KFM – Stockport

Charles Turner had been involved in the 1970s station Radio Aquarius and Alistair Bates in the early 1980s station RFM. In 1983 they decided to join forces in a new venture that would become KFM. This was to be a professional operation from the start, so a company was formed, Mersey Valley Electronics, and a…

Rapid Radio – Leeds

In May of 1988, there were rumours of new reggae, soul station starting in Leeds, but it wasn’t until June that the first tests took place for Rapid Radio. Regular broadcasts started in June 1988, on 105.8 FM. By August they had shifted down to 103.6, and in September were on 98.1. By this point…

Jive FM – Huddersfield

Jive FM broadcast dance music from Huddersfield. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Jive FM – 102 – Huddersfield – Rootless – Ragga – Date Unknown 47 mins Jive FM –…

Deep FM – Wolverhampton

Deep FM broadcast dance music from Wolverhampton. They were first heard in the early 00’s on 89.6, and were heard mostly at weekends. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio   Deep…

Fusion FM

Fusion FM first took to the airwaves in 2001, using a 2 Watt vfo rig from Matt James, aka J Bassline G, parent’s house in Brandhall/Oldbury. The signal was only good for around 3 miles, but could be heard 7-8 miles away on a good day. Fusion or Jay wasn’t heard on air for a…

Freeze FM – London

Freeze FM was born in the summer 1999. They could be heard on 92.7 FM and broadcast from somewhere in West London…. They quickly grew to be one of the largest underground radio stations in London and won three awards for Best Pirate Radio Station. Freeze was also the first Garage station to go 24/7…

Cosmos Radio – Nottingham

The plans for Cosmos Radio (Community Organised Sound Medium Or Something) started in late 1985. A studio site was established in the centre of Nottingham and the transmitter was built. The first tests took place in March and April of 1986 on 103 FM. The station then launched at 915 PM on Bank Holiday Monday…

Energy FM – Kent

Energy FM broadcast dance music to Kent in the mid 2000’s. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Green Finger Crew – 7/5/05 118 mins Caution – 7/5/05 120 mins Sef &…

CAM Radio – Cambridge

Cambridge All Music Radio, or CAM Radio, started in the city of Cambridge in 1980. They could be heard on 95.3 FM. CAM Radio eventually morphed into Cambridge Community Radio. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click…