Congratulations to Radio Caroline

Radio Delta extends heartfelt congratulations to Radio Caroline! This weekend marks the 60th anniversary of the iconic offshore radio station that revolutionized broadcasting in 1964. Join the celebration from Friday, 29th to Sunday, 31st March, live from the legendary radioship Ross Revenge. Enjoy a nostalgic journey through hits from the ’60s to the early ’90s. … Read more

Een Ontmoeting met Radio Blauwe Piraat: Een Trip Down Memory Lane

Vandaag wil ik graag mijn recente ervaring delen met de ontvangst van Radio Blauwe Piraat, een radiozender uit de omgeving van Nieuwleusen, Nederland. Het was een bijzondere en nostalgische moment toen ik hun signaal oppikte op de middengolf frequentie van 765 kHz. Het begon allemaal met een prachtige plaat uit de zeezender periode, gespeeld door het … Read more

De fascinerende wereld van de middengolf-radio in Nederland

In Nederland zijn er nog steeds veel radiozenders actief op de middengolf, en ze hebben vaak bijzondere namen. In onze studio ontvangen we regelmatig uitzendingen van deze radiozenders, waarbij we gebruik maken van de ICOM 7610 en een dipool antenne voor de kortegolf. Maar ook wanneer we buiten in de natuur willen luisteren, gaan we … Read more

Radio Monique 918 kHz new transmission tower

For our international friends a short explanation what radio Monique is all about. In the beginning, in december 1984 we started as a radio station broadcasting from international waters from the radio ship Ross Revenge. During daytime we rented air time from radio Caroline. Her elegant ship was moored in the thames estuary in an … Read more

Storm Eunice destroys big AM broadcast mast Lomp Radio 819 kHz

Storm Eunice destroys the broadcast mast of Lomp Radio. This is a low power AM station broadcasting on 819 kHz mediumwave. The fallen mast, occasioned by a heavy windstorm on Friday evening in Klazienaveen, The Netherlands. https://youtu.be/4io8zwWR6jk Below some other pictures from stations and their collapsed mast.

Unique photo’s of our private collection: MV Ross Revenge offshore Radio Ship

MV Ross Revenge is the home of Radio Caroline, as well as having supported Radio Monique. She was constructed in Germany in 1960, and initially served as a commercial trawler. Following her decommissioning, she was purchased by Radio Caroline and outfitted as a radio ship, complete with 91 m antenna mast and 50 kW transmitter. Her … Read more

Unique photo’s of our private collection: Radio Atlantis

Radio Atlantis was a Belgian-owned offshore pirate radio station, which operated in 1973 and 1974 from the coast of the Netherlands and Belgium. The station began broadcasting from the Radio Caroline Ship MV Mi Amigo. It was originally intended that programs would begin on 15 July 1973, using Mi Amigo’s 10-kilowatt transmitter on 773 kHz (388m). The … Read more

Unique photo’s of our private collection: Radio ship Magdalena

Since Radio Mi Amigo had closed suddenly in October 1978 the new ship finally appeared on the North Sea anchoring in various locations in mid-June 1979 and finally ending up in a position near the Thornton Bank, off the coast of Belgium.  Test broadcasts of continuous music, with occasional Radio Mi Amigo ID announcements, started … Read more

Memories from the 80’s with our good old friend Radio Perlee

During the vibrant era of the eighties, we embarked on numerous broadcast adventures in collaboration with Radio Perlee. Reflecting on that cherished period, we reached out to him to contribute his insights for our audience. Graciously responding to our request, he expressed his nostalgia, “Thank you for your message,” he paused momentarily, reminiscing about frames … Read more