World Record! Bruce Carty on 2CCC FM

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In September 1993 DJ Bruce Carty on 2CCC-FM made an attempt on the world record for continuous broadcasting by one DJ. As can be seen from these clippings from the local press he was successful!

Bruce Carty on 2CCC FM © Wyong Shire Advocate
Congratulations from the local press © Wyong Shire Advocate

Some photos of Bruce in the studio during his record-breaking session.

Bruce Carty on-air
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Bruce at the end
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There was some debate with the publishers of the Guiness Book of Records, as can be seen in the following correspondence. However, the record was accepted in the end.

Correspondence with the publishers
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Excerpt from 2CCC Program Guide
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This feature was compiled from photos and newspaper clippings kindly donated by Bruce Carty

Read more about Bruce’s time as a radio DJ in Iceland in our feature An Aussie DJ on Iceland Radio.

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