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Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Africa AM Radio


 
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kHz Call/Brand Country Location
 
AM 
 
548 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Johannesburg W
557 SABC Union of South Africa Cape Town
566 SABC Union of South Africa Pietermaritzburg
572.5 SBS Radio Omdurman Anglo-Egyptian Condominium of Sudan Khartoum
575 PAR3 Pan American Broadcasting System Tangier International Zone Tangier
584 SRBC Southern Rhodesia Salisbury
593 SABC Union of South Africa Grahamstown
602 SABC Union of South Africa Durban
611 Radio Maroc Morocco Sebaa-Ayoun
  SRBC Southern Rhodesia Bulawayo
620 ESB Egypt Cairo
  SABC Union of South Africa Bloemfontein
624 Radio St Denis Reunion St Denis
629 Radio Tunis Tunisia Tunis
638 SABC Union of South Africa Johannesburg W
650 AFRS CSB82 Portugal Terceira, Azores
656 SABC Union of South Africa Pietermaritzburg
674 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Grahamstown
682 VQ7LO Cable & Wireless Broadcasting Station Kenya Nairobi
683 Radio Africa-Tangier Tangier International Zone Tangier
  SABC Union of South Africa Durban
692 SABC Union of South Africa Cape Town
701 Radio Maroc Morocco Sebaa-Ayoun
  SABC Union of South Africa Bloemfontein
719 SABC Union of South Africa Johannesburg W
728 SABC Union of South Africa Johannesburg E
737 CR7BO Radio Clube de Mozambique Mozambique Lourenco Marques
746 SRBC Southern Rhodesia Que Que
764 SABC Union of South Africa Pretoria
773 ESB Egypt Cairo
  SABC Union of South Africa Port Elisabeth
791 SRBC Southern Rhodesia Gatooma
  SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Cape Town
800 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Pietermaritzburg
809 SABC Union of South Africa Grahamstown
836 SABC Union of South Africa Johannesburg E
854 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Durban
  SABC Union of South Africa East London
863 VQ7LO Cable & Wireless Broadcasting Station Kenya Nairobi
  SABC Union of South Africa Pietersburg
  SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Pretoria
890 Radio Algeria Algeria Algiers
899 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Bloemfontein
900 ELBC Liberia Monrovia
904 Radio Dersa Spanish Morocco Tetuan
927 CR7BK Radio Clube de Mozambique Mozambique Lourenco Marques
  CR7BK Radio Lourenco Marques Mozambique Lourenco Marques
932 SABC Union of South Africa Kimberley
935 Radio Africa-Maghreb Tangier International Zone Tangier
953 SABC Union of South Africa Pretoria
962 Radio Tunis Tunisia Tunis
  SABC Union of South Africa Port Elisabeth
971 Kampala Broadcasting Station Uganda Protectorate Kampala
980 Radio Algeria Algeria Algiers
  ESB Egypt Assiout
  SRBC Southern Rhodesia Umtali
989 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Pietersburg
1000 AFRS Radio Marina Eritrea Massauah
1025 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Johannesburg E
1034 SABC Union of South Africa East London
1043 Radio Maroc Morocco Rabat
  SRBC Southern Rhodesia Gwelo
1079 ESB Egypt Minia
1115 SABC Union of South Africa Pietersburg
1178 PAR1 Pan American Broadcasting System Tangier International Zone Tangier
  SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa Port Elisabeth
1142 Radio Algeria Algeria Constantine
1250 Radio Dar es Salaam Tanganyika Trust Territory Dar es Salaam
1286 SABC Union of South Africa East London
1304 Radio Algeria Algeria Constantine
  Radio Algeria Algeria Oran
1364 MBS Mauritius Forest Side
1412 EAJ43 Radio Club Tenerife Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
1420 [British] Forces Broadcasting Station Kenya Nairobi
1421 Radio Algeria Algeria Algiers
  Radio Algeria Algeria Tlemcen
1438 Radio Dakar French West Africa Dakar, Senegal
1457 SABC Springbok Radio Union of South Africa East London
1475 SABC Union of South Africa Kimberley
1484 Radio Algeria Algeria Bone
  Radio Algeria Algeria Fort National
  Radio Algeria Algeria Oran
  Radio AEF French Equatorial Africa Brazzaville, Congo
  Radio Cotonou French West Africa Cotonou, Dahomey
  [British] Forces Broadcasting Station Libya Tripoli
  CSB80 Radio Clube de Angra Portugal Angra, Azores
1495 Radio Abidjan French West Africa Abidjan, Ivory Coast
1529 Emissora Nacional Portugal Madeira
1552 Radio Tripoli Libya Tripoli
1571 CSB81 Emissora do Club Azas do Atlantico Portugal Santa Maria, Azores

It Happened 1953

North Sea Floods kills thousands in Netherlands & UK
Jacques Tati releases his first M. Hulot film: Les Vacances de M. Hulot
Mau Mau attacks on settlers and Kikuyu tribe in Kenya
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Egypt declares republic status
King Mohammed V of Morocco exiled by France
King of Buganda [Uganda] exiled by UK
Nobel Peace Prize for Literature: Sir Winston Churchill
Arrivals:
 
Playboy magazine
Pat Benetar
Pierce Brosnan
Alex Van Halen
Cyndi Lauper
Kim Bassinger
 
Departures:
 
Hank Williams
Joseph Stalin
Alice Prin ‘Kiki de Montparnasse’
Django Reinhardt
Rene Fonck
Dylan Thomas
Registered Broadcasting Receivers
 
South Africa 620000
Algeria 250000
Egypt 234130
Morocco 220805
Tunisia 85197
Southern Rhodesia 50000
Gold Coast 19854
Angola 19000
Nigeria 17933
Kenya 16000
Madagascar 15034
Mauritius 15000
Tangier International Zone 15000
Belgian Congo 12000
Northern Rhodesia 12000
Mozambique 10951
Ethiopia 8400
Sudan 6000
French West Africa 4810
Reunion 4000
Tanganyika 3000
Liberia 2500
Somaliland 2000
French Equatorial Africa 1850
Zanzibar 600
Cape Verde 553

Favorite Movies of 1953: Your Personal Collection

Top 20 Singles

  Artist Song
 
1 Percy Faith The Song from Moulin Rouge
2 Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios
3 Patti Page [How Much is] That Doggie in the Window
4 Eddie Fisher I’m Walking Behind You
5 Ames Brothers You, You, You
6 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again with You
7 Les Baxter April in Portugal
8 Perry Como No Other Love
9 Perry Como Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
10 Frankie Lane I Believe
11 Pee Wee Hunt Oh
12 Frank Chacksfield Ebb Tide
13 Nat King Cole Pretend
14 Richard Hayman Ruby
15 Stan Freberg St George and the Dragonet
16 The Hilltoppers PS I Love You
17 The Gaylords Tell Me You’re Mine
18 Julias La Rosa Eh Cumpari!
19 Tony Bennett Rags to Riches
20 Doris Day Anna
 

Top 5 Music Albums: Your Personal Collection

Reflecting on Africa 1953

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