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Radio Victory Ceased

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In 1985, the Independent Broadcasting Authority failed to renew the station’s licence and it ceased broadcasting in June 1986, despite a local campaign to save it. Fratton Road in Portsmouth was jammed solid with traffic, drivers blaring their horns in tribute as the airwaves fell silent for the last time.  On 28th June as the Guildhall Clock chimed Midday, Radio Victory ceased to broadcast. The closing words came from Chris Carnegy,  “…for 10 years, 257 days this has been Radio Victory”.  Victory was the first ILR station to lose its franchise.


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