lunedì 4 luglio 2011

Australia Radio Heritage 7AD-7BU

Media Release
Radio Heritage Foundation
July 4 2011

Australian Heritage AM Radio
7AD Devonport - 7BU Burnie
Covering North West Tasmania

7AD Devonport and 7BU Burnie 'provide a continuous day-time and dual night-time transmission' and many young Tasmanians were members of their Sunpolisher's Club and the Koala Club according to the latest in the popular series of Long Lost Australian Radio Stars hosted by the Radio Heritage Foundation at

Strange as it seems, listeners were happy to keep re-tuning their radio dials throughout the day as both stations alternated service to North West Tasmania in the mid-1940s. Station personalities included Miss Rae Cross, Miss Joan Harrington, Stuart Field, John Ford and Ted Mays.
This new release brings to almost fifty 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 7AD-7BU Tasmania 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 7AD-7BU over the years are also important and wanted because they help people understand the important community role played by 7AD-7BU over several generations.

The Radio Heritage Foundation is a registered non-profit organization connecting popular culture nostalgia and radio heritage across the Pacific. The global website is Run by volunteers. 365 annual supporters are invited to each help fund operational costs with US$50 covering one days costs.