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ABC Radio Melbourne is an ABC Local Radio station in Melbourne, Australia.
ABC Radio Perth (call sign: 6WF) is a radio station located in Perth, Western Australia, operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and broadcasting at 720 kHz AM.
ABC Radio Sydney (official call sign: 2BL) is an ABC radio station in Sydney, Australia.
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
An advocate in this sense is a professional in the field of law.
Aktien-Gesellschaft Vulcan Stettin (short AG Vulcan Stettin) was a German shipbuilding and locomotive building company.
The Albany Advertiser, also published as the Australian Advertiser and the Albany Advertiser and Plantagenet and Denmark Post, is a biweekly English language newspaper published for Albany and the Great Southern region in Western Australia.
Albert Music, formerly J Albert and Son is an Australian company with an estimated worth in 2009 of more than A$209 million.
Alexander Muirhead, FRS, (26 May 1848 – 13 December 1920) born in East Saltoun, East Lothian, Scotland was an electrical engineer specialising in wireless telegraphy.
Alphanumeric is a combination of alphabetic and numeric characters, and is used to describe the collection of Latin letters and Arabic digits or a text constructed from this collection.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (later AWA Ltd) is an electronics manufacturer and broadcaster based out of Sydney, Australia.
Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, describes the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency communication.
An amateur radio operator is someone who uses equipment at an amateur radio station to engage in two-way personal communications with other amateur operators on radio frequencies assigned to the amateur radio service.
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.
The Argonauts Club was an Australian children's radio program, first broadcast in 1933 on ABC Radio in Melbourne.
The armored cruiser was a type of warship of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Arthur William Jarrett (28 October 1874 – 25 December 1942) was a pioneer radio broadcaster in South Australia.
The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) was an Australasian scientific team that explored part of Antarctica between 1911 and 1914.
The Australasian Post, commonly called the Aussie Post, was Australia's longest-running weekly picture magazine.
Australasian Wireless relates to two separate entities Australasian Wireless Limited and Australasian Wireless Company Limited.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia Hotel is a former hotel that was located in Castlereagh Street, Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
The Australian Postal Corporation (formerly Commission), operating as Australia Post, is the government-owned corporation that provides postal services in Australia.
The Australia Station was the British, and later Australian, naval command responsible for the waters around the Australian continent.
Australia's Amateur Hour was an important early Australian radio program in the form of a talent contest, which was broadcast from 1940 to 1958, which also aired briefly on television from 1957 to 1958.
The Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) is a part of Antarctica administered by the Australian Antarctic Division, an agency of the federal Department of the Environment and Energy.
The Australian Broadcasting Authority (ABA) was an Australian government agency whose main roles were to regulate broadcasting, radiocommunications and telecommunications.
The Australian Broadcasting Company Pty.
The Australian Broadcasting Control Board was an Australian government agency whose main roles were to regulate commercial AM radio, Commercial TV broadcasting and eventually introduce FM broadcasting and regulate that also.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is an Australian Government statutory authority within the Communications portfolio.
The Australian Squadron was the name given to the British naval force assigned to the Australia Station from 1859 to 1911.
The Barbarossa class was a class of ocean liners of North German Lloyd and the Hamburg America Line of the German Empire.
Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.
Sir Benjamin John "Ben" Fuller (20 March 1875 – 10 March 1952) was an English-born Australian theatrical entrepreneur.
The Bendigo Advertiser (commonly referred to as The Addy) is the daily (Monday–Saturday) newspaper for Bendigo, Victoria and its surrounding region.
Bendigo School of Mines and Industries (the name used from 1883 to 1959) was located in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia and was established in 1873 as the Bendigo School of Mines.
Blue Hills, written by Gwen Meredith, is an Australian radio serial about the lives of families in a typical Australian country town called Tanimbla.
The Boyer Lectures began in 1959 as the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Commission, now the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Lectures.
The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.
Brighton is an affluent coastal suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Caird & Company was a Scottish shipbuilding and engineering firm based in Greenock.
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
Call signs in Australia are allocated by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and are unique for each broadcast station.
Carols by Candlelight is an annual Australian Christmas tradition that originated in southeastern Australia in the 19th century and was popularised in Melbourne in 1938.
Sir Charles Todd (7 July 1826 – 29 January 1910) worked at the Royal Greenwich Observatory 1841–1847 and the Cambridge University observatory from 1847 to 1854.
Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
For a more comprehensive treatment with full quotes of newspaper articles refer Wikibooks chapter on VIN Geraldton The Coastal radio station VIN was a wireless telegraphy station at Geraldton, Western Australia which commenced operation on 12 May 1913.
Consider Your Verdict is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network originally screening from February 1961 through to June 1964.
The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia.
The Coolgardie Miner (18 April 1894 – 16 June 1911) was a weekly newspaper established in Coolgardie, Western Australia, at a time when Coolgardie was the prominent town in the goldfields region of Western Australia.
Cruise 1323 (call sign: 5DN) is one of Adelaide's longest running radio stations.
Dad and Dave from Snake Gully was an Australian radio drama series based on the stories of Steele Rudd.
Daily Cargo News (DCN) is a weekly Australian shipping, trade, transport and logistics focused newspaper, published by Paragon Media in tabloid format.
Daily News or The Daily News is the name of several daily newspapers around the world, including.
The Daily News, historically a successor of The Inquirer and The Inquirer and Commercial News, was an afternoon daily English language newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia from 1882 to 1990, though its origin is traceable from 1840.
The Australian Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy is a former department of the Government of Australia that was charged with the responsibility to help develop a vibrant, sustainable and internationally competitive broadband, broadcasting and communications sector and, through this, promote the digital economy for the benefit of all Australians.
The Department of Communications was an Australian government department that existed between November 1980 and July 1987.
The Department of Communications was an Australian government department that existed between December 1993 and January 1994.
The Australian Government Department of Communications was a department responsible for helping to develop a vibrant, sustainable and internationally-competitive broadband, broadcasting and communications sector in Australia and promoting the digital economy.
The Australian Department of Communications and the Arts is a department of the Government of Australia charged with responsibility for communications policy and programs and cultural affairs.
The Department of Communications and the Arts was an Australian government department that existed between January 1994 and October 1998.
The Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts was an Australian government department that existed between October 1998 and December 2007.
The Department of the Media was an Australian government department that existed between December 1972 and December 1975.
The Department of Transport and Communications was an Australian government department that existed between July 1987 and December 1993.
Devonport is a city in northern Tasmania, Australia.
Edward Gustavus Campbell Barton (11 December 1857 – 14 June 1942) was an electrical engineer and a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
Edward Hope Kirkby (31 December 1853 – 28 July 1915) was a jeweler watchmaker in Williamstown, Victoria who eventually became a manufacturing electrician making systems of fire protection.
Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk (8 August 18868 July 1965) was an English Australian businessman and entrepreneur who was the founder (1913) and later Managing Director (1916) and Chairman (1932) of Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) (AWA).
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, HFRSE LLD (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics.
Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd,http://www.eventcinemas.com.au/Terms operating as Event Cinemas, Greater Union, GU Filmhouse and Birch Carroll & Coyle (BCC Cinemas), is a group of cinema chains operating in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji under Australian parent company Event Hospitality and Entertainment.
Florence Violet McKenzie OBE (née Granville; 28 September 1890 or 1892 – 23 May 1982), affectionately known as "Mrs Mac", was Australia's first female electrical engineer, founder of the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps (WESC) and lifelong promoter for technical education for women.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
Football Inquest is the name of two Australian television series, which both aired in Melbourne.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Francis Howard Bickerton (15 January 1889 – 21 August 1954) was an English treasure-hunter, Antarctic explorer, soldier, aeronaut, entrepreneur, big-game hunter and movie-maker.
Frank Prosser Bowden (August 1860 – ????) was a senior public servant, initially with the Tasmanian Post Office and following Federation, the federal Postmaster-General's Department.
Frederick Soddy FRS (2 September 1877 – 22 September 1956) was an English radiochemist who explained, with Ernest Rutherford, that radioactivity is due to the transmutation of elements, now known to involve nuclear reactions.
Garden Island is an inner-city locality of Sydney, Australia, and the location of a major Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base.
Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.
The Geelong Advertiser is a daily newspaper circulating in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, the Bellarine Peninsula, and surrounding areas.
A Geissler tube is an early gas discharge tube used to demonstrate the principles of electrical glow discharge, similar to modern neon lighting.
The General Post Office, situated on the corner of Elizabeth and Bourke Streets in Melbourne, is the former General Post Office for Victoria.
George Augustine Taylor (1 August 1872 – 20 January 1928) was an Australian artist, journalist, and inventor.
George Phillip Stevens (24 June 1861 – 20 November 1941) was a senior public servant, transitioning from the State Post and Telegraph Department to the Federal Department following Federation.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Gippsland Times is a newspaper published in Sale, Victoria, Australia since 1861.
