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The history of the UK radio licence

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In the United Kingdom you were required - from 1922 until 1971 - to pay for a radio licence in order to legally listen to the wireless. Illustrated history.

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Description: The history of the UK radio licence - Introduction
This website looks at the history of the UK Radio Licence and includes many examples of early licences and associated memorabilia. Learn how the UK funded its BBC radio services right up into 1971.

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