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Eagle Radio

Ofcom has today published a consultation on a request received from Eagle Radio Ltd to change the Format of its service Eagle Extra.

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Shock at discovering a Windows user

Ha Ha. Just met somebody so backward they still use Windows 8. I thought only third world countries still used Microsoft operating systems. Ha ha ha.

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London's Pirate Pioneers

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Amazon Studios chief: data isn't everything as retailer looks at big picture

As Seattle-based company rapidly expands TV and movies division, the man in driver’s seat makes it clear that Netflix is not the only game in town

Egypt court further postpones verdict in al-Jazeera journalists' retrial

Egypt court further postpones verdict in al-Jazeera journalists' retrial Decision on Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed rescheduled for 29 August

Big Tech's big problem – its role in rising inequality

Big Tech's big problem – its role in rising inequality More profits need to be redirected away from shareholders and reinvested in plant, process and people if technology is not to exacerbate inequality

Jeremy Corbyn’s Gang of One reawakens the media of the 80s

Jeremy Corbyn’s Gang of One reawakens the media of the 80s It’s been a long, long trek from aspiration to hope. Count the TV debates, the endless string of Newsnight interviews, the animated discussion programmes.

Amazon parks Clarkson on BBC’s lawn

Amazon parks Clarkson on BBC’s lawn There are two subtexts to Amazon’s signing of Clarkson, Hammond, May and the Gear Change team.

Financial Times will now have Rising Sun ethics

Financial Times will now have Rising Sun ethics The FT has not joined the Independent Press Standards Organisation, or its rival Impress project; it is doing its own regulation thing.

Celebrity lifestyles for sale

Celebrity lifestyles for sale It started with Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop – now everyone from Zooey Deschanel and Reese Witherspoon to Lena Dunham is selling you their way of life

D-Notices: the best security show in town at a bargain price

D-Notices: the best security show in town at a bargain price D-Notices, now called DA-Notices, have been around for more than 100 years – and still many people, including a prime minister waving them in the wake of Edward Snowden, remain grumpily ignorant...

Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa among five found dead in capital

Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa among five found dead in capital Espinosa, who worked for the investigative magazine Proceso, found dead in an apartment with four other people after fleeing his home state of Veracruz

The Observer view on the future of the BBC | Observer editorial

The Observer view on the future of the BBC | Observer editorial The BBC is too big, say critics and circling politicians.

Sherlock will continue while stars are committed to the show, says Moffat

Sherlock will continue while stars are committed to the show, says Moffat Sherlock fans have grown familiar with the waiting game between seasons, but they may be encouraged that showrunner Steven Moffat says he could see the project “going on for a long while”.

Media coverage of terrorism ‘leads to further violence’

Media coverage of terrorism ‘leads to further violence’ Violence, so the saying goes, begets violence. Now evidence is emerging that suggests even the reporting of violence can trigger further attacks.

Anthony Howard award winner announced

Henry Zeffman wins £25,000 prize Henry Zeffman, a 20-year-old PPE student from Oxford University, has won the 2015 Anthony Howard Award for Young Journalists.

It’s fast, global, engaged and influential – so why isn’t Twitter flying?

It’s fast, global, engaged and influential – so why isn’t Twitter flying? How many tech companies are saddled with the problem of enjoying global fame but struggling with lacklustre performance?

All eyes on Trump as Republican debate nears, but Fox will be the real winner

All eyes on Trump as Republican debate nears, but Fox will be the real winner Ten out of the 17 Republican candidates will take the stage on Thursday, with ratings set to soar as Americans tune in to see what the frontrunner has to say

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News about the "Ross Revenge".

Hello everyone. On www.change.org you can read news about the "Ross Revenge". Greetings of Nico from Gouda, the Netherlands.

Radio Caroline Flashback stream launched today

Hallo everyone. On groups.yahoo.com you can now read this: (but you have first to sign in on groups.yahoo.com ). Greetings of Nico from Gouda, the Netherlands.

Don Allen Tribute

Tonight on www.rti.fm All times CET (-1 UK time) 6.00 - Golden Oldies Show 7.00 - Stars of 45 Synth with Mark Bradley 9.00 – Solid Gold Radio with Steve Marshall 10.00 Don Allen Tribute hosted by...

Now testing one of our new streams :-)

Hi All Now testing one of our new streams :-) streamup.com

Re: Ever heard of these London pirates?

Many thanks Graham. Found a letter from them which added some more info. They were also on VHF for a bit. Didn't know they continued so long. I guess so.

Re: Ever heard of these London pirates?

Radio Alison (1982) _ NO Aquarius FM (South East London, 1989)- NO Radio Argus (1988) - Continued for many, many years to SE Londonon various AM frequencies Back Street Radio ("punk station", 1977).

Ever heard of these London pirates?

Anybody know anything about these smaller unlicensed stations operating in London in the seventies or eighties?

Forthcoming London pirates book and exhibition

Since relaunching the amfm.org.uk website I've had good interest from people in putting together a book on the eighties FM pirate boom in London so now I'm doing just that.

Kenny Everett and Chris Morris compilations

Put these together years ago but never got round to bunging them on the web before so in case anyone's interested...