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Thameside Radio Revisited

Thameside Radio Revisited

Thameside Radio 90.2 VHF on - Archive recordings from London's Thameside Radio

May 31, 2009

The wedding of Charles and Di. It's a Wednesday Bank Holiday. Bob starts the show at 10am and phones Dave on air to wake him up.  There's a black and white TV in the corner of the studio so we get the occasional comment on the royal procession. Dave's "superbike" broke down so it took him quite a while to get to...

May 24, 2009

This Sunday show was the week after a live outside broadcast from Hyde Park and 3 days before the wedding of Charles and Diana. Bob plugs the extended broadcast for teh royal wedding the following Wednesday which starts at 10am. There are also tickets for the Thameside day trip to Brighton on August 16th which...

7pm on a Sunday

May 23, 2009

A TDK D C90 dropped into the cassette recorder, press play, a clunk, a whirr, the dry sound of the tape, the meters on the PC bounce and the I've started transferring the first of the cassettes.  The hiss in the headphones gets slightly louder and we're asked the question we've heard so many times. "Do you ever have...


May 23, 2009

Why did we meet at the BBC? Well a lot of ex Thamesiders went on to work in broadcasting. And some still do.


May 22, 2009

I’ve been collecting Thameside Radio recordings since, well, it started. Not big time obsessive collecting, just the occasional stuff that I taped then and things I got later from friends.  Of course I’ve sent copies to wonderful Radio Eric for their blast of pirate radio nostalga.

So here’s the story. An ex...