Geneva ex-Mayor Reveals – “I was a Pirate Radio Operator!”

… transmitters. Then the recorders, also scattered here and there. We go up and down the Salève on foot or hitchhiking, empty-handed. Once there, each time in a different location, the equipment is installed and the show begins. It should not exceed thirty minutes, so as not to give the police the time to find us and catch us by air. Then we bury everything, which we move later, and put our hands in our pockets. Once or twice, it’s a close thing. A helicopter spots us as we return to a …

London’s Capital Radio Road Show 1974

Below are a few photographs of Capital Radio’s Road Show when I visited the Biggin Hill air Fair on 19th May 1974. According to Wikipedia, Biggin Hill air Fair was, at the time, one of the world’s largest civilian airshows and the largest privately organised air show in Europe, so presumably a good publicity opportunity for Capital, which had started broadcasting only seven months earlier, in October 1973. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="16" …