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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....

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.

How Staffordshire's longest serving DJ went from the Voice of Peace to the voice of breakfast

From campaigning for peace on a pirate radio station off the shores of Israel, to educating Potteries audiences about the music of Queen, DJ Doug Wood's career has taken a few twists and turns. Doug made his name in North Staffordshire as a familiar voice on Signal Radio, but before that he cut his....

Girli interview: This is the sound of me vomiting out my brain

When getting to know GIRLI’s hyperactive, anything-goes pop, the best starting point is through one of her mixtapes. Shadowing as a twisted homage to pirate radio, her two “GIRLI.FM” shows are messed up, junk-filled introductions. On her latest, she impersonates Anne Robinson on the Weakest Link ,....

Pirate days are ending for Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline wants to become legitimate, 52 years after it started broadcasting pop music from the high seas. Britain’s first pirate radio station, which launched the careers of Tony Blackburn and Johnnie Walker, has applied for its first AM waveband licence from Ofcom.

Pirate days are ending for Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline wants to become legitimate, 52 years after it started broadcasting pop music from the high seas. Britain’s first pirate radio station, which launched the careers of Tony Blackburn and Johnnie Walker, has applied for its first AM waveband licence from Ofcom.

Felixstowe’s pirate station Radio Caroline could be back on the waves in 2017

“We thought it would be fun to go back to 1964 at this time and start broadcasting to our homelands again. It would be a real bit of nostalgia. “With the 50th anniversary of the act of Parliament that closed the pirate radio stations such as Caroline happening in 2017 I would think it would be a....

BBC Radio Two Disc Jockey Sir Jimmy Young has died, aged 95

Long-time Radio Two DJ and former singer, Sir Jimmy Young, has died aged 95. Sir Jimmy was one of the first Radio one DJs when the channel was launched in 1967 after working on pirate radio station, Radio Luxembourg.

There is a light that never goes out: Why we still need an alternative music radio station

THIS EVENING, IN an office block in central Dublin, the final song on one of Dublin’s shortest-lived, but critically-acclaimed commercial radio stations will be played and the studio lights in TXFM will be switched off for good. Unlike the heyday of pirate radio in the capital, there will be no....

Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS

From a secret location, a young Iraqi businessman is waging a different kind of war against ISIS. Less bloody? Yes. But still, potentially lethal. From a secret location, a young Iraqi businessman is waging a different kind of war against ISIS. Less bloody? Yes. But still, potentially lethal.

Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS

There are no bullets and bombs in this building. No high-definition images of war being broadcast to the world on TV or social media. Here, there are only two things that ISIS hates: music and truth. Almost a year after ISIS imposed its signature tyranny in Mosul and surrounding Nineveh province, Al....

Good Morning, Mosul: Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS on airwaves

ISIS plunged Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and once its most diverse, into darkness, severing it from the outside world. No more satellite television, internet, music, movies, books or anything that contradicted the official militant line. Most recently, ISIS banned cell phones, although some Moslawis still use theirs surrepitiously.

Dublin before the internet: weight gain pills, big hair and swimming pools in nightclubs

A NEW EXHIBITION in Dublin aims to bring visitors back to Ireland pre-internet, where women avoided being called skinny and Terry Wogan was a voice on pirate radio. Brian ‘Doug’ McMahon’s site Brand New Retro , has scanned and digitised images from Irish magazines that have never been put on the internet before.

Pirate radio station moved 304 times!

In this poignant portrayal of rural life and the human will to survive, Seán Mac Quillan reveals himself as one of Ireland’s most interesting and hidden characters. As he potters about his home-made studio/parts room filled with all manner of television and engineering paraphernalia, the....

ESPN Radio Station Cancels ECU Coverage Following National Anthem Protest

The ECU Band was boo’ed loudly during halftime of today’s game. pic.twitter.com/iA2T21XDwd — Pirate Radio (@pirateradio1250) October 1, 2016 Andrulonis issued a statement in accordance with his decision to forego coverage of Saturday’s divisional game. Here’s a portion of the statement via from ABC11 in North Carolina.

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Radio Nigeria Kaduna: Inside dwindling fortunes of Sardauna’s legacy

With a limping 40-year-old transmitter breathing life into Radio Nigeria Kaduna, listeners and staff believe the station is heading for a permanent shut down…, ...

Tracking Down Radio Frequency Noise Source, With Help from Mother Nature

Amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners have a common enemy: QRM, which is ham-speak for radio frequency interference caused by man-made sources. Indisc...

Radiance enhancement and shortwave upwelling radiative flux methods for efficient detection of cloud scenes

Abstract: The description, imagery and interpretation of cloud scenes by remote sensing datasets from Earth-orbiting satellites have become a great debate for s...

TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

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I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

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Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

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Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

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Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

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Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

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Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

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Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘A Cry in the Dark’ and ‘The Masked Singer’

Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is a vast one. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies coming to TV this week, Sep...

Inntot Technologiesbags major honour at ICT Startup Awards 2020

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RS Charts: DaBaby’s ‘Rockstar’ Returns to Number One

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Xperi : and FM-world Partner to Expand Coverage of DTS Connected Radio Services in Italy and Beyond

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Time for full digitisation of radio

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EU issues digital radio

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TStv names Demola Olarewaju as Head of Corporate Affairs

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Unique SberBox smart streamer for any TV with HDMI ports: video, music, games, and even hairdresser appointments

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Making waves

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The Armenian side has 16 loses, more than 100 are wounded

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Arts & Entertainment

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What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

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