Geographic Collection – South Asia

All India Radio all set for rebranding, streamlining of services

Prasar Bharati proposed to streamline 43 ‘Vivid Bharati’ channels to nine language-specific entertainment services Shemin Joy, DHNS, New Delhi, Dec 10 2020 All India Radio…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

This is Radio Station VU2ZP in Bangalore

On JANUARY 20, 1945, Colonel Melville C. Robinson, then commanding officer of the Southern India Air Depot at Bangalore, conceived the idea of installing a…

VU2ZP Southern India Air Depot, Bangalore

VU2ZP AT BANGALORE QUITS I-B AIRWAVES By SGT. CHARLES KELLOGG Roundup Assistant Editor Late in the evening of December 9, a khaki-clad GI leaned close…

VU2ZP Yank Radio… Bangalore: The Brochure

This is the Army! On 20th January 1945, Colonel Melville C. Robinson, then commanding officer of Southern India Air Depot, conceived the idea of installing…

AFRS The India-Burma Network

Commercial Radio Plug Featured Even On Armed Forces Stations By SGT. ART HEENAN Roundup Staff Writer Radio executive and advertising agencies need have few worries…

VU2ZS Misamari, Assam, India 1944

Station VU2ZS Going Places – 3 Watts to 50 Sgt. Fishman of 1327 BU Hopes for All-India Coverage 1327 BU, ASSAM – A 50-watt transmitter…

AFRS Along the Ledo Road

AFRS OUTLETS GO SILENT ALONG ‘ROAD’ By SGT. GEORGE GINGELL The great pulse of the Ledo Road has slowed down. The thousands of men and…

India FM Radio – Abuzz With Activity

The year gone by was a time when years of hard work and patience finally paid off for the radio industry in India. It was…

Kabul Radio Memories

by Adrian Peterson The main highway running from the Khyber Pass into the city of Kabul (KAH-b’l) runs through the suburban area of Yakatut (YUCK-a-TOOT)….

Early Radio in India

by Adrian Peterson According to the official records, radio broadcasting in India began on July 23, 1927, when the Indian Broadcasting Company, IBC, inaugurated its…

AFRS China – Burma – India

Almost 50 American Forces Radio Service stations are known to have been on the air from ‘The Forgotten Theater’ of WWII operations ranging from China…

FEBA Seychelles

This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All…

Early Radio In India

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to…

Wartime Radio in Sri Lanka

This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to…

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