Radio Nordsee International – RNI – Zurich Office Pictures

RNI was owned by Swiss businessmen, Edwin Bollier and Erwin Meister and broadcast from m/v Mebo 2 in international waters off the coasts of Holland and Britain from early 1970 until August 1974 when Dutch legislation against offshore radio stations came into force. The m/v Mebo 2 was then sold to the Libyan government, renamed “El Fatah” and sailed to the Mediterranean where it arrived in about February 1977. From there it broadcast as “Radio Joumhourya” in Arabic and …

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 …