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Bay FM President: Oliver McElligott and Les Taylor (aka: The Honey Dripper) from Byron Bay Winter Whales (photo: Rudiger Wasser).
Bay FM President: Oliver McElligott and Les Taylor (aka: The Honey Dripper) from Byron Bay Winter Whales (photo: Rudiger Wasser).

While Bay FM’s 25th Anniversary on-air celebrations were taking place on Wednesday (April 1), Les Taylor representing the Byron Bay Winter Whales came in with a $1000 donation to the station’s Watts Up! campaign.

Winter Whales have contributed 200 Watts to help towards replacing the outdated transmitter gear up at the station’s St Helena Tower.

Thilled with the Whales’ donation kick-starting the campaign, Bay FM President Oliver McElligott asked other listeners to also dig deep to make sure the station stays on air.

And if you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, watch Echonetdaily’s video (below) celebrating Bay-FM’s 25 years on air and its urgent fundraiser to buy desperately needed new equipment.


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