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40 years of European Music Radio since February 1976 with over 300 Transmissions.
On this website you will find information as to why the station was started, along with events in our Pirate and Legal History.
European Music Radio
Tom Taylor (Barry Stephens)1983
In October 1980 European Music Radio was Raided
by the UK Authorities, and in November 1980 we were
relayed via Weekend Music Radio to let the Listeners
know that we had been Raided.
A message from AJ to Tom Taylor from the 18th of May 2014:
However difficult the circumstances, Tom always managed to get the station on the air.
The European Music Radio Studio in 2017
EMR studio in 1979
Tom Taylor founder member of EMR
AJ Beirens, presenter of the EMR DX programme from December 1977 to March 1979, famous for his programmes on RNI, Atlantis and ABC Europe back in the 1970s.
Bob became famous in later years as a Technical journalist and a TV and radio personality. Bob also wrote a number of articles
for UK "gadget" magazine, and was a Sky TV presenter as well as a radio personality on many UK (Legal) stations.
Bob sadly passed away in 2001.
Roger Tate in 1978
EMR mail box studio in Mitcham Surrey
EMR's Studio Pictures + AJ Beirens - Roger Tate & Tom Taylor
Two of the most popular programmes on EMR were the mail box and DX shows persented by Roger Tate, AJ and Tom.
The mail box programme was produced in Bob's own studio in Surrey, AJ's in Belguim and Tom recorded his part in South London.