Sunday, 19 August 2018

Not A Complete Disaster

Our first hour long scheduled show was certainly an interesting event and highlighted loads of errors the worst of which was the lag streaming caused.


Bob Hope Wartime Entertainment

Written by Saturday, 08 October 2016 16:21 Published in 1940s Variety Shows

Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope

Bob Hope Was A Huge Family And Wartime Favourite

Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies also starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.


Red Skelton American Radio Entertainer

Written by Saturday, 08 October 2016 16:10 Published in 1940s Variety Shows

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton

Red Skelton And Guest With Classic 40's Variety

Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971, and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show.


Putting The Radio Station Schedule Together

Lots of Media to Sort

Getting to grips with a steady reliable stream seems to be going well with just under 3 day’s unbroken broadcasting under our belt. We will admit the current playlist was an import from one of our 1940s collections however today got a little more serious.


Studio Technical Issues

We have finally decided on a studio play-out setup after quite a bit of tinkering.


Media Quality Issues

Things may have looked quiet yesterday but there was an awful lot going.


Hitting The Ground Running

We don’t have an ounce of scheduling experience between us and perhaps that may be a good thing if we want a 1940s Radio Station with a fresh outlook.


1940s Radio Under Test

Getting Ready To Hit the Airwaves

The domain name has sat on the shelf far too long and deserves a decent airing. (No pun intended) We are not here to duplicate others stations, although there is no denying being era specific dictates similar content could be found elsewhere. We are here to play a host of memorable tunes from and around the 1940’s for you to enjoy.


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