The MW Radio Dial in 1929

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 N.Z. RADIO LISTENERS’ GUIDE

1929 – 30

Published by The “RADIO RECORD”

Reference Section

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The Radio Listener’s Log

New Zealand Broadcast Stations
             
2ZQ N. R. Cunningham, Ltd., Masterton 50 watts   217.4 metres
2YB New Plymouth—(R.B.C.) 100 watts   244 metres
4ZL Radio Service, Dunedin 60 watts   245 metres
3ZC Home Recreations Service, Ltd., ChCh 250 watts   250 metres
1ZQ L. R. E. Keith Auckland 20 watts   253 metres
2ZM Atwater Kent, Gisborne 60 watts   260 metres
IZB Gloria Gramophone Co., Auckland 24 watts   275 metres
4ZB Otago Radio Assn., Dunedin 10 watts   277.8 metres
4ZM J. D. McKewen, Dunedin 10 watts   277.8 metres
4Z0 Barnett’s Radio Supplies, Dunedin 15 watts   277.8 metres
2ZF Radio Club, Palmerston North 20 watts   285 metres
3YA Christchurch—(R.B.C.) 500 watts   306 metres
1YA Auckland—(R.B.C.) 500 watts   333 metres
2YA Wellington—(R.B.C.) 5 kw.   420 metres
4YA Dunedin—(R.B.C.) 250 watts   463 metres
2ZK Morrison & Co., Wanganui 25 watts   500 metres
             
Canadian Stations
             
CFCF Montreal, Que 1,650 watts   411 metres
CFCN Calgary, Alberta 1,800 watts   434 metres
CFRB Toronto, Ont 1 kw.   312 metres
CHYC Montreal, Que 750 watts   411 metres
CKAC Montreal, Que 1,200 watts   411 metres
CKGW Bowmanville, Ont 5 kw.   312 metres
CKLC Red Deer, Alberta 1 kw.   357 metres
CKY Winnipeg, Man 5 kw.   384 metres
CNRV Vancouver, B.C 500 watts   291 metres
             
Australian Stations
             
3UX Tasmania       200 metres
3RI Melbourne 10 watts   230.6 metres
3BY Melbourne       248 metres
5KA Adelaide 1 kw.   250 metres
3DA Melbourne       251 metres
3DB Melbourne 500 watts   255 metres
2UW Sydney 500 watts   267 metres
2MK Bathurst 250 watts   275 metres
2KY Sydney 1 1/2 kw.   280 metres
2HD Newcastle 100 watts   288 metres
2UE Sydney 250 watts   293 metres
4GR Toowoomba 100 watts   294 metres
5DN Parkside 500 watts   313 metres
2GB Sydney 3 kw.   316 metres
3UZ Melbourne 100 watts   319 metres
2BL Sydney 5 kw.   353 metres
3LO Melbourne 5 kw.   371 metres
4QG Brisbane 5 kw.   385 metres
5CL Adelaide 5 kw.   409 metres
2FC Sydney 5 kw.   442 metres
3AR Melbourne 5 kw.   484 metres
7ZL Hobart 3 kw.   535 metres
             
NOTE :—The Australian stations are rated in power under a different system to that in New Zealand, which makes them appear much more powerful than they actually are.
             
Japanese Stations
             
JODK Keijo 1 kw.   345 metres
JOFK Hiroshima 10 kw.   353 metres
JOCK Nagoya 1 kw.   360 metres
JOIK Sapporo 10 kw.   361 metres
JOAK Tokio 1 kw.   375 metres
JOGK Kumamoto 10 kw.   380 metres
JOBK Osaka 1 kw.   385 metres
JOHK Sendai 10 kw.   396 metres
             
