Radio Logs and Station Lists - 1920's to the 1990's

   White's Log - Stevenson's - Burgess - Cunningham - RCA - Duplex - Andrae - Radiotron

Radio Logs were first published in the mid 1920's to aid the general public in finding stations to listen to. This was most important to much of the US population which lived far from any station.
Later, logs helped "DXers" (those who made a hobby of listening for distant stations) and even broadcast professionals. This collection has hundreds of examples

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Other Logs
& Lists
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Radex Logs 
Station listings 1924-1942 plus articles
FM Atlas
Difinitive guide to FM 1970 - 2010. Lists, formats, more.
Jones Logs
The most accurate listings from the late 1958 to 1984
FBIS Foreign Lists
All non-USstations worldwide by frequency and by country
Radio Call Book
Radio News
 
Radio Broadcast
Broadcasting Yearbook
Radio Annual
M Street Directory
Guide to Broadcasting UK
Communications World
Contributors to this page:
Peter Taylor
Carl Mann



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1922
Radio Broadcast Vol.. 1 No 1 Maps of all radio stations
1923
Radio Directory   Bertram Downs, Publisher
Andrea Radio Directory Complete Listings of all stations including Shortwave
Canadian Dept. of Marine & Fisheries  
1924
White's Mileage & Radio Call Book Vol.. 1 No 1
Eveready Broadcasting Hour Glass 1924 Finds stations by wavelength and broadcast hours.
Radio Age  Logbook
Radio Broadcasting Station Directory & Trouble Finder    
Burgess Log
1925
Rhode Island Radio Fans Handbook 1924 Predecessor of White's Radio Log. Printed 1924 for 1925 "season"
Stevenson's Vol.. 1 No 1 First  Edition
of the Log
White's No 5 Earliest White's edition on this site.
Radio Log & Callbook   One of the most complete early station listings
Stevenson's Vol.. 1 No 2 February
Burgess Index  
White's   No 6  
White's No 7  
White's No 8 Fall Edition
Radio Directory & Trouble Finder 1925 15th Edition
Radio Index Log 1925 (Not the RadEx Log)
Stevenson's   Vol.. 1 No 10 October
Stevenson's   Vol.. 1 No 11 November
Stevenson's Vol.. 1 No 12 December
Dustin Log 1925  
Zion Log & Callbook 1925 From the operators of WCBD Radio
1926
Radio Guide & Log 1926 Newark Evening News
Wonder Radio Log 1926 Very detailed
Burgess Index 1926  
CKLC Alberta Canada Log 1926 Date an estimate based on station list
Radio Index 1926 (Different from Radex)
Radio Doings Callbook 1926  
Newark News Radio Directory 1926  
Duplex Radio Guide    
International Radio Log 1926 List of All US AM Radio Stations
Stevenson's Vol.. 2 No 1 Jan
Stevenson's Vol.. 2 No 2 Feb
Stevenson's Vol.. 2 No 3  Mar
Stevenson's Vol. 2 No 4 April
Stevenson's Vol.. 2 No 5 May
White's No 9   
White's No 10   
World Radio Log    
Radio Index 1926 Radio log distributed in Queens as political ad
Radio Index Log 1926 (Not the RadEx Log)
Radio Index Log 1926 A different version from a bank in Chicago
1927
Radio Doings Radio Call Book 1927  
Stevenson's Vol.. 3 No 1 Early Winter
Stevenson's Vol.. 3 No 2 Winter
Burgess Index 1927
Stevenson's Vol.. 3 No 3 April, 1927
Federal Radio Act 1927
Stevenson's Vol.. 4 No 1 September
Stevenson's Vol.. 4 No 2 December
White's Vol.. 4 No 2 October
Newark Call Radio Guide 1927-1928 Published by Newark Sunday Call
Dustin Log   1927
Radio Listener's Red Book 1927 Includes network affiliations
Radio Station Finder 1927 Post FRC reassignment
1928
RCA Radiotron   1928
Keller's Call Book   Winter
White's Vol.. 5 No 1 January
Stevenson's Vol.. 5 No 1 Spring
White's Vol.. 5 No 2 April
White's Vol.. 5 No 3 May
Stevenson's  Vol.. 5 No 2 Summer
Stevenson's Vol.. 5 No 3 November
Radio Station Directory & Service Manual 1928 Log and receiver guide
Radio Map & Log Nov. 1928 Includes frequency changes.
White's Vol.. 5 No 4 Winter
Milwaukee Journal Radio Log 1928 Includes FRC changes.
Herald Argus Radio Map & Log   1928 log from La Porte Herald-Argus
Radio Red Book 1928 Listing following the FRC reassignments
Lefax Radio Iog 1928 Following the FRC changes
1929
White's   Vol.. 6 No 1 January New FRC Wavelengths
     
