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The World’s Highest Radio Station Celebrates its 50th Anniversary: AIR Leh

When it was constructed in 1970, the mediumwave and shortwave station of All India Radio at Leh in Kashmir was listed as the World’s Highest Radio Station, and it has survived, fire, flood and snow during its half century history. As Jose Jacob VU2JOS in Hyderabad India informs us, AIR Radio Kashmir Leh recently celebrated its Golden Jubilee, its 50th anniversary, on Friday June 25 (2021).

The Radio Scene in the Lonely Isolated Maldive Islands: The Island of Gan

The Maldive Islands are a lonely and isolated cluster of islands that lie towards the southern end of a very long series of underwater mountains on the western side of the Indian subcontinent. This island chain stretches for 1000 miles, from the Aminidivi Islands in the extreme north to the Chagos Islands in the extreme south.

Radio Facility in India Turned into a Jail

It was on August 5 last year (2020), that All India Radio in Almora in the northern Indian border state of Uttarakhand announced that local…

50 years on the air – Radio Seychelles celebrates half-century as the archipelago’s first broadcaster

Victoria, Seychelles July 24, 2015 By: John Lablache and Hajira Amla This week marks fifty years since the first radio station in Seychelles began broadcasting…

Pakistan Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radio

Asim Yasin ISLAMABAD: The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, under its vision of introducing modern trends and technology in different sectors, has planned to…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 South Asia Radio

Bhutan, Ceylon, India, Kashmir, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan [East], Portuguese India [Goa] Share your own memories of South Asia Radio kc Station Country Location Mediumwave 550…

AFRS Along the Ledo Road

AFRS OUTLETS GO SILENT ALONG ‘ROAD’ By SGT. GEORGE GINGELL The great pulse of the Ledo Road has slowed down. The thousands of men and…

Kabul Radio Memories

by Adrian Peterson The main highway running from the Khyber Pass into the city of Kabul (KAH-b’l) runs through the suburban area of Yakatut (YUCK-a-TOOT)….

FEBA Seychelles

This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All…

Wartime Radio in Sri Lanka

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to…

AWR Poona on Shortwave

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to…

Local Radio In The Seychelles

This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection (c). All…

AWR In Southern Asia

This article was originally aired over Adventist World radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media…

Shortwave Stations In Pakistan

The article now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This…

Armed Forces Diego Garcia

In the late 1970s, Invercargill DXer Neville Henry was rewarded with reception of AFDG Diego Garcia 1485kHz, 250 watts, on a morning he will never…

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