1952 - 2021
Born 20th October 1952, Dennis Jason (real name Dennis Mikelas) started his career with a disco equipment supply shop in Reigate, as well as running a mobile disco, and deejaying in clubs in the local area.
Dennis moved offshore, joining Radio Caroline is May 1986, and the following year was heard on Laser Hot Hits.
Back onshore, he was heard on Mellow 1557, and several RSL stations, and later on Big L based in Frinton. A keen transport enthusiast, Dennis had a red London transport double decker bus, that he drove to vehicle rallies.
Dennis' bus - 2nd from left
In more recent years, Dennis has owned a double glazed window and converatory company, Nova based in Reigate.
After a long battle with cancer, Dennis sadly passed away on 9th July 2021, aged 68.
He is fondly remembered as a warm and genuine person, by all who knew him. Our condolences to his family and many friends.
Dennis in his home studio
Dennis on board the Ross Revenge - 1986
In front of the Laser Hot Hits transmitters - early 1987
Dennis took this amazing picture from the top of the 300 foot mast
In 2003 Dennis was the guest, along with Peter Chicago and Paul Graham,
With Peter Chicago in Calais during the Euroradio dinner in 2003
In 2007 in Harwich, with François Lhote (Offshore Echos) during the "pirate BBC Essex" broadcasts.