Radio’s Future : Let the Listeners Decide – Not Politicians Nor Engineers

Here’s a worthwhile article from radioinfo.com.au entitled “A lesson in radio’s future from 1941” about how governments of different countries of the world are variously cajoling, encouraging or even forcing radio listeners to move away from AM and FM receivers over to DAB, DAB+ and other ways to listen. But if the listener doesn’t find the new product desirable or better adapted to their needs, no amount of “encouragement” from above will succeed… …

1960’s Pirate Radio – Was It Legal?

… of UK residents for listening to music provided by Radio Caroline, Radio London, 390, 270, Scotland and several other offshore radio stations was not lost on the stations themselves and many will remember promotions they broadcast, such as this one in which a magistrate is sentencing a listener to have to listen to the BBC Light Programme for the rest of their life! This promo also reflects on the policy of Harold Wilson’s Labour government and his Postmaster General, Edward Short, who …