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 Nordsee International – RNI – Scheveningen

Except for the period from March to July 1970, Radio Nordsee’s Broadcasting ship was located in international waters off the Dutch coast near the seaside town of Scheveningen. Here are some photos of Scheveningen including the Grand Hotel, where RNI’s directors usually stayed. Here are also pics of Scheveningen pier with its “Belle Amie” disco, often the haunt of pirate radio DJ’s when not working on board… you’ll see here Tony Allan and singers Ferdi …