Annex B

List of Firsts

World’s First Location Date Part
Hospital Radio System Washington (USA) May 1919 1
Hospital  Radio Studio York, England 1926 1
London – Music Service Radio Lewisham

Kingston Hospital Radio

2 Sep 1957

1957

3

3

Sports Service (Football) Tottenham (London) About 1935 1
TV Service Dundee 18 Sept 1967 4
Radio Lollipop Carshalton 5 May 1979 6
First Music Service   
Channel Islands Jersey 1933 1
Australia Perth 3 Nov 1985 6
Germany Bielefeld 1963 3
India Kollam 2010 3
Republic of Ireland Galway About 1953 3
Japan Iwakuni 1946 3
Netherland Rotterdam  May 1947 3
New Zealand Wellington 1989 3
Northern Island Antrim 1994 3
Norway Stavanger Pre 1978 3
Scotland Dundee 28 Nov 1959 3
Uruguay Montivideo Circa 1956 3
USA Fort Lewis 1946 1.
Wales Penarth/Cardiff 1960 3
Zimbabwe Harare Pre 1977 3
First Sports Service in  
Scotland  (Greenock)  Morton FC (Football) 1946 1
Wales Cardiff. Swansea 1950s 2
First Sports Services  
Speedway Hull 1970s 2
Cricket (Edgbaston) Birmingham. May 1952 2
Ice Hockey Hull Mid 1980s 2
Wrestling Port Vale Circa 1970s 2
Boxing Liverpool 26 Aug 1954 2
Rugby Batley 9 Sept 1952 2
Largest Services
Music & Sport Liverpool – MHRN 37 Hospitals 3
AM & FM Transmission
Experimental  LP FM Trial Radio Lonsdale 1995 3
First Low Power FM Licence in England  Radio Lonsdale  Early 1996 3
First Low Power FM Licence in Scotland Radio North Angus Spring 1996 3
Experimental LP AM Trial Radio Tyneside 3 Nov 1997 3
First Low Power AM Licence in UK Radio Tyneside 27 Oct 1998 3
To Use Patientline Service
Radio Northwick Park. Northwick Park Hospital  1993 3