Radio Veronica Studios : 1970

Radio Veronica was probably the longest running of all European offshore radio stations, broadcasting primarily to listeners in Holland from 21st April 1960 until 31st August 1974 when Dutch government legislation came into force. Broadcasting on 192 meters (later 538 metres) Medium Wave from the m/v Borkum Riff, later m/v Nordeney, Radio Veronica in its heyday became the most popular of all radio stations in the Netherlands. During its 14 year existence, Radio Veronica encountered several other …

Ending UK Radio Monopoly – 1970 – The Crucial Year

… overseen by the Minister responsible, Mr John Stonehouse, started unprecedented jamming of RNI’s broadcasts using a transmitter located at Beacon Hill near Rochester, Kent and later with an additional high power transmitter at Canewdon, near Southend Airport. RNI changed their Medium Wave frequency several times in the coming weeks but each time they found the Ministry’s jamming transmitters following them. Eventually, on or about 13th May 1970, RNI settled on 1232 kHz (244 metres), …