TYHM Radio – Bristol

TYHM (or THYM – it is not certain exactly how it was spelled), pronounced ‘Time’ Radio, was a cassette based station playing only Soul music on 106FM during 1996 and possibly into 1997. There were no DJs, just a sprinkling of jingles and ads to break up the music. The ads on the recordings of…

Black FM – Bristol

Black FM hit the airwaves on 97.9 MHz on 21st July 1989, defining itself as being “…NOT a community radio station but a privately owned music enterprise which likes to help out in the community.”  They managed to cover most of Bristol quite well, although not quite getting a listenable signal out as far as…

Kool FM Midlands DTI Press Release

23 January 2003 Three pirate broadcasters, involved with an unlicensed broadcasting station in Ladywood, Birmingham, were some of the nine defendants scheduled to appear before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday 17th January. Russell John Glover (25) of Bucklands End Lane, Hodge Hill, Lee Bates (30) of Rivington Crescent, Kingstanding and Scott Gerrard Molloy (25) of…