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Public Radio Pirate radio Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the popular Radio City station in the 1960s from an abandoned Second World War fort off the coast of Whitstable.


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