play_arrow

keyboard_arrow_right

Listeners:

Top listeners:

skip_previous skip_next
00:00 00:00
playlist_play chevron_left
  • play_arrow

    LASER 558 All Europe Radio

  • play_arrow

    LASER 558 – AM All Europe Radio

  • play_arrow

    LASER 558 – Classic All Europe Radio

Broadcasting

24 Results / Page 1 of 3

Background

Broadcasting

Laser558 Euroseige: A Battle on the High Seas

Euroseige was an on-air battle that captivated audiences and left a lasting impact on the industry when British pirate radio station Laser558 found itself in the midst of a fierce conflict with the British Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). This clash, known as the Laser558 Euroseige, not only showcased the determination and resilience of the pirate radio station but also shed light on the ongoing struggle between regulators and rebels in the airwaves. On 9th August 1985, the DTI […]

todaySeptember 29, 2023 22

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Marine Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967

In the realm of radio broadcasting, the term "pirate radio station" has garnered a fair share of attention and controversy. These unlicensed radio stations, initially free from legislation and operating on offshore platforms or ships, have long been a subject of heated debate and scrutiny. Detractors label such stations as pirates, accusing them of misappropriation of military installations, unauthorised use of allocated wavelengths, and playing recorded music without authority. Furthermore, concerns regarding safety risks to shipping and potential interference with […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 6

1970s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio North Sea International

Radio RNI In the early 1970s, a European off-shore radio station by the name of Radio North Sea International (RNI) made waves in the broadcasting industry. Operated by the Swiss firm Mebo Telecommunications and jointly owned by Swiss engineer Edwin Bollier and his business partner Erwin Meister. RNI was a daring venture that faced both disaster and success during its relatively short existence. The History The story of RNI begins in 1968 when Meister and Bollier, along with a group […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 10

1980s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio Monique: The Enduring Legacy of Independent Radio Broadcasting

In the vibrant world of radio broadcasting, a few daring souls have dared to challenge the status quo and take listeners on a thrilling journey beyond the boundaries of mainstream media. One such trailblazer is Radio Monique, a pirate radio station that defied conventions and left an indelible mark on the airwaves. With a captivating journey fraught with challenges, alliances, and an unwavering commitment to independent radio, Radio Monique captured the hearts of listeners across Europe in the 1980s.   […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 6

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Swinging Radio England: A Unique Phenomenon in Offshore Broadcasting

Introduction: In the mid-1960s, a revolutionary phenomenon emerged in the world of broadcasting known as pirate radio stations. These renegade stations defied the establishment, bringing a new and exciting wave of music to the masses. Swinging Radio England (SRE), one of the pioneering pirate radio stations, left an indelible mark on the British music scene during its short-lived existence. Operating from the North Sea, SRE's powerful signal and innovative programming captivated listeners from May to November 1966. This article explores […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 6

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio 390: A Tale of Rebellion and Resilience

In the mid-20th century, when radio remained largely controlled by the establishment, a few daring individuals embarked on a mission to challenge the status quo. Pirate radio stations emerged as a force to be reckoned with, and one such station was Radio 390. Operating from a unique location and offering an innovative format, Radio 390 quickly captivated audiences and left a lasting impact on the British radio landscape.   Located on a former Maunsell Fort off the coast of Whitstable, […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 17

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio 270: A Revolutionary Broadcast

In the mid-1960s, a group of forward-thinking Yorkshire businessmen embarked on a groundbreaking venture that would forever change the radio landscape in the North East of England. Their brainchild, Radio 270, became a pioneer in pirate radio broadcasting, delivering music and entertainment to eager listeners from 1966 to 1967. Operating from a converted Dutch lugger named Oceaan 7, positioned in international waters off Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Radio 270 marked a new era in radio broadcasting.   The origins of Radio […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 6

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio Free Scotland: Defying the Broadcasting Norms

In the 1950s and 1960s, the airwaves of Scotland buzzed with an unconventional voice - Radio Free Scotland (RFS). Operating as a pirate radio station, RFS challenged the status quo of the broadcasting industry and became an influential platform for political discourse and the fight for independence. Led by the visionary David Rollo and a team of dedicated individuals, RFS left an indelible mark on Scotland's media landscape.   RFS first made its presence known on the PAL audio channel […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 5

1960s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio Caroline (The Original)

In the 1960s, a rebellious phenomenon emerged in the world of broadcasting that challenged the dominance of mainstream radio stations. Pirate radio stations, as they were called, operated outside the confines of traditional radio regulations and shook up the industry with their daring and independent spirit. One such pirate radio station that gained widespread popularity and left a lasting impact on the airwaves was Radio Caroline.   Radio Caroline was the brainchild of Irish musician manager and businessman, Ronan O'Rahilly. […]

todaySeptember 28, 2023 51

0%