RADIO JACKIE HISTORY ARCHIVE 

...had clearly shown...
..the practicality of over 100 local stations...
...even demonstrated publicly in 1960...
...and again in 1961 for the Pilkington Report...
...at Castle Goring, led by Ian Collins of SCBC...
...South Coast BroadCasting Ltd...
...in 1965, the Institute for Economic Affairs concurred, while...
...the Reform Group wrote: We approve wholeheartedly...
...1969 saw hope in a 100 station scheme...
...there were abundant proposals, including...
...the BBC's, by Lord Hill of Luton in July 1969...
...advocating local radio and making no claim for any BBC monopoly...
...Hughie Green's group wanted 115 stations...
...the Local Radio Association sought
285 town stations...
...with a Marconi MW frequency plan - yet...
...just a few large area coverage stations...
...were permitted
from 1973...
...a Local Broadcasting Authority was endorsed in 1977's Annan Report-
...as a means of "giving local services the chance to develop"...
...and duly ignored in the White Paper...
...a Radio Jackie booklet in 1979...
...made perfectly sound proposals...
...as did The Broadcast Bureau, in 1982...
..and Community RADio Licence Experiment...
...Jackie's submissions had foreseen how radio would develop...
...and proved that governments' eternal...
..."no frequencies are available" claims...
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