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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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Barack Obama lands the zingers at White House correspondents' dinner

Barack Obama lands the zingers at White House correspondents' dinner The president tells diners at the fundraiser he’s bringing a new attitude to the final quarter of his presidency, and it rhymes with bucket

SBS sports reporter Scott McIntyre sacked over 'disrespectful' Anzac tweets

SBS managing director says ‘highly inappropriate and disrespectful comments’ made McIntyre’s on-air position ‘untenable’

Milifans and William Hague as 007: please, make it all stop…

Milifans and William Hague as 007: please, make it all stop… There’s no way to say this that will make it sound less weird: that was the week that teenage girls started to say they fancied Ed Miliband.

White House Correspondents Dinner 2015: red carpet arrivals and pre-parties - live

White House Correspondents Dinner 2015: red carpet arrivals and pre-parties - live It’s time for everyone to laugh at and with President Obama during the biggest Washington social event of the year

White House correspondents' dinner: where have all the A-listers gone?

With the Jonases and Johanssons of years past replaced by the likes of a ‘Snapchat star’, this year’s gathering of the press is short on red-carpet appeal

Time magazine film critic Richard Corliss dies at 71: 'Words were his tools'

Richard Corliss, the long-time film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said on Friday. He was 71.

Bruce Jenner confirms she identifies as a woman - video report

Bruce Jenner confirms she identifies as a woman - video report Bruce Jenner confirms that she identifies as a woman, ending years of rumour and speculation.

Dine with power at the White House Correspondents' Dinner – but no questions, please

Many people inside the Beltway maintain that all the schmoozing that makes the “Nerd Prom” an embarrassment is just how Washington DC always is

US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states

US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states Russia’s sprawling propaganda network may have failed to persuade much of the world that Ukraine is run by Nazis, that Crimea was annexed in a popular uprising and/​or that Germany is a failed state.

Jack Monroe Twitter abuse: man re-bailed

A 22-year-old man from Yeovil was arrested after food writer, blogger and campaigner was bombarded with homophobic abuse on Twitter

Mubi, the curated online cinema club

Mubi, the curated online cinema club With only 30 films available at any one time, Mubi is like Netflix without the bloat

The new Air Wick ad: resistance is futile

The new Air Wick ad: resistance is futile ‘A whoosh of vanilla makes Anna feel “calm”, even though her eyes are darting around her residential rivals’ all-white flat to check it’s not posher than hers’

Unreported World review – a family reunion with Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Unreported World review – a family reunion with Krishnan Guru-Murthy Krishnan Guru-Murthy has taken a bit of a bashing this week for an interview he did with Robert Downey Jr on Channel 4 News.

The final ever 19. This needs airplay!

The final ever 19. This needs airplay!

Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer to be broadcast on ABC

The network has revealed little about Olympic gold medalist and Keep Up With the Kardashians star’s two-hour interview special set to premiere Friday night

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Now testing one of our new streams :-)

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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...

Trash Can Radio

Hey, guess what...there's a new kid on the block. Trash Can Radio is due to launch soon on DAB on the Sutton/​Surrey Multiplex. And guess who is at the helm!

Re: Eagle Radio

Regarding how many people will listen to AM radio - I think it depends where you are. In the area where I am , the south east of England , the answer is pretty close to nobody.

Re: Eagle Radio

Well, that's a bit like the 'potential' that Worldspace had. However, nobody bothered with it, and that's now the way of AM, hence why the panic to get general entertainment stations off of it.

Re: Eagle Radio

say, ten years ago. DAB listening outstrips AM hundred fold these days< I guess the point Alex was trying to make is the 'potential' for AM would far outweigh the DAB platform.