RCA Radiotron   1929
Stevenson's  Vol.. 6 No 1 Spring
White's  Vol.. 6 No 2 Spring - Summer
White's Vol.. 6 No 3 Fall
White's  Vol.. 6 No 4 Midwinter
Timeline of Regulation Radio's first decades
Stevenson's 1929-1934 Season
Keller Log Book   Winter '29-'30
1920's
Station Finder & Log   Approximate date 1929. Includes operating hours for all stations
Wathal's Radio Log   Example of a retail store promotional log.
Victor "Dial List"   1920's Log
Experimental Wireless Radio Call Book   All licensed operators, shore stations and more.
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30's - Exact Year Unknown
National Union Tubes Radio Log 1930/1931 Around 1931
Stuarts Log   Around 1930
Blue Log   Around 1930
Sylvania Radio Log Around 1930
National Union Tubes Radio Log   Sometime after 1928 frequency changes.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette Radio Log 1931 or 32  
An All Wave Radio Primer 1930's General Electric booklet with station list
1930
Crosley Log   1930
Cunningham Radio Log   1930
White's Vol.. 7 No 1 January
Boston Globe Callbook   1930
White's Vol.. 7 No 2 Spring Summer
White's Vol.. 7 No 3 Fall
White's Vol.. 7 No 4 Midwinter
RCA Radiotron 1930
Radio Doings Call Book 1st Edition 1930
Radio Doings Call Book 2nd Edition 1930
Radio Dial Logbook   1939
Commercial & Government Radio Stations 1939 Department of Commerce
Radio Dial Vol.. 3 No 1  
1931
White's Vol.. 8 No 1 January
Air-Line Log   1931
RCA Radiotron Log First of two 1931
RCA Radiotron Log Second of two 1931
White's Vol.. 8 No 2 Spring & Summer
White's Vol.. 8 No 3 Fall Winter
Cunningham Tube Log Around 1931
White's Vol.. 8 No 4 Mid Winter '31-'32
Radio Log From the 
Pittsburgh Gaztte
  Around 1931-32
Radio Log 1931 From National Union Tubes
The Radio Pictorial Spring Log and articles
1932
White's   Vol.. 9 No 1 Spring
Cunningham Tubes
"Stars and Stations"
  1932
Cunningham Map & Log   Early 1932
Stevenson's   Winter
White's Vol.. 9 No 4 October January
Keller's Log   Fall
1933
 White's Vol.. 10 No 1 Early Spring
National Chain 1933 Spring Network programs
Stevenson's   DX Season
RCA Radiotron Log   1933
White's Vol.. 10 No 4 Midwinter
Official Short Wave Log & Callbook From Short Wave Craft Summer
1934
Communications Act   FCC Established
Stevenson's   DX Season
Cunningham
Radio Stars and Stations
Vol.. 1 No 1 Radio Artists and station listings
Radio Craft Official Shortwave Log   1934 Special Edition
Shortwave and Utility
White's   Vol.. 11 No 1 January
White's  Vol.. 11 No 2 February
White's Vol.. 11 No 3 March
White's Vol.. 11 No 6 November
White's Vol.. 11 No 7 December
Radio Log Book   Patent Medicine promotion
Radio Log & Lore   January
Radio Log & Lore   February
Radio Log & Lore   March
Radio Log & Lore   April
Philco Radio Log 1934 Station list
Philco Radio Atlas 1934-1935 Atlas and station lists
The Dialist December Log and update from Newark News Radio Club.
DX Radio Log of the World (AM & SW) 1934 November
1935
White's Vol.. 11 No 8 January
White's Vol.. 12 No 2 April
All Wave Radio Vol.. 1 No 1 September
DX Radio Log May Domestic & international
Tung Sol Log 1935 Includes Short Wave
Cunningham Radio Stars & Stations 1935 Picture album and log
Radio Guide Log 1935 Log with album of radio stars
