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Landbased Address

Royalty House, Dean Street, London

Advertising  sales for the station were handled by Ross Radio  Productions Ltd, 23 Upper  Wimpole Street,  

London W1

Programmes were recorded at Radio Veronica’s landbased studios in Hilversum, Holland


(Commercial Neutral Broadcasting Company)

Borkum Riff

Borkum Riff



192m (1562kHz) medium wave (AM)

Opening Date

Test transmissions first took place in

November 1960

Further tests started at 5.00am on

16th February 1961

Closing Date

22nd March 1961


Easy listening, light music

Broadcasting Hours

After some short initial tests (between 5.00-7.00am) programming was between 8.00am - 1.00pm daily

(It was planned that when the station came on the air with regular programmes it would broadcast the following schedule:-

Monday to Friday 6.00am and 12 noon, and 11.00pm -2.00am

Saturday and Sunday 8.00am and 2.00pm and 11.00pm - 2.00am

but the station never continued beyond making test broadcasts)


The Verweij brothers (Jaap, 'Bull' and Dirk)

Verwiej brothers

Photo: jingleweb.nl

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