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Category: Quiet Revolution 1970-1989

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….

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…

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…

MAF’s Metric Moments : 14 Tales for Radio by Bill White

The lighter side of farm metrics with MAF’s Bill White. In 1972 New Zealand was changing to using the metric system of measurements. To aid…

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…

AFRTS Archive: Roger Carroll – 1979

Roger Carroll and Los Angeles radio were the same thing. From 1948-58 at KABC and 1959-79 at Gene Autry’s KMPC. “KMPC was one of the…

KOST 103.5 FM: The “Inside” Story – A Video Tour from 1989

It’s back to the 80’s for this Mark and Kim hosted video written and produced by then KOST Program Director Jhani Kaye. This video gives…

Rare Audio From The 1980s: Lee Baby Simms – Last Day of Top 40 on KORL 65, Honolulu

In 1980, Honolulu radio station KORL 65 switched from a long period of colorful personalities playing Top 40 hits, staging outrageous stunts, and giving away…

Australian Radio Advertising Bureau: Instant Ideas No. 4

Travel back in time to the Australian mediumwave band in the early 1970s with the commercials from these 7″ sampler records produced by the Australian…

An Aussie DJ on Iceland Radio

By Bruce Carty After spending Christmas and New Year in London at 23 years of age, I visited Heathrow airport in 1973, purely for something…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

Belize, Bermuda, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama Canal Zone, Surinam, Caribbean excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti Share your own memories of Caribbean Radio kHz Call/Brand…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean FM Radio

Belize, Bermuda, French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam, Caribbean excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti Share your own memories of Caribbean Radio MHz Call/Brand Country Location FM…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia Western Australia AM Radio

Share your own memories of Western Australia Radio Frequency Call Location Owner 540 6DL Dalwallinu ABC Regional Radio 558 6WA Wagin ABC Regional Radio 567…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia FM Radio

Share your own memories of Australian FM Radio Frequency Call Location Owner 89.3 4CRB Gold Coast Gold Coast Christian & Community Broadc Assoc 91.5 4MKt…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia South Australia/NT AM Radio

Share your own memories of South Australia/NT Radio Frequency Call Location   Owner 531 5UV Adelaide   Radio 5UV University of Adelaide 639 5CK Port…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia ACT/NSW AM Radio

Share your own memories of ACT/NSW Radio Frequency Call Location   Owner 531 2MC Port Macquarie   Wesgo Communications Pty Ltd 540 2CR Orange  …

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia Victoria/Tasmania AM Radio

Share your own memories of Victoria/Tasmania Radio Frequency Call Location   Owner   531 3UL Warragul   Associated Broadcasting Services Ltd 540 7SD Scottsdale TAS…

Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Australia Queensland AM Radio

Share your own memories of Queensland Radio Frequency Call Location Owner 531 4KZ Innisfail Coastal Broadcasters Pty Ltd 540 4QL Longreach ABC Regional 558 4AM…

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