American Stations Reported in New Zealand
             
WLAC Nashville, Tennessee 5 kw.   201.1 metres
KGA Spokane, Washington 5 kw.   204 metres
KFBL Everett, Washington 50 watts   219 metres
KGER Long Beach California 100 watts   219 metres
KZM Oakland, California 100 watts   219 metres
WJKS Gary, Indiana 500 watts   220 metres
WGES Chicago, Illinois 500 watts   220 metres
WIBW Topeka, Kansas 1 kw.   231 metres
KTBI Los Angeles 1 kw.   231 metres
KTSA San Antonia, Texas 1 kw.   232 metres
KDYL Salt Lake City, Utah 1 kw.   232 metres
KFOX Long Beach, California 1 kw. (4ZL) 240 metres
KEKJ Los Angeles, California 500 watts   240 metres
KYA San Francisco, California 1 kw.   244 metres
KPQ Seattle, Washington 100 watts (3ZC) 248 metres
KXO El Centro, California 100 Watts   249 metres
KEX Portland, Oregon 5 kw. (IZQ) 254.1 metres
KTNT Muscatine, Iowa ((day) 5 kw.   256 metres
KVOO Tulsa, Oklahoma 5 kw.   263 metres
KFKB Milford, Kansas (day) 5 kw.   265 metres
KSL Salt Lake City, Utah 5 kw,   265 metres
KMIC Inglewood, California 500 watts   268 metres
KMOX St. Louis, Montana 25 kw. (2ZM) 275 metres
KNX Los Angeles, California 5 kw. (2ZF) 286 metres
WFAA Dallas, Texas 25 kw.   288 metres
KRLD Dallas, Texas 25 kw. (4ZB) 288 metres
WFIW Hopkinville, Kentucky 1 kw. (3UZ) 319 metres
KOIN Portland, Oregon 1 kw.   319 metres
KNA Shenandoah, Iowa 500 watts   322 metres
KOMO Seattle, Washington 1 kw.   326 metres
KHJ Los Angeles, California 1 kw.   320 metres
WSUN St. Petersbourgh, Florida 1 kw. (1YA) 333 metres
KFNF Shenandoah, Iowa 1 kw.   333 metres
KOL Seattle, Washington 500 watts   337 metres
KLX Oakland, California 500 watts   341 metres
WENR Chicago, Illinois 5 kw. (JOAK) 345 metres
KWKH Shreveport, Indiana 20 kw. (2BL) 353 metres
KOA Denver, Colorado 12.5 kw.   361 metres
KGO Oakland, California 10 kw. (JOGK) 380 metres
KELW Burbank, California 500 watts   384 metres
KTM Santa Monica. California 500 watts (4QG) 384 metres
WBBM Chicago, Illinois 2.5 kw.   389 metres
W GN Chicago, Illinois 25 kw.   416 metres
KFVD Venice, California 250 watts   428 metres
W LW Cincinatti, Ohio 25 kw.   428 metres
KPO San Francisco 5 kW. (2FC) 441 metres
WMAQ Chicago, Illinois 5 kW.   447 metres
KFI Los Angeles 5 kW. (4YA) 468 metres
WDAE Tampa, Florida 1 kw. (3AR) 484 metres
KFRC San Francisco, California 1 kw.   492 metres
KFSD San Diego, California 500 watts   500 metres
KPLA Los Angeles, California 1 kw.   526 metres
KMTR Hollywood, California 1 kw.   526 metres
WGR Buffalo, New York 1 kw.   545 metres
KTAB Oakland, California 500 watts   545 metres
             