Give It a Go was an Australian television game show which aired in 1957.
Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.
The Great Australian Bight is a large oceanic bight, or open bay, off the central and western portions of the southern coastline of mainland Australia.
The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the powerful United States Navy battle fleet that completed a journey around the globe from 16 December 1907, to 22 February 1909, by order of United States President Theodore Roosevelt.
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (25 April 187420 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system.
Hapag-Lloyd is a multinational German-based transportation company.
Harry Shoemaker (May 11, 1879 – August 8, 1932) was an American inventor and pioneer radio engineer, who received more than 40 U.S. patents in the radio field from 1901 to 1905.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (22 February 1857 – 1 January 1894) was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves theorized by James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light.
Henry Sutton (3 September 1855 – 28 July 1912) born in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia was an inventor credited with contributions to many forefront technologies of the day.
Henry Walter Jenvey (???? – 14 July 1932) was a senior public servant, initially with the Victorian Post Office and following Federation, the federal Postmaster-General's Department.
Herald or The Herald is the name of various newspapers.
The first broadcasting of a radio transmission consisted of Morse code (or wireless telegraphy) was made from a temporary station set up by Guglielmo Marconi in 1895.
The early history of radio is the history of technology that produces and uses radio instruments that use radio waves.
The history of telecommunication began with the use of smoke signals and drums in Africa, the Americas and parts of Asia.
The invention of the television was the work of many individuals in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has evolved from its origins as a licensing scheme administered by the Postmaster-General's Department into a content provider in radio, television and new media.
During the wireless era, the island country of Nauru saw a variety of colonial rulers.
HMAS Encounter was a second-class protected cruiser of the operated by the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Kanimbla was a passenger ship converted for use as an armed merchant cruiser and landing ship infantry during World War II.
HMAS Pioneer (formerly HMS Pioneer) was a light cruiser built for the Royal Navy at the end of the 19th century.
HMAS Psyche (formerly HMS Psyche) was a light cruiser built for the Royal Navy at the end of the 19th century.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.
HMS Cambrian was a second-class protected cruiser, of the Royal Navy, built at the Pembroke Dockyard and launched on 30 January 1893.
HMS Challenger was a second-class protected cruiser of the of the Royal Navy.
HMS Euryalus was a armoured cruiser built for the Royal Navy around 1900.
HMS Otranto was an armed merchant cruiser requisitioned by the Royal Navy when World War I began in 1914.
HMS Pegasus was one of 11 protected cruisers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1893 under the Spencer Program and based on the earlier.
HMS Powerful was a ship of the of protected cruisers in the Royal Navy.
HMS Pyramus was a protected cruiser of the Royal Navy.
HMVS Cerberus (Her Majesty's Victorian Ship) is a breastwork monitor that served in the Victoria Naval Forces, the Commonwealth Naval Forces (CNF), and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) between 1871 and 1924.
Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
Hobsons Bay is a bay in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.
Ian Bruce Turpie (6 November 1943 – 11 March 2012) was an Australian performer, a stage, television and film actor, a pop singer, a television presenter and a radio host personality, best known early in his career as the host of the teen pop music show, The Go!! Show, later in the 1980s and 1990s for hosting the Australian versions of the long-running game shows The New Price Is Right, and Supermarket Sweep, as well as playing Keith Warne on Swift and Shift Couriers and Wazza on Housos.
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.
The Imperial Russian Navy was the navy of the Russian Empire.
An induction coil or "spark coil" (archaically known as an inductorium or Ruhmkorff coil after Heinrich Ruhmkorff) is a type of electrical transformer used to produce high-voltage pulses from a low-voltage direct current (DC) supply.
Information Please was an American radio quiz show, created by Dan Golenpaul, which aired on NBC from May 17, 1938 to April 22, 1951.
Many people were involved in the invention of radio as we know it today.
It Pays to Be Funny was an Australian television comedy game show.
James Clerk Maxwell (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics.
James George Drake (26 April 1850 – 1 August 1941) was an Australian politician.
was the third (and final vessel) in the of protected cruisers in the Imperial Japanese Navy.
was the lead ship in the of protected cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
was a protected cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
was a protected cruiser in the Imperial Japanese Navy, acquired as a prize of war during the Russo-Japanese War from the Imperial Russian Navy, where it was originally known as the.
Jarrow is a town in north-east England, located on the River Tyne.
John Brown and Company of Clydebank was a British marine engineering and shipbuilding firm.
