Geographic Collection – Africa

  • Tristan da Cunha – ZOE Radio Tristan 3290 kHz – A rare QSL from the world’s most remote inhabited archipelago.

    Tristan da Cunha – ZOE Radio Tristan 3290 kHz – A rare QSL from the world’s most remote inhabited archipelago.

    Tristan da Cunha, the main island of the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, is situated in the south Atlantic Ocean, 2 805 km from Cape Town and 3 353 km from Rio de Janeiro. Google Earth Image of Tristan da Cunha showing Edinburgh of …
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  • Covid-19: Why community radio is needed now

    Covid-19: Why community radio is needed now

    Opinion: By Stanley Tsarwe Given present challenges posed by Covid-19, there are plenty of reasons to argue for the establishment of community radio stations from very empirical grounds. Countries the world over have long since realised the …
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  • Sentech Shuts Meyerton Shortwave Site

    Sentech Shuts Meyerton Shortwave Site

    Planned closure of the South African station comes after years of financial losses By Hans JohnsonRadioWorldJuly 2019 MEYERTON, South Africa — South Africa-based public broadcast signal distributor, Sentech, shutdown its shortwave station in …
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  • Managing SW Broadcasts From Ascension Island

    Managing SW Broadcasts From Ascension Island

    The remote Atlantic Relay Station transmits critical radio broadcasts to millions in Africa and beyond
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  • Radio Veritas Reaches South African AM Dial

    Radio Veritas Reaches South African AM Dial

    Nautel & Radio Veritas Bring the Good News Radio Veritas is no stranger to the South African broadcast landscape. Having started its operations in 1999, the radio station had to initially be content with running its broadcasts on a short-term …
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  • Radio Pretoria, South Africa

    Radio Pretoria, South Africa

    Radio Pretoria is a community radio station broadcasting from the capitol of South Africa. The station operates a network consisting of 10 transmitters. On the 19th of September 2012, the same day that Radio Pretoria turned 19 years old, Vaughan Taylor from Taylor Engineering installed a Nautel VS2.5 FM transmitter at their ‘Kleinfontein’ site close to Pretoria.
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  • PiliPili FM Mambo Moto Moto

    PiliPili FM Mambo Moto Moto

    The story of PiliPili began about a year back when the PiliPili media board directors sought a systems integration company to set up their proposed studios and transmission facilities in the port town of Mombasa, Kenya. The search led to the appointment of Frame x Frame Productions - a Nairobi based audio Systems Integration company as system contractors one chilly June morning in 2011 and the wheels of the project began to grind in earnest… resulting in a big switch on to PILIPILI FM 99.5 in Mombasa and 92.5 in Malindi in early March 2012. Both went on air with Nautel transmitter units from the VS Series, a 2.5 kW for Mombasa and a 1.0 kW for Malindi…both feeding Shively Antenna model 6812B HP Systems.
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  • Mix FM Midrand, South Africa

    Mix FM Midrand, South Africa

    Mix 93.8 FM is a licensed community radio station broadcasting from Midrand, South Africa, serving the local area and north-western parts of Johannesburg. In an effort to minimize costs and keep things simple, the station’s transmitter is co-located at the studio premises.
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa SW Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa SW Radio

    Share your own memories of African Radio kHz Call/Brand Country Location SW   3205 FIQA Radio Tananarive Madagascar Tananarive 3251 Radio Dar es Salaam Tanganyika Trust Territory Dar es Salaam 3290 SABC Union of South Africa Johannesburg 3318 …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa AM Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa AM Radio

    Share your own memories of African Radio kHz Call/Brand Country Location AM   548 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Johannesburg W 557 SABC Union of South Africa Cape Town 566 SABC Union of South Africa Pietermaritzburg 572.5 SBS Radio …
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  • BBC Radio Station On Board Ship?

    BBC Radio Station On Board Ship?

    This article was first broadcast on Adventist World radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material is licenced on a non-exclusive basis to …
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  • AWR Africa – The History

    AWR Africa – The History

    This article was originally broadcast over AWR in their “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material is licenced …
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  • Radio Mozambique – The History

    Radio Mozambique – The History

    This article was originally broadcast over AWR in their “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This material is licenced …
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