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Britain Radio

Owners


Pier Vick Ltd

Opening Date

3rd May 1966 (tests)

16th June 1966 (regular programmes)


Closing Date

22nd February 1967

Landbased Address

Mailing and administrative address:

32 Curzon Street, London W1


Registered office address:

17 Berkley Street, London W1

Advertising sales:

Radio Vision Broadcasts International

(part of cinema advertising company, Pearl and Dean)


Management

Ted Allbeury (Managing Director)

(May - August 1967)

Jack Curtis (Project Co-ordinator and General Manager)

(May 1966-February 1967)

Don Pierson (Project Overseer)

Bill Vick (Managing Director)

(May 1966 - February 1967)

Broadcasting Hours


24 hours

Later

6.00am - 12 midnight

Wavelength/

Frequency

227m (actually 225m) (1331kHz later adjusted to 1322kHz)

(tests from 3rd May 1966 -  mid June 1966)


355m (845kHz, later adjusted to 854kHz)

(from 16th June 1966)

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Format

Easy Listening