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This service would be dominated by almost constant rebrands.

Radio Mercury

1984–1988

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The station was an ILR (commercial radio) service which operated on AM & FM to the Reigate area of Surrey.

County Sound

1988–1995

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Radio Mercury & its neighbouring service 'County Sound Radio' merged. Mercury began broadcasting countywide on FM, whilst County Sound did likewise on AM.

Mercury Extra

1995–1996

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County Sound was rebranded to 'Mercury Extra'. The 'Extra' was a mixed format of rolling news by day, and gold/easy listening music overnights.

1996–1998

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With the loss of the Guildford licence to UKRD, the service continued broadcasting solely to Reigate.

Fame 1521

1998–1999

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The service dropped the rolling news part of the format, resulting in another name change.

Breeze 1521

1999–2002

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A change of owner (DMG Radio) would see the service rebranded to match their Essex AM service.

Classic Gold

2002–2007

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Another change of ownership saw another rebranding.

Gold

2007–2011

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The service ceased broadcasting to Surrey in January 2011.


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