Philco Radio Atlas of the World 1935 Lists of stations and locator maps
1936
White's Vol.. 13 No 3 March
White's Vol.. 13 No 6 July
White's Vol.. 13 No 7 October
White's Vol.. 13 No 8 November
White's Vol.. 13 No 9  December
RCA Radiotron 1936 Station Log
All Wave Radio 1936 All US stations by frequency
Radio Log 1936 From National Union Tubes
General Electric Radio Log 1936 AM and Shortwave Lists
1937
Whites Vol.. 14 No 1 January
Whites Vol.. 14 No 2 February
White's Vol.. 14 No 4 Summer
Radio News  Vol.. 18 No 7  January
1938
White's Vol.. 15 No 2 February
White's Vol.. 15 No 5 October
White's Vol.. 15 No 6 November
Whites Vol.. 15 No 7 December
International Short Wave Radio 1938 Shortwave Logbook
1939
White's Vol.. 16 No 1 January
White's Vol.. 16 No 3 March
White's Vol.. 16 No 5 October
White's Vol.. 16 No 6 November
Stevenson's   1939
FCC Official List 1939 Dated March 1939
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1940
Stevenson's Log   1940
Stewart-Warner Radio Sets Radio Log 1940
White's Vol.. 17 No 1 January February
White's Vol.. 17 No 3 May June
White's Vol.. 17 No 5 November December
1941
Sylvania Station Finder 1942 NARBA station changes for North America
Stevenson's Radio Bulletin   1941
White's Vol.. 18 No 1 January
White's Vol.. 18 No 3 March
FCC Station List March Official station list
White's Vol.. 18 No 4 April Post-
NARBA Frequencies
Stromberg-Carlson Log 1941 New NARBA frequencies
White's Vol.. 18 No 4
Supplement
Western US Extra
White's Vol.. 18 No 9 September
Zenith Radio Log 1941 Post-NARBA frequencies
Tung-Sol Dial Locations 1941 Radio log from the tube maker.
1942
Stevenson's   1942
White's Vol.. 19 No 1  January
White's Vol.. 19 No 2 February
White's Vol.. 19 No 6 June
White's Vol.. 19 No 7 July
White's Vol.. 19 No 8 Fall
1943
White's Vol.. 20 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 20 No 3 Summer
Stevensons   1943
1944
Stevensons   1944
White's  Vol.. 21 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 21 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 21 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 21 No 4 October-December
DX Almanac #1 International Station list
1945
Stevenson's   1945
White's Vol.. 22 No 1 Jan-Mar
White's Vol.. 22 No 2 Spring Summer
White's   Vol.. 22 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 22 No 4 Fall
1946
Stevenson's   1946
White's Vol.. 23 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 23 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 23 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 23 No 4 Fall-Winter
1947
Stevenson's   1947
White's Vol.. 24 No 1 Winter-Spring
White's Vol.. 24 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 24 No 4 Fall
1948
Stevenson's Radio Bulletin   1948
White's  Vol.. 25 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 25 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 25 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 25 No 4 Fall
1949
Stevenson's   1949
White's  Vol.. 26 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 26 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 26 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 26 No 4 Fall
World Radio Station List 1949
Weyrich Log 1949 All North America
1940's
Foerster's Log mid-40's 4 editions likely from 1945 or 1946
 
