This is a recording of Blanchardstown FM Band Service (BFBS) from January 17th 1986 from 3.10pm.

This interesting hobbyist pirate station was available on short wave and a number of FM frequencies.

The recording starts with the end of a French language programme for their listeners on SW and continues with Gerry Carroll at the mic.

This BFBS recording is with thanks to Joe Rossa

The Blanchardstown FM Band Service station page


Gerry Stevens, then John Power on air from 6.52pm

Q102 celebrates one year on air. This recording from January 23rd 1986 starts at 6.52pm with Gerry Stevens on air leading to the 7pm news with Anne Cassin (pictured).

After 7pm John Kenny takes to the airwaves.

Westside Radio International

This January 26th 1986 recording starts at 11.57am, just in time for this week’s DX News with Prince Terry.

Westside Radio International off 6280kHz SW

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