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Kiss 103 March 11th 1994

This is a recording of Mike Ormonde and John McKenzie launching the Dublin youth pirate station Kiss 103 at 6pm on March 11th 1994.

It was made outside the station’s transmission area so unfortunately suffers from signal distortion but this is a priceless piece of Dublin radio history.
An airchecked version is also provided.

As broadcast

Airchecked


Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002
This recording is courtesy of Rodney Neill


Kiss 103 May 7th 1994

This is Kiss 103 from the evening of May 7th 1994 with John McKenzie on the air. The Dublin pirate station had just recommenced broadcasting following a raid on their mountain site earlier in the day. The recording is airchecked and is taken from 103.2MHz.


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Kiss 103 July 27th 1994

This is a recording of Dublin station Kiss 103 from the afternoon of July 27th 1994.


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Kiss 103 October 25th 1994

This is Dave Adams (pictured) on the Kiss 103 Breakfast Show from 7am on October 25th 1994. Kiss 103 was a Dublin-based pirate station.

This is Dave Adams (pictured) on the Kiss 103 Breakfast Show from 7am on October 25th 1994. Kiss 103 was a Dublin-based pirate station.
The recording is mainly airchecked.

Photo is courtesy of Mike Ormonde.

This recording is part of a collection of cassettes donated by Mike Ormonde. We thank him. We are digitising the cassettes and the originals will be returned to him.
If you have cassettes that you’d like to have digitised then returned to you, along with the digital files, please write to recordings@radiowaves.fm


Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002


Kiss 103 November 11th 1994

This is Dublin pirate station Kiss 103 closing down on November 11th 1994. Various station personnel take part in the broadcast and there’s also a full station history.
The recording commences at 5.30pm for the scheduled turn off at 7pm.

As broadcast

Airchecked


Radio Retro – archiving Irish Radio broadcasts since 2002
This recording is courtesy of Rodney Neill


If you have any old cassettes, digitised recordings, or radio recordings on a Mixcloud/Soundcloud account that we can add here, please get in touch – recordings@radiowaves.fm or use wetransfer to the same address.

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