Pinchas Cargher AM, known professionally as John Cargher (24 January 191930 April 2008), was a British-born Australian music and ballet journalist and radio broadcaster.
John Gavan Duffy (15 October 1844 – 8 March 1917) was an Australian politician, member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
John Graeme Balsillie (11 September 1885 – 10 July 1924) was an inventor, communications engineer, wireless telegraphy pioneer, business proprietor and senior public servant.
John Pendleton King (April 3, 1799March 19, 1888) was an attorney, planter and politician, serving as United States Senator from Georgia.
John Stone Stone (September 24, 1869 – May 20, 1943) was an American mathematician, physicist and inventor.
John Yeates Nelson (1850 – 29 December 1932) was a senior public servant with the New South Wales Post and Telegraph Department and later the Federal Postmaster-General's Department.
Father Joseph Patrick Slattery, CM (21 May 1866 – 31 March 1931) physicist, radiologist, Catholic priest, pioneer in the field of radiography in Australia and credited with the first use of fluoroscopy in Australia.
The Kalgoorlie Miner (known commonly as The Miner) is a daily newspaper circulating in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Goldfields-Esperance region.
Baron was an early Japanese admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy, commanding the IJN 2nd Fleet during the Russo-Japanese War, most notably at the Battle off Ulsan and Tsushima.
KIIS 1065 (call sign: 2WFM) is a commercial FM radio station broadcasting in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on a frequency of 106.5 MHz and is the flagship station of the Australian Radio Network's KIIS Network.
The lead ship, name ship, or class leader is the first of a series or class of ships all constructed according to the same general design.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
Lee de Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor, self-described "Father of Radio", and a pioneer in the development of sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures.
This is an incomplete list of AM broadcast (medium wave) radio transmitter stations in Australia, past and present.
A Communications Ministry or Department of Communications is a ministry or other government agency charged with communication.
This list records notable individuals who have participated in the industry.
This is a list of radio stations that broadcast in Australia.
London and Glasgow Shipbuilding Company, also known as the London and Glasgow Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Company, was a shipbuilding firm established in 1864 by a consortium of London bankers, including the Glasgow engineer James Rodger.
In radio, longwave, long wave or long-wave, and commonly abbreviated LW, refers to parts of the radio spectrum with wavelengths longer than what was originally called the medium-wave broadcasting band.
Macquarie Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies in the southwest Pacific Ocean, about halfway between New Zealand and Antarctica, at 54° 30' S, 158° 57' E.
Macquarie Sports Radio (call sign: 2UE) is a commercial radio station in Sydney owned by Macquarie Radio Network.
John Malcolm Fraser (21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015) was an Australian politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1975 to 1983 as leader of the Liberal Party.
Malvern (/ˈmɔːlvən/) is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Stonnington local government area.
The Marconi Company was a British telecommunications and engineering company that did business under that name from 1963 to 1987.
Australia has a modern and diverse media industry spanning traditional and digital formats mostly catering to its predominantly English-speaking population.
Medium wave (MW) is the part of the medium frequency (MF) radio band used mainly for AM radio broadcasting.
Meet the Press was an Australian Sunday morning talk show focused on the national political agenda, as well as other news, sport, and lifestyle issues since its 2013 relaunch.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne Observatory was founded in 1862 to serve as a scientific research institution for the rapidly growing city of Melbourne, the capital of the colony of Victoria.
A Ministry of Transport or Transportation is a ministry responsible for transportation within a country.
Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.
The National Broadcasting Service was a state owned broadcasting station in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The National Transmission Agency (NTA) was an agency within the Australian Department of Communications and the Arts that existed from its inception in 1992 until 1997.
Nauru (Naoero, or), officially the Republic of Nauru (Repubrikin Naoero) and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific.
Naval Station Norfolk, is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia.
Navigazione Generale Italiana (NGI) was an Italian shipping company formed in 1881 by the merger of I & V. Florio of Palermo and Raffaele Rubattino of Genoa.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
The New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR) was the agency of the Government of New South Wales that administered rail transport in New South Wales, Australia, between 1855 and 1932.
The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas.
There are 2 national and 10 state/territory daily newspapers, 35 regional dailies and 470 other regional and suburban newspapers in Australia.
Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL) (North German Lloyd) was a German shipping company.
The North America and West Indies Station was a formation or command of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy stationed in North American waters from 1745 to 1956.
The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, (12 June 1851 – 22 August 1940) was a British physicist and writer involved in the development of, and holder of key patents for, radio.
