Geographic Collection – Americas

  • KNX, Los Angeles – A Centennial Station

    KNX, Los Angeles – A Centennial Station

    The station will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 10. By John SchneiderPublished: June 28, 2020 ⋅ Updated: August 6, 2020 This is part of a Radio World series to celebrate early broadcasters as the industry prepares to note the 100th …
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  • The Birth of a Station

    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 beyond the city limits. A sleepy radio operator reads the meters of a portable transmitter arid makes an entry in his …
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  • KZOO Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Radio Broadcasting in Hawaii

    KZOO Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Radio Broadcasting in Hawaii

    Looking To The Next 50 Years By David FuruyaPresident and Owner of KZOO RadioJanuary 15, 2014 KZOO Radio is proud to celebrate 50 years of radio broadcasting in Hawaii, and now our main focus is on the future and evolving so that KZOO is around …
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  • Remembering Rediffusion: Trinidad

    Remembering Rediffusion: Trinidad

    REDIFFUSION (TRINIDAD) LTD. Maraval Road,   Port of SpainTrinidad.   Tel. 6565 Looking back at Rediffusion Trinidad Radio Trinidad’s Headquarters in Port of Spain 1970’s Rediffusion in Trinidad was a fundamentally …
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  • The Don Lee Broadcasting System

    The Don Lee Broadcasting System

    We all know the big three U.S. television networks: NBC, ABC and CBS, but one nearly forgotten early network was ahead of them all. Many early television firsts came from an experimental Los Angeles station owned by a car dealer and run by a genius …
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  • Finding local Emergency Alert Stations in the US

    Finding local Emergency Alert Stations in the US

    Emergency Alert Stations: A great source of local information by Mario Filippi During the pandemic a source of local information for residents in certain areas of the country can be found on Emergency Advisory Radio stations that dot the country and …
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  • Barbados Rediffusion: The End of an Era in Broadcasting History

    Barbados Rediffusion: The End of an Era in Broadcasting History

    By IPS Correspondent Terry Ally BRIDGETOWN, Dec 2 1997 (IPS) – When the clock struck midnight Monday, signaling the climax of celebrations of the 31st anniversary of independence in Barbados it also marked the loss of a significant portion of …
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  • Investor plans ‘Mightier 1090′ after leasing signal of former sports radio station

    Investor plans ‘Mightier 1090′ after leasing signal of former sports radio station

    ‘SoCal-Sports-Talk’ format, summer launch planned for rebranded San Diego station By Tom Krasovic The San Diego Union-TribuneApril 26, 2020 Planning to relaunch San Diego radio station 1090-AM but with less sports content, the owner of an Arizona …
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  • About ZIZ Radio

    About ZIZ Radio

    The name ZIZ is not new to St. Kitts. In the mid 1930s the sons of Administrator Douglas Roy Stuart and their friend, Kittitian radio enthusiast Kenneth Mallalieu, applied for permission to conduct experimental commercial broadcasting on the island …
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  • Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

    Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

    USAGM aims to help drive development of low-cost DRM receivers By Hans JohnsonPublished: April 22, 2020 Radio Marti began Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) shortwave transmissions on Feb. 4. Part of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), Radio Marti …
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  • Radio Antilles Montserrat 1993 Recording

    Radio Antilles Montserrat 1993 Recording

    930 Radio Antilles – Montserrat West Indies. Recorded at 10:50 AM Saturday January 16, 1993 in Nevis. A short segment sending out greetings to listeners on Montserrat and surrounding islands. Radio Antilles was founded in 1963 and broadcast on …
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  • Radio Belize: George McKesey and old photos from the history of radio in Belize

    Radio Belize: George McKesey and old photos from the history of radio in Belize

    The Ghost of George McKesey Still Haunts Us All! Pinned down in a green and mahogany sofa set near the radio my father made from his own hands in our small but neatly arranged living room, the captivating voice of the Belizean storyteller, George …
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  • Guyana has a rich history in radio

    Guyana has a rich history in radio

    IF any Caribbean or even South American country has had a rich history in radio broadcasting then it has to be our very own Guyana. And from its humble beginnings in the 40’s, radio broadcasting has been building over the past decades leading to the …
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    10 Facts About the History of Radio in Jamaica

    February 13, 2017 Radio is a vital part of Jamaican life. Since the first official broadcast on Radio Jamaica on Monday, July 10, 1950, Jamaican radio has become an increasingly essential avenue for mass education, entertainment and information on a …
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  • White House slams Voice of America, VOA fights back

    White House slams Voice of America, VOA fights back

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday launched an unusual attack on the congressionally funded Voice of America, the U.S. broadcaster that for decades has provided independent news reporting around the world. In a broadside directed against …
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  • Na Amazônia pelas ondas do rádio

    Na Amazônia pelas ondas do rádio

    https://youtu.be/yAKy9Z6QO3w Caminhos da Reportagem | Na Amazônia pelas ondas do rádio© tvBrasil, April 2020 O rádio de ondas curtas ainda é um dos meios mais eficientes para levar informação aos lugares mais distantes e nem sempre acessíveis. Nos …
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  • Historia de LRA60 Radio Nacional Islas Malvinas

    Historia de LRA60 Radio Nacional Islas Malvinas

    Por: Alejandro Alvarez Las Islas Malvinas, Georgias y Sandwich del Sur son territorio argentino por herencia de las Provincias Unidas del Rio de la Plata desde que la Argentina se constituye como país independiente en 1816. A …
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  • Anniversary of Radio Canada International, 75 today

    Anniversary of Radio Canada International, 75 today

    By Marc , February 25, 2020 Today is an auspicious day for RCI. It was February 25, 1945 that the CBC International Service began shortwave broadcasting to Europe. It was designed at the time to provide accurate …
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  • KOA Building Tour – 1959

    KOA Building Tour – 1959

    A tour of the KOA-TV and radio studios soon after their construction in 1959. Hosted by Pete Smythe with an introduction by Today Show Host Dave Garroway and narrated by Ed “Weatherman” Bowman https://youtu.be/hGGD67xmQtw KOA Building …
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  • Historic WHO Radio Recordings Now Online

    Historic WHO Radio Recordings Now Online

    Cliff Brockman Iowa Broadcast News Association December 9th, 2019 Archivist Amy Moorman holds original recording. A large collection of WHO radio recordings in the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB) has been digitized and is now available online to …
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