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AFFILIATES

OKANAGAN BROADCASTERS


The AM, FM & TV Stations of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley


VANCOUVER BROADCASTERS
 

The history of Vancouver radio, along with mini bios and photos of the personalities who made it happen





ASSOCIATIONS




BCAB Website


The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters - represents the interests of the vast majority of private over-the-air radio television broadcasters in the province.



Canadian Association of Broadcasters Website

Canadian Association of Broadcasters - The voice of most of Canada's private radio and TV stations.


Society of Broadcast Engineers


Society of Broadcast Engineers Chapter 16 - contains member Clay Freinwald's very informative monthly column about a variety of radio topics in and around Seattle.


National Association of Broadcasters Website



National Association of Broadcasters - For 75 years, the National Association of Broadcasters has represented the radio and television industries in Washington.


Seattle Area Radio Association


Seattle Area Radio Association - Mission is to empower the marketplace with best practices through education and research on how to use Radio effectively.

 

CLUBS




IRCA

International Radio Club of America - Broadcast Band DX Club, founded in 1964



National Radio Club Website
National Radio Club - The world's oldest and largest Medium Wave DX club, founded in 1933.

 

DISCUSSION BOARDS/ FORUMS/ BLOGS

Broadcast Dialogue

Broadcast Dialogue - Canada’s broadcast industry publication



Puget Sound Radio
Puget Sound Radio - Discussion board for Puget Sound and Western Canada


RadioWest
RadioWest - Discussion board for radio in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada with regional listings, station histories, historical music surveys, promo items and audio archives

 

GUIDES

Channel Canada Website
Channel Canada - Entertainment and Broadcasting News


Portland Radio Guide
pdxradio.com - Portland, Oregon radio - past, present and future




HISTORIES & MEMORIES

BC Radio History website
bcradiohistory.com - British Columbia radio history with lots of photos, nostalgia and audio archives.


Canadian Communications Foundation Website
Canadian Communications Foundation - The History of Canadian Broadcasting


LG73 Tribute Page
CKLG AM 730 Vancouver "LG73" Tribute Page   LG73 Live on the Internet


Marc Denis' CFOX Montreal Archive
Marc Denis' 1470 CFOX Montreal Radio Archive - Online since 2006



Marc Denis' CKGM Tribute Page

Marc Denis' 980 CKGM Super 70s Tribute Page - Online since 2003



Northwest Hall of Radio History

Dedicated to the media pioneers who built the region's broadcasting institutions. Through their stories, the hall interprets the past to inspire others to shape the media of tomorrow. The hall is curated by Seattle-based radio/ TV producer and media historian Feliks Banel.
 


Puget Sound Media

Puget Sound Media - Jason Remington's Seattle radio memories, personalities and listings


Red Robinson Website
Red Robinson was spinning the hits on Vancouver’s CJOR while still in high school in 1954 and was the first DJ to play rock’n'roll music on a regular basis in Canada.
  


Reel Top 40 Radio Repository Website
The Reel Top 40 Radio Repository - An Authentic Aircheck Museum of Classic Top 40 Radio and the Greatest Radio of All Time! Subscription service


Rock Radio Scrapbook Website

Rock Radio Scrapbook - The Golden Age of Rock 'N' Roll Radio with History and Airchecks



VANCOUVER
BROADCASTERS

Listings and broadcast biographies of radio/TV personalities, plus station history from 1922 to current for Vancouver, B.C.



VANCOUVER TOP 40 RADIO
Hit Parade Charts of the 50s & 60s from Vancouver's leading stations

 

INTERNET RADIO


Internet Talk Radio from Voice America
Voice America
offers Internet talk radio shows and popular programs on a variety of topics. Listen to Internet radio broadcasting or host your own Internet talk radio show.




Click for the WAGRadio website

WAGRadio - Produced by prominent Vancouver voice over artist, stage and film actor Bill Reiter




PUBLIC BROADCASTERS

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Website
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Canada's national public radio and television service


Knowledge Network Website
Knowledge Network - British Columbia's Public Educational Television Service, with satellite and cable feeds and numerous low power translators.


National Public Radio Website
National Public Radio - Based in Washington, DC, NPR is the world's first noncommercial, satellite-delivered radio system.


PBS Website
PBS - The World Wide Web site for the Public Broadcasting Service

 

RATINGS SERVICES

Numeris Website

Numeris - PPM ratings  Diary ratings 
Weekly TV ratings of the top thirty programs


Nielsen Website
Nielsen - Diary and Portable People Meter ratings for U.S. cities

 

REGULATORY AGENCIES

CRTC Website
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is an independent agency responsible for regulating Canada's broadcasting and telecommunications systems,  reporting to parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.


FCC Website
Federal Communications Commission Website
FCC database searches: 
AM Radio  -  FM Radio  -  Television


Industry Canada Database
Industry Canada Database - Canadian broadcasting database.  Data has to be downloaded/ unzipped. Industry Canada Spectrum Direct - Broadcast data search facility.

 

SCHOOLS

Bellingham Technical College
Bellingham Technical College - Chief Operator/ Broadcast Training/ Electronic Communications


Radio Connection Website
Radio Connection: A music industry talent placement service with 5,000 students worldwide who train on-site at major radio and TV stations, recording studios, record labels, film studios and video production companies.


Washington Polytechnic Institute

Washington Polytechnic Institute's Electronics Engineering Technology program trains students to troubleshoot, calibrate, repair and maintain electronic and electro-mechanical devices. Students learn DC, AC, SemiConductor, Digital, RF, Troubleshooting, Fiber, Laser, etc. The instructor has a background in RF.




SERVICES

S.W. Davis Broadcast Technical Services

Since 1962 BTS has been involved in the design and maintenance of radio stations in western Canada.  Broadcast Engineer Dan Roach wrote a monthly column for Broadcast Dialogue Magazine. His articles are available here.


Imagine Words & Music Website
Imagine Words and Music - A creative and production resource based on Canada's west coast retained by more than 300 radio stations across North America and offshore

 

TRIBUTES


Tribute to Broadcaster Rick Jonasson



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