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Albert H
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8radio

Post by Albert H » Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:39 pm

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In Westport County Mayo right now. Cracking signal on 87.7 MHz from 8radio. Programming's not bad either.
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"Because it doesn't know the words!"
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Re: 8radio

Post by drumandbasshead010 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:49 pm

It's a temp licence, the TX you're hearing is coming from Galway. Run by Simon Maher who used to have a 24/7 indi station on FM in Dublin.

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Re: 8radio

Post by Albert H » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:21 pm

They appear to be giving it a good go in several cities. Is this the Irish equivalent of a UK RSL?
"Why is my rig humming?"
"Because it doesn't know the words!"
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Re: 8radio

Post by drumandbasshead010 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:30 pm

Albert H wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:21 pm
They appear to be giving it a good go in several cities. Is this the Irish equivalent of a UK RSL?
It is. Yes it's multi-city, broadcasts across the 4 most 'major' cities here on FM, and to one of them on DAB.

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