Keith Southgate – Eng, Phone-In Monitor


Years of involvement: 1967-72
Home Location: Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Types of involvement:

Technical Engineering, signal reports & safe storage. Manning the GPO Telephone box request shows.

Comment / History:-
  Keith was another of those local radio amateurs willing to help Radio Kaleidoscope.

He regularly provided signal reports and technical help along with a safe place to store the Radio Kaleidoscope transmitters.

When not at University keith would man the telephone call boxes during the Radio Kaleidoscope phone-in request shows, however whilst at university keith befriended Stephen Hebditch who later went on to write a book about the history of pirate radio  “London’s  Pirate Pioneers”.


Keith has now opted for a quiet life in the West Country, serving the tourist industry.