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Atlantic 252 September 1st 1989

Gary King launching Atlantic 22

This is a full recording of the first day on the air from Atlantic 252.
It was made off 254kHz long wave and starts with test transmissions from 7.05am leading up to the launch with Gary King from 8am and then the full day’s programming through to closedown at 7pm.
Also on air that first day were Henry Owens, Tony West, Dusty Rhodes, Charlie Wolf. And on news was Andrew Turner and Mary Ellen O’Brien.

Test transmissions from 7.05am

Launch from 8am with Gary King

Henry Owens from 9am

Tony West from midday

Dusty Rhodes from 2pm

Charlie Wolf from 4pm

If you’d prefer an airchecked version, here’s the full day…

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