domenica 10 aprile 2011

Australia Radio Heritage 2UW Sydney

Media Release
Radio Heritage Foundation

Australian Heritage AM Radio
2UW Sydney
The Station All Australia Knows

Former Sydney radio station 2UW was once the only station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout Australia according to the latest in the popular series of Long Lost Australian Radio Stars hosted by the Radio Heritage Foundation at

Relaunched in April 1995 as Mix 106.5 FM,, the original radio 2UW was established in 1925 and was known for 'the very best in music, the cream of dramatic entertainment, fast moving quiz programs and fifteen of the most popular radio serials on the air' and served listeners far beyond the Sydney region.

It's popular 'Theatre Beautiful' was opened in 1942 and each year more than 120,000 people were guests of 2UW and its sponsors at regular music and community events.

This is a fascinating feature about one of the greatest Australian radio stations when it was at it height of popularity in the late1940's, an era that has long gone but which has left enduring memories in the minds of millions of Australians today.

This new release brings to over thirty the number of such features currently included in the Long Lost Australian Radio Stars series at where an increasing amount of Australian radio heritage can now be found.

If you have your own memories, memorabilia and more you'd like to share about 2UW Sydney or any of the other stations featured in the series, the Radio Heritage Foundation wants to hear from you.

It may be some old photos, booklets, newspaper or magazine articles or even some recordings. Memories of listening to 2UW over the years are also important and wanted because they help people understand the important community role played by 2UW over several generations.

The Radio Heritage Foundation is a registered non-profit organization connecting popular culture nostalgia and radio heritage across the Pacific and its website is where full contact details can be found. Email: