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Europe/Middle East Airchecks

City Identity Frequency Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Start Time Disk Jockey and/or format (positioner) Duration (min) Scoping
Bahrain Radio Bahrain  90.9 1989/--/--   Rock ("Hit Music USA") 47 None
Beirut, Lebanon Radio DJ 106.1 1996/10/17   Rock 46 None
Radio One 105.1/105.5 1996/10/19   Rock 46 None
Berlin RTL Radio 93.3/97.0 1999/02/--   Oldies (all in German) 93 None
Bristol, UK Galaxy 101   1997/11/24   CHR 93 None
Cardiff, Wales CBC Radio 1357 ("221 meters") 1981/05/01 10:10 CHR 95 None
Copenhagen Radio Uptown   1998/03/03   non-English speaking 46 None
The Voice   1998/03/12   Oldies (partial English speaking) 45 None
Dorchester, UK Wessex FM 96.0/97.2 1998/08/-- 11:07 AC 122 None
Dover-in-Kent, UK Rebel FM 91.6 1987/02/16   Tim Stewart/Radio Boulogne Littoral (RBL-"Rebel"-FM).  Actually broadcast from the north coast of France. 46 None
  Mark Allen/Radio Boulogne Littoral (RBL-"Rebel"-FM).  Actually broadcast from the north coast of France. 46 None
Drogheda, Ireland Boyneside Radio FM   1988/12/30 18:55 Rock 46 None
Dublin, Ireland Energy 103   1987/02/24 18:05 Rock 117 None
1987/05/08 07:15 Rock 125 None
Kiss FM 102.7 1982/10/27 07:50 John Clark/Rock 118 None
1983/04/14 19:50 Dennis Murray 106 None
Q102    1988/05/09 11:25 Rock 98 None
1988/05/11 07:05 Rock 151 None
Radio Nova   1983/06/06 08:00 Rock 61 None
Sunshine 101   1987/02/24 18:05 Oldies 130 None
Gibraltar BFBS (British Armed Forces Radio) 93.5/97.8 1984/07/29   Pop music requests 55 None
Greencaste, County Donegal, Ireland WABC 101.7 1988/12/30 14:28 Barry Owler, Paul Bentley.  Final 90 minutes of the station as it shuts down at 4 p.m. due to "legislation."  It would reappear a few months later. 89 None
Guidford, UK County Sound 96.6 1984/02/27 22:00 Andy Archer 89 None
Holland Radio Monique   1985/--/--   Pirate, in Dutch, AM band. 46 None
Keflavik, Iceland 1485 Radio 1485 1987/04/03 15:55 NATO base Armed Forces Radio 46 None
16:45 NATO base Armed Forces Radio 46 None
London BBC Radio 189 kHz 1959/05/09 11:00 David Jacobs with "Pick of the Pops," a sort of CHR/MOR mix. 60 None
BBC Radio   1963   A series of pre-1964 Beatles live recordings. various None
  1965/05/21   Brian Matthews.  Top of the Pops. 43 None
BBC Radio 1   1967/09/30 07:00 Tony Blackburn. First show. 89 None
  1970/10/05 07:00 Tony Blackburn/CHR (complete show) 122 None
BBC Radio 1 & 2   1972/09/24   Alan Freman.  Pick of the Pops Show ("The Top 30 and the Bottom 10"). 120 None
BBC Radio 1   1978/03/27 03:00 Noel Edmunds 61 None
  1979/08/27 19:17 Alexis Korner 43 None
  20:00 Pete Clayton 50 None
  1985/08/05 16:37 Steve Wright 44 None
BBC Radio   1986/05/30   "Best of the 60s at the BBC."  A 10-hour special featuring many songs and interviews as well as samples of 1960s BBC broadcasts. 596 None
BBC Radio 1   1997/10/30a Radio 1 46 None
  1997/10/30b   Radio 1 46 None
  1997/10/30c   Radio 1 46 None
  2013/01/01   UK Top 150 720 None
  2015/07/15   Clara Amfo.  The UK Top 40.  Last Sunday show after 48 years. 190 None
BBC Radio 2   1985/02/18   David Jacobs/MOR 42 None
  1988/02/10   Alex Lester/AC 46 None
  1998/02/10 20:00 Terry Wogan/AC 46 None
88.9 1999/03/--   Alan Freeman 93 None
88.1 - 90.2 2008/11/22 08:05 Brian Matthews.  Sounds of the Sixties. 112 None
88.1 - 90.2 2008/11/22   40th Anniversary of The Beatles' White Album. 58 None
  2009/04/12 07:03 Johnny Walker on Easter morning 180 None
  2009/09/13   Johnny Walker Sounds of the '70s 116 None
Capital Radio 95.8 1974/--/--   Roger Scott interviews The Carpenters 49 None