One Man's Family is an American radio soap opera, heard for almost three decades, from 1932 to 1959.
The Orient Steam Navigation Company, also known as the Orient Line, was a British shipping company with roots going back to the late 18th century.
Oswald Francis Mingay (1 July 1895 – 8 August 1973) was a public servant, wireless signalman in the Australian Army during World War I and an early wireless experimenter, but best known as a journalist, editor and publisher of radio-related publications over several decades.
Oxford Show was an Australian radio program which was broadcast on Melbourne station 3KZ in the 1950s.
P&O (formerly the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) was a British shipping and logistics company dating from the early 19th century.
Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company Limited, often referred to simply as "Palmers", was a British shipbuilding company.
Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
Pembroke Dockyard is a former Royal Navy Dockyard in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Philip Billingsley Walker (???? – 5 August 1900) was a senior public servant with the New South Wales Post and Telegraph Department.
Pick a Box was one of the first game shows to be broadcast on Australian television.
Point Cook is the home of RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook, the birthplace of the Royal Australian Air Force, and is the current home of the RAAF Museum.
Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.
In Australia, the Postal and Telecommunications Department was an Australian Government department, established in 1975 to take over the residual functions of the Postmaster-General's Department after its postal and telecommunications functions were split into the Australian Postal Commission (trading as Australia Post) and the Australian Telecommunications Commission (trading as Telecom, and which later became Telstra) respectively.
Postcodes are used in Australia to more efficiently sort and route mail within the Australian postal system.
In Australia, the Postmaster-General's Department (PMG) was an Australian Government department, established at Australia's Federation in 1901, whose responsibilities included the provision of postal and telegraphic services throughout Australia.
The protected cruiser is a type of naval cruiser of the late 19th century, so known because its armoured deck offered protection for vital machine spaces from fragments caused by exploding shells above.
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
The history of broadcasting in Australia has been shaped for over a century by the problem of communication across long distances, coupled with a strong base in a wealthy society with a deep taste for aural communications in a silent landscape.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (October 6, 1866 – July 22, 1932) was a Canadian-born inventor, who did a majority of his work in the United States and also claimed U.S. citizenship through his American-born father.
Sir Richard Threlfall (14 August 1861 – 10 July 1932) was an English chemist and engineer, he established the School of Physics at the University of Sydney and made important contributions to military science during World War I. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1899, and was created KBE in 1917 and GBE in 1927.
RMS Moldavia was a British passenger steamship of the early 20th century.
RMS Ophir was a twin-screw ocean liner of the Orient Steam Navigation Company of London, which worked company's London — Aden — Colombo — Australia route from 1891.
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
RSN Racing & Sport (ACMA callsign: 3UZ) is an Australian radio station in Australia.
The cruiser Bayan (Russian: Баян) was the name ship of the four armoured cruisers built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.
Varyag (also spelled Variag; see Varangian for the meaning of the name) (кре́йсер «Варя́г») was a Russian protected cruiser.
The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.
The Schichau-Werke (F.) was a German engineering works and shipyard based in Elbing, Germany (now Elbląg, Poland) on the Frisches Haff (Vistula Lagoon) of then-East Prussia.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
In 1924 Ernest Fisk (later Sir Ernest) of AWA - Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) suggested the introduction the Radio Amateurs were compelled to sign agreements that they would not carry out activities that would challenge this project.
Marshal-Admiral Baron was a Japanese admiral during the First Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese Wars as well as one of the first prominent staff officers and naval strategists of the early Imperial Japanese Navy.
Shortwave radio is radio transmission using shortwave radio frequencies.
Sidney Jeffryes (born in Queensland in 1884), was an early Australian wireless telegraphy operator.
Singers of Renown was an Australian radio program broadcast on ABC Radio National for 42 years, and presented for every episode by John Cargher.
Admiral Sir Richard Poore, 4th Baronet, KCB, CVO (7 July 1853 – 1930) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, The Nore.
Sky Sports Radio is a commercial radio station based in Sydney, broadcasting throughout New South Wales and Canberra on a network of over 140 narrowcast transmitters as well as the main 1017 AM frequency in Sydney.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
The Register, originally the South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register, and later South Australian Register, was South Australia's first newspaper.
The South Bourke and Mornington Journal was a newspaper in Victoria (Australia) that existed from 1872 until 25 August 1927.
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is an Australian group of companies formed in July 2011 by the merger of Southern Cross Media Group and Austereo Group.
Split Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in Aireys Inlet, a small town on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia.
