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Australian Radio History : An in-depth study into the development of A.M. radio broadcasting throughout Australia

Title

Australian Radio History : An in-depth study into the development of A.M. radio broadcasting throughout Australia

Authors

Bruce Carty

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No. of Pages

452

Summary

Australian Radio History” by Bruce Carty Ph.D

Bruce Carty started his interest in radio at the age of five as a member of the A.B.C. “Argonauts” Club. By seven his radio interest was listening to A.B.C. news broadcasts. By twelve Bruce was avidly following the 2UE Top 40, and at fourteen he became Australia’s youngest commercial radio announcer in 1963 with radio 2KA in Katoomba. - Author's website.

Publisher

Radio Heritage Foundation

City

Central Coast [New South Wales]

Publication Date

11-24-2019

ISBN

Not Applicable

Keywords

Radio Stations, Radio Broadcasting, Radio Call signs, Australia

Disciplines

Audio Arts and Acoustics

Table of Contents

Author Biography and Book Introduction -- First Came Recorded Sound -- Australian Radio Trivia -- Australian A.M. Radio Timelines -- Broadcasting Pioneers of Australia -- Broadcasting Nostalgia in Australia -- Australia’s First Licensed Broadcast Station (2CM 1922) -- Wireless Institute of Australia by Charles MacLurcan (2CM) -- A.W.A. Receiver Installation Guide (1926) -- History of Broadcast Station 4CM (1925) -- Experimental Broadcast Station 4RM (1928) -- Early Radio in Britain, America, and New Zealand -- Radio Receiver Licences. -- Australian Railway Broadcasting Stations -- Commercial Licenses That Never Went To Air -- Early Australian Shortwave Broadcasters -- What Makes Radio Tick? -- Radio 2UW Portable Outside Broadcast (1932) -- Miracle Men of Radio are Never Heard -- Australia’s First Licensed Television Station (Radio 4CM 1935) -- A.W.A. Broadcasting Station 9MI (M/V Kanimbla) -- Comparison of Early Program Guides – 2GB --1926 -- 1939 -- 1954 -- 1978 -- Talkback Anecdotes -- 50 Golden Years of Broadcasting (the Amateur Contribution) -- Early Serials and Programs on Australian Radio -- Australian Antarctic Broadcasting Stations -- Australian Radio Top 60 Songs for each Decade : 1930 -- 1940 -- 1950 -- 1960 -- 1970 -- 1980 -- 1990 -- Chronological A.M. Broadcasting Station Listings : Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory -- R.A.A.F. Radio – “The Voice of the Islands” (1944) -- Australian Military WWII Broadcasting Stations -- Narrowband A.M. Broadcasting Stations (1611-1701 KHz.) -- Australian Radio Anecdotes -- Australian Radio History Controversies -- On This Day -- Jan -- Feb -- Mar -- Apr -- May -- Jun -- Jul -- Aug -- Sep -- Oct -- Nov -- Dec -- Station Slogans -- Bert Button Comments on Radio (1985) -- John Pearce (“For the Love of Mike”) -- Bibliography and Resources -- An Aussie DJ Breaks World Record -- An Aussie DJ on Icelandic Radio.

Notes

Author: Bruce Carty Ph.D.

Alternative Title: Australia RM Radio History

Additional Resources:

Radio Heritage Foundation

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Radio Hertage Foundation Legacy Website

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Australian Radio History : An in-depth study into the development of A.M. radio broadcasting throughout Australia
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