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7DY Derby, North-East Tasmania

Playing an important part in Tasmanian country broadcasting since February, 1938, Station 7DY, situated near Derby, operates on 1450 kc/s. (107 metres) , with a…

4MK Mackay, Queensland “We Strive to Excel”

Mackay Broadcasting Service Pty. Ltd., is a 100 per cent. Mackay organisation established firmly in a very prosperous district which boasts seven sugar mills, a…

2LF Young “The Voice of the South West”

Ideally situated in the heart of one of the Commonwealth’s wealthiest districts, Station 2LF, from Young, dominates an area of over 11,000,000 acres containing a…

4VL Charleville – “The Voice of the Far West”

Station 4VL is owned and controlled by the Charleville Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Alfred Street, Charleville. Studios and transmitter are situated at that address. Since commencing…

4AY Ayr – “The Voice of the North”

C. D. McCARTHY, manager of 4AY Ayr, “The Voice of the North” exerts his influence from his town office, where his contacts make 4AY a…

2MG Mudgee – “The Voice of the Tablelands”

Station 2MG, Mudgee, “The Voice of the Tablelands,” owned and operated by the Mudgee Broadcasting Company Pty. Limited, is situated a mile from the chief…

2PK Parkes “The Voice of the Golden West”

Parkes Broadcasting Co. Pty. Ltd. is the licensee of 2PK, which came on the air on October 5th 1937. This station which is a unit…

2LT Lithgow – Macquarie’s Central Western Network Station

Radio Centre 2LT, controlled by Lithgow Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. and an offshoot of Western Newspapers Pty. Ltd. commenced entertaining its 26,000 town listeners on June…

3BO – The Bendigo Station

Station 3BO Bendigo commenced operation on 4th June, 1931, and transmits on a wave length of 309 Metres, 970 K/C ‘s. Serving a wealthy area…

4ZR Roma – The Maranoa Broadcasting Company

4ZR Roma, owned by the Maranoa Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and situated in the wealthy Maranoa District provides both extensive entertainment and an excellent information service….

4CA Cairns

4CA Cairns – “At the Top of Australia” The Cairns Station is the most northerly on the Australian Coast. It is owned and operated by…

4TO Townsville, North Queensland

Station 4TO Townsville commenced operation on 5th October, 1931. It transmits on a wave-length of 384 Metres 780 K/C’s. The Station serves a wealthy and…

Western Australia Broadcasters 6IX-6MD-6WB

This trio of stations is operated by W.A. Broadcasters Ltd., and constitutes the Western Australian end of the Major Broadcasting Network. One basic programme is…

2CK Cessnock “The Voice of the Coalfields”

2CK is owned by Coalfields Broadcasting Coy. Pty. Ltd., constituted from a diversity of interests from the commercial and industrial community of the Coalfields and…

2NZ – Northern N.S.W.

It was on 30th March, 1936, that the first broadcasting Station to operate from Inverell, Northern New South Wales, went on the air, using the…

7QT Queenstown – Conqueror of Mineralisation

The claim is made for 7QT that it is unique among broadcasters. The extreme ruggedness of the country – plus the mineralised nature of the…

2UE Sydney – Australia’s Oldest Commercial Station

Radio 2UE is the oldest of the existing commercial stations in Australia: It commenced operating in 1925 on a license granted in 1924. Studios and…

2KY Sydney The First

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 4 of 5 The first transmission Once built, the station…

2KY Sydney The Founder

EMIL VOIGT: the man behind the birth of radio station 2KY by Robin Voigt Part 5 of 5 On the move In March 1932 2KY…

7HO Hobart’s Original

Have more information about any of the 7HO staff listed in this profile [photos, recordings, memories or stories]? Please contact us and help build our…