Radio Scene on the Outlier Islands of New Caledonia in the South Pacific
The main island is known locally as Grande Terre, and also included in the territory of New Caledonia are nearby island clusters that are identified as the Loyalty Islands, the Isle of Pines, the Belep/Daos Islands, and the Chesterfield Islands, together with a few remote and uninhabited islets. We look at the radio scene in each of these islandic clusters, and we take them in the order of their population figures.
The Radio Spectrum on the South Pacific Island of New Caledonia
New Caledonia is a verdant tropical island with a quarter million population and it lies close to a thousand miles off the east coast of Australia, and a thousand miles north of New Zealand. This French Overseas Territory is made up of more than 140 different islands, some 40 of which are inhabited.
WVUS Noumea & A Dog Called Satchmo
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Bombs, Threats & Kanak Radio
This article was first published in ‘Islands Business’, Magazine November 1987. Author is David Robie. Copyright: David Robie Publishing Ltd, Auckland, NZ. Website: www.asiapac.org.fj Bombs,…