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Radio 819

Landbased Address


Apartado 600,

17080, Gerona,

Spain

Owners


Music Media International (MMI)

(Programme Contractors)


Alfons Ravelli (owner)

Management

Alfons Ravelli (owner)

 

Nico Volker(Programme Director)


Fred Bolland (Supplies and Tendering)

Frequency/

Wavelength


819kHz (366m) medium wave (AM)

Broadcasting Hours

Daily: 5.00am-7.00pm

Also overnight on Saturdays and Sundays after Radio Caroline’s 'Viewpoint' religious programmes had finished

(from 17th December 1988- January 1989)

Ross Revenge

Ross Revenge

Opening Date

30th May 1988 (10.00am - tests)


22nd October 1988  (Regular programmes - previously broadcast as Radio 558)

Closing Date

7th June 1988 (aerial mast failure)


19th  August 1989 (1.08pm – ship raided by Dutch and British authorities)

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Format

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