50 years of commercial radio – and pirates!

Caroline on the dial for Island radio fans

by Manx Radio

Caroline on the dial for Island radio fansBroadcasting history will be made this week in a unique collaboration between Manx Radio and Radio Caroline.
The pioneers of commercial radio in the British Isles both celebrate half a century on air this year.
Listeners can hear special Radio Caroline programmes each evening in place of our Greatest Hits show from 6.30pm tonight (Tuesday). 
Overnight you can listen to Car
oline’s output from under the bed covers on Manx Radio AM 1368, from midnight until 6am! 
Caroline’s floating base – the MV Ross Revenge – is currently anchored in the River Blackwater in Essex.  

The link-up marks the arrival of pirate station Radio Caroline North in 1964, in Ramsey Bay. Presenter Steve Silby says it’s an exciting project: Clip 1