More test broadcasts from Sunshine Radio. This time Chris Cary is on air on the morning of September 29th in this recording starting at 7.14.
First Peter Madison, and then Chris Cary on air for Sunshine 539 on November 10th 1980. This recording starts at 1.15pm.
This time around it’s Chris Cary on air for Sunshine 539. From 1980, this November 22nd recording starts at 9.40am.
This is the morning the Sun went out over Portmarnock. The day after a raid against Radio Nova Sunshine Radio decided to continue broadcasting.
First, from 7.43, this is David Lyons on Breakfast.
David hands over to Robbie Dale from 9am
From 1983, this is a recording of Sunshine Radio’s return to the airwaves. The Dublin station had remained off the air following the raid on them on May 19th but they finally returned on June 12th.
The first recording starts at 11.45am with the build-up to the station’s return, and then David Lyons is on from midday…
From 3pm Eugene Higgins celebrates the return…
This Radio Retro recording is presented by kind courtesy of DX Archive
A recording of Robbie Dale on his morning show on Dublin superpirate Sunshine Radio from April 9th 1984
A full morning’s recording from April 26th 1984 – an eventful day in the history of Sunshine Radio.
Following weeks of an RTÉ jamming campaign on the station’s FM frequencies, the day before this broadcast a jammer was turned on to the MW frequency. It didn’t last long as the semi-state broadcaster managed to jam their own stations as well.
However, this was a whole new day…which starts at 6.50am with David Lyons at the mic.
From 9am Robbie Dale oversees some dramatic developments.
With the situation now very desperate Andy Rua takes to the air at midday.
‘The Final Show’ from Dublin pirate Sunshine Radio in December 1988.
Starting at 3pm, this recording is off 101.0MHz FM and includes a detailed history of the station leading up to the scheduled 6pm closure.