Pirate Radio Report Form - Any information relating to illegal broadcasters | Ofcom
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Pirate Radio Report Form - Any information relating to illegal broadcasters | Ofcom

If you provide us with your contact details it gives us the opportunity to contact you regarding the information provided, however, we understand that you may prefer to submit this form anonymously. Fields marked with * are required

Please note:

When you've completed the form you'll be emailed a reference number - please keep this somewhere safe if you need to contact us again.

Please note: This form is for you to tell us anything about an illegal broadcast which is not interference related.

This includes: - Owners of properties/sites that are used by Illegal broadcasters - Anybody who wishes to share information with us around illegal broadcasting activity, including whistleblowers

Related links:

Pirate Radio Report Form - Broadcasters - Interference caused by illegal broadcasters

Pirate Radio Report Form - Listeners - Interference caused by illegal broadcasters

Please provide us with accurate contact information. We will use the details you provide to update any contact information we already hold about you.

Your details

What can you tell us?

Please give details of the following:

Address where interference is occurring


You should receive an email confirmation with a reference number.

Email confirmations are generally sent within 20 minutes of submission, other than on Fridays and weekends.

An Ofcom member of staff will contact you regarding this interference case.

Data protection

“We require this information in order to carry out our duties to protect and manage the radio spectrum under the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006. Please see Ofcom’s General Privacy Statement www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/foi-dp/general-privacy-statement for further information about how Ofcom handles your personal information and your corresponding rights”.

We always aim to improve our services and ensure we have the most up-to-date information about people's concerns and views. Information you provide may be disclosed to a research agency who may contact you to ask for your views on what we do. Information you provide will be used by Ofcom to handle your complaint, provide you with information and to take appropriate action.

Please read the following carefully.

Terms and conditions

Ofcom can investigate the interference to your radio system under our commercial charging terms.

The terms are that if we find the problem is within your own radio system or from something which we consider to be under your or the user's control then we will charge for the investigation at £92.14 + VAT per man hour used.

If the source of the problem is external to the above there is no charge.

We also require the full name and address of your organisation for our records and the correct address for any billing that may result from the investigation if it is different.

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