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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.

SBE Chapter 16 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.
 

BIOGRAPHIES

Jack Cullen  Pat O'Day  Red Robinson  
 

CLUBS

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

Airchecker The Voice of the Canadian Radio Industry

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

The Industry website The Industry - BCIT graduate Mitch Hawes chronicles the ups and the downs; the struggles and the achievements; the laughter and the frustration of what it takes to break into the radio industry.

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 BanelFacebook Page 

Red Robinson Website Red Robinson was spinning the hits on Vancouverís CJOR while still in high school in 1954 and was the first DJ to play rockín'roll music on a regular basis in Canada.   He currently hosts the Red Rock Diner Sundays on CISL AM 650.

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

SeaTacMedia SeaTacMedia - Jason Remington's Seattle radio memories, personalities and listings

SPARC SPARC is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving radio and electronic communications artifacts and history, with an emphasis on a Canadian perspective

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

VANCOUVER RADIO MUSEUM Over 80 years of Southwest B.C. radio and television, including a chronological written history, pictures and audio

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

INTERNET RADIO

HouseMusic101.com HouseMusic101.com - Soulful vocals, garage and other types of pure house music from Seattle    

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 Broadcast 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 Enbineering Institute
Washington Engineering 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 writes a monthly column in 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
 

STREAMED MEDIA

HEAD CASE RADIO website HEAD CASE RADIO - Seattle-based Internet radio with a random rotation of over 10,000 songs

WebRadioPugetSound Website WRPS/WebRadioPugetSound plays independent artists and established performers on The Bud and Nancy Show!
 

TRIBUTES

Tribute to Broadcaster Rick Jonasson
 

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