Entries tagged 'communication'
The following 21 entries have been tagged using the term communication. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.
Radio station Contact 94 went off the air
The station had been broadcasting to the Channel Islands from France
Island FM brings commercial radio to Guernsey
The station launched 10 years after the BBC established its own local station in Guernsey.
Guernsey Post Office was established
Guernsey's own post office gained its independence when the mainland reorganised
Spotlight was broadcast for the first time
The launch of Spotlight, the BBC’s local news bulletin covering Guernsey, the wider Channel Islands and the south-west of England, was more of a name change than anything else. The BBC’s first bulletin for the region was News from the South West. This had launched in 1961 and, within a year, had been re-titled South […]
Channel Television took to the air
ITV's independent television station for Guernsey and Jersey launched in 1962
The BBC broadcasts from Sark for the first time
The TV broadcast followed a successful broadcast from Herm the previous week.
Alderney to Guernsey radio connection established
A radio telephone was the only option. Cables could come several years later.
The Star received some “grave” news
A former connection to the paper had died in New York
BBC made its first ever Channel Islands broadcast
The broadcast came from Herm, via France, over the Eurovision system.
A Guernsey man posted himself to Sark
There was nothing in the postal regulations to forbid it.