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Coast FM

This (edited) recording – which was broadcast on The Anorak Hour – features Jack Hyland, Chris James and Dave off 105.4MHz for the station’s final day of broadcasting – February 4th 1996.

Coast FM

The people behind Coast FM went on to launch Spectrum FM, then Phantom FM.

The Vibe May 26th 1996

This is Ciarán Browne on the Dublin dance music pirate station The Vibe from the afternoon of May 26th 1996.
The recording is edited in parts.

This recording is by kind courtesy of Ciarán Brannelly.
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