UK Radio Fun & Anomalies Before 14th August 1967 …

Did you know that the Marine Broadcasting (Offences) Act which came into effect in Britain on 14th August 1967 did NOT in fact outlaw the offshore radio stations themselves? The legal status of stations like Radio Caroline, Radio London, 390, 270, Scotland, and others did not change on that date. Instead the new law criminalised UK citizens and companies, forbidding them to supply, advertise or work for these radio stations. Incredible but true, in the 1960s and earlier, according to the …

Radio Veronica Studios : 1970

… pirate competitors including Radio/TV Noordzee broadcasting from the REM island, as well as ship-borne Radio Dolfijn and Radio 227 (ex Radio England & Britain Radio), Radio Nordsee International (RNI), Radio Caroline, Radio Atlantis and Radio Mi Amigo. In contrast to most other European offshore stations in the 1960s, which originated their programmes from ship-borne studios, nearly all Radio Veronica’s output was pre-recorded on land at studios located in Hilversum, Holland. The photos …