Special day for Radio 1XX

Today marks a special day in Radio 1XX history.

At 12:12pm on the 12th of December 1988 -- 1XX made the switch to full time broadcasting in Crystal Clear FM Stereo.

Fast forward 30 years and 1XX is now across two FM stations as well as still being available on 1242AM.

In a speech on the day. Chairman of Radio Bay of Plenty, Ross Niederer, spoke of bringing "Concert chamber quality to the kitchens, cars and cowsheds of the Eastern Bay of Plenty."

Emma Griffiths