We transmitted for the first time on
But in fact, the name of "Atlantic 2000" is very much older.
In 1956, Radio
Its owner, Jacques Trémoulet,
decided to rent airtime to a Spanish station of the SER network, Radio San
Sebastian. Thus was born Radio Atlantic, transmitting from
In 1968, Jacques Trémoulet
came back on the
The station transmitted several hours per day in French language on 273 meters on medium wave.
passed away in 1971. His successors did not want to continue
During the following years, Atlantic 2000 continued to transmit on 273 meters, and became popular in the South West of France.
In 1974, Henri Amouroux leaves the newspaper Sud-Ouest. His successors are not interested by Atlantic 2000, and the station has financial problems.
In 1975, due to the death of General Franco, a national bereavement forced all Spanish stations to play classical music without advertising during several weeks.
The management of the station used this pretext for close down the station for good.
But in 1978, the listeners of the French Atlantic coast heard a new station named Atlantic 2000, playing pop music on 101 MHz FM.
In tribute to the station disappeared 3 years earlier, our team relaunched Atlantic 2000.
The new Atlantic 2000 began broadcasting at the end of 1978 on 101 MHz FM.
A few weeks later, the station was switching on a second transmitter on 95 MHz, broadcasting simultaneously on 101 and 95 MHz for a short time.
The frequency of 101 MHz was discontinued
Each weekend, and during the summer, Atlantic 2000 continued its regular broadcasts
on 95 MHz until the end of summer 1981. The station produced some new transmissions
on 95 MHz in early 1982.
Atlantic 2000 International was
broadcasting for the first time on short wave on
on 7325 kHz.
We were on the air usually every month until July 1988.
Some frequencies were tested, on the 48, 41, 38 and 26 meter bands.
The best results were obtained on the 41 meter band.
After more 19 years of silence,
Atlantic 2000 was back on the air on
on 6280 and 6210 kHz.
From 2008 to 2010, we broadcasted from
From December 2010, we have transmitted
- on 3985, 6005 and 7310 kHz via Shortwave Service in Kall-Krekel (12/2010 to 02/2017)
- on 9480, 9485 and 7265 kHz via MV Baltic Radio in Göhren (10/2011 to 01/2016)
- on 6070 and 7440 kHz via Channel 292 in Rohrbach Waal.
On Sunday, March 22nd of 2015, Atlantic
2000 transmitted with 10 kW of power on 9865 kHz, via Radio Revival from Sala in
Red Lion in the
Since the beginning of our shortwave transmissions, we received a lot of reception reports from Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Malta, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Ukraine, Venezuela, and more countries via several web receivers in Europe and USA.
Atlantic 2000 can be listened all around the world on the Internet.