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Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy as downloading an app. Making Waves, an event in Dublin, will track a century of illegal frequencies to show how clandestine transmissions shaped the Irish nation.

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy as downloading an app. Making Waves, an event in Dublin, will track a century of illegal frequencies to show how clandestine transmissions shaped the Irish nation.

Kurupt FM announce London Roundhouse takeover

pirate radio heroes Kurupt FM have announced details of a takeover. London Roundhouse They will bring The Lost Tapes Tour to the venue on Tuesday October 10. The live show comes off the back of the hugely popular iPlayer series "People Just Do Nothing". This website uses cookies.

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words that every pirate radio station fears. This time, however, those words landed on a man of god: Pastor Yvon Grand-Champ.

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offshore radio, its stations and DJs and their unique styles will be on display at Pickering Station on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23.

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words that every pirate radio station fears. This time, however, those words landed on a man of god: Pastor Yvon Grand-Champ.

Kanu Or Saraki: Who Is A Greater Threat To Nigeria?

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who the government of President Buhari inadvertently made popular after it sent him into detention. Before then he was a little known young man running a pirate radio station called Radio Biafra. But his arrest and subsequent detention, coupled with the usual....

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospital turned to “Koo Tee,” a Red Shirt leader who runs a pirate radio station from Laos calling for a people’s revolution in Thailand.

Small Screen: BBC pirate-radio mockumentary reaches our shores

Underground club culture gets the Spinal Tap treatment in People Just Do Nothing, a BBC mockumentary series that just landed in North America via Netflix. On this series, structured like the British version of The Office, cameras follow a low-functioning group of 30-something underachievers who run the pirate radio station Kurupt FM.

Brentford pirate radio heroes People Just Do Nothing win big at the BAFTAs

A television programme which follows Brentford pirate radio station, Kurupt FM, has scooped a major award at the BAFTAs. Mockumentary, People Just Do Nothing , won the award for Best Scripted Comedy, beating off competition from rivals Camping, Fleabag and Flowers.

Historic vessel in Harwich to host pirate radio event this summer

LV18 Lightvessel, moored in Harwich, will again be the host for Pirate BBC Essex, which will run from August 12 to August 14, with presenters such as Johnnie Walker, Roger Day, Tom Edwards and Norman St John taking part. Pirate BBC Essex programmes will broadcast live from the ship on Monday, August....

Banks: Collapse of Labour could help UKIP win seats

. Arron Banks talks General Election with BBC’s Andrew Neil. WATCH | @Arron_Banks discusses Clacton, the future of UKIP and offshore pirate radio stations with LEAVE.EU (@LeaveEUOfficial) April 23, 2017 UKIP not standing against strongly pro-Brexit MPs whilst picking up votes from patriotic Labour....

Millionaire to campaign 'on pirate radio broadcast from trawler'

Millionaire Ukip donor Arron Banks plans to campaign using a pirate radio station operating from a former fishing trawler off the Clacton coast if he selected as the party’s General Election candidate. Mr Banks is hoping to be approved as the candidate on Wednesday.

Election 2017: Arron Banks to launch pirate radio station off Clacton coast if he becomes UKIP candidate

The former UKIP donor hopes to be named next Wednesday as the party’s candidate for Clacton for the General Election on June 8. Mr Banks, who caused controversy this week by admitting he knows nothing about the town , would use the pirate radio station, based in a fishing trawler, to help his election campaign.

Arron Banks to launch pirate radio station off Clacton coast if he becomes UKIP candidate for general election

. PUBLISHED: 17:40 22 April 2017 | UPDATED: 18:12 22 April 2017. Millionaire businessman Arron Banks will start his own pirate radio station off the Clacton coast to help become the Essex town’s MP if he is selected as the UKIP candidate. The former UKIP donor hopes to be named next Wednesday as....

Ukip's Arron Banks to set up pirate radio station on fishing trawler off the Essex coast if he is selected as Clacton candidate

M r Banks is due to meet with Ukip councillors on Monday in Clacton and has taken a lease on the constituency's former MP’s Douglas Carswell’s shop in the town to be his campaign offices. The former Ukip donor is due to meet with the party’s National Executive Committee on Wednesday for a hustings. I'd vote for the one at the back .

Sad passing of Angela McQuaid new The funeral took place yesterday (Monday) of... Local Notes

The funeral took place yesterday (Monday) of Angela McQuaid, Blackwater Court, who sadly passed away last weekend in the Louth County Hospital. Angela was well known in local media circles, working as an advertising rep for the pirate radio station, Radio Carousel, before working in LMFM for a time.

Pirate radio carries the fight to Isis, but costs are high

“Simor” was murdered to the sound of his own voice phoning in to his favourite radio show. The man from Mosul, known only by his nickname, was a regular caller to Alghad FM, the pirate radio station that has become a popular symbol of resistance against Islamic State, listened to by the thousands of....

Pirate radio carries the fight to Isis, but costs are high

“Simor” was murdered to the sound of his own voice phoning in to his favourite radio show. The man from Mosul, known only by his nickname, was a regular caller to Alghad FM, the pirate radio station that has become a popular symbol of resistance against Islamic State, listened to by the thousands of....

As VW exits crisis, the press spins next chapter like pirate radio

. When the financial and automotive press gathered Tuesday in Wolfsburg, home to a leading automaker, were they at a VW press conference or at a pop concert? You've reached your free story limit. To read this article and get unlimited acees to our website, subscribe now - subscriptions start less than $2 per week.

What Terry O’Reilly knows about marketing

This I Know. By Terry O’Reilly. Knopf Canada, 283 pages, $34.00. Terry O’Reilly, host of CBC Radio’s Under the Influence, knows marketing from long years in the trenches, first with ad agencies then as co-founder of Pirate Radio and Television. His book, This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the....

Take a look at our Radio Caroline nostalgia gallery, the original pirate radio station.

Radio Caroline was one of the first radio stations to take on the monopoly of the BBC and the UK Government and give airtime to pop music and rock and roll. Take a look at our nostalgic gallery from the ship during the early 90s. The station was originally set up to bypass record companies....

Sega dancing comes to city next weekend

This granddaughter of traditional singers started singing at the age of 13 in the face of strident opposition from the community. When the civil war broke out she used a pirate radio station, Radio Halgan, to play songs that she composed to boost the morale of the fighters in the field.

Ticket resale war heats up: warning over scalping sites

A pioneer of both commercial radio and concert promotion in New Zealand, during the 1960s he was one of the original team of DJs that started pirate radio broadcasts from a ship in the Hauraki Gulf, which was to later become known as Radio Hauraki. In 1975 he formed the Concert Promotions Company....

Hunt on for lese majeste radio pirates

National Security Council chief Thawip Netniyom will leave for Vientiane next week in a bid to crack down on pirate radio broadcasters spreading anti-monarchy messages. The move came after a discussion between Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon and the visiting Lao defence....

Pirate radio station operator in Worcester is fined $15K

Steven H. Foskett Jr. Telegram & Gazette Staff @SteveFoskettTG. WORCESTER - The Federal Communications Commission has taken action against a Worcester man for operating a pirate radio station. The FCC imposed a $15,000 penalty last week against Vasco Oburoni of Worcester for illegally operating an unlicensed radio broadcast station at 102.
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Jonglei government-owned radio off-air, citizens rely on independent media outlets

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South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

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All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

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Moscow To Go After All Faiths Russian Orthodox Church Doesn’t Like? – OpEd

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Demographic Dividend: Skilled youth holds the key to reaping benefits

Bangladesh would be able to reap the full benefits of demographic dividend when it equips the large young population with technical education and skill, said pa...

Social Business Day conference cancelled

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Siddiqur flown to Chennai

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Mehedi's time to learn

Mehedi Hasan had a spectacular arrival to international cricket as he took nineteen wickets during his debut Test series against England at home last year. But ...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

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What Trump Owes America's Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump's ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

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The Vatican has switched off its fountains amid a growing water shortage in Rome and surrounding areas which had just 26 days of rain this year, Vatican Radio r...

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Residents of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo have staged a week-long silent protest intended to send a message to the kidnappers of two Catholic ...

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Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

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AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

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AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

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Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

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RIDGELAND, Miss. July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featuring...

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

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A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

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Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

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Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

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Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Kurupt FM announce London Roundhouse takeover

pirate radio heroes Kurupt FM have announced details of a takeover. London Roundhouse They will bring The Lost Tapes Tour to the venue on Tuesday October 10. Th...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...