Geographic Collection – Antarctica

  • Australian Antarctic Broadcasting Stations

    Australian Antarctic Broadcasting Stations

    By Bruce Carty The Australian Antarctic Division operates broadcasting stations, originally with 20 watt A.M. transmitters, (now F.M.), at each Antarctic base, to entertain staff. All operators are volunteers. The A.C.M.A. denies that these stations …
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  • 7FM

    97FM Radio Warms Listeners at Scott Base, Ross Dependency

    “97FM keeps us entertained at work and in the bar in the evenings” reports a winter staff member at the New Zealand Antarctic base writing on a recent blog for the UK Natural History Museum. The writer [Jane] says “97FM may have an …
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  • WASA Radio, AFRS McMurdo Antarctica “The Most Wonderful Antarctic Station Anywhere”

    WASA Radio, AFRS McMurdo Antarctica “The Most Wonderful Antarctic Station Anywhere”

    By Bob FlintASA “Det A” Deep Freeze 72 In 1971 I had the privilege of being deployed to the Antarctic for one year and three days. The following are excerpts from my diary in regards to my involvement with the WASA radio station at …
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  • Antarctic Radio Melts

    Antarctic Radio Melts

    There’s competition along the Antarctic radio dial. Yes, McMurdo alone now boasts three FM stations, and the nearby New Zealand base has yet another. DJ at Ice FM 104.5 McMurdo in 2003© Radio Heritage Foundation Antarctica may be the least …
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  • Radio On The Rocks

    Radio On The Rocks

    American Forces Antarctic Network The shock appearance of an Antarctic SW broadcaster hit the DX world in July 1974. New Zealand DXer, Dene Lynneberg was the first to positively identify their weak and fluttery signals on 6012 kHz, and in subsequent …
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  • Radio Nacional, Arcangel San Gabriel

    Radio Nacional, Arcangel San Gabriel

    This article 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 South Pacific DX Resource hosted on radiodx.com …
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