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Victory Snaps radio advert

Radio Victory Girl

Radio Victory broadcast to Portsmouth and the surrounding region...

The sound clip featured in the "Sounds" section for this item is from an advert broadcast by Radio Victory, an independent local radio station. Radio Victory broadcast to Portsmouth and the surrounding region from October 1975 until June 1986.

‘Victory Snaps’, Radio Victory’s own advert, which was broadcast in July 1982, aimed to encourage listeners to take photos and send them in to the station in order to win a prize.

This clip and many more are held at the Wessex Film and Sound Archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies.

Quick Facts

  • Catalogue record number AV1/AD173/S1
  • Medium audio clip
  • Date of clip July 1982
  • Clip broadcast by Radio Victory
  • Broadcast from Radio Victory Studios, Fratton, Portsmouth
  • Length of clip 1.14 minutes

Facts

  • One of the volunteers at Wessex Film and Sound Archive, John Moxley, suggested this item because:
    'Radio Victory was an independent radio station broadcasting to Portsmouth and the surrounding region from October 1975 until June 1986. Wessex Film and Sound Archive holds many of their original tapes, which I have listened to and digitised as part of a project with Bournemouth University.'
  • John Moxley has been a volunteer with Wessex Film and Sound Archive since the early 1990s and has worked almost exclusively on local radio tapes. He has also worked on a project for Bournemouth University, digitising independent local radio tapes held by WFSA, including many from the Radio Victory collection (AV1).

Did you know?

The sound archive held at the Wessex Film and Sound Archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies comprises broadcasts on 1/4 inch tape, and covers documentaries, news reviews, magazine programmes, dramas, advertisements, special reports, arts series, comedy, leisure programmes, social issues, religious broadcasts, and interviews.

Also surviving are advertising scripts, studio diary, plans of building, and magazines.

Sounds

'Victory Snaps' Radio Victory's own advert

"Victory Snaps" (advert) (mp3)

Fact Sheets

Catalogue record for audio clip 'Victory Snaps' Radio Victory's own advert

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