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Radio Veronica

Broadcasting Hours

9.00am-8.00pm

(From April 1960)

8.00am-8.00pm

(from 1st March 1962)

6.00am-12midnight / 2.00am at weekends

(From **)

24 hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(From 1st May 1970)

Hours reduced to 6.00am-12midnight due to Middle East oil crisis

(From December 1973)

Hours extended again to 6.00am-2.00am

(1st March 1974 )

24 hours daily

(From June 1974)

Borkum Riff

Borkum Riff

Norderney

Norderney

Format

Popular music, later Top 40

Owners


Anstalt Veronica  (registered in Leichtenstein)

Wavelengths/

Frequencies

185m (1620kHz)  medium wave (AM) (from 21st April 1960)

182m (1640kHz) medium wave (AM) (from 8th-13th May 1960 to avoid jamming by the authorities)

192m (1562kHz) medium wave (AM) (from 15th May 1960- 30th September 1972)

538m (557kHz) medium wave (AM) (from 30th September 1972- 31st August 1974)

253m (1187kHz) medium wave (AM) (from 11th – 20th April 1973 from the Mi Amigo)

Landbased Address

Zeedijk 27a in Hilversum

(from early 1961)

Villa  Lapershoek, Utrechtseweg 16, Hilversum

(from March 1969)


Postal address:

PO Box 218,

Hilversum


Opening Date

21st April 1960 (tests)


6th May 1960


Closing Date

31st August 1974

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Management

Lambertus Marie (Bep) Slootmans, Max Lewin, Henricus (Henk) Oswald


Jaap,  'Bull'  and Dirk Verweij (from November 1960)

Verweij brothers

Photo: jingleweb.nl