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Category: Polynesia

Cruisin’ with the Cows at Radio Norfolk

By David Ricquish It’s ‘drivetime’ on Radio Norfolk, and down the road at the Burnt Pine shopping center, there’s a potential traffic jam when wandering…

WVUS New Caledonia

Mosquito Network in the French Pacific Some Contemporary Recollections by David Ricquish In May 1943, a station was heard in New Zealand, identifying itself with…

Radio in Samoa

5ZA-ZMAP-2AP in Apia by Dr Adrian Peterson It was very early in the wireless era that a spark gap Morse Code station was established at…

This is WVUV…

WVUV Radio in American Samoa by Bill Reiker After a 35 year broadcast career in the U.S., I took some time off in 1989 to…

Radio ZJV Suva

Foundations of Radio Fiji by Len Usher and Hugh Leonard The first Fiji Broadcasting Commission was appointed in June 1953, as assumed control of broadcasting…

The Call Of The Friendly Isles

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

WVUV – Selling A Radio Station To Raise The Wind

This article first appeared in the Pacific Islands Monthly magazine, May 1975 and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved…

This is WVUV American Samoa…

This article was originally prepared for radiodx.com ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material is licenced…

A Radio Visit to the Samoas

This article was originally prepared for broadcast over AWR in January 2002 and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved…

Wireless Backgrounds in Samoa

This article was originally prepared for broadcast over AWR in December 2001and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to…

In the Heart of Beautiful Downtown Kanton WXLE Radio 1385

This article forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material…

Canton Island in the Phoenix Islands Group, WXLE Radio 1385

This article first appeared in the New Zealand DX Times (ISSN 0110-3636) Vol 35 No 1 in September 1982. It now forms part of the…

A Samoan Radio Journey

This article first appeared in the August 1995 DX Times and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa…

The Rock of Polynesia

You’ll find Niue (pronounced Nyou-eh) in the South Pacific to the east of Tonga. It has an area of 263 sq. km. (101 sq. miles)…

Radio From Raro

“Raro” as the locals call it, is formally known as Rarotonga and the main island of 15 in the Cook Islands Group. And like most…

ZMAP Samoa, Or ‘I Decided To Start Up A Radio Station’

This article was written in 1983 and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection © which has all rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group,…