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The radio station[]

Radio brīva Latvija un Pärnu/ Raadio Vaba Leedus ja Pärnu (English: Radio Free Latvia and Pärnu) was set up in 1948 by a Finnish individual of who had fled Latvia in 1939, a fellow Latvian refugee and a couple of Finnish atavists. They were briefly operative in southern Finland, near Espoo during a 6 month period between 1948 and 1949 on a narrow armature S.W. frequency. The local authorities peaceful shut it down fearing upsetting the USSR.

It was aimed at the north coast of Estonia, coastal Courland, Pärnu, Ainaži, Saaremaa island and Hiiumaa island. It broadcast for only a few hours on Fridays and Saturdays.

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