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Samoa operates American Samoa’s #1 Hit Music Station KKHJ-FM 93.1 and The People’s Station [V103] WVUV-FM 103.1. WVUV-FM is named in honor of one of the original AFRS Pacific WWII-era…

Virtual Archive Project: Location

…to broadcasting and radio waves. Our core Pacific is: Alaska USA Australia ACT New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia American Samoa Bonin Islands British…

From David’s Desk: Issue 20

…the Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji.  > read more A Staffer at Radio Pasifik Nauru on air Samoan Radio Sale Threatens Public Radio Future It’s unusual for a public radio and…

From David’s Desk: Issue 22

…KKHJ and WVUV logos. Welcome to South Seas Broadcasting, Inc stations V103 and 93KHJ in American Samoa, latest Heritage Friends of the Radio Heritage Foundation.  > read more The KYOI Story…

Island Base FM to gain 100% independence and expand into international Music Hub

Samoa. The 87.5FM frequency will continue under local management but with a different name, smaller broadcasting radius and no connection to Base FM (NZ), its team, DJs or network. Earlier…

Radio From Raro

…5kW R Ipanema at a steady level and Paraguay 920 as well. The nearby islands of Samoa and Tahiti were very strong as also were many Japanese and East-Asian stations….

WXLE Memories

…of Casey Kasem’s American Top 40 on Tuesday nights. We then sent the tape down to American Samoa to be played on WVUV 1120 down there. Studio Facilities The original…

Pago Pago – The Tall Tower Tour

Photos by: David B Musick It’s not often we see some Pacific towers, but you’ll enjoy this series of photos taken recently at Pago Pago, American Samoa. The KVZK-TV tower…

The Rock of Polynesia

…lazy habit of some of our employees relaying WVUV American Samoa when we go off the air at 9.l0pm”. (Via Bryan Clark) Thanks to the Niue Tourism Office for permission…

Gary Cooper on KIBS Canton Island 1953

…to his 1947 novel Tales of the South Pacific. It was filmed on location in Matautu, Western Samoa (present-day Samoa). (Film description from Wikipedia) During his stop-over in Canton Island,…

In the Heart of Beautiful Downtown Kanton WXLE Radio 1385

…link in the U.S. military air supply chain running from Honolulu through to Townsville in Queensland, Australia. The chain also included Pago Pago, American Samoa (also a major airfield), Nadi,…

Celebrating 30 Years of Broadcasting in the Pacific

…of ways – both of the Pacific region and the Pacific communities here in New Zealand. Dominic Godfrey in Samoa for 10th anniversary tsunami coverage, with SPREP’s Nanette Woondton (front)…

RNZI Mailbox Urban Pacific Radio Noumea

…reach 15 million by 2035, and this could mean that some 190 thousand people are added every year… which is like adding a complete Samoa every 52 weeks. That’s a…

Art of Radio Hawaii ©

…shown by the sales graph alongside. GM Arthur Sedgwick wrote “Incidentally we have had many reports of the fine reception in Samoa of our late Saturday night Samoan program”, so…

Radio New Zealand Signs On

…for the New Zealand Dependencies in the Pacific and for the Trust Territory of Western Samoa, and at the same time offer a programme of general interest to listeners in…

From David’s Desk: Issue 3

…radio heritage (David Ricquish Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation) Today’s broadcasters can help too Radio Polynesia’s Olga Keil in the Apia studios of K-LITE. This Samoan network contributed a large CD…

Radio New Zealand Signs On

…for the New Zealand Dependencies in the Pacific and for the Trust Territory of Western Samoa, and at the same time offer a programme of general interest to listeners in…

Mosquito Network In Fiji

…WVUV American Samoa Navy American Samoa 1ZM Auckland New Zealand; and of course, WVUT Fiji. In March 1946, station WVUT in Fiji left the Mosquito Network when it was taken…

From David’s Desk: Issue 21

…a skit entitled ‘Snow White and the Several Dwarfs’ at the stations’ 20th anniversary celebrations in the Woodlands Church Hall. © NATASHA MARTIN/Timaru Herald ZMAP Apia, Samoa – An Alan…

From David’s Desk: Issue 19

…number of stories from individual stations as varied as WXLE Eniwetok, WXLF Canton Island, WVUV American Samoa, WVUS New Caledonia, WXLI Guam, WXLG Kwajalein, KMTH Midway and many others. We’ve…