Long Wave Radio Atlantic 252


We’re piecing together the history and memories of the most influential national commercial radio station in the UK.

This is the only place you’ll find the anecdotes direct from the DJ’s that spun the records right through to the listeners who won the prizes.

Everyone is welcome to contribute and we look forward to receiving your memories and contributions via our contact page.

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  • Steve Hayes aka Hollywood Haze

    Atlantic 252 Era 1995-1998 Last heard at 96FM - Cork, Ireland

  • Atlantic 252 - Frequently Asked Questions

    Got a burning question about the history of your favourite long wave station?

  • Atlantic 252 QSL Card

    Pictured below is the Alantic 252 QSL card. A QSL card is a postcard that was sent to listeners to confirm that someone had successfully tuned in to a radio station. Listeners would send us a report detailing when and where they heard our signal, along with some specifics about the broadcast to prove they had heard it. We would then post them a QSL card in return. This card served as a friendly acknowledgment and a way to say “Yes, you heard us!

  • Bam Bam

    Atlantic 252 Era 1994-1995 Last heard at Evenings on Virgin Radio UK

  • Charlie Wolf

    Atlantic 252 Era 1989-1993 Last heard at Contributor and guest on BBC Radio 5 live.