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Background

1980s

The Origin Of ‘The Mack Attack’ – By Jay Mack

When I joined the on-air crew on the MV Communicator in September 1985, the government ship, the dioptric surveyor, was “camped” about one kilometre off our bow, starboard side, and was a 24/7 fixture in our daily life aboard the communicator. It irritated me immediately. So on my 5 p.m.-9 p.m. on-air shift, I began calling my show “The Mack Attack.” It was my way of attacking them, the government men aboard the dioptric surveyor, who were mentally attacking us

todayJuly 6, 2024 23 12 2

Featured

The Ship And The Flag

What was with that flag? Why was it on badges, T-shirts, and everywhere else? The Flag The ship and the flag have more in common than people realised. The blue and yellow flag used by LASER558 had a much deeper meaning than most people knew. It wasn’t just a colourful logo or a bright picture to put on a T-shirt. The flag is actually a maritime signal flag with a universal meaning. The Meaning In the spirit of pirate radio

todayApril 13, 2024 3 8 4

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 28

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 10 2

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 20

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

1980s

Pirate Radio Station – Radio London: A Journey into the Revolutionary Era of Offshore Broadcasting

In the mid-1960s, a cultural revolution was underway in London, England. This revolution was not one of political turmoil or social upheaval; it was a revolution in the airwaves. Radio London, also known as Big L and Wonderful Radio London, was at the forefront of this revolution, bringing a new style of broadcasting to listeners across the country. This iconic pirate radio station operated from a ship anchored in the North Sea, and its influence can still be felt today.

todaySeptember 28, 2023 12

Broadcasting

LASER558 In The Press

In the realm of radio, where waves transmit sound and voices travel through the air, one station stood out amongst the crowd. LASER558, the notorious pirate radio ship, captured the hearts and ears of millions with its rebellious charisma and captivating broadcasts. As its popularity soared, so did its presence in the press, becoming a hot topic for journalists and music enthusiasts alike. With 10 million loyal listeners, it's no wonder LASER558 was never out of the newspapers. For many,

todaySeptember 12, 2023 143

1980s

LASER558 and Euroseige: Revolutionising Radio Broadcasting

LASER558 and Euroseige: Revolutionizing Radio Broadcasting In the mid-1980s, a groundbreaking radio station emerged from the depths of the North Sea, captivating millions of listeners with its unconventional programming and rebellious spirit. LASER558, along with its associated operation Euroseige, challenged the status quo of radio broadcasting, pushing the boundaries of what was considered acceptable by traditional media standards. This article delves into the fascinating story behind LASER558 and Euroseige, shedding light on their influence and impact on the broadcasting industry.

todaySeptember 7, 2023 5

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