Saturday 29 May 2010

ABC Radio

Here is a recording of ABC Radio, from 1980. No QSL with this one (if you have one, let me know ukdxer (at)

(2.52 mins)

Radio Krypton

An active station in the early 1980s was Radio Krypton, which if I remember, broadcast every week. Here is a recording of them made in 1980.

(1.20 mins)

Sunday 23 May 2010

Radio Zodiac

Here is another UK station from the 80s, this time Radio Zodiac, recorded in 1980.

(1.49 mins)

Saturday 22 May 2010

European Music Radio

One of the few stations still around is European Music Radio. Nowadays, it is legal with relays via a high-powered transmitter in Germany. But this is what EMR sounded like in its free radio days, recorded in 1980.

(5.07 mins)

Sunday 16 May 2010

Radio Gemini

Tony James and the late Colin Dixon of Laser Hot Hits were the guys behind Radio Gemini which always had a very professional sound. Here is a recording from 1980.

(3.32 mins)

Saturday 15 May 2010

Atlanta Radio

Here are couple of recordings from Atlanta Radio, also in 1980.

(0.39 mins) (1.43 mins)

Friday 14 May 2010

Radio Impact

Radio Impact was a popular station in the early 1980s with presenters Jeff Stuart and TW. Here is an extract from one of their shows in 1980. Click below to listen and enjoy.

(7.53 mins)


Welcome to Pirate Memories where you can relive the sounds of land-based stations from yesteryear. I hope you enjoy listening to these recordings from the past.