Thursday, February 02, 2017

Huddersfield pirate radio station closed down

A pirate radio station has been shut down after Ofcom officials discovered it being operated from a flat in Crosland Moor (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire).

The online radio station, called Passion Radio and specialising in reggae music, transmitted over a seven mile radius.

Kirklees magistrates heard that illegal broadcasters cannot be properly regulated and pose unfair competition to legitimate radio stations.

Passion Radio, run from a flat above a takeaway on Blackmoorfoot Road, was closed down after magistrates made an order for the equipment to be destroyed.

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