Waffler Great news that Radio Caroline will get a licence to broadcast. The Community Station status seems to fit the lady very well indeed. News selected from the Radio Today Manchester minimux to carry 28 radio stations The small-scale DAB trial in Manchester operated by Niocast is to carry at least 28 radio stations by … Continue reading Radio Newsbeat
The application form to Ofcom is available for download https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/95241/Radio-Caroline_Application-form.pdf Well done to Peter Moore for making the application for Radio Caroline to broadcast on AM not Essex and Suffolk. Let's pray that Ronan O'Rahilly is comfortable and he must be proud that his radio station will live o! I hope it will be … Continue reading Sounds fine now Caroline has a licence from Ofcom
From the Light Vessel 18 Our annual celebration of Pirate Radio takes place 21st July to 30th July and runs alongside Harwich Lifeboat Week. PUTTING THE FUN BACK INTO RADIO Radio Mi Amigo will be bringing you the music of the 3 decades when pirates ships ruled the waves. Daytime (6am to 6pm) … Continue reading Radio Mi Amigo July 2017
Pirate BBC Essex 2017 The BBC & Pharos Trust are pleased to confirm that the LV18 will again be the host for Pirate BBC Essex. The station will run 12th to 14th August 2017 and will mark, on 14th August, the 50thanniversary of the Marine Offences Act which closed most pirate radio stations. Keith Skues … Continue reading Pirate BBC Essex 2017
An attractive leaflet found in a field Wow, taxes on beards in days of yore! Se Seen locally - great idea for the whole country? Went to Uxbridge recently and we had to leave the bus for some strange reason, there must have been a fault with it. An unusual view of a bus … Continue reading This and that and Kenny Everett!
A family of Egyptian Geese by the River Thames A difficult bird to photograph - a Cormorant - waiting patiently for a fish to pounce on.! I did get some film of them swimming on holiday recently Fantastic Clouds today - pity they had to obscure the sun today, which was quite chilly. A … Continue reading Pictorial Musings
The Daily Telegraph has this news item on their site- are there enough anoraks to vote UKIP in the Clacton area? Does Arron Banks know anything about the laws governing broadcasting on the high seas? Great story though! Ukip's Arron Banks to set up pirate radio station on fishing trawler off the Essex coast if he … Continue reading Ukip Madness? Or just plain bonkers?