Having arrived on the air just as Radio Nova was forced to shut down the day before, Zoom 103 went fully live on March 20th 1986 with the exact same line-up as Radio Nova, all in the exact same slots.
We have a selection of recordings from the day…
This first recording features an hour of Tony McKenzie’s show from just after the midday News, read by Bob Gallico.
12:00 Tony McKenzie
Next, we have some of Colm Hayes’s show (broken into segments) with Gary Hamill on News.
13:57 Colm Hayes and Gary Hamill
14:54 Colm Hayes and Gary Hamill
15:45 Colm Hayes and Gary Hamill
Then we have a couple of selections from George Talbot’s programme, again with Gary Hamill on News
18:18 George Talbot and Gary Hamill
19:20 George Talbot and Gary Hamill
Finally there’s an hour of Richard Jackson from 9pm
21:00 Richard Jackson
Recordings with thanks to Joe Rossa, Seán McCarthy and Gary Hogg