The SS Bremen, later renamed Constantinople and then King Alexander, was a German Barbarossa class ocean liner commissioned in 1897 by Norddeutscher Lloyd.
SS Königin Luise was a built in 1896 by Vulcan Shipbuilding Corp. of Stettin, Germany, for the North German Lloyd line of Bremen.
The SS Marama was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand from 1907 to 1937.
SS Orsova was an ocean liner owned by the Orient Steam Navigation Company.
SS Osterley was an ocean liner owned by the Orient Steam Navigation Company.
SS Otway was a British ocean liner owned by the Orient Line, built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Glasgow, Scotland and launched in 1909.
St Stanislaus' College is a Catholic day and boarding high school for boys, founded in 1867 and conducted since 1889 by the Congregation of the Mission's priests and brothers.
thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.
Szczecin (German and Swedish Stettin), known also by other alternative names) is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Located near the Baltic Sea and the German border, it is a major seaport and Poland's seventh-largest city. As of June 2011, the population was 407,811. Szczecin is located on the Oder, south of the Szczecin Lagoon and the Bay of Pomerania. The city is situated along the southwestern shore of Dąbie Lake, on both sides of the Oder and on several large islands between the western and eastern branches of the river. Szczecin is adjacent to the town of Police and is the urban centre of the Szczecin agglomeration, an extended metropolitan area that includes communities in the German states of Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The city's recorded history began in the 8th century as a Slavic Pomeranian stronghold, built at the site of the Ducal castle. In the 12th century, when Szczecin had become one of Pomerania's main urban centres, it lost its independence to Piast Poland, the Duchy of Saxony, the Holy Roman Empire and Denmark. At the same time, the House of Griffins established themselves as local rulers and the population was Christianized. After the Treaty of Stettin in 1630, the town came under the control of the Swedish Empire and became in 1648 the Capital of Swedish Pomerania until 1720, when it was acquired by the Kingdom of Prussia and then the German Empire. Following World War II Stettin became part of Poland, resulting in expulsion of the German population. Szczecin is the administrative and industrial centre of West Pomeranian Voivodeship and is the site of the University of Szczecin, Pomeranian Medical University, Maritime University, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin Art Academy, and the see of the Szczecin-Kamień Catholic Archdiocese. From 1999 onwards, Szczecin has served as the site of the headquarters of NATO's Multinational Corps Northeast. Szczecin was a candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2016.
Table Talk was a weekly magazine published from 26 June 1885 until 1939 in Melbourne, Australia.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
Telefunken was a German radio and television apparatus company, founded in Berlin in 1903, as a joint venture of Siemens & Halske and the Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG) (General electricity company).
The Telegraph was an evening newspaper published in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
As early as 1929, two Melbourne commercial radio stations, 3UZ and 3DB were conducting experimental mechanical television broadcasts - these were conducted in the early hours of the morning, after the stations had officially closed down.
Telstra Corporation Ltd. (known as Telstra) is Australia's largest telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services.
The Advertiser is a conservative, daily tabloid-format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.
The Advocate was a weekly newspaper founded in Melbourne, Victoria in 1868 and published for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne from 1919 to 1990.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957.
The Australian Star was a daily English language newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, from 1887 to 1909.
The Castlereagh Line was an Australian radio serial, written by Ross Napier and produced by Grace Gibson Productions.
The Courier-Mail is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Brisbane, Australia.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Daily Telegraph is an Australian daily tabloid newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, by Nationwide News Limited, a division of News Corp Australia, formerly News Limited.
The Evening News was the first evening newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, in Australia.
The Evening Star is a 1996 American comedy-drama film and a sequel to Academy Award for Best Picture-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine, who reprises the role of Aurora Greenway, for which she won an Oscar for playing in the original film.
The Examiner is the daily newspaper of the city of Launceston and north-eastern Tasmania, Australia.
The Herald was a broadsheet newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia from 1840 to 1990.
The Herald and Weekly Times Limited (HWT) is a newspaper publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia.
The Inquirer & Commercial News was a newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia from 1855 to 1901.
The Mercury is a centre-right daily newspaper, published in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, by Davies Brothers Pty Ltd, part of News Corp Australia and News Corp.
The Morning Bulletin is a daily newspaper servicing the city of Rockhampton and the surrounding areas of Central Queensland, Australia.
The News was an afternoon daily tabloid newspaper in the city of Adelaide, South Australia that had its origins in 1869, and finally ceased circulation in 1992.
The News Journal is the main newspaper for Wilmington, Delaware, and the surrounding area.
