The Frankster Archives

Saving audiovisual history one tape at a time

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**


Liquid Teenaid: 25 sec commercials tracks 16-18 – 1961
Dur: 1’20”, 844 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Princess Rings – Tracks 1 to 3
Dur: 2’07”, 1.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcasting Station 2SM Pty Ltd
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


FAB/Ajax Laundry Detergents travel promo 1966 – 1x 25 sec
Dur: 0’26”, 209 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Colgate Palmolive Pty Ltd: 25 sec commercials – 1963
Side 1: Tracks 86-90, Side 2: Tracks 91-95
Dur: 4’23”, 2.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Kayser Ltd 30 sec commercials
Track 23 Carousel, Track 24 Stretch, Track 25 Hip-High
Dur: 1’39”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 24/09/2019

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2UW National Top 40 with Al Thompson 19/06/1977 – Parts 3 and 4
Dur: 93’29”, 43.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW National Top 40 with Al Thompson 19/06/1977 – Part 5
Dur: 34’17”, 16.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

**NOTE: Stay listening at the end of the National Top 40 audio. The tape was left rolling and also caught a few moments of the program following which was Father Jim McLaren.



2UW Andy Reid 03/12/1978
Dur: 62’20”, 29.2 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 20/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 20/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’07”
Download (36.6 MB)

**Many thanks to Chris Keating for cuts 1, 2, 5 and 7!**

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. AFX Monte Carlo slot-cars
2. AFX national speedsters slot-cars
3. AGC Australian Guarantee
4. Air New Zealand
5. Air O Zone
6. Ajax Cleanser
7. Ajax Washing Powder
8. Ajax Floor Cleaners
9. Alcan Home Improvements (1981)
10. Alcan ‘we are the boys from alcan’

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**



Bobbie Brooks: 6x 60 sec spots
Dur: 6’14”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcast Exchange of Australia
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Scarf Commercials: 11 spots
Dur: 4’31”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcasting Station 2SM Pty Ltd
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Surf “Mystery Pics” Contest: 1x 25 sec spot, 1966
Dur: 0’25”, 199 KB, Mono

Audio credit: AWA Custom Recording
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Greenspot Pty Ltd: Treet 1x 18 sec, 1963
Dur: 0’20”, 162 KB, Mono

Audio credit: 4BC Brisbane
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Sunbeam Corporation Ltd: 4x 45 sec spots
Dur: 2’44”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios Sydney, 1965
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 16/09/2019

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Side 1: 2UW National Top 40 22/04/1973 with Al Thompson
Side 1 Dur: 29’37”, 13.8 MB, Mono


Side 2: 2UW National Top 40 18/02/1973 with Al Thompson
Side 2 Dur: 30’44”, 14.4 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Side 1: 2UW National Top 40 19/06/1977 Part 1 with Al Thompson
Side 1 Dur: 46’53”, 21.1 MB, Mono


Side 2: 2UW National Top 40 19/06/1977 Part 2 with Al Thompson
Side 2 Dur: 47’04”, 22.0 MB, Mono


Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 10/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 10/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’38”
Download (36.6 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1 and 2: 1902 Sexlines cuts 1 and 2
3: 1982 Up In Lights compilation album
4: AAMI “We keep our promises” campaign
5: Abbot’s lager TV commercial *
6: ABC Classic FM 93.9
7: ACI Pink Batts
8: Add Wash detergent with Judy Nunn
9: Advance Bank
10: Aerogard with Max Walker *

* I have no idea where I got these cuts from but if they’re yours, thankyou!

Airchecks Update 07/09/2019

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2UE aircheck: Donnie Sutherland welcomes in 1978
Dur: 62’23”, 29.2 MB, Mono
Audio credit: Macquarie Media/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Side 1: 2UW aircheck: National Top 40 27/10/1974 with Al Thompson
Side 2: 2UW aircheck: The Way We Were 27/10/1974 with Paul Hodges
Side 1 Dur: 30’58”, 14.5 MB, Mono
Side 2 Dur: 30’54”, 14.4 MB, Mono
Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



2UW aircheck: John Tingle 30/06/1972
Dur: 30’41”, 14 MB, Mono
Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW aircheck: Phil Hunter, August 1972
Dur: 30’15”, 13.8 MB, Mono
Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**

NOTE: From this post, the label scans are embedded in the mp3 files

Qantas Airways Ltd: Orient Escapades 1x 60 sec
Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Dur: 0’51”, 2.7 MB

Qantas Airways Ltd: What’s in a smile
Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Dur: 1’01”, 2.9 MB

Cottees Ltd: Passiona Goes!
Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Side 1: Radio Commercial – Dur: 1’38”, 3.5 MB
Side 2: A message to retailers – Dur: 2’09”, 4.1 MB

Mackenzies Menthoids 25 second commercials
Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Dur: 3’09”, 6.9 MB

Peters Ice Cream
Audio credit: 2SM Commercial Production Unit
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Side 1 – Dur: 2’09”, 3.9 MB
Side 2 – Dur: 0’58”, 2.7 MB

Video Update 28/08/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 28/08/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 5’05”
Download (27.7 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. 2UW 7.20 birthday with Bazz ‘n’ Pilko
2. 2UW Bazz ‘n’ Pilko better music
3. 2UW Classic Hits ‘we gotta party”
4. 2UW with Ron E Sparks “The amazing AM”
5. 2WS-FM Hans and Kayley cash giveaway
6. 3AW with Derryn Hinch
7. 3FOX-FM “Skiiing”
8. 3UZ Rick Melbourne Breakfast
9. 7EX Morning Show
10. 7EX Record Bars


2SM aircheck: Bon Scott Memoriam – 1980
Dur: 24’06”, 11.3 MB, Mono
Audio credit: BOG/SRN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



2UE aircheck: Donnie Sutherland – 17/12/77 and 24/12/77
Dur: 93’10”, 43.6 MB, Mono
Audio credit: Macquarie Media/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



2UW aircheck: Dave D Whitcomb breakfast – May 13th 1977
**NOTE: Some tape damage event on this aircheck**
Dur: 61’16”, 28.7 MB, Mono
Audio credit: ARN/Dave Whitcomb for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

2UW aircheck: John Laws – July 27th 1979 (final 2UW show)
Dur: 60’51”, 14.5 MB, Mono
Audio credit: ARN/Dave Whitcomb for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney