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A Warm Pacific Welcome

Welcome! Here, you’ll find features, pictures, personalities, commercial art, radio station guides, audio and more connecting popular culture, nostalgia and radio heritage across the Pacific…

A Visit to Super Rádio Brasil AM 940 Rio de Janeiro

Our contributor Martin Butera visits the station Super Rádio Brasil AM 940 in Rio de Janeiro.

Radio Facility in India Turned into a Jail

It was on August 5 last year (2020), that All India Radio in Almora in the northern Indian border state of Uttarakhand announced that local…

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…

Radio Malaysia Celebrates 75 Years

A recent email message from Jose Jacob VU2JOS in India alerts us to the fact that Radio Malaysia celebrated its 75th anniversary on April 1…

Wagga Wagga Food Parcels?

Ann Wells recently contacted us via our Facebook page with this inquiry: Hi, Bit of a long shot here, have recently been chatting to my…

Researching the life of Maya Rodevitch

Earlier this year James Duffy emailed us: Greetings: As is mentioned on your webpage, very little is known about the radio stations operating out of…

Radio Polynesia Ltd, Samoa – Station Promos from c2005

Station Promos Radio Polynesia Ltd operates a network of radio stations based in Apia, Samoa. From a CD donated to us c2005, enjoy this selection…

LM Radio Museum and Sound Archive

In our travels around the internet we came across the website of the LM Radio Museium and Sound Archive which records the history of Radio…

Radio Voz Missionária

Join our contributor Martin Butera as he visits the Brazilian shortwave station Radio Voz Missionária.

Mix FM 88.3 MHz Central Wellington (2003-2006)

Audio Samples from 2003-2006 Mix FM is an LPFM radio station that has broadcast to Wellington, New Zealand, for many years from a variety of…

Enquiry re. ‘Aristone’ record player/radio recently acquired

Anna P recently wrote to us: Hello, I hope you can help, or point me in the right direction!  I have just picked up a…

Garry Raynes of 2KA/4IP?

My name is Ian Anderson, my Mother was Maureen Raynes, her brother was Garry Raynes, I believe that he was a broadcaster on 4IP after…

Kermadec Earthquake

In our program today, we interrupt our regular flow of topics here in Wavescan in order to present instead a topic on the radio scene…

NZBC Radio Recordings from the 1960s

A selection of radio-related features broadcast on the NZBC’s “4ZB Network” in the 1960s & early 1970s. These recordings come from an un-attributed CD in…

Selwyn Toogood on Radio Pacific

In 1991–92 legendary New Zealand broadcasting personality Selwyn Toogood hosted a nostalgia programme on Radio Pacific. From an un-attributed CD in our archives, here are…

True Light FM Palmerston North

Sample Audio from True Light 87.8 FM From a CD donated to us by the station in 2010, listen to sample audio from True Light…

Bitter FM Taupo

Bitter FM Audio Samples From a CD donated to us by the station, here are some audio samples from the LPFM station Bitter FM, based…

The Story of Village Radio 1XT Tauranga

Audio Features from Our Archives Village Radio 1XT is on 1368AM and broadcasts from the Historic Village, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga, New Zealand. They play…

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