../../basetitle>Bolivia DX Photos
These photos were all taken during my June 1985 visit to Bolivia. For background on Bolivian radio see the Bolivia Menu at Patepluma Radio.
This station was owned by the railroad workers trade union.4336 x 6400 pixel version (5 MB)
Radio Panamericana has been one of the premier stations of La Paz for several decades. Vice-president Daniel Sanchez Rocha issued many QSLs for their former SW frequency of 6105 kHz.4464 x 6784 pixel version (1.8 MB)
Radio Fides is a Roman Catholic broadcaster in La Paz. During the 1980 coup the army attacked the station with tanks, totally destroying it. It was later rebuilt. This clock marks forever the moment the station was attacked. See Bolivia: Radio Under The Gun for more on radio in the 1980 coup.
This government owned national broadcaster has since been rebranded as Radio Patria Nueva. It can still be heard on 6025 kHz SW.6736 x 4464 pixel version (2.1 MB)
Picture of me with two staff members. The station was operated by an army batallion.2168 x 3208 pixel version (1 MB)
My visit with Brazilian/Bolivian DXer Rogildo Fontenelle Aragao
Most of these samples are for futbol teams and civic organizations. Towards the bottom there is one for Radio Altiplano. The owner wouldn't sell it to me. When I increased my offer to $40 he told me to leave.2224 x 3384 pixel version (1.1 MB)