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NOP Survey - July 1966

In July 1966 National Opinion Polls Ltd. carried out a survey of listenership to commercial radio stations available to British audiences.

The survey results showed the following figures for all adults:-

Station                                        Listenership

Radio Caroline                             8,818,000

Radio Luxembourg                      8,818,000

Radio London                              8,140,000

Radio 390                                    2,633,000

Radio England                             2,274,000

Radio Scotland                            2,195,000

Britain Radio                                  718,000

TOTAL RADIO AUDIENCE      39,900,000

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