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1997

Hits 106 February 2nd 1997

Dún Laoghaire’s Hits 106 on a Sunday afternoon in February 1997. This recording of ‘The Elvis Show’ starts at 2.04pm.

Energy 106 April 12th 1997

This is a recording of the border blaster Energy 106 from April 12th 1997. Ran by Lawrence John and wIth transmitters based in Monaghan the automated station was aimed primarily at a Belfast audience.


This recording was originally made by Rodney Neill and was donated by Ian Biggar
Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts since 2002


Spectrum FM September 14th 1997

From September 14th 1997 this is the last few minutes of the Dublin rock music station Spectrum FM before they ceased broadcasting on 105.3MHz.

BBC Radio 5 Live

Trevor Brooking’s Football Night at the end of the Premiership season in 1997. Recorded off the Astra satellite, the date is May 6th.

Spectrum FM July 9th 1997

This recording of the Dublin alternative music station Spectrum FM is from July 9th 1997 and features Pete Reed from 7.30pm on 105.3MHz.
Interestingly, this recording was made near Blackpool during an FM lift. There are one or two crackles, fades and breakthough from other stations which were also coming through during the lift.

Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts on collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive

Hits 106 July 9th 1997

This is a recording of the Dún Laoghaire based Hits 106 from July 9th 1997. Chris Foley is on the air from 6pm.

This is a recording of the Dún Laoghaire based Hits 106 from July 9th 1997. Chris Foley is on the air from 6pm.

Radio Retro: archiving Irish radio broadcasts in collaboration with Gary Hogg / DX Archive

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