Category Archives: Broadcasters

SW Pacific FM List

List of South West Pacific FM stations

2018 NZ FM Lists

Thanks to Bryan Clark and his able bunch of volunteers, below are 2 lists that will be very useful to FM DXers.

January 2018 NZ FM List By Region

Jan 2018 NZ FM List By Frequency

Australia To Leave SW Broadcasting


ABC Exits Shortwave Radio Transmission

*06 December 2016*

The ABC will end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January 2017.

The move is in line with the national broadcaster’s commitment to dispense with outdated technology and to expand its digital content offerings including DAB+ digital radio, online and mobile services, together with FM services for international audiences.

The majority of ABC audiences in the Northern Territory currently access ABC services via AM and FM and all ABC radio and digital radio services are available on the VAST satellite service.

Whatever Happened To WWBS Macon, Georgia?


Image from Rudolf Sonntag’s website

WWBS is just one of many US shortwave broadcasters who have vanished into the ether. Thanks to the Southgate ARC website, here is the story of WWBS.

New Zealand Broadcasting History


Paul Rawdon had dug up some interesting links to articles on New Zealand radio broadcasting history.

The first is the winning tender document for the installation of a tower for Auckland station 1YA.

The second article is on early Auckland broadcasting from the infamous “K-Road” and other sites.

The third details with broadcasting the celebration of New Zealand’s centennial in 1940.


Making Radio Matter


(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This interesting article from the New Statesman helps to remind us that in the Third World, radio and in particular shortwave, is still a valid medium for informing the masses.


NASB Celebrates 25 Years

Thanks to Radiomagonline for advising the National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters have celebrated 25 years. The AGM was held in Radio Free Asia’s Washington premises, more here.