Eagle Radio

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Eagle Radio
964 The Eagle logo.png
Broadcast area Surrey and North-East Hampshire
Frequency 96.4 MHz and DAB Digital Radio
First air date 4 January 1996
Format Hot AC
Transmitter coordinates 51°13′42″N 0°36′19″W / 51.2284°N 0.6054°W / 51.2284; -0.6054Coordinates: 51°13′42″N 0°36′19″W / 51.2284°N 0.6054°W / 51.2284; -0.6054
Owner UKRD Group
Sister stations eagle3
Eagle Extra
Website www.964eagle.co.uk

Eagle Radio (formerly 96.4 The Eagle) is a local radio station in the Surrey and North East Hampshire area of England. The station describes itself as "the station that loves Surrey and Hampshire" and is the highest listened to commercial radio station in the area[citation needed]. Eagle Radio is part of the UKRD Group,[1] for which it has been described as a "flagship" station.[2]

Launch[edit]

Peter Gordon launched 96.4 The Eagle at 7:45am on 4 January 1996, with the words "Hey, I've landed". The first song played was "Uptown Girl" by Billy Joel.[3]

History[edit]

The station changed its name from 96.4 The Eagle to 96.4 Eagle Radio in February 2007 and has more recently been changed to solely Eagle Radio. It launched on DAB Digital Radio on 12 December 2013.[4]

Notable Presenters[edit]

Past Presenters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UKRD Group Ltd - Portfolio". UKRD Group Ltd. Retrieved 2016-01-20. 
  2. ^ "Radio group to boost share of listener market", Precision Marketing, September 20, 2002.
  3. ^ FAQ’s, 96.4 The Eagle.
  4. ^ "Eagle Radio - The Station that Loves Surrey and Hampshire". Eagle Radio. Retrieved 2016-01-20. 

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