FCC closes anti-castro radio

FCC closes anti-castro radio

Post by Bruce Girar » Sat, 27 Aug 1994 12:38:35


Quote:

> PIRATE RADIO STATION SHUT DOWN:

> The FCC's San Juan office, responding to a complaint from the Cuban
> government, investigated the operation of a clandestine anti-Castro
> radio station. FCC agents tracked the station to a farm house in
> rural Puerto Rico by using both long-range and mobile direction-
> finding techniques.  The station, identified as "Haciendas Las
> Carolinas," in Salinas, P.R., part of the so-called "National Cuban
> Front," was transmitting messages promoting the overthrow of the
> Cuban Government.  FCC investigators shut down the station, and
> sanctions are being considered.

Now I wonder if they'll stop the illegal broadcasts directed at Cuba
by the US government's Radio Marti and by a selection of Miami-based
commercial operations. Somehow I doubt it...

bg

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FCC closes anti-castro radio

Post by Rob Spenc » Wed, 31 Aug 1994 15:04:24


: >
: > PIRATE RADIO STATION SHUT DOWN:
: >
: > The FCC's San Juan office, responding to a complaint from the Cuban
: > government, investigated the operation of a clandestine anti-Castro
: > radio station. FCC agents tracked the station to a farm house in
: >
: > [. . .]

: Now I wonder if they'll stop the illegal broadcasts directed at Cuba
: by the US government's Radio Marti and by a selection of Miami-based
: commercial operations. Somehow I doubt it...

Are you saying that Radio Marti is illegal?  If so, what is your basis for
this?  I'm a bit unsure where you're coming from on this.

Rob Spencer