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A.M.S. (Astra Media Services) broadcast from High St, Kilkenny on 98.6MHz. It first appeared in 1987, eventually closing – along with every other pirate – at the end of 1988.
Daytime programming was aimed at housewives with specialist music programming airing in the evenings.

Anorak Facts

  • Robin Banks (later of Atlantic 252 and Radio Nova (satellite)) started his career at AMS.

Frequency Logs

  • 1988 July – 98.6MHz (Anoraks UK)

Radio Retro

  • 1988 December 31st – The station’s closedown (Listen here)

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