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KELO Radio


KELO RADIO

As reported by Ger Roe in “Irish Radio News” March 1983:

On Monday, January 10th, another old name returned to the airwaves. KELO Radio began testing on 295M from a self-defence studio in Phibsboro, North Co Dublin. Their Medium Wave rig is expected to be resited in the old State Cinema where the Channel D television mast is still intact. The medium wave outlet will be serviced by an FM link transmitter located at the studio site. One of the names so far heard to be involved in the station is that of Aiden Hughes, formerly associated with Diamond Radio and Capitol Radio Shortwave. Aiden apparently built the KELO medium wave transmitter which is said to have 20 807 valves in the output stage.

KELO Radio disappear again As reported in “Radio Scene” April 1983:

KELO Radio have once again disappeared without trace. The station’s medium wave transmitter was taken from the transmission site at the State Cinema at Phibsboro, just outside Dublin’s city centre. The studios were sited across the road from the transmitter and were linked by means of an FM rig.

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