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1950
White's   Vol.. 27 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 27 No 2 Spring
White's  Vol.. 27 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 27 No 4 Fall
Stevenson's   1950
Weyrich Log 1950 All Western Hemisphere
1951
Stevenson's   1951
White's Vol.. 28 No 1  Winter
White's Vol.. 28 No 2  Spring
Mexico & Cuba lists
White's Vol.. 28 No 3 Summer
White's  Vol.. 28 No 4 Fall
White's Vol.. 28 No 1  Winter
Directory of Radio Stations 1951 All stations in Western Hemisphere by Country
Weyrich Log 1951 All Western Hemisphere
1952
White's  Vol.. 29 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 29 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 29 No 4 Fall
Weyrich Log 1952 All Western Hemisphere
1953
White's  Vol.. 30 No 1 Winter
White's  Vol.. 30 No 2 Spring
White's  Vol.. 30 No 3 Summer
White's Vol.. 30 No 4 Fall
FBIS Foreign B'cast Information Service (CIA) Foreign All Non-US Stations by Country and City
Weyrich Log 1953 All Western Hemisphere
1954
White's Vol.. 31 No 1 Winter
White's Vol.. 31 No  3 Summer
White's Vol.. 31 No 4 Fall
1955
White's Vol.. 32 No 2 Spring
White's Vol.. 32 No 4 Fall
1958
White's
Vol.. 35 No 1 Spring
First Whites published by  Radio TV Experimenter after the death  of  Charles DeWitt White
White's Vol.. 35 No 2 Fall
1959
White's  Vol.. 36 No 1 Spring
White's Vol.. 36 No 2 Summer
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1960
White's Vol.. 37 No 2  Fall
1961
White's  Vol.. 38 No 2 Winter
FBIS
Foreign B'cast Information Service (CIA)
All TV and FM by Frequency FBIS lists were produced by an office of the CIA
1962
White's  Vol.. 39 No 1 Spring
White's Vol.. 39 No 2 Fall
1963
White's Vol.. 40 No 1 Spring
White's  Vol.. 40 No 2 Summer
White's  Vol.. 40 No 3 Fall
White's  Vol.. 40 No 4 Winter
FBIS
Foreign B'cast Information Service (CIA)
All Foreign by Frequency FBIS lists were produced by an office of the CIA
1964
White's   Vol.. 41 No 1 February March
White's  Vol.. 41 No 2 April May
White's Vol.. 41 No 3 June
White's  Vol.. 42 No 1 August September
White's  Vol.. 42 No 2 October-November
White's   Vol.. 42 No 3 December
1965
White's Vol.. 43 No 1 January February
White's Vol.. 43 No 2 April May
White's Vol.. 43 No 3  June July
White's  Vol.. 44 No 1 August - September
White's Vol.. 44 No 2  October November
White's  Vol.. 44 No 3 January
1966
White's  Vol.. 45 No 1 February March
White's Vol.. 45 No 2  April May
White's  Vol.. 46 No 1 August September
White's  Vol.. 46 No 2 October November
White's  Vol.. 46 No 3 December
1967
White's  Vol.. 47 No 1 February March
White's Vol..  47 No 2 April May
White's   Vol.. 47 No 3 June July
White's  Vol.. 48 No 1 August September
White's Vol.. 48 No 2 October November
1968
White's  Vol.. 48 No 3 Dec 1967 - Jan 1968
FBIS Foreign B'cast
Information Service (CIA)
Foreign All Non-US Stations by Country and City
White's Vol.. 49 No 1 Feb March
White's Vol.. 49 No 2 April May
White's Vol.. 49 No 3  June July
White's Vol.. 50 No 1  August September
White's Vol.. 50 No 2 October November
White's Vol.. 50 No 3 Dec 1968 - Jan 1969
1969
White's Vol.. 51 No 1 February March 1969
White's Vol.. 51 No 2  April May
White's Vol.. 51 No 3  June July
White's Vol.. 51 No 1 August September
Science & Electronics October White's Radio Log
SCOP México   List of stations in Mexico
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1970
Communications World Whites Radio Log Vol.. 53 Spring Summer 1971
Science & Electronics White's Radio Log February - March
National Radio Club 1970 AM Logbook
1971
Communications World Whites Radio Log Vol.. 54 Fall Winter 1971
Science & Electronics January White's Radio Log
1972
National Radio Club 1972 Domestic Radio Listings
1973
Communications World Whites Radio Log Vol.. 56 Spring / Summer 1973
IRCA Foreign Log   1973
1974
Communications World Whites Radio Log Vol.. 57 Spring Summer 1974
Communications World Whites Radio
Log Vol.. 57
Fall Winter
1974
IRCA Foreign Log   1974
National Radio Club Log 1974-1975 3rd Edition AM station logbook for North America
1975
FBIS Foreign B'cast
 Information Service (CIA)
Foreign AM FM and Shortwave
IRCA Foreign Log   1975
Communications World White's Radio Log
Vol.. 58
Fall / Winter 1975
Wheeler's
Radio Log
1975 Prepared by the chain of campgrounds
1976
Communications World White's Radio Log
Vol.. 59
Spring / Summer 1976
IRCA Foreign Log   1976
1977
Communications World White's Radio Log
Vol.. 60
Spring / Summer 1977
IRCA Foreign Log   1977
Communications World White's Radio Log Fall / Winter
1977
1978
Communications World White's Radio Log
Vol.. 61
1978
IRCA Foreign Log   1978
National Radio Club 1978 AM Station Log
National Radio Club Pacific Log 1978 AM stations in the Pacific.
1979
IRCA Foreign Log   1979-81
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1980
Communications World White's Radio Log 1980
IRCA Foreign Log   1981
1981
Communications World White's Radio Log 1981
1981
Communications World White's Radio Log 1981
1982
National Radio Club 1982 AM Domestic Logbook
1983
Broadcasting's
"Across the Dial"
1983 Fourth edition
1984
White's Reappearance Around 1984 One Edition Only
1988
NRC AM Logbook 1988 Ninth edition
1989
Broadcasting's
"Across the Dial"
1989 Sixth edition
   
