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Irish Pirate Radio Audio Archive

Pirate.ie is a free and open archive and comprises historical recordings and oral history interviews. Their aim is to build a sustainable audio archive of…

Transatlantic Tests Mark 99th Anniversary

12/09/2020 On December 11, 1921, radio history was made when the signal from amateur station 1BCG in Greenwich, Connecticut, was heard in Ardrossan, Scotland, marking…

America’s voice goes silent in Berlin as last US radio station closes

KCRW Berlin went off air this month. By Nette Nöstlinger, POLITICO, December 29, 2020 BERLIN — American radio is a Berliner no more. The postwar American presence…

The Radio Scene on Four Little Greek Islands – Part 2

Zakynthos In our program two weeks ago, we presented the story of The Radio Scene on Four Little Greek Islands – Part 1, in which…

European Private Shortwave Stations

Every month Stig Hartvig Nielsen publishes a summary of active European shortwave operations by private stations. These lists are free to redistribute, and we have…

Halo, halo, tu Polskie Radio…

95 YEARS OF POLISH RADIO Special website celebrates anniversary As it celebrates its 95th year in existence, public broadcaster Polish Radio has launched a special…

The Radio Scene on Four Little Greek Islands – Part 1

Lesbos-Mytilini Island: Radio Mytilini Shortwave & ERT FM  For the international traveler, the country of Greece in southeastern Europe holds two major areas of interest:…

UK Newspaper The Times Launches News Radio Station

AFP – Agence France Presse June 29, 2020 The British newspaper group that owns The Times and the Sunday Times on Monday launched a news…

Shetland Islands Broadcasting Company – The most democratic station in the country?

21 April 2016By Antonia Quirke As the presenter reads news items coming in from Shetland to Japan and Ecuador, I realise there’s no heirarchy. It’s 8am on…

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…

Manx Radio History

Manx Radio is the national public service broadcaster of the Isle of Man and broadcasts from its own studios at Broadcasting House in Douglas.  The…

Remembering Rediffusion: Malta

REDIFFUSION  (Malta)  Ltd.Rediffusion HouseGuardamangia In 1935, radio broadcasting began in Malta by a company called Rediffusion (Malta) Limited, which had been given the power and…

Broadcasting in Malta

Introduction The origin of broadcasting in Malta dates back to the first broadcast transmitted from the Naval Wireless Station at Rinella in 1933. In 1934…

A Very Brief History of Guernsey’s Radio Stations

By Richard Harding June 15, 2017 In 2015 the Bailiwick’s newest radio station took to the air although you may not know it unless you live…

Radio Méga Creatively Connects With Listeners

Community station in France runs radio studio on an electric tricycle By Franck Ernould ⋅Published: May 20, 2020 VALENCE, France — Radio Méga has been…

Gerard Teuma: “Despite Gibraltar’s size, there is a lot of news to report”

Newstatesman Gibraltar 20 January 2015 Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is Gibraltar’s public broadcaster, and has been providing the Rock’s community with television and radio programmes…

NENT Group Drives DAB’s Future in Sweden

The commercial operator has successfully pioneered the country’s DAB+ broadcasts By Davide MoroPublished: May 14, 2020 STOCKHOLM — Sweden was one of the last countries…

On Its 70th Anniversary, EBU Maintains Initial Vision

Providing universal services that bring people together is a vital contribution to society By Graham DixonPublished: May 5, 2020 The author is head of radio…

A Look Inside Italy’s Digital Radio Rollout

Through smart investments and service efficiency, DAB Italia is rapidly expanding the nation’s digital services By Claudia Kienzle ⋅Published: March 10, 2020 Italy has been…

RIAS Berlin

Enjoy this 1994 short two-part film, produced by Deutsche Welle TV, about the West Berlin radio station, RIAS (Rundfunk im amerikanischen Sektor) The history of…

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