Paddy Roy Bates

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Paddy Roy Bates (1921–2012) was a major in the British Army during WWII. He became a pirate radio broadcaster. This is one which broadcasts without a licence. The broadcasting was based on a platform in the North Sea, which he called the Principality of Sealand.[1]

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  1. Ryan, John; Dunford, George & Sellars, Simon. 2006. Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations. Lonely Planet Publications. pp. 9-12.