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 Trying to date some Beehives by Dial Glass
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 4:53:16 PM on 23 February 2015.
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Does anyone recognise these Stations and when they were Founded should be late 40's
From NSW: CY and CA
From SA: KY PR DR
QLD: QL

Any help with these stations would be much appreciated to help me date my Beehives
The only one I have managed to find any info on is DR which was founded in 1947 in SA


 
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2CA is in Canberra and began broadcasting in 1931, well before the Beehive was released. Not sure about the other stations but Wikipedia has info on many of them.


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 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 5:10:51 PM on 23 February 2015.
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For Some reason then they did not put CA on the Original Brown Dial Beehive but they Put it onto the later dials the Green ones Wonder why


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 7:10:36 PM on 23 February 2015.
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2CA & 2CY are both Canberra stations. 2CA commenced service on 14/11/1931 & 2CY on 23/12/1938. Being ACT stations for some reason or another could explain their absence on the dial.

5DR is a Darwin station and it opened on 12/3/1947. It was later renamed 8DR.

4QL, Longreach QLD, opened on 7/5/1947.

The other SA stations I cant find any information.


 
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