Atlantic 252

ATLANTIC 252 September 1st 1989

Gary King launching Atlantic 22

This is a full recording of the first day on the air from Atlantic 252.
It was made off 254kHz long wave and starts with test transmissions from 7.05am leading up to the launch with Gary King from 8am and then the full day’s programming through to closedown at 7pm.
Also on air that first day were Henry Owens, Tony West, Dusty Rhodes, Charlie Wolf. And on news was Andrew Turner and Mary Ellen O’Brien.

Test transmissions from 7.05am


Launch from 8am with Gary King


Henry Owens from 9am


Tony West from midday


Dusty Rhodes from 2pm


Charlie Wolf from 4pm


If you’d prefer an airchecked version, here’s the full day…

Atlantic 252 October 19th 1989

This is Charlie Wolf on early evening duty for Atlantic 252 on October 19th 1989.

As broadcast


Music stripped out


Atlantic 252 December 20th 2001

The end of an era as Atlantic 252 ceases live programming at 6pm on December 20th 2001. Enda Caldwell introduces the final tribute item.

If you have any old cassettes or digitised recordings that we can add here, please get in touch – radiowavesfm@radioanoraks.com or use wetransfer to the same address.

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