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Farewell Medium Wave
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Farewell, dear friend. AM has fallen silent across a chunk of Europe as engineers in France, Germany and Luxembourg flicked the switches and turned off their Medium Wave signals at midnight on New Year's Eve. Au revoir. Amongst others, Deutschlandradio closed down its seven Medium Wave transmit…

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In Praise of the Tape Cassette
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Kenny was unbelievably excited as a kid when he was given his second tape recorder as a gift.   Radio anoraks will understand how enjoyment was amplified manifold with a second machine. One machine meant you could record and play; two enabled you to copy and mix. These were simple times. The Radio …

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The 2015 Radiomoments Clips of the Year
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No year-end is complete without a gratuitous chart or two.  My Radiomoments Audioboom channe l, now replete with over a thousand choice cuts  from 1922 to the present day, and amassing over two thirds of a million listens, has had a decent year.  But which clips reaped the most plays in 2015 from t…

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