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2XL Cooma: ‘The Voice of the Southern Tablelands’

2XL has progressed a long way since the second Great War started when it was operated largely by a part time staff. The station is…

4LG Longreach: “Voice of the Central West”

The vast area of Queensland, extending between Quilpie and Normanton and from Springsure to Camooweal is covered by the Central Queensland station, 4LG, which radiates…

5AD Advertiser Broadcasting Network

In its fourteen years of existence, the 5AD Kangaroo Club has enrolled 65,000 young members (‘KANGAS’) from all over Australia. Through its efforts on behalf…

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3HA Covers Western Victoria

Because of its favourable geographical situation and its modern vertical steel radiator standing 250 feet in height on top of Mount Bainbridge, five miles from…

4SB Kingaroy: “The Voice of the South Burnett”

Station 4SB is controlled by the South Burnett Broadcasting Co. Ltd. The studio is in Alfred Street, Kingaroy. Hours of Broadcasting: Monday to Saturday 6…

7AD & 7BU Northern Tasmania

Covering all the North West of Tasmania, these two popular stations operate under one management. They provide a continuous day-time, and a dual night-time transmission….

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3SH Northern Victoria

At Swan Hill, on the River Murray, is 3SH Northern Victoria, serving the progressive towns of Swan Hill and Kerang and reaching out to the…

Victorian Broadcasting Network 3TR Gippsland

A unit of the Victorian Broadcasting Network and of the Macquarie Network, 3TR Gippsland is included in most of their extensive major features. Excellent programmes…

2MO Gunnedah: A Fine Station in a Rich District

With a district population of 8,551, Gunnedah is one of the wealthiest pastoral districts in Northern New South Wales. In this locality 2MO has been…

2UW Sydney: The Station All Australia Knows

“This is Station 2UW Sydney….” Transmitted from a vertical aerial towering 365 ft. above the city’s skyline, the voice of 2UW dominates the listening habits…

2BS Bathurst “The Centre of the West”

2BS “The Centre of the West” transmitting on a frequency of 1500 Kc/s, wavelength of 200 metres, commenced operation in 1937. 2BS is on the…

2GZ Central NSW: “Country Service”

Station 2GZ, Central New South Wales, commenced operations on Thursday, October 31st, 1935, with a powerful transmitter situated at Amaroo, twelve miles from Orange. Rapidly…

2HD Newcastle

2HD reopened under New Management, the shares in the Company having been purchased by the Australian Labour Party, and the Trades and Labour Council after the station had been out of operation for four years. The re-opening took place on January 15, 1945.

Diamonds of the Dial: Australian Heritage AM Radio Celebrating 75 Years on the Air

“Diamonds of the Dial’, that’s what the Radio Heritage Foundation calls 40 Australian heritage AM radio stations that have broadcast continuously for over 75 years…

2LM Lismore – The Feature Station

2LM is owned and operated by Richmond River Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. The Studios are situated in Molesworth Street, Lismore, and the transmitter in Ballina Road,…

3XY Melbourne, Efftee Broadcasters Pty Ltd – For Live Artist Productions

3XY operated by Efftee Broadcasters Pty. Ltd., was founded by the late F. W. Thring, well known in Australian theatrical and film circles. It began…

The Queensland Network – Five Great Voices in One: 4BC Brisbane, 4SB Kingaroy, 4GR Toowoomba, 4RO Rockhampton, 4MB Maryborough

The normal population of Queensland, according to the most recent official figures is just over 1,000,000. Most of that population is concentrated in the south-east…

2AD Armidale – The Voice of New England

A decade has passed since Station 2AD took the air to serve the New England Tableland, which technical experts will tell you, is one of…

Whitford Broadcasting Network: 6PM Perth, 6AM Northam, 6KG Kalgoorlie, 6GE Geraldton

DIRECTORS: Frank Whitford, Perth (Managing), Archer Whitford, Sydney. SECRETARY: Dave Muir. SALES MANAGER: Jack Tozer. Office and Studios, St. George’s House, 115 St George’s Terrace,…

2BH Broken Hill – “The Voice of the Western Darling”

2BH, “The Barrier Miner” Broadcasting Service is the only station giving coverage to Broken Hill and West Darling districts under all transmitting conditions. Associated with…

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