1974/08/--   Eugene Frawse - Tribute to Mama Cass Elliot, who died 7/29/74 at the age of 32. 56 None
1974/12/26 22:00 "Your Mother Wouldn't Like It" with Wolfman Jack 86 None
1975/08/21 21:03 Wolfman Jack is guest 146 None
1975/12/31 12:08 Heard on 194 meters (1548 kHz).  Eclectic 46 None
1976/01/01   Top 100 All-time Hits.  Kenny Everett and Roger Scott 437 None
1976/08/03 00:03 Tommy Vance 92 None
1977/03/13 15:03 Kenny Everett 57 None
1977/07/16 15:04 Kenny Everett 117 None
1977/10/15 12:15 Kenny Everett 40 Partly
1977/10/16   Kenny Everett.  Capital Radio 4th birthday progam. 66 Scoped
1978/01/15 14:49 Kenny Everett 69 Partly
1980/09/13   Greg Edwards ("Soul Spectrum" program) 162 None
1985/08/-- 12:31 Chris Townes 26 None
13:00 Robert Scott 67 None
London (Soho) Clockwork Wireless 90.0 1987/08/30   Intrepid Birdman Show (pirate) 93 None
London Gold Radio   2008/09/21 22:01 Doo Wop music. 118 None
Heart 106.2 106.2 1998/12/03 16:15 Kid Jensen/Hot AC 91 None
Radio 428 428 meters (701 kHz) 1969/06/00   "Rupert."  Test transmission from the country of Andorra in the Pyrenees Mountains. 106 None
  "Rupert."  Final transmission. 48 None
London (offshore) Radio Caroline 107.4 ------   History of Radio Caroline with Paul Harris. 40 None
1966/02/15 19:00 Jack Spector (of WCBS-FM fame, among others) with Bryan Vaughan from New York City. 60 None
1966/05/14 10:12 Mike Ahern 48 None
1967/08/06 23:37 Johnnie Walker 27 None
1967/12/25 09:03   274 None
1968/02/27 12:00 Andy Archer 173 None
1978/01/21 03:30 Roger Matthews 95 None
1979/04/15   Tom Anderson 90 None
  Tom Anderson/Tony Allan 47 None
1979/04/20   Tony Allan 28 None
1979/04/27   Tony Allan 33 None
1979/04/28   Tony Allan 44 None
1979/05/09   Tony Allan 122 None
1981/--/--   Wolfman Jack 91 None
1983/09/18   Dixie Peach.  Tribute to Jimi Hendrix on the the 13th annivesary of his death. 92 None
1983/11/17   Dixie Peach (some dx) 37 None
1983/11/24   Dixie Peach (some dx) 44 None
1996/06/11 18:00 Tom Lodge 180 None
1996/06/11 21:00 Johnny Walker 183 None
Radio Jackie   1975/12/28 12:00 Dicke Allen 61 None
Radio London   1965/06/25 15:35 Tony Windsor 46 None
1965/07/07   Kenny Everett.  Beatles' "Help" album is featured. 28 None
1965/08/21 13:54 Paul Kaye 70 None
15:08 Earl Richmond 122 None
1965/12/17 14:00 Dave Dennis 35 None
1966/07/11 12:30 Dave Dennis 27 None
1966/07/29 07:03 Kenny Everett 45 None
1966/12/10 12:00 Tony Blackburn 125 None
1967/05/01 16:29 Lorne King 65 None
1967/07/07 17:41 Kenny Everett 47 None
1967/07/14 19:45 Tony Brandon 68 None
1967/07/16   John Peel 57 None
1967/07/23 10:08 Keith Skues.  Radio London story. 54 None
1967/08/06 13:10 Tommy Vance.  Counting down "The Fabulous 40." 94 None
1967/08/10 12:00 Ed Stewart 32 None
1967/08/11 07:55 Chuck Blair 45 None
1967/08/12 07:28 Chuck Blair 64 None
1967/08/13 12:00  Ed Stewart 168 None
1967/08/14 14:00 Paul Kaye - last hour 59 None
1967/08/14   John Peel's Perfumed Garden 323 None
1976/06/17 20:35 Kenny Everett 16 None
Radio Northsea International (RNI)   ------   The RNI Story. 93 None
1970/02/28 17:58 Roger Day and Horst Reiner 91 None
1970/03/22 14:05 Carl Mitchell 38 None
1970/04/12 12:00 Roger Day.  "Nifty-Fifty" show. 92 None
14:24 Roger Day 36 None
1970/06/08 17:00 Roger Day 62 None
1970/09/13 15:47 Andy Archer, Stephen Ladd, and Larry Tremaine 101 None
1971/08/19 02:00 Dave Rogers/AC 45 None
1972/07/16 19:00 Brian McKenzie.  "Hit Back Show." 43 Partly
1974/02/03   Graham Gilcher/AC 45 None
1974/08/30 22:00 Brian McKenzie.  Final hour of his final show. 59 None
Radio 355   1967/07/29 09:57 MOR 92 None
