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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…

Gippsland Radio Heritage

In 2002 radio station 3BBR-FM, West Gippsland Community Radio Inc, located in Drouin, Victoria, Australia, produced two radio programs on the radio history of the…

900 2LM – 60th Birthday Special

September 1996 In 1996 Australian radio station 2LM, in Lismore, NSW, celebrated their 60th birthday with this special broadcast: This audio was kindly donated by…

Traveller’s guide to ABC Radio

A handy guide to Australia’s ABC Radio frequencies.

4AT Atherton

Five miles east of Atherton and about midway between Yungaburra and Malanda, the road crosses Gwynne Creek. Close by, on a 60 acre low lying…

The Story of Hutt River Radio

Australia’s Best Known MicroNation is no More Several recent news reports tell us that the half century old Hutt River Principality, a self proclaimed independent…

2JJ 40th

Double J : 2JJ 1540 AM : 40 Years – Holger Brockman Jan 18, 2015By Adrian Zorec on YouTube The audio here highlights the first…

4LM Mount Isa – Queensland, Australia

The growing Northwest Queensland mining town of Mount Isa had by 1958 a population approaching 15,000 but radio reception was virtually non existent. The nearest…

History Preserved AWA Broadcast 500W Transmitter Model P5 Serial Number 1

The AWA BTM-P5 was a 500 Watt broadcast transmitter manufactured in Australia in the 1960s. The P5, and its big brother the BTM-2J, were produced…

Falling in Love Over the Airwaves

The couple who fell in love over the ABC’s Radio Australia more than 50 years ago Michael Vincent Dec 15 2019 They were from two…

Australia Calling: 80 Years of International Broadcasting

On December 20, 1939, Prime Minister Robert Menzies announced Australia’s first international broadcast service. From radio, to TV, digital, mobile, social and streaming we have…

No Propaganda Will Be Broadcast: The Rise and Demise of Australian Military Broadcasting

By Martin HadlowMedia International AustraliaNo. 150 — February 2014 Radio broadcasting has played an important role as a medium of information, news and entertainment for…

Australian A.M. Radio History : Free eBook Edition

The author of the book “Australian Radio History”, Bruce Carty, writes to us: “My health has resulted in having to cease my research. The last…

4GG Gold Coast: The Showbiz Radio Station of Australia

Radio station 4GG’s thrilling ride to success By Andrew PottsGold Coast Sun – CentralJanuary 2014 It has been more than 46 years since the Gold…

Sunshine Coast Memories

Musical memories on the Sunshine Coast Backward GlanceSunshine Coast CouncilMay 2017 On the Near North Coast during the late 1950s and early 1960s, a shift…

Australian Antarctic Broadcasting Stations

By Bruce Carty The Australian Antarctic Division operates broadcasting stations, originally with 20 watt A.M. transmitters, (now F.M.), at each Antarctic base, to entertain staff….

4IP Ipswich: Promotional Postcards from the 1960s

Ron Williams has kendly sent us these promotional postcards that were given out by 4IP in the 1960s: All postcard images © Ron Williams

Shortwave Radio: Radio Australia, 1969

Shortwave Radio – Radio Australia, 1969Before the internet we listened to shortwave radio stations from all over the world.Published by dfirth224 on YouTube.

2UW Sydney Australia: A Video Tribute to the 1960s NEW-UW The Swingin’ Sound of Sydney

A tribute to Sydney radio station 2UW and its dee-jays during the late 60’s.Published by old45s on YouTube. > Read more about the history of 2UW…

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