Air3 radio celebrates 50th anniversary with 50 hour broadcast

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The university’s student radio station Air3 have started a 50 hour radio broadcast as part of planned celebrations to mark 50 years since the society’s first broadcast.

The broadcasting marathon which started at noon this afternoon and ends on May 8th at 2pm , will feature current students and alumni of the society taking to the airwaves to talk about a whole range of topics from music to poetry and even some games.

Air3 is Scotland’s oldest student radio station, first broadcasting in 1972 and is based behind Airthrey Castle. The station broadcasts 24/7, hosting live and pre-recorded radio shows and podcasts. In 2018, they were awarded Best Media Society in the UK.

A broadcast schedule for Air3 radio outlining the shows on offer to potential listeners
Credit: Air3 radio

Commenting on the announcement , station manager of Air3 radio Liam McNair said

“We’re really excited to celebrate our 50th anniversary together with the people who made it possible in the way we know best. It’s going to be a fun time and we hope the wider university community can join us celebrate.”

If you want to listen to Air3 radio you can do so via the link here

Feature image credit:Isla Glen

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