[LMB] OT: AKICOTL - question for Swedish listees
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Tue Jan 18 16:26:12 GMT 2011
--- On Tue, 1/18/11, Stellan Lagerstrom <stellanl at concinnity.se> wrote:
From: Stellan Lagerstrom <stellanl at concinnity.se>
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: AKICOTL - question for Swedish listees
To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 10:47 AM
On 2011-01-17 23:26, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Marcia<mnfp73 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I just read ROSEANNA a Swedish police procedural written around 1965. One thing there puzzled me. There's a car accident and the police are expected to ask for drivers license, ID and radio license. Radio license? What's that all about?
> I wonder if it's like a British TV license.... but for the car radio?
Yep. In Sweden, like much of Europe, if you own a TV, you pay an annual TV license fee (not per receiver) to finance public service TV and radio production and distribution. Before 1969, these were separate for radio, TV and car radio.
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