Geographic Collection – South Asia

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • This is Radio Station VU2ZP in Bangalore

    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 radio station at that base. The wireless hummed with an exchange of messages while …
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  • VU2ZP Southern India Air Depot, Bangalore

    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 to a microphone in what had once been an unused warehouse on the giant Southern India Air Depot of …
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  • VU2ZP Yank Radio… Bangalore: The Brochure

    VU2ZP Yank Radio… Bangalore: The Brochure

    VU2ZP staff (left to right) I.-E. Officer: Robert Reynolds, San Francisco, Calif.; Officer in Charge: Gilbert S. Croft, St. Louis, Missouri; NCO in Charge: Arthur J. Tracy, Goulds, Florida This is the Army! On 20th January 1945, Colonel Melville C. …
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  • AFRS The India-Burma Network

    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 that when the millions of overseas servicemen return home they will disgustedly turn …
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  • VU2ZS Misamari, Assam, India 1944

    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 can’t quite compare with NBC or CBS but it is definitely better than none. Anyway, that’s the opinion …
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  • AFRS Along the Ledo Road

    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 machines that manned the incredible supply line to China have gone. The pipeline is no more and the jungle is fast …
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  • India FM Radio – Abuzz With Activity

    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 a year of intense competition, aggressive marketing and marginal creativity as private FM finally flowered in metros as well as …
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  • Early Radio in India

    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 first radio station 7BY in Bombay. As time went by, 7BY became the more familiar VUB …
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  • AFRS China – Burma – India

    AFRS China – Burma – India

    “I was so young. I had no idea what I was doing there. I didn’t understand why the Marines were there. I was just looking to have a good time. I played on all the sports teams that I could try out for. And I ended up also working for the …
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  • FEBA Seychelles

    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 rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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  • Early Radio In India

    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 Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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  • Wartime Radio in Sri Lanka

    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 Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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  • AWR Poona on Shortwave

    AWR Poona on Shortwave

    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 Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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  • Local Radio In The Seychelles

    Local Radio In The Seychelles

    This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection (c). All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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