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Archive for April, 2010

Vale Stan Gervas

Posted by ken On April - 30 - 2010

Courtesy of veterans Gus Slater, Ian Simson and the West Australian Newspaper, we have been advised of the sad death of radio pioneer Stan Gervas, who many in the industry will remember fondly as a radio announcer and executive, author and proprietor of Wallpaper World. Stan (Albert) Gervas was born 13 December 1919 in the […]

Vale Ken Stronach

Posted by ken On April - 28 - 2010

Please be advised that we have ‘lost’ another one of our 1960s staff members – Ken Stronach. Ken was Company Secretary for STW Channel 9 when we first opened in 1965. Ken was a keen golfer… who married but had no children. There will be a Service (only) on Friday, April 30 at… Oakwood Funeral […]

Radio 6PM Reunion – Video and Photos

Posted by ken On April - 26 - 2010

The 6PM reunion was conducted at the Paddington Ale House in Mount Hawthorn on Wednesday April 21, 2010, for people who officially worked for 6PM during the years 1980–1990, the last decade of AM broadcasting before the conversion to the FM band. The following 6PM video was kindly provided by George Chapman, who was the […]

Radio 6PM Reunion

Posted by ken On April - 14 - 2010

Lionel Lewis and Michael Gammon

… Lee Cornell, Geoff Bradley and Michael A’Hern

ABC TV Veterans Public Gathering

Posted by ken On April - 13 - 2010

ABC Perth Announcers 1971-72 (Studio 621) (Back row) Jim Bale, Michael Palmer, John Harper-Nelson, Eoin Cameron, David Hawkes, Murray Jennings, George Manning, Peter Holland, Ron Morey, Greg Pearce (Middle row) Ramsay McLean, John Juan, Phyllis Hope-Robertson, David Guy, Pat Newman (secretary), Peter Harrison, Earl Reeve (Front row) Tony Clough, David Ellery, Don Gresham and Peter […]

Further to two articles published here relating to the hunt for murder Brian William Robinson in 1963. This event was the first and last time the viewers of a WA television station armed themselves to assist the police capture a fugitive from the law. Lindsay Smith seeks feedback on hunt for murderer Brian William Robinson […]


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