Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Police track rise of pirate radio

Pirate radio stations are booming across the UK, but so are police efforts to catch the perpetrators.

Some 707 stations were raided in 2007, with 881 targeted in 2008, and police say they have a 100% conviction rate.

Read the full story at:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/ 1/hi/uk/7920241.stm

(via Mike Terry, radioanoraksuk)


Anonymous said...

Pirate radio stations in the UK certainly are not booming on shortwave. Come om lads, we want more native English spoken on the bands - we don't all understand Dutch or want to.

Anonymous said...

"come om" where is that form of English native to?

Anonymous said...

Come om or come on - you get the gist. You try typing with both hands behind your back!