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Radio Sligo February 18th 1984

This is a recording of a test transmission from Radio Sligo.

This is a recording of a test transmission from Radio Sligo. It was made on February 18th 1984 and marks the station's return to the air on 237metres following an incident ten days earlier when a former DJ entered the studio to steal the transmitter and destroy the station's equipment

It was made on February 18th 1984 and marks the station’s return to the air on 237metres following an incident ten days earlier when a former DJ entered the studio to steal the transmitter and destroy the station’s equipment.


The act of vandalism led to a court case…

This is a recording of a test transmission from Radio Sligo. It was made on February 18th 1984 and marks the station's return to the air on 237metres following an incident ten days earlier when a former DJ entered the studio to steal the transmitter and destroy the station's equipment

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Radio Dublin July 8th 1993

This is Adam Jackson on air on a Thursday afternoon on Radio Dublin during their 'love-songs' phase. The recording was taken from their 101.7MHz outlet on July 8th 1993.

This is Adam Jackson on air on a Thursday afternoon on Radio Dublin during their ‘love-songs’ phase. The recording was taken from their 101.7MHz outlet on July 8th 1993.


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DLR 106FM July 9th 1993

This is Les Vickers on the air for DLR 106FM, which was based in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin. The recording starts at 2pm and is taken from 106.0MHz.

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KRXY Y108 July 11th 1993

From July 11th 1993 this is the Louth station Y108 with Billy McKenzie on the air from just after 5pm on 108.0MHz.


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Kiss FM July 11th 1993

This is the Co Louth station Kiss FM from July 11th 1993 in a recording which starts just as the 6pm News comes on.


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Radio Nova July 16th 1993

This is a recording of Radio Nova from Omeath in Co Louth on 87.9MHz. Pete Douglas is on the air on July 16th 1993.


With thanks to Chris Ridley
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BBC RADIO 1 July 30th 1993

A recording off the Astra satellite of the much-loved and much-missed John Peel on BBC Radio 1 from July 1993

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