Rise FM – Dudley

Rise FM were first heard testing in December 1988 on 104.3 FM. Soon after, they could be heard every Sunday evening with a mix of the harder end of dance music. DJs included DJ Sam, Boy Wonder, Mellow D, Dynamic, Frame and Phase 9. Later broadcasts were on 98.4 FM before disappearing altogether. Some of…

PCRL – Birmingham

In the early 80s Cecil Morris was running Rising Star Records and Management from a shop at 151 Dudley Road Birmingham. He also branched out in to running a venue (The Elite) and a magazine (Rasta Mag), so it was obvious that Radio would be next. His first shows were on Sounds Alternative during 1981,…

Freedom Radio – Dudley

The first 7-day a week white pirate station in the Black Country was Power House Radio. They had been on since 7th February 1988 from Rowley Regis. At this point Craig Benson was running a car hire business that booked some advertising on PHR. It was through this connection that Craig Benson obtained his first…

Exile Radio – Dudley

Scott Davis had always been a fan of pirate radio, and in the summer of 1989 after listening to Freedom Radio decided to have a go at setting up his own station Exile FM. Scott brought his first transmitter which was just 4 watts off a small low powered local pirate station called KFM after…

Kiss FM – Birmingham

As the jingle once said, “Every city’s got a Kiss”, and Birmingham was no exception. Kiss FM Birmingham was first heard in August of 1988 on 105.5 FM. They played dance, soul, hip hop, house, acid and rap music and even had a rock show on Friday nights! Right from the start they were a…

District FM – Wolverhampton

District FM broadcast dance music from Wolverhampton. They were first heard in the early 00’s on 99.2, 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 District 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 FM…