Since its launch in 1983, i.e. for almost 35 years, Radio Basilisk has been the leading private radio station and the number 1 station in northwestern Switzerland. In the Basel region, Basilisk enjoys the highest popularity of all media products and stands for fast, credible and correct information about Basel and the world, good service and lots of music. The editorial staff and presenters accompany around 120,000 listeners through the day in a competent and entertaining manner. The music program impresses with variety and little repetition, and offers the current hits and the greatest songs since the 70s.