Geographic Collection – South East Asia

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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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  • 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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  • AFRS ‘Wings Over The Orient’ WOTO Bhamo, Burma

    AFRS ‘Wings Over The Orient’ WOTO Bhamo, Burma

    Armed Forces’ Radio Stations Bring American Programs To I-B Doing Great Morale Job Roundup Staff Article BHAMO – Our G.I. radio stations in this Theater are doing an exceedingly professional job. In Delhi, Calcutta, Kandy, Bangalore, Ramgarh, …
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  • KTLG Radio, US Naval Station Sangley

    KTLG Radio, US Naval Station Sangley

    By Matt McGuigan Before enlisting in the Army in 1952 I had done some commercial broadcasting at a local radio station here at home, so, naturally, I was drawn to the AFRS station there at Sangley. After Basic training and Army Clerk school training …
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  • Starting Radio Sangley, US Naval Station Sangley Point

    Starting Radio Sangley, US Naval Station Sangley Point

    By Louis McClure Snr US Naval Station Sangley Point aerial view. I was sent TDY to the Naval Air Station, at Sangley Point, across the bay from Manila. I was teaching technicians in communications, radar, and sonar equipment. There were many …
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  • Vietnam Village Radio

    Vietnam Village Radio

    By Dennis List I first visited Vietnam in early 1997, working for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on an aid project to help modernize radio there. On my first morning in Hanoi, I was awoken in my hotel room on the dot of 5 a.m. by what …
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  • Good Morning Hanoi – A Year on the Airwaves in the New Vietnam

    Good Morning Hanoi – A Year on the Airwaves in the New Vietnam

    By Iain Finlay and Trish Clark Hanoi is a city of flowers © Good Morning Hanoi At the entrance to the Voice of Vietnam’s radio headquarters, the administration offices in Quan Su Street, sits a gigantic old loudspeaker, the mouth of which is …
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  • I Shot Roy Acuff on AFRS Radio WVTK Leyte

    I Shot Roy Acuff on AFRS Radio WVTK Leyte

    By Bob Campbell “I was with WVTK in Leyte and I and one other soldier went to Samar and built a station, selected and trained personnel, got the station to air and turned it over to the navy. The station on Leyte then closed down. I then went …
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  • British Radio Batavia

    British Radio Batavia

    By John Arnold Masthead from Issue No.3 of AFRIB Review, Batavia, 31 May 1946 As an Intelligence Officer attached to the RAF 31 [Transport] Squadron based at Kemajoran Airport in Batavia, I worked closely with Johnny Northam – a Flt. Lieut who spent …
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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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  • The NIROM Story

    The NIROM Story

    This article appears with kind permission of the author, Jack Fox The Netherlands Indies Broadcasting Company Ltd This interesting history on the formation of radio broadcasting in the Netherlands East Indies was contained in a booklet published by …
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  • I Will Return

    I Will Return

    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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    80 Years of Radio in Indonesia

    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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  • Radio Sangley

    Radio Sangley

    After 3 years in the Army Air Force, serving in Australia, New Guinea, and Japan, I was discharged in January, l946. I attended Central Technical Institute, in Kansas City, Mo, and received my 1st Class Radiotelephone license in March, l949. I also …
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