History of wireless telegraphy and broadcasting in Australia/Topical/Localities/Hobart

More than 50 key articles relevant to VIB Brisbane, mainly from the NLA's Trove Digitised Newspapers have been transcribed for ease of reference here: Brisbane - Transcriptions and Notes

1890s - Early Wireless ExperimentsEdit

Thomas Edward Self

Alfred Harold Masters

1900s - Early Wireless ExperimentsEdit

William Philpot Hallam

Frederick William Medhurst

1910s - POH / VIHEdit

1910s - AmateursEdit

XZB - Ewan Russell Kirby

XZC - M. or N. H. Harvey

XZD - Frederick William Medhurst

XZE - R. James

XZH - William Philpot Hallam

XZJ - V. Batchler

XZO - W. O. Duffy

XZP - R. S. Dawson

Early 1920s Amateur BroadcastersEdit

7BR - Cyril Wilson MonksEdit

Tasmanian Wireless ClubEdit

7AA-7DX - William Trevor WatkinsEdit

Wireless Institute of AustraliaEdit

4AEEdit

4AEEdit

4AEEdit

1924 - 7ZLEdit

1924+ - Failed B ClassEdit

29 Jul 1924 - John Clarey Price (4CE-4FI) reported negotiating for a Brisbane B Class licence, future 4MB?[1]

1 Oct 1924 - Report that efforts being made to interest an entertainment house in establishment of a Brisbane B Class station[2]

22 Nov 1924 - Herbert of the Trocadero announces at meeting that he intends establishing a B class station before Christmas (likely the subject of the 1 Oct 1924 report)[3]

22 Nov 1924 - 4CM operator Elliott places the facilities of the station for regular broadcasts if the traders meet the financial costs[4]

Late 1920s Amateur BroadcastersEdit

7HOEdit

4BHEdit

Early 1930s Amateur BroadcastersEdit

4BKEdit

Late 1930s Amateur BroadcastersEdit

4QREdit

4MBSEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Broadcasting Station". The Telegraph (Queensland, Australia) (16119): p. 2 (SECOND EDITION). 29 July 1924. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article183998558. Retrieved 9 December 2020. 
  2. "RADIO TOPICS". The Telegraph (Queensland, Australia) (16,174): p. 4. 1 October 1924. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article179602066. Retrieved 9 December 2020. 
  3. "Radio in Brisbane". The Telegraph (Queensland, Australia) (16,219): p. 9. 22 November 1924. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article183321373. Retrieved 9 December 2020. 
  4. "Radio in Brisbane". The Telegraph (Queensland, Australia) (16,219): p. 9. 22 November 1924. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article183321373. Retrieved 9 December 2020.