    1986/01/25   Rock Over London with Graham Dene.  Featuring the music groups Genesis, Elton John, The Pretenders, and U2.  Also, an Elvis Costello contest. 54 None
Swinging Radio England 227 meters (approx 1321 kHz) 1966/--/-- 12:27 Larry Dean.  Top 40 format with a sound very similar to American CHR stations of the era.  Even billed itself as the home of "Boss Radio" with "Boss Jocks" for a while.  Swinging Radio England was an offshore station that operated only from May to November of 1966. 55 None
  Ron O'Quinn 59 None
1966/07/13 08:12 Larry Dean 40 None
1966/10/15   Gary Stevens 56 None
London Virgin 1215 1215 1994/03/20   CHR ("Virgin 1215 Radio") 92 None
1997/11/12 09:13 CHR ("Virgin 1215 Radio") 93 None
Luxembourg Radio Luxembourg 208 meters (1442 kHz) 1966/12/25   Jack Jackson.  Decca Records show. 29 None
1966/12/25   Keith Fordyce.  Best in Pops show. 30 None
1968/10/19   Roger Day, Noel Edmonds, Tony Windsor 29 Partly
1968/11/20   Tony Prince.  Beatle Paul McCartney is gues and discusses the just-released White Album. 17 None
1969/02/01 20:58 Paul Kaye.  (some dx) 31 None
1969/04/20 23:00 Paul Burnett. Top 20 Countdown ("208 Sound Survey Show") 66 None
1969/06/13 23:38 Dave Christian 32 None
1970/03/11   History of "Luxy 208" 22 None
1970/05/14   Dave Christian 22 None
1970/12/31 20:00 Bob Stewart.  Top 30 of 1970. 79 None
Tony Prince.  Last show. 118 None
1972/10/27 23:00 Bob Stewart 38 None
1975/04/22 22:30 Mark Wesley 47 None
1975/06/16 01:15 Bob Stewart, Mark Wesley 60 None
1975/07/02 01:13 Mark Wesley 22 None
1975/09/12 01:38 Bob Stewart.  (some dx) 47 None
1976/04/18 19:16 Chris Carey 62 None
1979/10/-- 20:03 Rob Jones 119 None
1987/01/03   Tony Prince/R&B/Dance.  "Disco Mix" show.  Some dx 58 None
1990/11/04 01:00 Bob Stewart.  Saturday Dance Party. 181 None
1991/--/--   John Miles/Shaun Tilley 93 None
1991/12/30   Closure of the Radio Luxembourg AM transmitter.  Lots of old jingles and airchecks. 177 None
Sunshine Radio 102.2 1997/02/09 13:14 Dave Christian 90 None
Madrid Radio 3   1991/07/--     29  None
Maidstone (Kent) European Klassic Rock   1997/11/-- 15:52 Classic Rock ("Off the Astra Satellite") 93 None
Monte Carlo Radio Geronimo   1970/01/04   test broadcast 34 None
1970/02/24   test broadcast 30 None
Riviera 104 104.1 1987/06/13 09:34 Dave Windsor countdown show ("Dave Windsor's Top 40") 90 None
The Netherlands Veronica 192   2012/12/22   Top 100 of 1968.  Pirate station. 300 None
Nicosia, Cyprus Radio NAPA 90.9 1998/02/--   AC 92 None
North East England Galaxy 105 & 106   1999/06/01 06:42 Dance/CHR (Station's first day) 92 None
Paris Chante/France 90.9 1996/11/--   100% French Songs (DJs speak French) 47 None
Europe 2 103.5 1996/11/--   Hot AC (DJs speak French) 46 None
Oui FM 102.3 1996/11/--   AOR (DJs speak French) 48 None
Radio Nova 101.5 1997/01/05   "World Music" (DJs speak French) 92 None
RTL 2 105.9 1996/11/--   Hot AC (DJs speak French) 45 None
Peterborough, England WGMS 1332 kHz 1993/01/09 10:27 Paul Graham ("World's Greatest Music Station") 32 None
Qatar Qatar Broadcasting Service   1989/--/--   Eclectic.  "Studio One." 82 None
Stockholm Radio Sweden 254 kHz 1976/10/02 12:00 Saturday Show with Roger Wallis and Kim Loughran. 74 None
Taunton, Somerset, UK Orchard FM 102.6 1997/10/20 11:00 Classic Hits 93 None
1997/10/20 22:00 Classic Hits 74 None
1997/10/30   Classic Hits 46 None
1997/11/25 19:45 Classic Hits 93 None
1998/04/25 09:05 Steve Collins/Classic Hits 93 None
Vienna, Austria Blue Danube Radio 91.0/103.8 1975/08/10   AC 48 None
Wolverhampton, UK Classic Gold Digital WABC   2001/08/25   "WABC" here refers to Wolverhampton and Black Country.  Oldies.  Read all about this station here. 98 None