 
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1991
Radio On Wheels 1991 Western Edition. Guide for travelers and visitors
Radio On Wheels 1991 Eastern Edition. Guide for travelers and visitors
1993
Canadian Broadcast Book of Maps 1993 All AM, FM and TV plotted on maps by Province.
1994
1995
1996
National Radio Club 1996 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
1997
     
1996
National Radio Club 1998 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
 
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2000
National Radio Club 2000 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
2001
National Radio Club 2001 AM Station Directional Pattern Book
NRC Logbook 2001 22nd Edition
2002
NRC Mapbook 2002 7th Edition
National Radio Club 2002 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
IRCA Mexican Log 2002 8th Edition
2003
     
2004
National Radio Club 2004 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
2005
National Radio Club 2005 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
2006
National Radio Club 2006 AM Station Directional Pattern Book
2007
National Radio Club 2007 AM Station Directional Pattern Book
2008
National Radio Club 2008 AM Station Directional Pattern Book
2009
National Radio Club 2009 AM Station Directional Pattern Book
2010
National Radio Club 2010 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
WTFDA FM Logbook 2010 FM stations in Mexico and the Caribbean Basin
2011
IRCA Mexican Log 2012 All Mexican AM stations
National Radio Club 2012 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
2012
IRCA Mexican Log 2012 All Mexican AM stations
National Radio Club 2012 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
2013
National Radio Club 2013 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
IRCA Mexican Log 2013 All Mexican AM stations
2014
     
National Radio Club
Coming soon
2014 AM Station Logbook for US and Canada
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