LANDBASED PIRATES UK - LANCASHIRE
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Fresh FM was heard across
the Blackpool area during the first half of 1997. According to a newspaper report at the time, the
station was raided by the DTI in the North Shore area. A station
called Passion FM was also raided the same day.
|1997_00_30_sun_freshfm_blackpool_1075fm_1245-1417_markanthony_peteblack_johnnyfresh-gh.mp3 New Feb 2022||Sunday afternoon with Mark Anthony and Pete Black, followed at 2pm by Johnny Fresh and others having a jolly time in the studio. The tape had no date on it, but was probably from March or April 1997.||127MB|
|1997_03_30_sun_freshfm_blackpool_1075fm_1435-1607_markanthony_marksquire-gh.mp3 New Feb 2022||Easter Sunday afternoon with Mark Anthony followed by Mark Squire.||127MB|
Passion FM put
out a huge signal across Lancashire in early 1997, covering a similar area
to the legal Radio Wave which broadcast from Blackpool Tower. They
operated at the weekend and specialised in a variety of soul music. They
were raided the same day as Fresh FM, both being located in the North
Shore area of Blackpool.
|1997_02_15_sat_passion_blackpool_1053fm_1415-1645_pauls_black_music_experience-gh716.mp3 New Jul 2022||The first of three files making up a six hour chunk of a Saturday afternoon broadcast from Passion FM. The recording starts around 1415 with Pauls 'Black Music Experience'. Recorded near Blackpool from 105.3MHz in mono.||208MB|
|1997_02_15_sat_passion_blackpool_1053fm_1645-1915_bigdaddysoulshack-gh716.mp3 New Jul 2022||The last 15 minutes of Paul's show, with Big Daddy following at 5pm with his 'Soul Shack' playing a lot of Northern Soul. Agsin recorded fom 105.3MHz in mono.||209MB|
|1997_02_15_sat_passion_blackpool_1053fm_1915-2025_bigdaddy_themanbcompton-gh716.mp3 New Jul 2022||The last part of the 6 hour recording for this Saturday afternoon, with Big Dady finishing his show at 8pm, when there was some dead air before 'The Man Compton' starts his programme.||113MB|
Phantom FM was
believed to have broadcast from around Lancaster on 107.0MHz during 1999.
|1999_01_17_sun_phantomfm_107fm_2045-2215_djbj_theman-gh.mp3 New Feb 2022||A Sunday evening with a Scottish voice, BJ DJ and them someone called 'The Man'. Station Owner 'The Phantom could also be heard at times as they tried to give away a cd in a competition. Recorded near Blackpool from 107.0MHz||127MB|
Additional recordings from Lancashire and a huge amount of material from other areas of the UK can be found at The Pirate Archive web site.