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…
The end of an era as Atlantic 252 ceases live programming at 6pm on December 20th 2001. Enda Caldwell introduces the final tribute item.
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