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The official site

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Welcome to Azanorak.com

What is an anorak?

 

There are many websites that celebrate the era of the offshore radio stations, with photos, histories of various stations, DJ profiles, etc.  This site, founded in Arizona, USA, was created to be an archive of off-air recordings of the stations themselves, and of the best known station ~ Radio Caroline ~ in particular.  Hence, there are no fancy graphics, just a wealth of archive recordings available for easy download through your browser.

 

Note:  All the recordings have been provided by the members of the “RadioCarolineMailingList” and “RadioAnoraksUK” groups on Yahoo! Groups, and are from their own private collections.  They are archived here for historical research / academic / educational purposes only.  All recordings are in mp3 format within password-protected .zip files.  If you need the password, please Contact Me and explain what your interest is in offshore radio.

 

All recordings are in English unless otherwise stated.

 

To see what has been posted in the last couple of months, click here .

 

Radio Caroline still broadcasts today, 24x7 from studios in Kent, England.  This is the original station, not a tribute.  All current Radio Caroline shows are available as podcasts for 2-4 weeks after streaming.  There is an index to the podcasts here:

 

http://www.woodleynet.co.uk/caroline/podcasts.htm

 

 

How to record current shows

 

 

The archives are sorted with all the recordings of a particular station typically stored in a single folder.  You can see what we have by clicking on a station name below.  Return to this page by clicking “Home” at the top of the bar on the right.

 

 

1960’s British, European & Scandinavian Offshore Stations:

 

Ms Bon Jour

        Radio Nord (Swedish)                                21 Feb 1961 – 30 Jun 1962

 

MV Borkum Riff

        CNBC                                                         16 Feb 1961 – 22 Mar 1961

        (Commercial Neutral Broadcasting Company)

 

MV Borkum Riff & MV Norderney

        Radio Veronica (Dutch)                              21 Apr 1960 – 31 Aug 1974

 

MV Caroline (formerly MV Fredericia)

        Radio Caroline and Caroline North            28 Mar 1964 – 2 Mar 1968

 

MV Cheeta, Cheeta 2 & Lucky Star

        Radio Mercur (Danish)                               11 Jul 1958 – 16 Aug 1962

        Radio Syd (Swedish)                                  6 Mar 1962 – 19 Jan 1966

 

MV Comet

        Radio Scotland                                           31 Dec 1965 – 14 Aug 1967

 

MV Galaxy (formerly USS Density)

        Radio London                                             5 Dec 1964 – 14 Aug 1967

 

MV King David

        Capital Radio                                              1 May 1970 – 9 Nov 1970

 

MV Laissez Faire (formerly MV Olga Patricia)

        Britain Radio                                              30 Apr 1966 – 22 Feb 1967

        Swinging Radio England                            3 May 1966 – 13 Nov 1966

        Radio Dolfijn (Dutch)                                 14 Nov 1966 – 22 Feb 1967

        Radio 355                                                  15 Mar 1967 – 6 Aug 1967

        Radio 227 (Dutch)                                     15 Mar 1967 – 6 Aug 1967

 

MV Lucky Star

        Danmarks Commercielle Radio (Danish)   15 Sep 1961 – 19 Jan 1962

 

MV Mi Amigo (formerly MV Bon Jour) & MV Cheeta 2

        Radio Atlanta                                              9 May 1964 – 2 Jul 1964

        Radio Caroline South                                 3 Jul 1964 – 3 Mar 1968

 

MV Oceaan VII

        Radio 270                                                   4 Jun 1966 – 14 Aug 1967

 

Knock John Fort

        Radio Essex                                               27 Oct 1965 – 6 Oct 1966

        BBMS                                                         6 Oct 1966 – 25 Dec 1966

 

Red Sands Fort

        Radio Invicta                                               17 Jul 1964 – 11 Feb 1965

        KING                                                           25 Feb 1965 – 22 Sep 1965

        Radio 390                                                   25 Sep 1965 – 28 Jul 1967

 

REM Island

        Radio Noordzee (Dutch)                             29 Jul 1964 – 16 Dec 1964

       

Shivering Sands Fort

        Radio Sutch                                                27 May 1864 - ?? Sep 1964

        Radio City                                                   23 Sep 1964 – 9 Feb 1967

 

