Imperial College Radio
or IC Radio
is the student radio
station at Imperial College London
IC Radio was founded in November 1975 with the intention of broadcasting to the student halls of residence
from a studio under Southside. Broadcasting actually commenced in late 1976 on 999 AM
although IC Radio has since stopped broadcasting over this frequency. Imperial College Radio pioneered a new system of broadcast, known as Leaky feeder
and was the first station to be licensed by the Home Office for the use of this technique. For a short period in 1989, IC Radio broadcast on FM
under a Test and Development license, but this way never expanded into a full FM license. In 2001 it moved to its current location, in the West Basement of Beit Quad over the internet
and, since 2004, on 1134 AM in Wye.
IC Radio prides itself as a station that represents the student body of the university and has often been dubbed "The Official Sound Of Imperial College London". Mainstreams shows have included Pick n' Mix, Pirate Radio and The Roushan Alam Show whilst specialist shows include The Spectre Show, Music Tech Sessions, The Nat and Mit Show, Believe The Hype and One For The Heads.
The Flagship Show
In 2009 IC Radio started doing a weekly magazine show named The Flagship Show. The show was a collabration of all of IC Radio's... Read More