K.I.C. FM’S recent negative publicity may be having an effect. Despite claims of interference, which are clearly unlikely and seem to be sparked by a hidden agenda, K.I.C. FM may relocate their high-powered transmissions to 88.1MHz on the Dublin dial, leaving low-powered transmissions broadcasting on 104.0.
Today, engineering tweaks have seen an improvement in the interference problems emanating from DIT FM on 103.8MHz and K.I.C. FM should now be available again to listeners in the city.
Galaxy Dance may not now be coming on air in Dublin due to financial difficulties.
Country music station K.I.C. FM are investigating the possibility of broadcasting on the freed-up 102.9MHz frequency.
K.I.C. FM now have a website which you can use to send dedications and requests. They are also considering changing their RDS – and their name – back to KICK FM due to confusion amongst listeners who are now spelling out the station name rather than pronouncing it!
Dublin station Kiss 105.8FM, whose link was causing problems to Jazz FM’s frequency on Friday, were off air all day returning at 8.05pm.
K.I.C. FM plan to shift frequency to 104.1MHz with reduced power to avoid problems when Spin FM come on air – unless a new frequency becomes available.
Jazz FM is presently off air. Yesterday there was hiss and static on their signal and it has transpired that their link aerial has been knocked out of shape. Unfortunately they cannot at present gain access to their transmitter site and they hope to be back on air a.s.a.p. which will probably be some time on Monday.
Jazz FM broadcast to Dublin on 89.8MHz and recently celebrated 5 years on air. This is their first break in programming for over 3 years.
Also off for periods today were Power FM and Kiss FM due to power problems at the transmitter sites.
Dublin’s Kiss FM were running a continuous loop of all their jingles this morning but went live again this afternoon. The station can be found on 105.8MHz.
K.I.C. FM’s transmitter site was raided this evening by the ODTR and two members of the Gardai. As a result, the station is now off the air although the studio was not visited.
K.I.C. FM are a country and Irish music station broadcasting to Dublin on 104.0MHz.