Archive

Category: Micronesia

Palau Wave Radio

Located in a remote corner of Micronesia, deep in the western Pacific, Palau is an archipelago of more than 300 coral and volcanic rock islands, and a nation teeming with culture and history. “It’s a pristine paradise,” says Salvador “Sadoi” Tellames, who owns and manages radio station Palau Wave Radio.

The Night Watch – WXLG Kwajalein 1953

Rare audio & photos from WXLG Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands in 1953

Rare QSL from WSZD Ponape

PONAPE Eastern Caroline Islands WSZD – March 1967 Radio Station WSZD was a government owned broadcaster serving Ponape in the US Trust Territory of the…

KUAM Isla 63 AM Guam Ceases Broadcasting

CHamoru radio trailblazer Isla 63 AM to cease broadcasting on May 1 Monday, April 20th 2020, 12:23 PM ChSTBy KUAM News KUAM Isla 63 AM…

New Buildings for KJQR & WSZO in 1969

Two Trust Territory Radio Stations Locally Designed Construction of two new radio stations in the Trust Territory will begin early this year. They are scheduled…

KEAD Wake 1490 AM Treasure Island

WAKE ISLAND AIRFIELD, Alaska — In a tale straight from an adventure book, personnel stationed at Wake Island Airfield in the mid-Pacific recently stumbled upon a vinyl record collection with an estimated value between $90,000 and $250,000.

The 611th Air Support Group’s Detachment 1 is now making a comprehensive effort to preserve the nearly 9,000 vintage vinyl records and ship them to their rightful owner, the American Forces Radio and Television Network in Alexandria, Va., according to Master Sgt. Jean-Guy Fleury, infrastructure superintendent, who took over the project from the former Detachment 1 commander, Maj. Aaron Wilt…

The KYOI Story

By Calvin Melen In the Beginning The idea for a pop / rock station on Shortwave first appeared in early 1980. At the time there…

SuperRock KYOI Saipan

The Concept KYOI, located on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands was a commercial shortwave station, on air 24 hours a day, broadcasting “Contemporary Hits”…

Canton Island in the Phoenix Islands Group, WXLE Radio 1385

By David Ricquish The Phoenix Group of Islands Far out in the Central Pacific, the Phoenix Islands lie in the sun, calm lagoons protected from…

55 Years of Army Radio on Kwajalein

By Eugene Sims Most of us remember the hilarious routines of actor Robin Williams in the movie Good Morning Vietnam. The monologue spiels by Williams…

Marshall Islands On The Air

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

WXLG – The Kwaj Lodge

This article was originally published in the Kwajalein Hourglass, August 29, 2000. Copyright to Kwajalein Hourglass. Permission to use is under request with publisher. For…

Superock – KYOI

The Concept KYOI, located on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands was a commercial shortwave station, on air 24 hours a day, broadcasting “Contemporary Hits”…

Font Resize