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Radio Victory originally started broadcasting in the UK to Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight on the 14th October 1975. The station was based in Portsmouth and transmitted on 257 metres MW (1170 kHz) and 95.0 MHz VHF. Victory lost the area franchise when it was renewed around 1986.

Radio Victory was replaced by Ocean Sound and Power FM which were then bought out by Southern Radio group (Southern Sound) around 1990. For more information on Ocean Sound click here. Southern Radio was taken over by the Capital Radio group and Ocean Sound became Ocean FM. In 2009 the station became Heart Hampshire and Power FM was rebranded Capital FM South Coast.

Click here for the Heart Hampshire web site.
Click here for the Capital FM South Coast web site.

Ocean Sound's AM frequencies (The Gold AM) became South Coast Radio which then changed to Capital Gold. Since 2007 the station is known as Gold Radio.

Click here for the Gold Radio web site.

Victory made a come back during the past years in the Solent area although it was very different to the original station. Again it was based in Portsmouth and was initially a 28 day RSL station on various occasions before finding a more permanent home on the Solent Cable network on 95.6 MHz. In the summer of 1999 the 95.6 frequency was dropped and they changed to a normal FM transmitter on 107.4 FM which could be heard on a standard FM radio.

The station still broadcasts on the same frequency but was rebranded as 107.4 The Quay and aimed at a more mature audience than before. The station has been renamed yet again and is now called The Breeze Hampshire.

Click here for the Breeze Hampshire web site.