Geographic Collection – Southern 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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