Geographic Collection – North America

KNX, Los Angeles – A Centennial Station

The station will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 10. By John SchneiderPublished: June 28, 2020 ⋅ Updated: August 6, 2020 This is part of…

The Birth of a Station

THE hush of early morning is broken only by the staccato beat of an isolated gasoline engine in a tent in an alfalfa field just…

The Don Lee Broadcasting System

We all know the big three U.S. television networks: NBC, ABC and CBS, but one nearly forgotten early network was ahead of them all. Many…

Finding local Emergency Alert Stations in the US

Emergency Alert Stations: A great source of local information by Mario Filippi During the pandemic a source of local information for residents in certain areas…

Investor plans ‘Mightier 1090′ after leasing signal of former sports radio station

‘SoCal-Sports-Talk’ format, summer launch planned for rebranded San Diego station By Tom Krasovic The San Diego Union-TribuneApril 26, 2020 Planning to relaunch San Diego radio station…

Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

USAGM aims to help drive development of low-cost DRM receivers By Hans JohnsonPublished: April 22, 2020 Radio Marti began Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) shortwave transmissions…

White House slams Voice of America, VOA fights back

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday launched an unusual attack on the congressionally funded Voice of America, the U.S. broadcaster that for decades…

Anniversary of Radio Canada International, 75 today

By Marc , February 25, 2020 Today is an auspicious day for RCI. It was February 25, 1945 that the CBC International Service began shortwave…

KOA Building Tour – 1959

A tour of the KOA-TV and radio studios soon after their construction in 1959. Hosted by Pete Smythe with an introduction by Today Show Host…

Historic WHO Radio Recordings Now Online

Cliff Brockman Iowa Broadcast News Association December 9th, 2019 A large collection of WHO radio recordings in the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB) has been…

CJCD Yellowknife Turns 40

On November 13, 1979, CJCD first broadcast on 1240 AM in Yellowknife. Now on FM and under different ownership, the station – which retains the…

Tribute to a Century of Broadcasting

On the 100th anniversary of broadcast radio it’s still possible to hear an AM radio station on all 118 AM North American Medium Wave channels…

KNX Los Angeles Turns 99

California Mediumwave Station Celebrates 99 Years Dr. Adrian M. PetersonAWR “Wavescan”October 13, 2019 The well known powerful mediumwave station KNX in Los Angeles California is…

CKLW and other Jingles from the Past

CKLW and other Jingles from the Past. Published by fansofjingles on YouTube.

The Development of the Directional AM Broadcast Antenna

The advent of the directional antenna made it possible for co-channel stations to operate in close proximity John SchneiderRadioWorldJune 2019 This article originally appeared in…

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…

Community Radio Station KBFG-LP in Seattle

By Jennifer WaitsRadio SurvivorJuly 2019 Tucked away in a shed in a northwest Seattle neighborhood was perhaps the tiniest radio station that I’d ever seen:…

WTMA Celebrates 80 Years in Charleston

It hasn’t changed the call sign, but not much else is the same in 2019 By Ken DeutschRadioWorldJuly 2019 “We’ve come a long way from…

AFRTS Archive: Roger Carroll – 1979

Roger Carroll and Los Angeles radio were the same thing. From 1948-58 at KABC and 1959-79 at Gene Autry’s KMPC. “KMPC was one of the…

AFRTS Archive: Polka Party – 1961

Dick Sinclair was one of our first jocks. He was in that first class at Fox Film studios in 1943, went to the Mosquito Network….

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