This recording, which was made in Blackpool, England off 819kHz (even though the station were announcing 828kHz), starts at 4pm with John Clarke on air with Nova Gold, along with Martin Block on news duties.
At this time Radio Nova were using a temporary 1kW transmitter and were also broadcasting on 88.2MHz.
This is the final day of broadcasting from Monaghan’s Kiss FM, who were forced to cease broadcasting with the introduction of new legislation at the end of December 1988. The full day of live programming is included, running from 6am through to the closedown at 6pm.
Nick Richards at 6am
10am Owen Barry & Midday Denis Murray
Denis Murray with his final hour then Tom Hardy from 3pm to closedown
From Christmas morning in 1989 this is Classic Hits 98FM’s morning crew with Pat (Courtenay), Elaine (Geraghty), Tom Hardy and Nixer all live in studio. This short extract is airchecked but gives a good flavour of the show
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