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Forum: Broadcasting 27-08-2014, 19:58
Replies: 48
Views: 3,355
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
So do I Red Snapper.

So do I Red Snapper.
Forum: Radio 25-08-2014, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
Can anybody please tell me what happened to the...

Can anybody please tell me what happened to the Vintage Broadcasting website. That site had some wonderful Capital Radio stuff including an article by Mike Childs about the early days of Capital.
Forum: Radio 24-08-2014, 16:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,712
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I don't understand why the name Capital Radio is...

I don't understand why the name Capital Radio is used in some places outside the London area. When Capital Radio was originally founded by Lord Richard Attenbrough and various others the name Capital...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-08-2014, 16:18
Replies: 34
Views: 1,939
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I use the Comodo Dragon browser along with the...

I use the Comodo Dragon browser along with the Priv-dog extension and I have no problems viewing the Digital Spy forums.
By the way I recommend using Avast free anti-virus software.
Forum: Radio 22-08-2014, 23:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
That Wikipedia article about Independent Radio...

That Wikipedia article about Independent Radio News claims that IRN don't have the rights to broadcast the chimes of Big Ben on New Year's Eve. However I have tape recordings of 1980's New Year's Eve...
Forum: Radio 21-08-2014, 11:56
Replies: 82
Views: 5,703
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
Had the Philip Birch consortium managed to gain a...

Had the Philip Birch consortium managed to gain a London ILR franchise then they could well have used the name Piccadilly Radio ( there is a London district named Piccadilly).
Forum: Radio 20-08-2014, 20:45
Replies: 82
Views: 5,703
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
If the consortium that Philip Birch had won a...

If the consortium that Philip Birch had won a London ILR franchise then there was no way that they could have used the name Radio London, because there already was a BBC Radio London on the air.
Forum: Radio 20-08-2014, 16:49
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
It's sad news that James Alexander Gordon has...

It's sad news that James Alexander Gordon has died. He was 1 of the BBC's most versatile broadcasters. He did more that just read out the football results.
Forum: Radio 15-08-2014, 20:23
Replies: 44
Views: 2,587
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
1 of the transmitters used for jamming the Mebo...

1 of the transmitters used for jamming the Mebo Two broadcasts was located at the Kelvedon Hatch nuclear bunker in Essex. This particular transmitter was capable of carrying many hundreds of...
Forum: Radio 04-08-2014, 11:58
Replies: 51
Views: 4,619
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I wonder if BBC Radio Four's Last Word programme...

I wonder if BBC Radio Four's Last Word programme will pay tribute to Mike Smith.
Last Word is presented by none other than Matthew Bannister.
Forum: Radio 04-08-2014, 11:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,481
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
Wasn't Mike Smith the banker on Deal Or No Deal ?

Wasn't Mike Smith the banker on Deal Or No Deal ?
Forum: Radio 04-08-2014, 11:38
Replies: 649
Views: 54,811
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I was sad to hear the news that Mike Smith has...

I was sad to hear the news that Mike Smith has died, he would have in my opinion done a better job of presenting Sounds Of The 80's than Sara Cox.
Forum: Radio 17-07-2014, 21:38
Replies: 49
Views: 8,284
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
Danny Baker is a good broadcaster. I think that...

Danny Baker is a good broadcaster. I think that it would be a good idea for him to replace Mark Forest as presenter of the 7.pm to 10.pm slot on BBC Local Radio.
Forum: Broadcasting 17-07-2014, 21:28
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I'm looking forward to the day when the BBC...

I'm looking forward to the day when the BBC return to TV Centre. Because BBC TV Centre has provided a wonderful backdrop to the Children In Need appeal. I remember the tap dancing record attempt that...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-07-2014, 11:52
Replies: 2,851
Views: 218,896
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I have enjoyed the BBC's World Cup coverage a lot...

I have enjoyed the BBC's World Cup coverage a lot apart from it's decision to use Phillip Neville for its coverage of the England V Italy game. I watched last nights final on BBC 1 from start to...
Forum: Radio 10-07-2014, 12:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
That voice that davelovesleeds heard could well...

That voice that davelovesleeds heard could well have been Rob Brydon who can do a very good Ken Bruce impersonation.
Forum: Radio 07-07-2014, 21:38
Replies: 40
Views: 4,408
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
If Bauer are going to continue broadcasting on...

If Bauer are going to continue broadcasting on 105.9 in Liverpool then why don't they use City plus as a station name ? Now there isn't much point in using the name City talk for a radio station that...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-07-2014, 20:21
Replies: 2,851
Views: 218,896
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
This article from the Daily Mail by Brian Barwick...

This article from the Daily Mail by Brian Barwick the former controller of BBC sport about the history of TV football punditry makes for interesting reading in my...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 12:14
Replies: 157
Views: 8,508
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
In my opinion there is nothing wrong with...

In my opinion there is nothing wrong with allowing both BBC and ITV to show live sport on their main channels. To those who moan about sport on the main TV channels I would say why not start up a...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 11:32
Replies: 206
Views: 33,348
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I think that it would be a good idea for ITV to...

I think that it would be a good idea for ITV to replace Adrian Chiles as its main football presenter with Brian the talking robot from the Confused.com advert.
Forum: Radio 27-06-2014, 20:25
Replies: 21
Views: 3,273
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
603Khz now carries Smooth Radio.

603Khz now carries Smooth Radio.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-06-2014, 11:56
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
A return to a 3.pm kick off time would also be...

A return to a 3.pm kick off time would also be nice.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-06-2014, 11:59
Replies: 2,851
Views: 218,896
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I've very much enjoyed the BBC TV coverage up to...

I've very much enjoyed the BBC TV coverage up to now, its got lots of va va voom :) and because the BBC coverage has no commercial breaks its nice not to have to put up with that stupid fool who...
Forum: Radio 10-06-2014, 21:25
Replies: 209
Views: 19,831
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I'm not sure how these planned changes will save...

I'm not sure how these planned changes will save the BBC any money. After all somebody will need to sit in Broadcasting House and make sure that the recorded programmes are broadcast without any...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2014, 11:38
Replies: 2,851
Views: 218,896
Posted By Anthony_Ryan
I have some good news to tell you all both BBC...

I have some good news to tell you all both BBC and ITV have managed to secure the rights to broadcast coverage of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/27750996
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