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1950's British Radio Nostalgia
From Mrs. Dale's Diary to Take It From Here. A collection of BBC Radio programmes in the 1950's are reviewed here. Some with audio clips.

Airheads Radio Survey Archive
An historical archive of pop music radio surveys from the 50s through the 80s. The searchable singles and albums chart data are cross-referenced and include many local or regional hits.

BBC Radio classics: 1922-46
BBC site with historic recordings from the first daily radio service in 1922 until the end of World War 2.

Bay Area Radio Museum
The history of radio broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area, including streaming audio, photographs and memorabilia dating back to the early 20th Century.

Boss Radio Forever
The history of 1965 Los Angeles rock and roll radio station KHJ.

Broadcasting Scrapbook
Memories of radio stations and broadcasters of the 20th century. Contributions welcome.

Central Florida Radio
History of Radio Stations in Central Florida form Orlando to Deland

DCNYRadio Memory Bank
Radio and TV memories of stations in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Buffalo, Boston and New York.

Dr. Lee De Forest Radio History
Chronicles the history of De Forest radios.

George "Hound dog" Lorenz
History of Buffalo, New York's "Father of Rock and Roll Radio." Features pictures, sounds and articles on George "Hound dog" Lorenz.

History of American Broadcasting
AM and FM station lists from the 1920s through 1950s. Articles mostly on early history of radio and TV.

History of Central Florida Radio Stations. WPLA, WLAK, WONN
History of Central Florida Radio Stations. Biographies, Memorabilia, and Audio clips of Central Florida radio stations and personalities.

History of WDRC Radio in Hartford, Connecticut
Presents a visual and audio history of WDRC, Connecticut's oldest radio station.

John Allen's Radio Pages
Pictures and audio from the UK's BBC Radio London, LBC Newstalk (commercial speech station) and Imperial College Radio (student station).

Larry Matthews' Minor Career In Radio
Larry's erratic history of being a disc jockey starting in California in 1967. Also the technological changes that have occurred to change the industry.

MDS975 Radio Memorabilia section
A look at radio history in the UK from 1920 until today, paying tribute to the BBC, BBC Local Radio and Independent Local Radio.

Marconi 100 - Marking a century of radio
The BBC's story of Marconi's first trans-Atlantic broadcast in 1901 from Poldhu in Cornwall to Newfoundland.

The radio, mostly French, its history, its stories. On the radio and the Internet.

Radio Days: A Soundbite History
Experience the history of broadcast radio including both news and entertainment. Plus a monthly updated timeline of broadcast radio and many links to other radio-related material.

Radio Heritage Foundation - sharing the stories of Pacific radio
Radio Heritage Foundation provides an online archive collection of stories about pacific radio and a broad range of advocacy, research, education, publishing and other programs.

Radio London in the 1960's
History of the pirate Radio London, off the Essex coast in the mid-1960's. Includes useful context of why the pirate stations emerged.

Radio Rewind - 40 years of Radio 1 & 2
Unofficial look back over the years of Britain's BBC Radio One and Two. Includes sound files, jingles, listings, disc jockey profiles and photographs.

A site which presents the history of St. Louis Broadcast Radio.

The Broadcast Archive
Resources, documents, history, and trivia relating to US radio stations from 1913 onward.

The history of the UK radio licence
In the United Kingdom you were required - from 1922 until 1971 - to pay for a radio licence in order to legally listen to the wireless. Illustrated history.

United States Early Radio History
Articles and extracts about early radio and related technologies, in the United States from 1897 to 1927. By Thomas H. White.