1961

January

31: International Waters - Broadcasts start from the Cheeta 2.

February

16: International Waters - CNBC, an English service began from Radio Veronica.
Geluidsfragment Test transmission from CNBC in 1960 (courtesy of Clive Rooms)  00:40, 16 kbps, 80 kB (MP3)
21: International Waters - The MV Bon Jour, host of Radio Nord, anchors off the Danish coast and starts test transmissions on 606 kHz. Due to interference with a station in Lyon, the frequency is changed to 495 m (602 kHz). Bengt Tornkrantz is the first presenter.
??: Norway - Bo i Vesteralen (1 kW) starts broadcasting on 1115 kHz.

March

08: International Waters - The official transmissions of Radio Nord commence from the MV Bon Jour.
23: International WatersRadio Veronica ceases its English transmissions.

April

??: Norway - A 0.25 kW powerline transmitter Bygland starts on 290 kHz.

May

??: Norway - Oppdal raises power to 1 kW.

July

??: Norway - Tonstad switches to 290 kHz.

October

03: International Waters - Radio Antwerpen starts broadcasting on 1492 kHz with 10 kW from the Uilenspiegel ship.

November

?: Albania - Radio Tirana starts broadcasting on medium wave via Dürres (Shijak) with 150 kW.

December

06: International Waters - Radio Nord's MV Bon Jour loses its anchor in a gale and begins to drift. One of the stays on the aerial mast breaks and she has to enter port for repairs.

Unkown

??: Norway - Karasjok (1 kW) starts broadcasting on 1484 kHz.


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1962