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Radio Caroline

Owners


Planet Productions Ltd.

Alurane

(registered in Switzerland - owned the MV Caroline)

Opening Date

27th March 1964 (tests from 11.55pm)

28th March 1964 (12 noon)

(Regular programmes)


Closing Date

2nd July 1964

(became Radio Caroline North following the merger with Radio Atlanta)

Landbased Address

52 Fetter Lane,

 London EC4


Later

54-62 Regent Street

London W1

MV Caroline

M V Caroline

Format

A blend of pop music, mixed with established ' middle of the road' material

Broadcasting Hours

Initially 6.00am - 6.00pm

Extended to  

6.00am - 10.00pm (subsequently modified to 8.00pm because of poor night time reception caused by interference from continental stations).


Later also

12.05am- 3.00am

(on Saturday and Sunday mornings)

Wavelength/

Frequency

201m (announced as 199m) (1495kHz)

Medium Wave (AM)

(Initial tests)


197m (announced as 199m) (1520kHz)

Medium Wave (AM)

(Regular broadcasts)

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For more of Radio Caroline’s history see

Radio Caroline

South

Radio Caroline

80s

Radio Caroline

70s

Radio Caroline

North

Management


Ronan O’Rahilly

Jocelyn Stevens

Ronan O'Rahilly

Ronan O’Rahilly

Jocelyn Stevens