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Sam Hood

Hood Collection part II : [Radio stations and broadcasting, including equipment, radio studios and Amalgamated Wireless (AWA), also some motion picture equipment and use of microphones]

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This engineer controlled twin transmitters for the Commonwealth Broadcasting Corporation's premier wireless station. Situated in the State Shopping Block in Market Street, radio 2UW employed 70 staff in 1937. It was the only 24 hour broadcaster in Australia and programs included weather bulletins twice daily, J.M. Prentice's 'Foreign Affairs' commentary, a special women's morning session, daily poultry farming tips, gardening and homecrafts ideas and J.A. Crawcour's 'Man on the Land' session from 5am to 6am.