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Radio Trent 40 years on

It’s 40 years since Radio Trent became Nottingham’s independent local radio station, and the Nottingham Post have been talking to broadcaster Paul Robey about the station, now taken over by Capital. 74 more words

Local Stations

It's radio - from prison!

Lolly Pheonix of Hooskow Radio | David Leaming/Central Maine | 15148

Hooskow Radio is a new community station being launched in Maine, USA. The new radio studios are located in cell blocks in the converted former Somerset County jail. 236 more words


How to make great radio, and a few bob as well

David Lloyd | Kris Askey | 15140

Nottingham and Midlands commercial radio veteran broadcaster David Lloyd has published a book called “How to make great radio”. 90 more words

Commercial Radio

Juice squashed

TalkSport owner UTV Media has sold its Liverpool radio station Juice FM to Capital owner Global Radio for £10m. The review of its remaining 12 local stations in England is “ongoing”. 49 more words

Local Stations

Losing my voice

For a few hours my voice was gone.

The night had been cold, the conversation boisterous and shouty, and when I got home the only sound I could make was that of a bagpipe being stood on by an asthmatic warthog. 769 more words


Global Gobbles HSBC!

The UK’s largest commercial radio group, Global Radio, advised its stations, which include Classic FM, Capital Heart, Smooth, Xfm, Gold and LBC, to drop the HSBC tax story from their news bulletins on the morning the story broke for “editorial reasons”. 101 more words


FCC's "AM Revitalisation", 2 years on

The NAB event is under way in America and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

intends to release a “revitalization” report and order. He said it will give AM owners more flexibility in siting towers, complying with local zoning requirements, obtaining power increases and incorporating energy-efficient technologies.

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