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Radio Paradijs

Magda Maria

Magda Maria


Compania Naviera Panlieve SA

(Registered in Panama)

Landbased Address


Ben Bode, Danny Vuylsteke

Broadcasting Hours

Although Radio Paradijs never began regular programming, had it done so it planned to broadcast for 24 hours a day


A Belgian progressive hit format

(Had Radio Paradijs started regular programming it would have used a strict format with no DJ choice of playlists, two records played back to back with DJ speech after the second record limited to about 10 seconds.)



270m (1107kHz ) medium wave (AM)

Opening Date

Test broadcasts were first heard on

26th July 1981

(The station announced a planned opening date of 1st August 1981, but this was later changed to 15th August 1981)

Closing Date

Test broadcasts ended on 31st July 1981

(The ship was raided by Dutch authorities on 1st August 1981)

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