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I've just been looking through some of the old magazines that have been added to the misc section.

It's amazing how many stations you forget about isn't it?

Does anyone remember WKS ? They were usually on about 102.3 and I think there was also a station called WKRS which, confusingly, were on a similar frequency.

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WKS/WKRS, ...those (or at least one of them) sound very familiar to me.
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Both stations were on daily in about 1990.

They weren't that strong around the Black Country, so I reckon they probably came from the other side of Dudley. The FRNS mag says Wednesbury which would be about right.

http://www.thepiratearchive.net/misc/frns_june90.jpg

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WKS and Wednesbury rings a bell. Think I could pick that up in 1990 pretty good if I remember correctly. There was a Liberty 98 point something around that time aswell.
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I seem to remember WKS being about 101.8 / 9 ish. Prob wrong though.
It was a bit close to Freedom and used to cause me some problems when trying to tune into Freedom.

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I think it was just below 102 yes.
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WKS was on 101.7/101.8 when I remember then and i would agree with Wednesbury by the reception here.

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:skull Forgoten stations;
I remember these stations;(some of which I which I didnt);

WKAT-Erdington 94.4 around 1982-joined EST
Subway Sounds-Walsall,Early to mid 80s.Some ops were heard on County Radio,inc a Simon James.
Birmingham Greek Radio 94.2 ? Around 84/85 ish
Will have al ook to see if I have any tapoes of them.
Enterprise Radio 92ish -Mid 80s ?

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I remember Subway Sounds. I thought it was a bit of a spin off from UK.

It featured Rod Lucas, Simon James and Sue Jacobs, who I think had also been on County before they were involved with UK .

We have a section on Enterprise here:

http://www.thepiratearchive.net/enterprise.html

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keith rogers wrote:Forgoten stations;

Subway Sounds-Walsall,
I remember Subway Sounds as well - about 1984 - I also thought they were an off-shoot of UK Radio / Wulfrun Sound and from Wolverhampton....

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