The Northam Advertiser was a newspaper published in Northam, Western Australia.
The Northern Miner is a weekly trade journal (formerly part of the Hollinger group) that reports on the mining industry.
The Observer was a Saturday newspaper published in Adelaide, South Australia from July 1843 to February 1931.
The Pressure Pak Show was an Australian television game show.
The Ballarat Star was a newspaper in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, first published on 22 September 1855.
The Sun was an afternoon tabloid newspaper, first published under this name in 1910.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Sydney Mail was an Australian magazine published weekly in Sydney.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Telegraph was a newspaper in Adelaide, South Australia, founded in 1862, and merged with The Express to become The Express and Telegraph, published from 1867 to 1922.
The Week is a weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States.
The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media (SWM), as is the state's other major newspaper, The Sunday Times.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
Theatre of Australia refers to the history of the performing arts in Australia, or produced by Australians.
Baron was an admiral of the early modern Imperial Japanese Navy.
Toowoomba (nicknamed 'The Garden City') is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland.
The Townsville Bulletin is a daily newspaper published in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
The was a training unit of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
A training ship is a ship used to train students as sailors.
Triple J (often triple j) is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners between the ages of 18 and 34 which began broadcasting in January 1975.
Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited —when there was no chance of confusion casually referred to as Union, Union Company, Union Steam Ship Company (USS Co), or Union Line— was once the biggest shipping line in the southern hemisphere and New Zealand's largest private-sector employer.
The Union-Castle Line was a British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977.
The University of Adelaide (informally Adelaide University) is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia.
The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia.
USS Ajax (AC-14/AG-15) was a collier in the United States Navy.
USS Connecticut (BB-18), the fourth United States Navy ship to be named after the state of Connecticut, was the lead ship of her class of six battleships.
USS Culgoa (AF-3) was a refrigerated supply ship in the United States Navy.
USS Georgia (BB-15) was a United States Navy, the third of five ships of the class. She was built by the Bath Iron Works in Maine, with her keel laid in August 1901 and her launching in October 1904. The completed battleship was commissioned into the fleet in September 1906. The ship was armed with an offensive battery of four guns and eight guns, and she was capable of a top speed of. Georgia spent the majority of her career in the Atlantic Fleet. In 1907, she took part in the Jamestown Exposition and suffered an explosion in her aft 8-inch gun turret that killed or wounded 21 men. At the end of the year, she joined the Great White Fleet on its circumnavigation of the globe, which ended in early 1909. Peacetime training followed for the next five years, and in 1914 she cruised in Mexican waters to protect American interests during the Mexican Revolution. In early 1916, the ship was temporarily decommissioned. When the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the ship was tasked with training naval recruits for the expanding wartime fleet. Starting in September 1918, she was used as a convoy escort. Her only casualties during the war were due to disease, the result of poor conditions and severe overcrowding aboard the ship. Georgia was used to transport American soldiers back from France in 1918–19, and the following year she was transferred to the Pacific Fleet, where she served as the flagship of the 2nd Division, 1st Squadron. The Washington Naval Treaty, signed in 1922, cut short the ship's career, as it mandated severe draw-downs in naval strength. Georgia was accordingly sold for scrap in November 1923.
USS Glacier (AF-4) was a ''Glacier''-class stores ship acquired by the U.S. Navy for use in the Spanish–American War.
USS Illinois (BB-7) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the United States Navy.
USS Kansas (BB-21) was a US pre-dreadnought battleship, the fourth of six ships in the class. She was the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of Kansas. The ship was launched in August 1905 and commissioned into the fleet in April 1907. Kansas was armed with a main battery of four guns and was capable of a top speed of. Shortly after she entered service, Kansas joined the Great White Fleet for its circumnavigation of the globe in 1908–09. She made trips to Europe in 1910 and 1911 and after 1912, became involved in suppressing unrest in several Central American countries, including the United States occupation of Veracruz during the Mexican Revolution. After the United States entered World War I in April 1917, Kansas was employed as a training ship for new personnel. In September 1918, she began escorting convoys to Europe. After the war ended in November, she then began a series of trips to France to bring American soldiers home. The ship's postwar career was short. She conducted training cruises for US Naval Academy cadets in 1920 and 1921, the first to the Pacific and the second to Europe. During this period she served briefly as the flagship of the 4th Battleship Division. After returning from the second cruise, Kansas was decommissioned and sold for scrap in August 1923 according to the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty.
