1962

January

01: Germany - The Deutschlandfunk starts broadcasting on 1538 Khz via Hanau with 50 kW.
    QSL of Deutschlandfunk on 1538 kHz from 1973 (courtesy André De Block)   71 kB (jpg)
19: International Waters - The offshore stations Radio Mercur and Danmarks Commercielle Radio merge.
Geluidsfragment Start of Radio Merkur programme in 1962 (courtesy of Clive Rooms)  00:21, 16 kbps, 42 kB (MP3)

February

??: Norway - Kautokeino (1 kW) starts broadcasting on 1466 kHz.

June

30: International Waters - Radio Nord closed down due to the introduction of the Scandinavian anti-pirate bill.
Geluidsfragment Start of Radio Nord programming from 1962 (courtesy of Clive Rooms)  00:43, 16 kbps, 85 kB (MP3)

July

10: International Waters - Radio Mercur ceases broadcasting from the Cheeta II.

October

10: International Waters - Flemish Radio Uilenspiegel starts broadcasting from the ship Magda Maria. Frequency: 1492 kHz (201 metres).
Geluidsfragment Announcement of Radio Antwerpen from 1962 (courtesy of Clive Rooms)  00:21, 16 kbps, 43 kB (MP3)

December

16: International Waters - Due to a severe storm the generators of Radio Uilenspiegel breaks down and the ship Magda Maria needs to go ashore. It is the end of Radio Uilenspiegel.

Unknown

??: Norway - Mosjoen raises power to 0.25 kW.
??: Norway - A 0.25 kW powerline transmitter on 285 kHz replaces Mo-I-Rana's mediumwave transmitter.


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