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Category: RHF Radio Eras

New Wavelengths

Most of the New Zealand stations will change their wavelengths on December 1, and “Grid Bias” has been asked to reprint the list of new allocations…

Transatlantic Tests Mark 99th Anniversary

12/09/2020 On December 11, 1921, radio history was made when the signal from amateur station 1BCG in Greenwich, Connecticut, was heard in Ardrossan, Scotland, marking…

Looking Back: New radio service goes on air

The Herald, 1 November 1960 NEW broadcasting transmitters which will enable the African service of the Federal Broadcasting Corporation to “go regional” come into operation…

WLTL Is Named Best High School Station

John Drury Awards recognize excellence in high school radio By RW StaffDecember 7, 2020 Illinois’ WLTL Radio has been named Best High School Radio Station…

You Have Been Listening

“You Have Been Listening..” is a station 3YA anniversary programme marking 25 years of broadcasting in Christchurch. Consists of music, narration and brief interviews with…

Rare Photos from WXLN, Nome, Alaska, 1945

Valeria Edwards, from Los Angeles, wrote to us: Hello Attached please find photos of my father, Sherman Edwards (b 1919 New York – d 1981…

KING-FM Studios Hit the High Notes

Iconic classical music outlet has a new home with the Seattle Opera By Paul Mclane, RadioWorldPublished: November 15, 2020 KING-FM had occupied its studios in…

Visit to Rádio Nacional da Amazônia

Rádio Nacional da Amazônia, the largest complex of medium transmitters and shortwave transmitters in Latin America and the fifth most powerful transmitting station in the…

Florida AM Station Plans to Go All-Digital

Neal Ardman says “It is time” By Paul MclanePublished: October 30, 2020 A Florida AM radio station plans to go all-digital soon, now that the…

Radio Broadcasting Becomes a Reality: KDKA on Nov. 2, 1920

Here’s how KDKA became the medium’s standard bearer 100 years ago By James E. O’NealPublished: October 3, 2020 ⋅ Updated: October 29, 2020 By the…

Communications and IT Minister Reopens NBC Gulf Building

Masiu said it was therefore pleasing for him to officially reopen NBC Gulf after a 20-year hiatus June 10, 2020 Minister for Information & Communication…

Visit Radio Globo and Radio CBN Sao Paulo Brazil

From Sao Paulo, Brazil we know the modern studies of Radio Globo and Radio CBN Radio Globo ex- FM 94.1 MHz ex- AM 1100 KHz…

Samoa’s Radio 2AP Redevelopment Project

Enjoy this YouTube video from Australia’s ABC on the redevelopment project at 2AP: Samoa’s newly rebuilt Radio 2AP transmitter is already broadcasting essential information to…

4ZM “Voice of Dunedin”

The Australasian Radio WorldAugust 2, 1937 Originally published in The Australasian Radio World, August 2, 1937.

Doggo Days

December 31st, 2005 The changing of the guard at the Wellington Transmission Centre took place every day at 7 a.m., 5 p.m. and 11 p.m….

Office of War Information – Central Pacific Operations

A Photo Essay This photo essay booklet from the estate of John C Seehaas has been the source of material for several articles on our…

Shaky Raoul Island

March 21st, 2006 “Raoul’s calling you and he sounds worried!” said the radio technician at Makara Radio when I answered the orderwire. On learning of…

Radio Fifeshire Nelson – Early Documents

We recently unearthed a collection of documents relating to the short-term broadcast of Radio Fifeshire, Nelson, New Zealand, over the summer of 1982/83. These have…

The Birth of a Station

THE hush of early morning is broken only by the staccato beat of an isolated gasoline engine in a tent in an alfalfa field just…

Shetland Islands Broadcasting Company – The most democratic station in the country?

21 April 2016By Antonia Quirke As the presenter reads news items coming in from Shetland to Japan and Ecuador, I realise there’s no heirarchy. It’s 8am on…

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