Springbok Radio

Springbok Radio was the first SABC commercial radio station. Its lifespan was from 1 May 1950 to 31 December 1985 when it was closed mainly because it was no longer seen as financially viable following the advent of television in 1976.
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Springbok Radio Revisited

Springbok Radio Revisited - the archive material of the radio station back at the SABC Radio Archives - the custodian is Retha Buys

"Springbok Radio was the first SABC commercial radio station. Its lifespan was from 1 May 1950 to 31 December 1985 when it was closed mainly because it was no longer  seen as financially viable following the advent of  television in 1976." - Retha Buys (Springbok Radio Custodian)

SABC Media Libraries ' exhibition poster: UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2012 " Springbok Radio was the first SABC com.

News and Actuality of Springbok Radio - canvass used at the most recent UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 27 October 2012 exhibition at SABC, South Africa

News and Actuality of Springbok Radio - canvass used at the most recent UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 27 October 2012 exhibition at SABC, South Africa

"Tuesday 08 May 2012 was the handover of the archives of the Springbok  Radio Preservation Society  of South Africa  to the SABC.    When Springbok Radio opened in 1950 it had only three medium wave transmitters, but by October 1951, it was broadcasted to all the densely populated areas of the then Union of South Africa on 11 transmitters."

Springbok Radio Media release: Tuesday 08 May 2012 will officially mark the handover of the archives of the Springbok Radio Pre.

Springbok Radio Revisited - canvass with comedy programmes on canvass for the UNESCO World day for Audiovisual Heritage exhibition on 27 October 2012

Springbok Radio Revisited - canvass with comedy programmes on canvass for the UNESCO World day for Audiovisual Heritage exhibition on 27 October 2012

Springbok Radio handover to SABC - SABC News video

"It once dominated the airwaves. Three decades later - Springbok Radio continues to draw listeners. The famous national station, closed in.

UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 27 October 2012 - SABC Media Libraries focus on Springbok Radio

UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 27 October 2012 - SABC Media Libraries focus on Springbok Radio

In Memoriam: Bea Reed, golden girl of Springbok Radio #tribute #archives #radio

Bea Reed, The Golden Girl of Springbok Radio- Springbok Radio Archives - South African Friends


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