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Re: LF: OT End of the BBC World Service on Shortwave

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Subject: Re: LF: OT End of the BBC World Service on Shortwave
From: g4gvw <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:13:49 +0000
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Hi All 'specially Pete 'FMT

Highly compressed Rock'n'Roll jus' ain't Rock 'n' Roll !

LOL :>)

73 (Don't think we ever did a 'Q' code for Rock'n'Roll ?)



On Mon, 2011-01-31 at 18:00 +0000, M0FMT wrote:
> 
> Hi all
>  
> Forget all vernacular World Service Broadcasts. What the world needs
> right now is Radio Caroline. She is the British secret weapon of mass
> enjoyment! Rocking gently and anchor up the Barking Creek (well
> Tilbury in Essex actually) just waiting for the day when she can once
> again blast those nasties with 50,000Watts of M/F from an RCA BTA-50H
> Ampliphase modulated  TX with highly compressed AM ... Rock and
> Roll . 
>  
> http://www.radiocaroline.co.uk/#home.html
>  
> Arr those were the days....... mmmmm
>  
> 73 es GL petefmt 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> From: Tony <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected]
> Sent: Mon, 31 January, 2011 14:58:52
> Subject: Re: LF: OT End of the BBC World Service on Shortwave
> 
> On 31/01/2011 13:43, mal hamilton wrote:
> > £140 per licence to BBC and a criminal offence if it is not paid if
> you have
> > a TV
> > G3KEV
> >
> 
> Not so Mal, it is only a criminal offence if you watch "live" TV.
> It's no longer an offence to have a TV set to play games or watch BBC 
> iplayer.
> 
> It still is here in Ireland though.
> 
> 73, Tony, EI8JK.
> 
> 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Warren Ziegler"<[email protected]>
> > To:<[email protected]>
> > Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 12:50 PM
> > Subject: Re: LF: OT End of the BBC World Service on Shortwave
> >
> >
> > John, Pete,
> >
> >            I'll keep it brief since we are getting further
> off-topic.
> > I have two thoughts on the end of the BBC World Service on
> Shortwave:
> >
> > 1) The reliance on the Internet for program distribution is
> worrisome.
> > One only need look at Egypt where the Internet is shut down, or
> China
> > where it is censored.
> >
> > 2) The BBC World Service gives the U.K. considerable stature in the
> > World, in other words the U.K. is a small country with a big voice
> and
> > international role. Elimination of the World Service will make the
> > U.K. just another small, non-descript country in the EU.
> >
> > 73 Warren K2ORS
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:20 AM, M0FMT<[email protected]>  wrote:
> >> Hi Warren
> >>
> >> My immediate response is that if you like it that much why not pay
> English
> >> tax to help maintain it.
> >>
> >> However the BBC world service, the Government mouth-piece, is
> currently
> >> funded by direct taxation which is probable more equitable than the
> new
> > plan
> >> which is to fund it out of the compulsory so called Licence Fee,
> collected
> >> under threat of imprisonment, which is really a tax on a tax i.e.
> paid out
> >> of taxed income.
> >>
> >> This is the dark side of English culture.
> >>
> >> 73 es GL petefmt
> >>
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: Warren Ziegler<[email protected]>
> >> To: [email protected]
> >> Sent: Mon, 31 January, 2011 5:15:48
> >> Subject: LF: OT End of the BBC World Service on Shortwave
> >>
> >> Sad day...
> >>
> >
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jan/28/bbc-world-service-cuts-response
> >> Guess I'll have to rely on the 198 longwave transmissions.
> >>
> >> --
> >> 73 Warren K2ORS
> >> WD2XGJ
> >> WD2XSH/23
> >> WE2XEB/2
> >> WE2XGR/1
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > 73 Warren K2ORS
> > WD2XGJ
> > WD2XSH/23
> > WE2XEB/2
> > WE2XGR/1
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> 
-- 
73 es gd dx de pat g4gvw
 qth nr felixstowe uk
(east coast, county of suffolk)


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