | Na Amazônia pelas ondas do rádio© tvBrasil, April 2020 O rádio de ondas curtas ainda é um dos meios mais eficientes…

Historia de LRA60 Radio Nacional Islas Malvinas

Por: Alejandro Alvarez Las Islas Malvinas, Georgias y Sandwich del Sur son territorio argentino por herencia de las Provincias Unidas del Rio de la…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Brazil

This is a list of radio stations known to be broadcasting from Brazil in 1953 and includes mediumwave [AM], shortwave [SW] and FM. At the…

A brief history of radio in Guyana

By Stabroek News October 28, 2010 The Ovaltine Programme was one of the best-loved children’s radio programmes in Guyana The origin of radio broadcasting in…

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