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1940s Radio

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Test Broadcasting Overview

1940's Radio has been pulled together by a group of enthusiast with no radio experience and we aim to have a scheduled service in place by November 2016. We are currently in the position of being able to broadcast a reliable stream and a rough production but we are improving daily.

The Danny Kaye Show

Published in 1940s Variety Shows Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:30

Great 40's Family Favourites


The Danny Kaye Show is an American variety show hosted by Danny Kaye that aired on CBS from September 25, 1963, to June 7, 1967, on Wednesday nights. Directed by Robert Scheerer, the show premiered in black-and-white, but later switched to color broadcasts.

The Alan Young Show

Published in 1940s Variety Shows Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:29

The Alan Young Show

The British Crossed The Pond - The Alan Young Show

The Alan Young Show is an American radio and television series presented in diverse formats over a nine-year period and starring English actor Alan Young.

William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello

Published in 1940s Variety Shows Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:28

Abbott and Costello

Vintage Slapstick Comedy From Two of the Masters

William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello were an American comedy duo whose work in vaudeville and on stage, radio, film and television made them the most popular comedy team during the 1940s and early 1950s. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known comedy routines of all time and set the framework for many of their best-known comedy bits.

Going Live Tonight

After a busy few days setting up a stable broadcasting environment things are coming together and we are raising the bar.

We Have Beaten the Beep Hour Marker Issue

By allowing 6 seconds for the sound file and 15 seconds for streaming the hourly directive was set for the beeps at 39 seconds and we sat back and waited patiently. To our absolute delight they “Beeped” right on cue and consequently been ticked off the “To Do” list which is shrinking daily.

First Big Broadcast Test

Hour Long Glenn Miller Test Broadcast

We know it has all looked quiet on the western front but we have been busy testing our scheduling software and adding relative content to the broadcast material. The culmination of this experience is being broadcast tonight with an hour long Glenn Miller tribute complete with period advertising.

Challenge of the Yukon

Published in 1940s Radio Adventure Series Saturday, 08 October 2016 18:16

Challenge of the Yukon 1940's Action Packed Adventure

40's Radio at its best ....

Challenge of the Yukon was a long-running radio series that began on Detroit's station WXYZ (as had The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet), and an example of a Northern genre story. The series was first heard on February 3, 1938.

Gunsmoke Vintage Western Series

Published in 1940s Vintage Westerns Saturday, 08 October 2016 16:35

Gunsmoke Brings The West To Radio

1940's Western Adventure Based Around Dodge City

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the UK, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.

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