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radioarchive_banner was a UK Private Torrent Tracker for UK RADIO

This Private Tracker has shut down!

An Official Message from the Staff @ HDBT

Very many thanks to all of you, and in particular to the marvellous people who have selflessly devoted themselves to running the site.

Goodbye, and God Bless you all…

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  1. Reply stinkymojo Sep 3,2013 1:30 pm

    This is an exceptional, friendly site. I can’t recommend it highly enough.

  2. Reply Sad Times Jan 20,2014 2:03 am

    Bad news about this site, as of 30th Dec 2013 it has been shutdown permanently.

  3. Reply Anonymous Feb 15,2014 4:12 am

    Yes – a real sad loss.

    And still the effing stupid BBC hasn’t come up with any “legal” way of doing what Cheops and the others did: easily accessible historical archive material like this.
    I’d even pay.

    • Reply radiofan Mar 24,2014 7:29 am

      A real loss – the BBC could make money selling radio programs – but not at the old CD prices! I’d pay…

      I did support radioarchive. Thanks to all those who took part!

  4. Reply Scotty Feb 23,2014 6:34 am

    Damn!….Damn!Damn!Damn!Damn! Damn!

  5. Reply Anonymous Feb 25,2014 7:53 am

    this is a real pity, Hopefully someone will pick up the baton and start again. I for one would be happy to pay a fee for the service

  6. Reply Anonymous Mar 3,2014 11:46 am

    Life was better. Have missed it, like a dearly departed friend.

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  8. Reply Anonymous Mar 15,2014 8:23 am

    A horrible shame – since The Box and now Radioarchive have gone a massive treasury of vintage and archive TV & radio has now been lost seemingly for good…

  9. Reply Anonymous Mar 28,2014 8:24 am

    So very very sad. Such a wonderful site.

  10. Reply Keith May 3,2014 6:09 am

    Oh noooooooooo.
    What a shame.
    Zillion tx to whoever set it up and kept it going.
    UK tax and licence payer for decades, that stuff belonged to me / us and it should be available :(

  11. Reply Mo May 14,2014 4:00 am

    Well, at least demonoid is back.

    All uploaders can go there and revitalize it.

  12. Reply Anonymous Jun 19,2014 2:48 am

    Damn damn damn damn damn, I was a member of radio such as loss

  13. Reply Anonymous Sep 26,2014 7:11 am

    One of the best sites, ever. Cheops deserves a tremendous amount of credit for the work he did. Why can’t the BBC come up with a streaming option for BBC radio that charges a monthly fee?

  14. Reply Tim Sep 29,2014 5:57 am

    Real shame, when will the BBC get its act together and make its content available. Where will I get my wonderful McLevy stories from now missing last two series and no hope of getting them elsehwere.

  15. Reply Ostile Sep 29,2014 9:23 am

    i miss !

  16. Reply Finklenut Sep 29,2014 12:49 pm

    I still lament RA-CC not being there anymore…

    A Limerick

    Radio Archive CC
    killed by the bloody BBC
    we loved you so dearly
    and now miss you clearly
    lets hope this will one day be free


  17. Reply Anonymous Oct 12,2014 4:55 pm was genuinely life-enhancing. I’m less stimulated without it. My deepest thanks to all who contributed to it.

    Come on BBC: digitise your back catalogue and either make it free or, if you must, charge a Spotify-like small monthly fee. If you can’t afford it, why not make an appeal – there’d be loads of donors to make this freely available to all who’d benefit from it.

  18. Reply Anonymous Oct 15,2014 4:45 pm

    the community has pretty much moved to

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