Uni radio station unable to air after 5pm
Posted by
Uni radio station unable to air after 5pm

Pure FM, the University of Portsmouth’s student station is making plans to stop live shows at 5pm due to limited studio access.

The radio station is based in the Students Activity Centre, which after a recent break-in, has limited its opening hours to 9-5pm.

Before the incident, in which three iMacs were stolen, the centre was open till midnight. It provides the only access to Pure FM studios.

A petition to open the area longer has been signed by over 300 people. One of the comments aimed at the university reads: “Stop punishing the students for your inability to install some CCTV and get the secrurity guards downstairs to secure the building properly”

A Statement from the station is below:

Dear Listeners,

As you know, we haven’t had our full timetable since 5th November 2012. This was due to a break in to the Union building, which is detailed by the Union here.

We will be broadcasting Monday-Friday 9am-5pm from Monday 14th January, but we’re still working harder.

The committee are applying constant pressure onto the Union and we will be trying our best to get back to our full hours of 9am-Midnight Monday-Sunday.

If you want to show your support for the evening and weekend broadcasting, please sign the petition.

Keep listening from Monday at purefm.com, see us at Refreshers Fayre in the Union on Friday, and we’ll keep working behind the scenes.

An update will come on Monday from the Union about the hours, which we will share with you as soon as we can.

Pure FM Committee

Hear more radio industry news like this at the top of the hour on inRadio - the radio industry's very own radio station. Listen now in a new window whilst you continue reading RadioToday or press play below.

0 9 1124 10 January, 2013 Community Radio News 4:36 pm 20131 Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Leave a Reply

Looking for something else?


Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

Thanksgiving service to Sir Terry Wogan - September 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Westminster Abbey, London)
Closing Date: Audio Production Awards - September 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm (Online)
The Imaging Days - October 3, 2016 at 8:00 am (Holland)
The Imaging Days - October 4, 2016 at 8:00 am (Holland)
Radiodays Ireland - October 17, 2016 at 10:00 am (Dublin)
Radiodays Ireland - October 18, 2016 at 10:00 am (Dublin)
ARIAS - Audio and Radio Industry Awards - October 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm (First Direct Arena, Leeds)
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
More events