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Category: Europe

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…

Auntie: The Inside Story of the BBC

A four part documentary to commemorate 75 years of broadcasting history showing the BBC, Auntie as it is affectionately known, from its humble beginnings in…

Rugby Radio Station – Booklet from 1964

The Pawsey family recently wrote to us: My aunt is clearing her home. Her husband, David Pawsey, worked for STC in Sydney during WW2, and…

Managing SW Broadcasts From Ascension Island

The remote Atlantic Relay Station transmits critical radio broadcasts to millions in Africa and beyond

BFBS Connects British Military Worldwide

For 75 years, the broadcaster has been providing U.K. troops worldwide with news, sports, and content from home By James CarelessPublished: August 13, 2018 SUFFIELD,…

Broadcasting Milestones – Island of Jersey

History pre-1955There were no broadcast transmitters on the islands. Jersey was just another part of Western Europe where we could receive LW and MW from…

Iceland State Broadcast Service

BROADCAST IN ICELAND CONSTITUTION: The Iceland State Broadcast Service was established in the year 1930. Its offices and studios are in Reykjavik, occupying the fourth…

An Aussie DJ on Iceland Radio

By Bruce Carty After spending Christmas and New Year in London at 23 years of age, I visited Heathrow airport in 1973, purely for something…

Danish Radio on Longwave

After a four year absence from long wave transmission, Danish Radio (DR) returned to this frequency band in 2011 using a Nautel NX50-LW transmitter. Programs that were previously transmitted on a medium wave frequency are now carried on 243 kHz.

One Foot in Broadcasting House

Patrick Wright uncovers the history of Broadcasting House and goes behind the scenes of this iconic building. Broadcast on BBC 2 on 7 November 1997….

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Free Europe Shortwave

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Republic of Eire, France, West Germany [including West Berlin], Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saar, Spain, Switzerland, Trieste Free…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Free Europe FM

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Republic of Eire, France, West Germany [including West Berlin], Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saar, Spain, Switzerland, Trieste Free…

Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Free Europe AM – Longwave & Mediumwave

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Republic of Eire, France, West Germany [including West Berlin], Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Saar, Spain, Switzerland, Trieste Free Territory

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…

Now The Philips Film

In 1931 The electronics company Philips gave the Dutch film-maker Joris Ivens the assignment for an advertising film with sound. The sound film was a…

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…

Albania On Shortwave

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program. Copyright to the author, Adrian Peterson Albania is a small mountainous country on the…

Early Broadcasting in Denmark

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program, January 11th, 2004. Copyright to the author, Adrian Peterson Just a little over a…

BBC Radio Station On Board Ship?

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

The Story Of A Burning Passenger Liner

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