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Merseyside FM stations suffer power cut

A massive power-cut in South-Liverpool took 2 local FM transmitters off-air this evening. Radio City, on 96.7 Mhz went silent around 6pm, along with fellow Liverpool station BBC Radio Merseyside. Both transmitters are located at Allerton Park.

Juice FM on 107.6 Mhz, and medium wave station Magic 1548 was unaffected. Juice FM has been up-dating listeners, whilst Emap station Magic 1548 it is reported switched to normal network programmes at 7.

DAB broadcasts and an online feed of Radio City was unaffected. Local newsreader on Radio City at 7pm commented it was like “play radio” because no-one was listening.

Radio City FM transmissions, along with some local power was restored at 8:30pm. BBC Radio Merseyside returned at 10:30pm

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