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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.
http://www.whirligig-tv.co.uk/radio

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.
http://www.las-solanas.com/arsa/

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.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/1204729.stm

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.
http://www.bayarearadio.org/

Boss Radio Forever
The history of 1965 Los Angeles rock and roll radio station KHJ.
http://www.bossradioforever.com/

Broadcasting Scrapbook
Memories of radio stations and broadcasters of the 20th century. Contributions welcome.
http://racampbell.tripod.com/blog/

Central Florida Radio
History of Radio Stations in Central Florida form Orlando to Deland
http://www.cflradio.net/

DCNYRadio Memory Bank
Radio and TV memories of stations in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Buffalo, Boston and New York.
http://www.dcnyradio.8m.net/

Dr. Lee De Forest Radio History
Chronicles the history of De Forest radios.
http://www.deforestradio.com/

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.
http://www.hounddoglorenz.com/

History of American Broadcasting
AM and FM station lists from the 1920s through 1950s. Articles mostly on early history of radio and TV.
http://jeff560.tripod.com/broadcasting.html

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.
http://www.radioyears.com/

History of WDRC Radio in Hartford, Connecticut
Presents a visual and audio history of WDRC, Connecticut's oldest radio station.
http://www.wdrcobg.com/

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).
http://johnallen.com/radio.html

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.
http://members.tripod.com/~djkuba/index-21.html

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.
http://www.arar93.dsl.pipex.com/mds975/

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.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cornwall/marconi/index.shtml

RADIOZONE
The radio, mostly French, its history, its stories. On the radio and the Internet.
http://ndaeuro.online.fr/gargot/index.htm

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.
http://www.otr.com/

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.
http://www.radioheritage.net/RHF_NEWS_RSS2.XML

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.
http://www.radiolondon.co.uk/kneesflashes/stationprofile/hist.html

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.
http://www.radiorewind.co.uk/

StlRadio
A site which presents the history of St. Louis Broadcast Radio.
http://www.stlradio.com/

The Broadcast Archive
Resources, documents, history, and trivia relating to US radio stations from 1913 onward.
http://www.oldradio.com/

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.
http://www.radiolicence.org.uk/

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.
http://earlyradiohistory.us/