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volume 2
april 1999

Rare pictures from radio's past


  Scandinavian Offshore Radio: Radio Syd (2)
by Hans Knot
  Radio Syd made fame with its programmes and several artists (among them the Rolling Stones) visited the ship. For some time the organisation even entertained the idea of starting a television station.
  Some white paint shows the Cheeta II as another ship
2 Studio on board Cheeta II
3 Another picture of Cheeta II
4 QSL-Card Radio Syd
5 Rolling Stones and Britt visit the radioship
6 Britt Wadner on air
7 Cheeta II for anchorage
  On the tender to the Cheeta II
  During the history of Offshore Radio several times rumours were spread that a television station would start from international waters. Radex TV, Tower TV, Odelia TV and even Syd TV: each had big publicity in the national press of their countries, but all failed to come on the air. The only television offshore station which was succesful was "Radio en Televisie Exploitatie Maatschappij", better known as TV Noordzee, transmitting from the REM-island.
  Photographs are from the Freewave Media Magazine Archive and Hans Knot
  Look here for more pictures of the Scandinavian Offshore Radio Stations
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