1981 in British radio

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This is a list of events in British radio during 1981.

Events[edit]

Station debuts[edit]

  • 12 September - Essex Radio (South Essex) on 96.4 MHz FM and 1431 KHz AM - rebranded as Heart Essex on 22 June 2009. An additional service for mid-Essex was added in December 1981 on 95.3 MHz and 1359 kHz

Closing this year[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 7 January - Alvar Liddell, 72, BBC Radio announcer and newsreader

References[edit]