January 1, 2013
His Royal Highness Roy Bates Prince of Sealand (also known as Roughs Tower), ruler of the world’s smallest country died on the 9th October 2012. Presumably the title now passes to his son Michael. Sealand is the only known country that will cease to exist when it finally rusts away.
Monitor 24 from 1983 featured a number of articles about Sealand.
PS: Monitor No 1 featured a number of articles about the original fort-based Radio City.
PPS: AZAnorak is the place to find great old off-air recordings from the pirate days, and recently, copies of Monitor ……