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Old 14th Aug 2017, 10:22
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Join Date: Oct 2002
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Originally Posted by herman the crab View Post
What about Radio Caroline? I remember listening to that on AM around 550 kHz using a battery 'transistor' radio when I was supposed to be asleep as a young kid.

One of the first electronic things I made was a crystal set, with a long wire antenna running down the garden. It was connected to a pair of ex-WD headphones and I'd spend ages getting it set up just right to pick up Radio Luxembourg.

One of my earliest memories is laying under the bedclothes at midnight on New Years Eve, listening to the chimes of Big Ben, probably on the Home Service, and being excited that it was the first time I'd been awake when a new year started.
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