What happened to Chris Sheppard?

What happened to Chris Sheppard?

Sheppard retired from DJ’ing in the late 90’s, but can now be found teaching on occasion at the University of Toronto. Sheppard claims he has a Ph. D in Molecular Science from the University of Toronto, and a Ph. D in Neuroscience from the Australian National University.

Is pirate radio dead?

Although it peaked throughout the 1960s and again during the 1980s/1990s, it remains in existence today. Having moved from transmitting from ships in the sea to towerblocks across UK towns and cities, in 2009 the UK broadcasting regulator Ofcom estimated more than 150 pirate radio stations were still operating.

Who was the first DJ on Radio Caroline?

Christopher Moore (DJ) Christopher Moore (16 April 1940 – 2 January 2021) was a co-founder of the offshore pirate radio ship Radio Caroline, and the first voice to be heard on the air from that station.

What was the last record played on Radio Caroline?

The last song played, from the recently released Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, A Day in the Life… and then silence. But Radio Caroline announced that it would defy the law and continue broadcasting.

What was the first record ever played on Radio Caroline?

The first record played was Fool (If You Think It’s Over), by Chris Rea, dedicated to the British Home Office. During this period each night transmission of Radio Caroline started with Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft by the progressive Rock Band Klaatu, issued in 1976 on their album 3:47 E.S.T.

Are there any pirate radio stations?

The station was unlicensed, but according to the San Andres Accords, the indigenous communities targeted by Radio Insurgente had the right to broadcast their own content. The most recent example of a true pirate radio station in Mexico is La Tremenda 106.5 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.

Is it illegal to run a pirate radio station?

Pirate radio or a pirate radio station is a radio station that broadcasts without a valid license. In some cases, radio stations are considered legal where the signal is transmitted, but illegal where the signals are received—especially when the signals cross a national boundary.