Tag: Channel 5

Ofcom Declines to Act in Nightmare Neighbour Next Door Ham Radio Episode

Ofcom claim the Channel 5 TV show Nightmare Neighbour Next Door “did not raise issues warranting investigation” The offending TV show was broadcast on October 27 and generated many Formal Complaints to Ofcom, perhaps a record number for any Channel 5 programme? The show gave extensive airtime to completely false claims about the amateur radio […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #923

Edition # 923 – Release date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR923HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: 2 men arrested on domestic terrorism charges after threatening to blow up HAARP RSGB criticizes UK Channel 5 television over […]

RSGB Criticizes TV Broadcast Portraying Radio Amateur as “Nightmare Neighbour”

The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) has weighed in following the airing of a Channel 5 TV Nightmare Neighbour Next Door episode [the program may have been removed from the website — Ed.] that featured an Amateur Radio operator. In the program, neighbors of 75-year-old Armando Martins, M0PAM, of Kent, made unsubstantiated claims that […]

via the RSGB: RSGB response to Channel 5 TV programme

We work hard to build relationships with the media and often provide facts and help when programmes and articles featuring amateur radio are being prepared. Unfortunately, the RSGB was not invited to be part of Channel 5’s “Nightmare Neighbour Next Door” programme or to verify any facts. We have, of course, contacted Channel 5 about […]

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