USS Kearsarge (BB-5), the lead ship of her class of pre-dreadnought battleships, was a United States Navy ship, named after the sloop-of-war.
USS Kentucky (BB-6) was the second and final pre-dreadnought battleship built for the United States Navy.
USS Louisiana (BB-19) was a of the United States Navy.
USS Minnesota (BB-22), the fifth of six pre-dreadnought battleships, was the first ship of the United States Navy in honor of the 32nd state.
USS Missouri (BB-11), a, was the second ship both of her class and of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the 24th state.
USS Nebraska (BB-14) was a pre-dreadnought battleship of the United States Navy, the second of five members of the class, and the first ship to carry her name.
USS New Jersey (BB-16) was the fourth of five s of the United States Navy, and the first ship to carry her name.
USS Ohio (BB-12), a pre-dreadnought battleship, was the third ship both of her class and of the United States Navy to be named for the 17th state.
The first USS Panther (AD-6), the former SS Venezuela,Heinl, Robert D. (Col.),How We Got Guantanamo, American Heritage Magazine, Vol.
USS Rhode Island (BB-17) was the last of five s built for the United States Navy, and was the second ship to carry her name.
USS Vermont (BB-20), a, was the second ship of the United States Navy named after the 14th state.
USS Virginia (BB-13) was a United States Navy pre-dreadnought battleship, the lead ship of her class.
USS Wisconsin (BB-9), an pre-dreadnought battleship, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the 30th state.
USS Yankton (previously named La Cleopatre, Saphire III, Penelope) was a steel-hulled schooner built in 1893 at Leith, Scotland, by Ramage & Ferguson.
Vickers Limited was a significant British engineering conglomerate that merged into Vickers-Armstrongs in 1927.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Walter Hannam (1885–1965) was an early Australian wireless experimenter, a foundation member of the Wireless Institute of Australia, wireless operator and mechanic on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, a member of the ANZAC Wireless Coy.
Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately from Melbourne along the Hume Highway.
Warragul is a town in Victoria, Australia, east-southeast of Melbourne.
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
The Western Mail, or Western Mail, was the name of two weekly newspapers published in Perth, Western Australia.
When a Girl Marries was an American daytime radio drama which was broadcast on three major radio networks from 1939 to 1957.
William Charles Kernot (16 June 1845 – 14 March 1909), was an Australian engineer, first professor of engineering at the University of Melbourne and president of the Royal Society of Victoria.
Sir William Henry Bragg (2 July 1862 – 12 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquelyThis is still a unique accomplishment, because no other parent-child combination has yet shared a Nobel Prize (in any field).
Vice Admiral Sir William Rooke Creswell (20 July 1852 – 20 April 1933) was an Australian naval officer, commonly considered to be the 'father' of the Royal Australian Navy.
Williamstown is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, south-west of Melbourne's central business district in the local government area of the City of Hobsons Bay.
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) was formed in 1910, and is the first and oldest national amateur radio society in the world.
Wireless telegraphy is the transmission of telegraphy signals from one point to another by means of an electromagnetic, electrostatic or magnetic field, or by electrical current through the earth or water.
Yes, What? was an Australian radio comedy first broadcast in 1936, and is one of the best known examples of Australian radio drama.
The Zeehan and Dundas Herald (also seen as Zeehan Dundas Herald) was a newspaper for the West Coast Tasmania community, based in Zeehan and Dundas from 1890 to 1922.
2EC is a radio station broadcasting to the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, specifically the local government areas of Eurobodalla and Bega Valley.
2GB is a commercial radio station in Sydney, Australia broadcasting on 873 kHz, AM.
2GZ (call sign: 2OAG) is an Australian radio station, licensed to Orange, New South Wales.
2HD is an Australian radio station in New South Wales.
2LO was the second radio station to regularly broadcast in the United Kingdom (the first was 2MT).
2ME Radio Arabic is a narrowcast Arabic language radio station based in Parramatta, broadcasting on 1638AM to Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and Darwin; 1647AM to Brisbane and Adelaide; and 1656AM to Perth.
3AK is the call sign of SEN 1116, and earlier the on-air name of a former Melbourne talk-back radio and music station, which, in 2003, leased its licence to sports network SEN 1116.
3GG is an Australian commercial radio station based in Warragul, Victoria owned by Capital Radio Network.
3YB is a radio broadcaster based in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia.
4ZZZ (pronounced "Four Triple Zed" or simply "Triple Zed") is an independent community radio station operating in Brisbane, Australia at the frequency 102.1 FM.