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Retro Radio Dial: 1953 North Asia Radio


 
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China, Formosa, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau, Mongolia, USSR [Russian Far East, Siberia] and currently excludes North Korea for which no information is available.

kc Station Country Location
 
Longwave
 
182 Radio Moscow USSR Novosbirsk, Siberia
227 Radio Moscow USSR Irkutsk, Siberia
236 Radio Moscow USSR Yakutsk, Siberia
263 Radio Moscow USSR Krasnojarsk, Siberia
 
AM
 
560 HLKA South Korea Seoul
570 CPBS China South West China
  HLKF South Korea Iri
600 HLKQ South Korea Chungju
  HLKO South Korea Masan
640 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
  ZEK Radio Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong
650 HLKN South Korea Mokpo
670 CPBS China Shanghai
  BED2 Voice of Free Asia Formosa Taipei
700 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
710 HLKG South Korea Taegu
750 CPBS China Shanghai
770 CPBS China Tientsin
  BED22 BCC Formosa Taipei
780 HLKH South Korea Kwangju
800 CPBS China East China
  HLKB South Korea Pusan
810 BEV34 Cheng Sheng Radio StationFormosa Taipei
820 CPBS China North East China
845 ZBW Radio Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong
850 CPBS China Peking
880 CPBS China North West China
  HLKI South Korea Taejon
900 CPBS China Shanghai
  CR9AA Radio Clube de Macau Macau Macau
920 CPBS China Tientsin
970 HKKA South Korea Seoul
1020 CPBS China Shanghai
  BED9 BCC Formosa Taipei
1030 HLKL South Korea Namwon
1037 CR9XL Radio Vila Verde Macau Macau
1060 CPBS China Canton
1080 CPBS China Nanking
  CPBS China Peking
  BEC36 Voice of Righteousness Formosa Taipei
  HLKS South Korea Chejn
  HLKR South Korea Kangneung
1110 CPBS China Tientsin
1140 AFRS Vagabond South Korea  
1190 CPBS China Wuhan
1230 HLKM South Korea Chunchon
  AFRS Homesteader South Korea  
1260 CPBS China Nanking
1280 CPBS China Sian
1290 CPBS China East China
1300 CPBS China Chungking
1313 CPBS China Mukden
1320 CPBS China Peking
1330 BEC26 Voice of the Army Formosa Taipei
1360 AFRS Troubador South Korea  
1370 CPBS China Canton
1380 AFRS Mercury South Korea  
1460 AFRS Meteor South Korea  
1510 AFRS Kilroy South Korea  
1550 AFRS Rambler South Korea  
1570 AFRS Nomad South Korea  
 
Shortwave
 
2510 HLKA South Korea Seoul
3892 KBS South Korea -
4777 KBS South Korea Taegu
4860 Radio Blagoveschchensk USSR Blagoveschchensk, RFE
5023 Radio Vladivostok USSR Valdivostok, RFE
5060 Radio Uzedro-Sakhalinsk USSR Uzedro-Sakhalinsk, RFE
5260 Radio Ulan Bator Mongolia Ulan Bator
5840 Radio Magadan USSR Magadan, RFE
5980 Radio Yakutsk USSR Yakutsk, Siberia
5985 CPBS China East China
6070 Radio Petropavlovsk USSR Petropavlovsk, RFE
6095 BED29 BCC Formosa Taipei
  BED29 Voice of Free China Formosa Taipei
6100 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
6150 Radio Khabarovsk USSR Khabarovsk, RFE
6154 CPBS China South West China
6325 Radio Ulan Bator Mongolia Ulan Bator
6345 CPBS China East China
6493 CPBS China North West China
6525 CPBS China North East China
6967 Radio Magadan USSR Magadan, RFE
7130 BED7 Voice of Free Asia Formosa Taipei
7300 BEC36 Voice of Righteousness Formosa Taipei
7500 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
7935 HLKB South Korea Pusan
8000 Radio Ulan Bator Mongolia Ulan Bator
9040 Radio Peking China Peking
9480 CPBS China North West China
  Radio Vladivostok USSR Vladivostok, RFE
9525 ZBW3 Radio Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong
9545 Radio Petropavlovsk USSR Petropavlovsk, RFE
10200 BEC26 Voice of the Army Formosa Taipei
10260 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
11685 Radio Magadan USSR Magadan, RFE
11690 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
11735 BED6 Voice of Free Asia Formosa Taipei
11920 BED4 Voice of Free Asia Formosa Taipei
15060 CPBS China Peking
  Radio Peking China Peking
15110 Radio Petropavlovsk USSR Petropavlovsk, RFE
15170 Radio Peking China Peking
15230 Radio Yakutsk USSR Yakutsk, Siberia
15235 BED3 Voice of Free Asia Formosa Taipei

It Happened 1953

Korean ferry boat sinks off Pusan with 259 deaths
Communist offensive in South Korea
Dwight D Eisenhower inaugurated as US president
Korean War ends
USSR tests H-bomb
Khrushchev becomes 1st secretary of USSR communist party
Malenkov becomes chairman of USSR communist party
UN rejects PR China membership

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:
 
USSR 18,000,000 estimated
China 1,200,000 estimated
South Korea 150,000 estimated
Formosa 100,000 estimated
Hong Kong 41,737
Indo-China-Vietnam 40,000
Macau 6,107
Indo-China-Cambodia 3,500
Indo-China-Laos 328

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

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