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Audio Update 31/01/2021

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2SM 7 O’Clock Special: “Jumbo Under The Bridge” with Ken Sparkes Dur: 29’29”, Stereo, 26.9 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UE Australia Remembers segment: ‘Dutch Man’ 60 sec – Ken Sparkes Dur: 1’03”, Stereo, 999 KB Audio credit: Nine Radio Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3UZ Jingles Cassette Dur: […]

Audio Update 24/01/2021

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Ken Sparkes aircheck and work parts tape Dur: 15’06”, Mono, 6.9 MB Audio credit: SCA Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2SM Lite ‘n’ Easy 1269 breakfast aircheck – Grant Goldman/Karen Pini Dur: 11’59”, Mono, 5.4 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney **This cut includes news with Cameron Bond 2UW The […]

Audio Update 17/01/2021

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2WS Official Top 40 Countdown with Ken Sparkes – 1981 Dur: 1 hr 23 min, Mono, 38.9 MB Audio credit: ARN Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney **Edited due to severe tape damage** **At 33:21 is a mention of one-half of the Club Veg team, Malcolm Lees** The World Of The Motor Car radio segment […]

Greetings and welcome back to the archive for 2021!! Hope you all had an enjoyable break if you were able to, despite lockdowns and covid raging away. We’re ready for another year of archival goodness so I hope you are, and below is our first audio update of the year. Enjoy! 2SM Swinging In The […]

…and that’s it, the following is the final in the series of Les Cook airchecks! 5KA aircheck February 28th 1977 – Tony Gordon Dur: 48’43”, 22.8 MB, Stereo Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney Now the rest of the update, and some more release dubs! Allan Coffee Motors 4x 30″ 1975 […]

Airchecks Update 20/11/2020

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…and more from the Les Cook collection this week, this week we feature Cookie himself! 6PM aircheck April 4th 1986 – Les Cook Dur: 93’45”, 65.9 MB, Stereo Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 6PM aircheck January 15th 1990 – Les Cook Dur: 47’12”, 22.1 MB, Mono Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook […]

Airchecks Update 12/11/2020

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..and rolling on this week with more Australian radio airchecks from the Les Cook collection: Funtastic 2UW Tape 1974 Varying Durations, see below Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney This one is a compile tape of 2UW bits ‘n’ pieces and again some wonderful stuff here as follows: Cut 1: Funtastic […]

Airchecks Update 04/11/2020

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…and rolling on this week with more Australian radio airchecks from the Les Cook collection: 4BK aircheck February 19th 1979 – Richard Perno Dur: 31’20”, 14.6 MB, Mono Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 4GR aircheck, date unknown – Donnie Sutherland Dur: 41’36”, 19.5 MB, Mono Audio credit: SCA/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed […]

Airchecks Update 28/10/2020

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…and rolling on this week with more Australian radio airchecks from the Les Cook collection: 2UW airchecks October 29 to November 1st inclusive 1974 – Leon Byner Dur: 41’28”, 19.1 MB, Mono Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UW aircheck November 8th 1974 – Peter Butler Dur: 31’29”, 14.3 MB, Mono […]

Airchecks Update 21/10/2020

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More airchecks here from the Les Cook collection, mostly 2UW audio this week! 2UW aircheck May 7th 1973 – Don Blake Dur: 57’34”, 26.3 MB, Mono Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2UW aircheck December 16th 1978 and February 24th 1979 – Donnie Sutherland Dur: 11’44”, 5.5 MB, Mono Audio credit: […]

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