1500+ 7", 12", EPs, LPs & Musicassettes - Many Rare and Collectable recordings

A very early history of William Orbit's first recordings - Guerilla studios, demo recordings and reproduction of magazine articles from 1982 & 1984. Torch Song also featured Laurie Mayer & Grant Gilbert

Radio Seagull on 1602Khz AM, satellite & internet

BBC radio & TV channels at 28.2°East (Sky Digital). Satellite footprints.
BBC Radio World Service at 19.2° East in digital. BBC Radio 2 & 4 now available in Southern Europe again

BBC TV available on any Digital receiver via UK 'spot' beam.  Want to watch Eastenders in Etagny, Brookside in Beaune, Corrie in Cormot Le Grand? Sky make it very difficult, but it's not impossible. Satellite footprints

There are around 80 completely free to air TV channels at 28.2 & 28.5°East and almost as many Radio services. For tuning parameters and EPG numbers visit http://www.wildsat.com 

If you know what you're looking for, virtually all of the pages at Vinyl Gems can be accessed here. Also links to related sites

Playing hide and seek with the ghosts of dawn..

Toward The Unknown Region on Radio Seagull... 

Archives of Radio Seagull on MV Mi Amigo radio ship...

Radio Geronimo - A gardener plants an evergreen whilst trampling on a flower


Useful Reception Area Footprints for the more common European Satellites

Useful Footprint Maps for the more common European Satellites

Further details on analogue and digital satellite availability in Europe


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