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Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 17:23
Replies: 84
Views: 11,176
Posted By old pilot
So do I. Clarkson Mays Hammond etc every morning...

So do I.

Clarkson Mays Hammond etc every morning would have them up in arms but why not.
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 18:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By old pilot
I opened the thread because on searching an...

I opened the thread because on searching an unrelated matter with OFCOM (Expenses Rhodri Williams of 21 248 28 186 10 703) http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/body/ofcom
I discovered the matter was far...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 09:57
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By old pilot
I agree they can be annoying for short wave...

I agree they can be annoying for short wave enthusiasts Andy but BT have been very helpful in changing units in such circumstances. It might be worth a chat with the neighbour to see if they have a...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 09:04
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By old pilot
Clive Corrie at OFCOM came in for quite a bit of...

Clive Corrie at OFCOM came in for quite a bit of stick from the anti PLT brigade indeed his name was used in the title of the thread. However as he says here the experiments on the youtube videos do...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By old pilot
No Threat to Radio Spectrum say OFCOM

During the last year there has been a long running thread on here suggesting broadcast radio will suffer major interferance from PLT's used for home entertainment and communication.

The last thread...
Forum: Radio 26-12-2010, 19:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By old pilot
Probably the same old story. These stations...

Probably the same old story.

These stations start with great promise but when reality kicks in and the novelty of running a radio station wears off then they fold or are taken over.

These days very...
Forum: Radio 22-12-2010, 16:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By old pilot
It is worth mentioning that the pips/time signal...

It is worth mentioning that the pips/time signal comes up every 15 minutes.

Sometimes a lazy tech op will forget to close the fader and they can be heard at 15 mins past the hour.
Forum: Radio 18-12-2010, 21:27
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By old pilot
What news the following old Luxy jocks?

Bob Stewart,Tony Prince,Paul Burnett and Mark Wesley?

Kid Jensen,Noel Edmonds,Steve Wright we know about.

Sadly Dave Christian and Barry Aldiss have passed away as has Dave Eastwood who did a...
Forum: Radio 18-12-2010, 20:20
Replies: 43
Views: 7,269
Posted By old pilot
I agree retrocool. Jon Snow did no better on C4...

I agree retrocool.

Jon Snow did no better on C4 News. I hate it when the Today presenters talk over the answers. Why ask the question if you do not want the reply?
Forum: Radio 18-12-2010, 19:27
Replies: 43
Views: 7,269
Posted By old pilot
Love the show Jeremy!!!

Love the show Jeremy!!!
Forum: Radio 17-12-2010, 17:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By old pilot
The problem is that Radio Cymru got all the old...

The problem is that Radio Cymru got all the old FM frequencies when Radio 4 Wales evolved in to BBC Radio Wales which got 882Khz from Washford and Penmon and 657 from the Bersham transmitter.We are...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-12-2010, 19:05
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By old pilot
It always was a job for the boyo's channel. Lots...

It always was a job for the boyo's channel.

Lots of money going to independant production companies who produced programmes that no one watched.

Anyone who was connected got on the gravy train when...
Forum: Radio 15-12-2010, 18:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,062
Posted By old pilot
Despite being a national network BBC Radio Wales...

Despite being a national network BBC Radio Wales has never made any commitment to Wales beyond the South Wales valleys.

They have the technical infrastructure in place to create a total network by...
Forum: Radio 15-12-2010, 17:44
Replies: 5,744
Views: 538,953
Posted By old pilot
I agree with everything you say Bundy but the...

I agree with everything you say Bundy but the problem now with format radio is how to encourage new talent.

I am with you on Mayo who to me has none of the personality that the late John Dunne had...
Forum: Radio 14-12-2010, 18:28
Replies: 85
Views: 16,118
Posted By old pilot
The big difference between a presenter and deejay...

The big difference between a presenter and deejay is the latter would be hard pushed to present a one hour live speech outside broadcast but the presenter would take it in their stride.
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 21:58
Replies: 160
Views: 15,239
Posted By old pilot
Yes I agree but we cannot turn back the clock....

Yes I agree but we cannot turn back the clock. When I listen now to to some of the jocks they were so bad. Others like Bob Stewart were a breath of fresh air.

Try looking at old comedy such as On...
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 21:43
Replies: 30
Views: 3,062
Posted By old pilot
To try and make a community newspaper work in...

To try and make a community newspaper work in rural Wales let alone a radio station is nigh impossible.

BBC Radio Wales have never catered for listeners north of the heads of the valleys road since...
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 21:22
Replies: 160
Views: 15,239
Posted By old pilot
Unlike steam railways where the rolling...

Unlike steam railways where the rolling stock,track and infrastructure
are the mainstay of the attraction Radio Caroline was the music and the jocks. Voicetrack and air old music and adverts by all...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2010, 20:00
Replies: 3
Views: 2,852
Posted By old pilot
Alex Dolan for Breakfast?

She has done a great job as a stand in weather presenter for Julie Reinger on BBC East TV.

Carol is looking dated on BBC Breakfast TV.

Maybe time for Alex Dolan?
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2010, 19:45
Replies: 84
Views: 27,448
Posted By old pilot
Yes AnneDavies is well past her sell by date. She...

Yes AnneDavies is well past her sell by date. She was on BBC National during the strike and her make up looked terrible.

By contrast Staurt White etc at Look East are cosy and comfortable on screen...
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 19:17
Replies: 5,744
Views: 538,953
Posted By old pilot
Not at all. There are three types of radio...

Not at all.
There are three types of radio voices;

Personality ie Steve Wright Chris Evans,Chris Tarrant etc.

Presenter;Bob Harris,Andy Peebles,Dave Jensen...

DJ..Graham Dene, Dave Lincoln...
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 17:39
Replies: 5,744
Views: 538,953
Posted By old pilot
What are you suggesting?

What are you suggesting?
Forum: Radio 13-12-2010, 17:34
Replies: 5,744
Views: 538,953
Posted By old pilot
Sorry to have to disagree with you Mapperley but...

Sorry to have to disagree with you Mapperley but Dave Jensen is from the same stable as Steve Wright. When you were just a babe in nappys and I had to work overnights on a north west commercial...
Forum: Radio 10-12-2010, 22:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By old pilot
Yes I like Craig, He has had a few ups and downs...

Yes I like Craig,

He has had a few ups and downs in life but a great personality.
Forum: Radio 10-12-2010, 21:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By old pilot
The same applies to Radio Scotland,Ulster and...

The same applies to Radio Scotland,Ulster and Wales Mapperley.

Big stations with big overheads delivering a service no commercial would want to undertake.
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