Geographic Collection – Asia & Middle East

  • Remembering Rediffusion: Malaya

    Remembering Rediffusion: Malaya

    Rediffusion (Malaya) Sdn Bhd17, Jalan Pahang53000 Kula LumpurMalaya    Tel : 603-4424544 The Rediffusion Building at Jalan Pahang when opened in in 1949 On the 4th of August 1949, Rediffusion services started in Kuala Lumpur and by …
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  • Remembering Rediffusion: Hong Kong

    Remembering Rediffusion: Hong Kong

    Rediffusion ( Hong Kong ) Limited Rediffusion House 81 Broadcast DrKowloon TongHong Kong Tel: 4424544 RTV HQ in Hong Kong 1975( The “Limo” is HM Queen Elizabeth Visiting HK) Rediffusion HK Johnston Road c1949 History Radio Rediffusion …
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  • Making waves during the lockdown

    Making waves during the lockdown

    HYDERABAD, May 24, 2020By Ravi Reddy AIR’s Rainbow FM runs interactive and informative programmes on COVID, revives interest in plays On a sunny Sunday in March when the All India Radio’s Rainbow FM executives were relaxing after Prime Minister …
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    50 years on the air – Radio Seychelles celebrates half-century as the archipelago’s first broadcaster

    Victoria, Seychelles July 24, 2015 By: John Lablache and Hajira Amla This week marks fifty years since the first radio station in Seychelles began broadcasting – Radio Seychelles, presently part of the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation …
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  • NTC orders ABS-CBN to stop broadcasting

    NTC orders ABS-CBN to stop broadcasting

    ABS-CBN News Posted at May 05 2020 04:47 PM | Updated as of May 05 2020 07:08 PM MANILA – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has ordered ABS-CBN to “cease and desist” from broadcasting on television and radio, one day after the …
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  • How Community Radio Is Helping India

    How Community Radio Is Helping India

    These stations play a vital role in informing the public during this crucial period By Sonia ChopraPublished: April 15, 2020 ⋅ Updated: April 16, 2020 NEW Delhi — At a time when people are confined to their homes during the novel coronavirus …
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  • Pakistan Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radio

    Pakistan Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radio

    Asim Yasin ISLAMABAD: The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, under its vision of introducing modern trends and technology in different sectors, has planned to fully digitize the state-owned radio bringing about a revolution in the field of …
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  • Jeypore AIR station has listeners not only in India but abroad also

    Jeypore AIR station has listeners not only in India but abroad also

    Post News Network: February 21st, 2020 Jeypore: It is not a very popular method of entertainment anymore since the advent of TV and more importantly laptops and mobile phones. But even then the instrument called the ‘radio’ has survived all storms. …
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  • Tuning in Radio Sarawak – Historic Film from 1961

    Tuning in Radio Sarawak – Historic Film from 1961

    The website of the Imperial War Museums contains this rare 1961 film about Radio Sarawak in Malaya. The film description reads: Information film about the benefits of the national radio service in Sarawak The film opens with a performance by the …
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  • Love Radio Finds Niche in Shanghai

    Love Radio Finds Niche in Shanghai

    Since 2005, Love Radio FM103.7 has been playing the best of Chinese and international pop By James CarelessRadioWorldJuly 2019 SHANGHAI — Located on China’s Pacific coast, Shanghai is the country’s biggest city with a population exceeding 26 million …
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  • Saudi Arabia launches 30 new FM stations

    Saudi Arabia launches 30 new FM stations

    MoCI, Saudi Arabia Installs 30 Nautel 5+1 Configurations The Ministry of Culture and Information (MoCI) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is utilizing Nautel’s N+1 capabilities across 30 of its Saudi Private Radio FM sites. During 2010 they …
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  • DZLG Bombo Radyo

    DZLG Bombo Radyo

    Nautel XR12 Transmitter Amazes with Quick, Four-Step Installation Our Network, Bombo Radyo Philippines has acquired 11 Nautel units which includes XRs, NVs and NXs Series. The reason we bought Nautel is because “its time to join the digital age” …
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  • Family FM 99.5 Cambodia

    Family FM 99.5 Cambodia

    Family FM 99.5, located in Phnom Penh is happy to be the first station in Cambodia to install one of Nautel’s new GV line of transmitters. FEBC International association member FEBCambodia, working with the support of FEBC’s International Support Team chose the new GV line primarily because of its high efficiency.
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 South Asia Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 South Asia Radio

    Bhutan, Ceylon, India, Kashmir, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan [East], Portuguese India [Goa] Share your own memories of South Asia Radio kc Station Country Location Mediumwave 550 AIR India Bombay 557 GOA Radio Goa Portuguese India Goa 580 VUK India …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Japan Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Japan Radio

    Share your own memories of Japan Radio kc Station Location Mediumwave 540 JOCZ Takayama   JOOC Obihiro 560 JOCR Kobe 570 JOIK Sapporo 580 JOHF Yonago 590 JOAK Tokyo 600 JOGF Oita 610 JOLK Fukuoka 620 JODG Hamamatsu   JOKG Kofu   JOSK …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 South East Asia Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 South East Asia Radio

    Burma, Indo-China, Indonesia, Malaya, Netherlands New Guinea, North Borneo [Philippines: see separate entry] Share your own memories of South East Asia Radio kc Station Country Location Mediumwave 630 Radio Malaya Blue Malaya Singapore 660 Radio …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Middle East / Central Asia Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Middle East / Central Asia Radio

    Share your own memories of Middle East / Central Asia Radio kc Call/Brand Country Location Longwave [LW]   182 TAR Radio Ankara Turkey Ankara 191 Radio Tbilisi USSR Tbilisi, Georgian SSR 218 Radio Baku USSR Baku, Azerbaijan SSR 254 Radio …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Philippines AM/SW Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Philippines AM/SW Radio

    Share your own memories of Philippines Radio kc Call/Brand Location Owner AM   580 DZBB Manila The Republic Broadcasting System 600 DYRC Voice of Cebu Cebu City Cebu Broadcasting Company 650 DZRH Voice of the Philippines Manila Manila …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 North Asia Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 North Asia Radio

    China, Formosa, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau, Mongolia, USSR [Russian Far East, Siberia] but currently excludes North Korea for which no information is available. Share your own memories of North Asia Radio kc Station Country Location Longwave 182 …
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  • Early Chinese Radio in Peking

    Early Chinese Radio in Peking

    Due to the absence of any local stations, residents with radios in Peking were not able to receive any transmissions except at night, when they could usually tune-in to broadcasts from the Shanghai and Tientsin concessions. Despite these limitations, radios were in demand amongst Peking’s expatriate community and were good business for the importers.
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