The former pirate station Radio Caroline will go legal on the frequency previously used by the BBC World Service.
Ofcom has awarded five new medium wave community radio licences, including one for Radio Caroline to cover Suffolk and North Essex.
If awarded a licence, the station could be on-air in time for the 50th anniversary of the Marine Offenses Act, on 14th August 2017.
The application comes along with 10 other radio groups around the UK who have applied to Ofcom to run a station using AM.
It was a year ago today the Trial Portsmouth DAB multiplex started broadcasting with six services.
Easter Monday marks 52 years since Radio Caroline launched programmes for the first time and the station is still going strong.
Listeners to Radio Caroline in different parts of North America can hear a delayed version of the station enabling them to hear the output as it was intended.
Radio Caroline and Manx Radio are joining forces in their 50th anniversary years.
A pirate radio museum has popped up in Clacton, as Radio Mi Amigo gets ready to broadcast from Harwich.
It was 50 years ago today that Radio Caroline started test transmissions from a point at sea.
Radio Caroline is entering the brand extension arena by launching Caroline Extra - an online station playing music from the 60s to the 80s.
Celador chair and radio's reggae legend also among New Year Honours recipients.