This is edition number 229 of Phantom FM’s iconic programme presented by Ger Roe and Pete Reed as broadcast on April 30th 2000.
This edition of The Anorak Hour features:
Lawrence John on Radio Nova in 1984 and there’s an airing for Colm Hayes’s ‘The RTÉ Jam Rap’;
Aidan Cooney interviewing station head Jim Smith on Treble TR from the final day of broadcasting in December 1988;
And then there’s a sample of Jim Smith on K.I.C. FM;
John O’Hara (as John Young) on Radio Dublin in 1983;
Wes D’Arcy on East Coast Radio in 1998;
An extract from ‘The Sunday Night Sex Show’, a Canadian advice programme;
Pete Reed with the week’s broadcast news.
This is edition number 240 of Phantom FM’s iconic programme presented by Ger Roe and Pete Reed as broadcast on July 16th 2000.
This week’s programme features:-
Kiss FM and Galtee Radio from Limerick;
Andrew Walsh on Dublin’s dance music pirate ESG FM;
Various stations’ reactions to the raids on Nova and Sunshine in 1983;
Hot 107 closedown from March 1996;
KLOS Los Angelus with a John Lennon interview;
And finally, Pete Reed with this week’s media news.
This is edition number 369 of Phantom FM’s iconic programme presented by Ger Roe and Pete Reed as broadcast over the station’s webstream on July 20th 2003.
In this week’s show, there’s a follow-up to last week’s Radio Nova Zoo Crew feature with a sample of the launch of the new Dublin’s Country Breakfast Show featuring Dave Harvey and Bob Gallico, two of the presenters from the Nova version.
Next, there’s a recording of the satellite version of Radio Caroline featuring Sarah Miles from August 1999.
Then it’s back locally to Dublin with the Oldies Show from Freedom 92FM, one of the stations who have failed to return following Black Tuesday.
The next recording features an old favourite of the airwaves, Simon Young, in his early days with Big D, followed by a later clip from July 1999 with his 2FM Oldies show.
Then it’s back to 1988 when all the pirate stations closed and indulged in nostalgia, including Treble TR. This clip features Aidan Cooney on-air with station owner Jim Smith.
Next, there’s another station who failed to reappear following the infamous ComReg raids in May. This recording samples The Deep End on Jazz FM.
Then we go across the Atlantic to New York with WQHT, Hot 97FM from 1989.
Final archive is an airing for the Big D song.
The show finishes with a look at this week’s news.