Radio: Interference

What with the bomb planting, the brave manifestoes and the likes of the Sinn Fein gathering in the hills, these are times when an Irishman in England could do with a word or two first-hand from the old country. But the voice of Erin, Radio-Eireann, from its 100-kilowatt transmitter in Athlone, is having the devil's own time making itself heard anywhere at all. The villains outshouting her are three, and the loudest of these is Klaipeda, in Lithuania. Klaipeda's station LYY, a radio holdout, has steadfastly refused to join the Union Internationale de...

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