Tag: Christchurch

Opening Broadcasts of 4ZJ & 3XG

In 2010 Oamaru DXer Peter Grenfell donated these two recordings of “opening broadcasts” to us. The first is of 4ZJ, a short-term station broadcasting for the 1978 Scout Jamboree in Oamaru, the second being the start of full-time broadcasting from Radio Rhema in Christchurch. The quality of these recordings is less than perfect, but they are both interesting events.

Radio Redwood Good Music 107.5FM

Radio Redwood, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, was established as a ‘ham’ station in 1973 by John Downey call sign ZL3TDQ. Radio Redwood Good Music 107.5FM is one of the many community stations around New Zealand.

The Wave, Sumner – Sampler CD

The Wave was an LPFM radio station broadcasting from the bell tower at All Saints Church in Sumner.

You Have Been Listening

“You Have Been Listening..” is a station 3YA anniversary programme marking 25 years of broadcasting in Christchurch. Consists of music, narration and brief interviews with…

New Pulse Found at Pulzar

Can’t wait to move back to Chch ANDY POULSEN Immediately following the February quake we were incredibly thankful we’d moved from our townhouse in Hereford…

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

A devastating earthquake hit Christchurch [New Zealand] on February 22 2011. Radio services to the metropolitan area have been disrupted with many studios damaged and…

Sounds FM Christchurch Silenced

Fine for ‘interfering’ with air traffic control frequency A Christchurch man who ran a hobby radio station has been fined $4000 and had his equipment…

White Elephant Ready to Rock

Radio station set up after tragedy A youth radio station and a police liaison group have been set up since the Edgeware Road tragedy. A…

Early ZL3 Amateurs

A Guide to Amateur Radio Stations in Christchurch 1932 By David Ricquish ‘Wireless listening will have a bit of a run, like ping-pong, or put-and-take,…