Red Sands Radio Fort Antenna

The ferocious gales of early 2018 have brought down the second of two antennas built by Red Sands Radio. The fist single dipole mast proved inadequate shearing at the base insulator during erection over two weekends. Whi ...

New Features October 2017 is back with another mammoth website update ‘Scrapbook’ has a new Radio City feature with transparencies (slides) taken of Shivering Sands in the late 1960’s Much lengthy research has produced a ...

Kentish Flats Windfarm Inauguration

Kentish Flats Windfarm Inauguration … Guests & Vattenfall Staff aboard the MV Balmoral The Swedish Power Company Vattenfall invited guests to the offic1al inauguration of the Kentish Flats Windfarm that had bee ...


Histomentary Herne Bay Through Time We’ve released the ‘Histomentary’ –  ‘Herne Bay Through Time’  Commissioned by ‘The Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower’ funded by Natio ...

Bob’s 60’s Splash

1st on air in 1988 & on various stations since. It’s back ‘Bob’s 60’s Splash’ from 13.00 BST this afternoon on Maritime Radio 101.4 FM Big Splash

Pirate Alley

Whitstable has always been a Pirate Alley!  From May 1964 the town played unlikely host to the strange goings on of Screaming Lord Sutch. Parading from offices at ‘The Record Centre’, 20a Oxford Street to the harbou ...

Red Sands Radio Theme Tunes

We’ve had a number of enquiries about the Red Sands Radio Theme Tunes so here;s the information: The Red Sands Radio Themes & Fillers The Red Sands Radio Station Opening Theme Tune used from 2007 – 2014 is by ...

Red Sands Radio 2015

Red Sands Radio 2015 … Red Sands Radio Antenna With many people disappointed that Red Sands Radio isn’t on-air for what would have been our 9th year, we reiterate the reason(s) we’re not on-air as usual this summ ...

Red Sands Radio Around Town

Pictures from around the Coastal Towns, July 2015 … Seaview Cafe at the ‘Priest & Sow’ Tankerton-on-Sea Hampton Beach looking towards Swalecliffe with the Isle-of-Sheppey beyond Character Front Door ...

Radio Forts in Colour

The Radio Forts in Colour Exhitition Colour Photographs & Drawings of the Forts We present an exhibition of colour photographs and superb drawings of the Forts & Towers of the Thames Estuary by Gerry Pitcher The ...

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Whitstable Harbour 1968

Bernard Kelly recalls his time in the 1950’s on the Red Sands Fort. Brian Waters chats about the early days on Radio Essex and Jerry Pitcher talks about his artists studio at the Radio City Office in Whitstable, and his time on the Knock John

There are two further features on Red Sands; a Service Visit and a look at War Time and the Radio Station Generation Plant aboard the Fort. We’ve added an interview to the Brian Tyrrell page about fishing and his time as crew on the ‘Mullard’ tender to the Red Sands Fort radio stations of the 60’s and more photographs and information have been added to Fort Fax

Locally there there’s more detail on the time bomb of the North Kent coast the ‘Richard Montgomery’ and we have a massive feature of photographs Whitstable Harbour  through the years from the 1880’s


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Kentish Flats Windfarm Inauguration …

Vattenfall Inauguration

Guests & Vattenfall Staff aboard the MV Balmoral

The Swedish Power Company Vattenfall invited guests to the official inauguration of the Kentish Flats Windfarm that had been extended from 30 to 45 turbines

Sailing from Ramsgate on 1st Junbe 2016 around the North Foreland to the eastern edge of the windfarm and afterwards to Whitstable Harbour

For the full feature visit

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