pirate radio show on bbc4

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pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by techie76 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:52 am

there is a show about pirate radio station on bbc4 tonight at 9:00 (29/9/17) about the 80's

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Re: pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by Albert H » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:31 am

Some of it was factually inaccurate, some of it was slanted propaganda, but most of it was OK. Also I'm in it ....... :o
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Re: pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by wazza » Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:20 pm

Anything you disagree with is "slanted propaganda"!

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Re: pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by sinus trouble » Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:26 am

I have to agree with Albert!
Whilst I enjoyed the documentary, The only reason they showed it is to boost ratings for Radio 1 as it is their anniversary! The BBC were the very ones who lobbied the government for enforcement!! The message is still the same! Pirates in any form are 'Bad Nasty Criminals'
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Re: pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by Albert H » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:16 am

The chronology was a bit wrong in places (some stations were using links in the 1970s!) and there were many more stations that were significant.... They just majored on LWR and Kiss because Zak and Uncle Pervy made themselves available for interview.

Some stations had much bigger audiences than LWR and Kiss. LWR was always distorted and overmodulated, and Kiss generally had a piss-poor signal. Stations like Solar, TKO and Invicta had much higher technical standards, and DBC had a gigantic audience. "Time" was also huge.....
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Re: pirate radio show on bbc4

Post by FMEnjoyer » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:34 pm

Cool was just gonna post this up but you got there well before me. Gonna check it out soon. Not listening much these days
but it is still nostalgic in my heart for the old days.

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