Powerful American Stations
             
KFAB Lincoln, Nebraska 5 kw.   389 metres
KFEQ St. Joseph, Montana 2.5 kw.   535 metres
KFH Wichita, Kansas 1 kw.   231 metres
KFJF Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 5 kw.   204 metres
KFKX Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   294 metres
KFMX Northfield, Minn 1 kw.   240 metres
KFQB Fort Worth, Texas 1 kw.   242 metres
KFQZ Hollywood, California 1 kw.   353 metres
KFUN Colorado Springs, Colorado 1 kw.   236 metres
KGEF Los Angeles, California 1 kw.   231 metres
KGRS Amarillo, Texas 1 kw.   213 metres
KGW Portland, Oregon 1 kw.   484 metres
KHQ Spokane, Washington 1 kw.   508 metres
KIBO Boise, Idaho 1 kw.   240 metres
KLRA Little Rock River, Kansas 1 kw.   216 metres
KLZ Denver, Colorado 1 kw.   535 metres
KMMJ Clay Centre, Nebraska 1 kw.   405 metres
KOAC Cornwallis, Oregon 1 kw.   535 metres
KOB State College, New Mexico 10 kw.   254 metres
KOIL Council Bluffs, Iowa 1 kw.   238 metres
KPRC Houston, Texas 1 kw.   326 metres
KPSN Pasadena, California 1 kw.   316 metres
KSBA Shreveport, Louisiana 1 kw.   207 metres
KSCJ Sioux City, Iowa 1 kw.   225 metres
KSO Clarinda, Iowa 1 kw.   217 metres
KSOO Sioux Falls 1 kw.   270 metres
KTHS Hot Springs, R. Kansas 1 kw.   375 metres
KTW Seattle, Washington 1 kw.   236 metres
KUOA Frayetteville, R. Kansas 1 kw.   216 metres
KVI Takoma, Washington 1 kw.   224 metres
KWK St Louis Montana 1 kw.   222 metres
WADC Akron, Ohio 1 kw.   277 metres
WBAL Baltimore, M.D. 10 kw.   283 metres
WBAP Fortworth, Texas 5 kw.   375 metres
WBAB Nashville, Tenn 5 kw.   201 metres
WCAL Northfield, Minn 1 kw.   240 metres
WCAU Philadelphia, P. 5 kw.   256 metres
WCFL Chicago, Illinois 25 kw.   309 metres
WDAF Kansas City, Montana 1 kw.   492 metres
WDAG Amarillo, Texas 1 kw.   213 metres
WDAY Fargo, North Dacota, N.D. 1 kw.   234 metres
WDBO Orlando, Florida 1 kw.   484 metres
WDOD Chattanooga, Tennessee 1 kw.   234 metres
WDSU New Orleans, Louisiana 1 kw.   236 metres
WEAF New York City 25 kw.   454 metres
WEAI Ithaca, New York 1 kw.   236 metres
WEBC Superior, Wis 1 kw.   234 metres
WEBH Chicago. Illinois 5 kw.   300 metres
WEMC Berrien Springs, Mich 1 kw.   508 metres
WEW St. Louis, Montana 1 kw.   395 metres
WGY Schenectady, N.Y. 50 kw.   380 metres
WHAM Rochester Pens., N.Y. 5 kw.   261 metres
WHAS Louisville, Kentucky 5 kw.   366 metres
WHK Cleveland, Ohio 1 kw.   216 metres
WHOH Gloucester, Mass 1 kw.   219 metres
WHT Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   203 metres
WIBO Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   526 metres
WIOD Miami Beach, Florida 1 kw.   242 metres
WJAD Waco, Texas 1 kw.   242 metres
WJAG Norfolk, Nebraska 1 kw.   283 metres
WJAS Pittsburgh, Pa 1 kw.   232 metres
WJAX Jacksonville, Florida 1 kw.   238 metres
WJAZ Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   203 metres
WJJD Mooseheart, Illinois 20 kw.   254 metres
WJR Detroit, Mich 5 kw.   400 metres
WJSV Washington, D.C 10 kw.   205 metres
WJZ New York City 25 kw.   395 metres
WKBH La Crosse, Wisconsin 1 kw.   217 metres
WKBW Buffalo, New York 5 kw.   204 metres
WKEN Buffalo, New York 1 kw.   288 metres
WKY Oklahama 1 kw.   333 metres
WLB Minneapolis, Minn 1 kw.   240 metres
WLBL Stevens Point, Wis 2 kw.   333 metres
WLS Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   345 metres
WLWL New York City 5 kw.   237 metres
WNOX Knoxville, Tennessee 1 kw.   535 metres
WOAI San Antonio, Texas 5 kw.   252 metres
WOC Davenport, Iowa 5 kw.   300 metres
WODA Patterson, New Jersey 1 kw.   240 metres
WOI Ames, Iowa 3 kw.   535 metres
WOQ Kansas City, Montana 1 kw.   492 metres
WOR Newark, New Jersey 5 kw.   442 metres
WORD Chicago, Illinois 5 kw.   203 metres
WOWO   Fort Wayne, lndiana 1 kw.   258 metres
WPG Atlantic City, New Jersey 5 kw.   273 metres
WRR Dallas, Texas 5 kw.   234 metres
WRUF Gainesville, Florida 5 kw.   204 metres
WRVA Richmond, Virginia 5 kw.   270 metres
WSAI Cincinnati, Ohio 5 kw.   375 metres
WSB Atlanta, Georgia 10 kw.   405 metres
WSM Nashville, Tennessee 5 kw.   461 metres
WTAN Cleveland, Ohio 3.5 kw.   280 metres
WWL New Orleans, Louisiana 5 kw.   353 metres
WTIC Hartford, Connecticut 50 kw.   280 metres
WWVA   Wheeling, W. Virginia 5 kw.   258 metres
             
Other Overseas Stations
             
7BY Bombay 3 kw   351.1 metres
7CA Calcutta 3 kw,   370.4 metres
WAMG Capetown 1.5 kw   375 metres
COMK Moukden, China 2 kw   410 metres
KZRM Manila, Phil. Is 1 kw   413 metres
  “C. A. Larsen,” Whaler       420 metres
LSXQ Sir James Clarke Ross, Whaler       430 metres
COHB Kharbin. China 1 kw.   445 metres
JB Johannesburg 500 watts   450 metres
COTN Tientsin 500 watts   475 metres
             

 

 

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