Stories

't Weekend Grafiekske

't Weekend Grafiekske was a magazine, linked to the radio station, aimed at the combined sales of radio advertisement and printed advertisements. — Read more: 't Weekend Grafiekske

24 Hours per Day

The radio station could be listened to 24 hours per day. — Read more: 24 Hours per Day

Advertising Sales

Revenue for the own operations came from the sales of airtime for commercials. — Read more: Advertising Sales

At Locations in Maaseik

The radio station had built an own network that connected pubs in the city with the studios. — Read more: At Locations in Maaseik

Bleumerstraat 59

The station had (rented) its own building on the Bleumerstraat (street) in Maaseik. A long, narrow building with three stories and a basement, that was in a bad condition for a long time already. — Read more: Bleumerstraat 59

Cassette Tapes

Many of the sound tracks on this web site come off of cassette tapes (compact cassettes). — Read more: Cassette Tapes

Charity Bingo Night

The radio station organizes a charity bingo night for one of its volunteers who ended up in a wheelchair. — Read more: Charity Bingo Night

Facebook


Also follow our Facebook page. — Read more: Facebook

Grafiek Maaseik

When Belgian legislation for community radios dictates that no two radio stations could have the same name (or a similar), this worked out in favor of Radio Veronieka in Deinze, and Radio Veronica Anders Maaseik changed her name to Lokale Radio Grafiek Maaseik. — Read more: Grafiek Maaseik

Henri Kicken Video

We love the radio, but there is also video of our radio! — Read more: Henri Kicken Video

Keeping Track of Shows

In the beginning I kept accurate track of when I broadcasted on the radio station. It was a time of typewriters and titles were made with a letter mould. — Read more: Keeping Track of Shows

Known Names

Radio Veronica Anders Maaseik had her own famous stars − a state that I never reached there. Here follows a short overview. — Read more: Known Names

Letterhead

Of course the radio station had its own letterhead as can be seen here. — Read more: Letterhead

Me Arriving at RVAM

At an early age already "broadcasting" had an enormous appeal. Other boys may tell you about their ambitions at becoming a fire fighter, my dream was: "director of broadcasting". But what I really liked was the technology involved and radio as a medium. My first acquaintance with a real radio station was the hospital radio/TV. — Read more: Me Arriving at RVAM

Performances in the Bleumerstraat

Radio Grafiek organized a weekend with performances in a podium wagon along the Bleumerstraat. — Read more: Performances in the Bleumerstraat

Playlists

Some shows made use of playlists. — Read more: Playlists

Press Id.

The radio station had no access to official press cards, but made its own identification cards for volunteers. — Read more: Press Id.

Production Agencies

Also some production agencies were involved with the radio station, or at least: labels that tried to behave as such. — Read more: Production Agencies

Promotion Team

Lokale Radio Grafiek Maaseik worked hard to get her new name known and even had an own promotion team. — Read more: Promotion Team

Radio Name

Starting to become a regular on Radio Veronica Anders Maaseik, I obviously needed my own name jingles. So "DJ Sander" dove into the studio with one of his radio buddies to record jingles. — Read more: Radio Name

René Shuman Visit

René Shuman gained national acclaim for his performance in the Soundmixshow with Henny Huisman. — Read more: René Shuman Visit

RVAM Logo

The logo of Radio Veronica Anders Maaseik is a strong reference to its home town, Maaseik. — Read more: RVAM Logo

Sports Programming

The radio station had with ups and downs a lively sports staff that took care of a number of shows and reports. — Read more: Sports Programming

Studio 2 Reconstruction

In 1996 the much-aged and heavily-worn equipment in studio 2 of the radio station was replaced by a brand new mixer (Dateq BCS) and accompanying furniture. — Read more: Studio 2 Reconstruction

Studio 4 Reconstruction

After the reconstruction and replacement of studio 2 the remaining parts could be used to also refurbish studio 4 one last time. — Read more: Studio 4 Reconstruction

Studio Technics

The layout of the studios 2 and 4 was mostly the same. — Read more: Studio Technics

The Fresh Bakery's Night

The Nacht van de Warme Bakker (Fresh Bakery's Night, or the Night of the Fresh Baker) was a special broadcast during the night, such as in 1989. — Read more: The Fresh Bakery's Night

The Making Of

Many hundreds of cassette tapes, MiniDiscs, photos, documents and my own memories were the sources of this web site. — Read more: The Making Of

Top 100 of the Year

The radio station also had its own hit parades. The year overviews of these hit lists were always nice round-ups of the year. — Read more: Top 100 of the Year

Transmitter

The transmitter that the radio station used was a Pascal FM 50 on FM frequency 105.6 MHz. — Read more: Transmitter

Treasures

This web site contains a large quantity of content regarding the radio station. But some favorites can be pointed out. — Read more: Treasures

Volunteers

Here follows a non-exhaustive list of volunteers of the radio station. — Read more: Volunteers

Vrije Vogel

Vrije Vogel Radio (Free Bird Radio) was possibly the most direct competitor of Radio Veronica Anders Maaseik. — Read more: Vrije Vogel

Web Site in English

A large part of this web site is also available in English. That might seem strange for a radio station from an area where Dutch is spoken. — Read more: Web Site in English



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The Fresh Bakery's Night

The Nacht van de Warme Bakker (Fresh Bakery's Night, or the Night of the Fresh Baker) was a special broadcast during the night, such as in 1989.

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