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The Night Watch – WXLG Kwajalein 1953

Rare audio & photos from WXLG Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands in 1953

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.

Hutt Radio 106.1FM Fundraising CD

In 2011 the Hutt Radio Trust published this fundraising CD of 18 tracks donated by independent American musicians.

NiuFM – Station Snapshot from 2004

Two short sampler CDs from NiuFM in 2004.

World Wide Waves: The sounds of community radio

An interesting audio documentary on the BBC Sounds website: We may think we live in a digital age, but only half the world is currently…

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.

ABC Radio Darwin 8DR on Shortwave

After Cyclone Tracy devasted the Northern Territory city of Darwin in Australia, authorities turned to shortwave radio to help coordinate the mass evacuation of the city.

Keith Richardson Studio Carts

A collection of studio cart tapes donated to us by radio DJ Keith Richardson

AFRS “Stateside USA” on KIBS Canton Island

From a CD donated to us in 2012 by Glenn Carpenter, enjoy this episode of AFRS “Stateside USA – 15 Minutes of Home Town Highlights”, broadcast on KIBS Canton Island

Brotherly Luv on 106.7 in Whanganui

Audio snippets from BrotherLuv 106.7 FM, Whanganui

Radio With Pictures from Radio Manukena, Easter Island

Enjoy rare audio recordings and photo gallery from Radio Manukena on Easter Island

Gary Cooper on KIBS Canton Island 1953

In 1953 Gary Cooper was returning to the US after filming the movie Return to Paradise on location in Samoa. During his stop-over in Canton Island, Cooper was interviewed by the local radio station, KIBS, for their feature “The Traveller Talks”.

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…

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…

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…

V-Discs 1940s Cassette Compilation

V-Disc : An American military record label during WWII V-Disc (“V” for Victory) was a morale-boosting initiative involving the production of several series of recordings…

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