Geographic Collection – International

World Wide Waves: The sounds of community radio

An interesting audio documentary on the BBC Sounds website: We may think we live in a digital age, but only half the world is currently…

The Radio Scene on the World’s Most Isolated Island

Modern geographers inform us that the world’s most isolated island is the barren, frozen and windswept island called Bouvet, in the South Atlantic Ocean. This small uninhabited island is located somewhere between South America, South Africa, and Antarctica, more than a thousand miles distant from each continent.

Japan’s only shortwave station still in business after 80 years

Standing tall and proud over an area of 1 million square meters or so, a forest of steel towers in two-tone red and white is the dominant feature under the blue sky against the backdrop of Mount Tsukubasan. This is KDDI Corp.’s Yamata Transmitting Station, the nation’s only facility broadcasting shortwave radio programs to overseas listeners.

Vatican Radio Celebrates 90 Years

It was at 4:30 pm on Thursday February 12, 1931 that the new Vatican Radio was officially inaugurated under the direction of the famous radio…

Tristan da Cunha – ZOE Radio Tristan 3290 kHz – A rare QSL from the world’s most remote inhabited archipelago.

Tristan da Cunha, the main island of the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, is situated in the south Atlantic Ocean, 2 805 km…

Broadcast Digital Radio Endures With DAB+

WorldDAB Project Director Bernie O’Neill gives an overview of recent DAB developments By Bernie O’NeillPublished: April 23, 2020 The author is WorldDAB project director. LONDON…

Falling in Love Over the Airwaves

The couple who fell in love over the ABC’s Radio Australia more than 50 years ago Michael Vincent Dec 15 2019 They were from two…

Shortwave Penpals

Timaru and German penpals still click after more than 50 years Al Williams – Jan 13 2020 Penpals John Watson and Rainer Bradtke have met…

Australia Calling: 80 Years of International Broadcasting

On December 20, 1939, Prime Minister Robert Menzies announced Australia’s first international broadcast service. From radio, to TV, digital, mobile, social and streaming we have…

The Internet’s Impact on International Radio

Many broadcasters saved money by moving from high-power shortwave transmissions to the web. But at what cost? James CarelessRadioWorldAugust 2019 OTTAWA — During the height…

Voice of America – The Long Reach of Shortwave

‘Voice of America’ exhibition is a fascinating look at early shortwave radio By David PagelLos Angeles TimesJuly 2019 Long before cell towers started sprouting up…

Glory Days of Shortwave: Interval Signals and QSLs

Glory Days of Shortwave – Interval Signals and QSLsHere’s a collection of signature tunes / interval signal set to QSLs and other pictures published by…

RNZI : Our International Voice on Shortwave Radio

WIRELESS WAVES TO THE WORLD Our International Voice by Bob Edlin JANUARY 24, 1990. In Auckland, the Commonwealth Games would open and Kiwis would be…

Listening with Lizzie – British Commonwealth on the Air 1952-53

Celebrating the Diamond JubileeQueen Elizabeth II 1952-2012 Princess Elizabeth was on holiday visiting Kenya in central Africa when news broke that her father, King George…

The Titanic Anniversary

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

Emergency Relay

Radio New Zealand International via Radio Australia This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio…

The Story Of A Burning Passenger Liner

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

AWR Studio Network

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

Radio Stations For Children & Young People

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…

80 Years On The Air

Seventh Day Adventist Broadcasting reaches a major milestone This article was originally material for a broadcast of “Wavescan” via Adventist World Radio and now forms…

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