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Cork exhibition reliving the glory days of pirate radio

By Colette Sheridan. WITH their cultivated mid-Atlantic accents and often British sounding pseudonyms, the DJs that broadcast on pirate radio in this country were not quite swashbuckling romantic figures. But they were minor heroes in that they played pop and rock music in an Ireland whose airwaves,....

Pirate radio = drug dealing and municipal broadband is anti-competitive censorship

Comment It has long been a sad truth that Washington DC lives within its own distorted universe, but even by DC standards a recent speech by federal regulator Michael O'Rielly is a wonder to behold. O'Rielly is one of four current commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and on....

People Just Do Nothing primed for US remake set in Las Vegas

Amazon are attempting to reimagine the Kurupt FM posse as a group of DJs trying to make it in the bright lights of The Strip. Fear and loitering in Brentford … People Just Do Nothing Photograph: BBC/Roughcut/Jack Barnes. People Just Do Nothing – the BBC mockumentary about a spoof pirate radio....

Resurfaced Biafran separatist leader claims he is in Israel

Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio station Radio....

Nigerian separatist leader admits he’s in Israel, says owes life to Jewish state

ABUJA, Nigeria — Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio....

Resurfaced Biafran separatist leader cla...

Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio station Radio....

Richard Curtis films ranked: From Bridget Jones to Notting Hill and Four Weddings

While he has deviated from his tried-and-tested formula for two Mr Bean outings with Rowan Atkinson , the pirate radio ensemble caper The Boat That Rocked (2009) and an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse (2011) for Steven Spielberg, his sweary, upper-middle class comedies of manners have proven a wildly popular British export.

The rise and fall of pirate radio station WBAD

FM transmitters were cheap and easy to operate. For a few hundred bucks you could blast your favorite music, conspiracy theories or religious beliefs as far as your FM signal would carry it. But they call it pirate radio for a reason. Stations operate without a license from the Federal....

London’s Radio Pirates Changed Music. Then Came the Internet.

LONDON — In 1993, the illegal radio broadcasters at Kool FM came up with a plan to keep the regulators from raiding their studios. In those days, the rooftops of South and East London still bristled with unauthorized antennas. Installed by pirate radio stations on top of public housing blocks — the....

Transistors in biscuit tins: a look back at the heyday of pirate radio

Declan Meehan, who worked with Nova Radio, Century, 2FM, Ard Big and various others; and Stuart Clarke, assistant editor of Hot Press, who worked with Radio Caroline, pictured with a biscuit tin transmitter from Radio Butty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne A transistor disguised in a biscuit tin so that it....

Entertainment Top Tens: This week in 1965

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to sexual frustration were considered too suggestive. The line 'trying to make some girl' was a particular target and it was censored when the....

Top tens: this week in 1965 new Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first... Entertainment

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to sexual frustration were considered too suggestive. The line 'trying to make some girl' was a particular target and it was censored when the....

D Double E, grime's nearly man: 'I haven’t been able to prove myself'

In those early days, grime was not a visible genre, and to distinguish themselves from the clamour on a multi-MC pirate radio show, an idiosyncratic vocal style, memorable ad-libs and a verbal audio-logo were invaluable parts of the MCs’ armoury. On these terms, D Double’s charisma soon made him a pirate legend.

Radio channel that broadcast Alex Jones taken offline – but not because of his conspiracy theories or controversies

A radio channel that broadcasts Alex Jones's shows is now silent – but not for the same reason as everyone else took him offline. The Federal Communications Commission has taken down an independent radio station, Liberty Radio, according to reports. It was taken offline because it was operating as a pirate radio station, the Associated Press said.

FCC chief after Alex Jones controversy: Enforcement has nothing to do with content

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday said the FCC this week shut down a pirate radio station because it was broadcasting illegally, not because it was known for airing controversial radio host Alex Jones. "Some have criticized the FCC for removing Mr.

FCC Shuts Down Pirate Radio Station Known For Airing Alex Jones Shows

The Federal Communications Commission has forced a pirate radio station off the air in Austin, Texas, that was known for rebroadcasting shows from far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The station, , was also slapped with a $15,000 fine after operating from an apartment complex without federal....

CORRECTION: FCC targets pirate radio station that broadcasts Alex Jones

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shut down a pirate radio station known for its broadcasts of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Wednesday that the station, Liberty Radio, was hit with a $15,000 fine and at least temporarily pulled from the airwaves.

Alex Jones radio channel taken offline – but not because of his conspiracy theories or controversies

Alex Jones's flagship radio channel is now silent – but not for the same reason as everyone else took him offline. The Federal Communications Commission has taken down Jones's flagship radio station, Liberty Radio, according to reports. It was taken offline because it was operating as a pirate radio station, the Association Press said.

FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The Austin American-Statesman reports the FCC also has fined the station's operators $15,000 - a fine the FCC says in a lawsuit the operators are refusing to pay.

Austin pirate radio station, flagship for Alex Jones, faces $15k fine

A check of the Liberty Radio website, txlr.net , indicated the station stopped being transmitted over the air in December, but has been streaming online and via a call-in "listen line." According to court documents, FCC enforcement agents from Houston were called to the Austin area to investigate 90.

Austin pirate radio station, flagship for Alex Jones, faces $15k fine

According to court documents, FCC enforcement agents from Houston were called to the Austin area to investigate 90.1 FM after the agency received a complaint. Using high-tech equipment, those agents were able to trace the signal to the Orchard Plaza apartments at 1127 and 1205 E. 52nd St. in East Austin.

Austin pirate radio station, flagship for Alex Jones, faces $15k fine

According to court documents, FCC enforcement agents from Houston were called to the Austin area to investigate 90.1 FM after the agency received a complaint. Using high-tech equipment, those agents were able to trace the signal to the Orchard Plaza apartments at 1127 and 1205 E. 52nd St. in East Austin.

Austin pirate radio station, flagship for Alex Jones, faces $15k fine

According to court documents, FCC enforcement agents from Houston were called to the Austin area to investigate 90.1 FM after the agency received a complaint. Using high-tech equipment, those agents were able to trace the signal to the Orchard Plaza apartments at 1127 and 1205 E. 52nd St. in East Austin.

FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate radio station

A pirate radio station that serves as controversial host Alex Jones' Austin flagship has been knocked off the city's airwaves -- at least temporarily -- and the Federal Communications Commission has levied a $15,000 penalty that the station's operators are refusing to pay. A lawsuit filed this week in U.

FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The Austin American-Statesman reports the FCC also has fined the station's operators $15,000 - a fine the FCC says in a lawsuit the operators are refusing to pay.

FCC Shuts Down Alex Jones’ Flagship Pirate Radio Station

For Operating Illegally. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed down conspiracy theorist​ Alex Jones’s flagship radio station Wednesday after a lawsuit filed in federal court in Austin, Texas, alleged it was operated without a license since at least 2013.
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Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state....

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