Sunk Head Fort

        Tower Radio                                               15 Oct 1965 – 12 May 1966

 

 

1970’s North Sea Offshore Stations:

 

MV Aegir

        Radio Delmare (Dutch)                               21 Aug 1978 – 11 Sep 1978

 

MV Aegir II (formerly MV Martina)

        Radio Delmare (Dutch)                               2 Jun 1979 – 28 Sep 1979

 

MV Janine

        Radio Atlantis                                             23 Dec 1973 – 31 Aug 1974

 

MV Mebo II

        Radio Northsea International                      23 Jan 1970 – 24 Sep 1970

        Radio Caroline International                       13 Jun 1970 – 20 Jun 1970

        Radio Northsea International                      19 Jan 1971 – 31 Aug 1974

        Off Tripoli, Libya                                              May 1977 – Jan 1978

       

MV Mi Amigo

                           Radios Caroline, 199 & Seagull                  5 Sep 1972 – 19 Mar 1980

        Radio Mi Amigo (Dutch)                             28 Dec 1973 – 20 Oct 1978

        Radio Caroline (Dutch)                               21 Oct 1978 – 19 Mar 1980

 

 

1980’s North Sea Offshore Stations:

 

MV Communicator

        Laser 729/730/558/576/Hot Hits                 21 Jan 1984 – 2 Apr 1987

 

MV Ross Revenge

        Radio Caroline                                           19 Aug 1983 – 5 Nov 1990

        Radio Monique (Dutch)                              16 Dec 1984 – 24 Nov 1987

        Radio 558 (Dutch)                                      9 Jul 1988 – 4 Nov 1988

        Radio 819 (Dutch)                                      30 May 1988 – 19 Aug 1989

 

 

Non-European Offshore Stations

 

Israel – MV Peace

        Voice of Peace                                            26 May 1973 – 1 Oct 1993

 

New Zealand – MV Tiri & MV Tiri II

        Radio Hauraki                                             21 Nov 1966 – 1 Jun 1970

 

USA – MV Sarah

        Radio Newyork International (RNI)             23 Jul 1987 – 28 Jul 1987 and

                                                                            15 Oct 1988 – 18 Oct 1988

 

 

Documentaries about and Tributes to the Offshore Stations

 

Offshore Radio Jingles

 

Offshore Radio Magazines & Newsletters

Beatwave                                                           1967

Monitor                                                               1971-1992

LTIR                                                                    1972

Deejay                                                                1972-1973

Script                                                                  1973-1975

Radio Guide                                                       1975-1977

Wavelength                                                        1975-1977

MRP News                                                         1977-1978

Caroline Newsletter                                            1977-1980

Caroline Movement Bulletin                               1979-1987

Happy Birthday Radio Caroline Booklet             1984

Communicate 88                                                1988

Horizon Magazine                                              1988-2014

 

 

AFN & AFRS

 

 

Australia & New Zealand

 

Canterbury, NZ

        Radio Caroline (3ZC)

 

France

Radio Boulogne Littorale

 

Ireland

Atlantic 252

Big D Radio, Dublin

Carousel

Exidy 738

Kiss FM

Radio Nova

         Sunshine

 

Luxembourg

Radio Luxembourg

 

Monaco

         Radio Geronimo

 

Sweden

Radio Sweden – Saturday Show (60’s)   

 

UK BBC (50’s –  80’s)

BBC Light Programme

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

 

UK Independent Local Radio Stations

BRMB, Birmingham

Capital Radio, London

Piccadilly Radio, Manchester

Red Rose Radio, Preston, Lancashire

 

UK Landbased Pirate Stations

Amy

Andromeda

Bromley Sound

Caroline

City Sounds

European Music Radio

Radio Free London

Radio Gemini

Radio Iris

Radio Jackie

Radio Kaleidoscope

NLR

London FM

Skyline Radio

South East Sound

Radio Thameside

Radio Tracy

WFRL

WNKR                                                      

 

 

If you have any comments or questions, or recordings of your own that you would like to share, please Contact Me!

 

Enjoy!

 

 

DISCLAIMER:  Neither this site, nor the above mentioned Yahoo! Groups, are officially connected with Radio Caroline in any way.  They are both the continuing works of the very loyal and dedicated fans of the station.