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Coast FM October 17th 1991

This is the tail-end of a programme debating the state of radio with Pete Reed hosting the discussion on Dublin station Coast FM.
Photo of Pete Reed in the station’s shed in Ballybrack is courtesy of Ann Egan (Sunday Tribune) and thanks to Emmet Hand

This is the tail-end of a programme debating the current state of radio with Pete Reed hosting the discussion on Dublin station Coast FM.


This recording was kindly donated by Emmet Hand

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Coast FM August 15th 1993

This is a recording of the first-ever official episode of The Anorak Hour Free Radio Show on Coast FM, recorded off 103.2MHz. It was the forerunner of the version best-known for its run on Phantom FM.

This edition is presented by Barry Dunne along with Pete Reed and together they bring us a digest of news and information about events in the radio world.

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Coast FM May 8th 1994

This is a recording of the Free Radio Show on Dublin station Coast FM from May 8th 1994. Another Dublin pirate, Kiss 103, had been raided the day before and in this programme Kevin Branigan from Kiss spoke to Pete Reed about what had happened.

Coast FM July 24th 1994

This is a recording of Dublin station Coast FM from July 24th 1994.
Taken off 105.3MHz, Pete Reed is on the air with some Classic Gold hits from 10.40pm

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.

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