23 April 2011
Radio Heritage Heaven
Keith’s Collection for Radio Heritage Foundation
Author: Paul Brooks
Keith Richardson did not spend his entire radio career collecting industry treasures to make his name made synonymous with radio heritage.
But that is what has happened. > read more
Diamonds of the Dial, Australian Heritage AM Radio Celebrating 75 Years on the Air
“Diamonds of the Dial’, that’s what the Radio Heritage Foundation calls 40 Australian heritage AM radio stations that have broadcast continuously for over 75 years with their original station calls.
According to a new feature at their website www.radioheritage.net, most of the stations are in country areas, but Sydney is outstanding with 2BL, 2UE, 2KY, 2GB, 2SM and 2CH all achieving ‘Diamonds of the Dial’ status.
Lots of things have clearly changed in Australia since 1935, but these 40 stations nationwide still serve their listeners with established call-signs that everyone across several generations from Grandma to school-kids can find familiar. > read more