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ZBW Hong Kong 1934

The Hong Kong Broadcasting Committee operated Station ZBW on behalf of the Hong Kong Government.

This series of photographs from a listener QSL card issued in 1934 shows, from L-R, the grand piano in the main studio, the transmitter building and tower at Victoria on Hong Kong Island, and a look inside the technical facilities which included a Q Marconi transmitter.

At the time, ZBW broadcast on 845kc on mediumwave with 2kw power from the hours of 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 10.30pm daily.

radio history image of ZBW Hong Kong 1934

© Eric Shackle Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.

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