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Gaywaves was a pirate radio station broadcasting at various locations in London during the 1980s. It used frequency 103.7 Mhz and was largely run by Phillip Cox. Cassette recordings of Gaywaves radio broadcast are held in the British Library. Some have been digitalised and are available for listening by registered users at the Library and by prior appointment [1] [2].


  1. British Library Audio collection ref C586/525 side 1 is a recording of a conversation entitled 'talking about coming out'. This was broadcast in 1983 and features Cliff from Hackney Gay Action, Gary James from Tunbridge Wells and Philip Cox
  2. A tribute to Philip Cox was published on Gary James' blogsite Bangagong |accessed 22 Jul 2019|