Radio Active – Glasgow

Radio Active broadcast dance music to Glasgow in the early 1990s. They could be heard on 87.9 FM. You can find more information on this station on the following website: Radio Active Website Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Joe Cool – 23/9/93 93 mins…

Energy 106 – Ayrshire

Energy 106 broadcast from Ayrshire in the early 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 Energy 106 – Ayrshire – Mike James – Dec 2001 NEW 121 mins Energy 106 –…

Sounds Alternative

Keith Rogers first moved into the pirate radio world with shortwave station Empire Radio in 1978, using the name Mike Thomas. He was also sometimes known as Paul Kent on Radio 242 and Radio Free Birmingham. However, in 1980 he decided to start his own station, so in December of that year Sounds Alternative was…

Rush FM – Telford

Rush FM was originally founded by a team of individuals in early 2004 after the closure of Dimension FM. Dimension’s closure was a great loss to the underground scene of Shropshire, and something needed to be done in order to restore this community which was lost. Rush FM plans quickly began to take a basic…

Dimension FM – Telford

Spangles used to listen to Exile Radio while still at school. He and his friends would wait for a Saturday morning to tune in, being in Telford this was the only station that they could get. Then a few people he knew started up a station called Underground 101.9. That was a Friday night station…

UK Radio – Wolverhampton

UK Radio was the West Midlands longest running pirate station, operating from 1978 to 2003. The station would probably still be going today had it not been for the sad death of the stations founder, Paul Johnson, in 2003. As well as their own 25 years on air, UK Radio were involved in, and helped,…

Sunshine Radio – Ludlow

Sunshine Radio in Ludlow dates back to the late 70s when they used to broadcast every Bank Holiday weekend on 239m (1242 kHz), and by 1981, 249m (1179 kHz). Around this time, negotiations took place with the IBA with a view to bring local radio to the area, bearing in mind at this point there…

Kaos FM – Paisley

Kaos FM were first heard in the late 1980s. They broadcast rock and pop on 103.5 across Glasgow, Paisley and Renfrewshire. They could be heard from 6 PM till midnight every night, with extended hours at weekends. By the early 1990s they had moved to 100.5. If anyone has any more information on this station…

Radio Jackie – London

Radio Jackie first took to the airwaves of Southwest London on the 19th March 1969. They went on to be one of the most regular and well known pirates throughout the 70s. There were many raids and court cases, and in one of them, the barrister they had hired found a loophole. That was, that…