List of radio stations in the United Kingdom

This is a list of radio stations in the United Kingdom.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

National analogue and digital (DAB) stations

This list does not include stations which broadcast on numerous local digital multiplexes or MW licences to achieve near-national coverage.

DAB Frequencies:

  • 11A - radio stations operated under the Sound Digital multiplex
  • 11D/12A - radio stations operated under the Digital One multiplex
  • 12B - radio stations operated under the BBC's national DAB multiplex.
NameFormatOwner or parent companyFM frequenciesAM frequenciesDABFreeviewFreesatSkyVirgin
Absolute RadioAdult-orientated pop/rock MusicBauer Media GroupMW 1215, 1197, 1233, 1242, 126011D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7277240107915
Absolute 80sMusic from the 1980sBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in Inverness and North Cumbria
7260200951
Absolute Radio 90sMusic from the 1990sBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in Inverness and North Cumbria
0201
BBC Radio 1Contemporary hit music (with its Dance and Relax streams only on BBC Sounds)BBCFM 97.1-99.712B7007000101901
BBC Radio 1XtraBlack contemporary musicBBC12B7017010137907
BBC Radio 2Classic and adult contemporary musicBBCFM 88.1-90.212B7027020102902
BBC Radio 3Classical music, drama and cultureBBCFM 90.3-92.612B7037030103903
BBC Radio 4News, documentary, drama, comedy and discussion, with opt-out Longwave service for religious, parliamentary and cricket coverageBBCFM 92.5–96.1, 103.5–104.9LW 198
MW 720 London, Belfast and Derry, 603 Newcastle upon Tyne, 756 Redruth, 774 Plymouth and Enniskillen, 1449 Aberdeen, 1485 Carlisle
12B704 (FM)704 (FM), 710 (LW)0104 (FM), 0143 (LW)904 (FM), 911 (LW)
BBC Radio 4 ExtraComedy, drama and documentary from an archival natureBBC12B7087080131910
BBC Radio 5 LiveNews, sport and discussionBBCMW 693, 909, 99012B7057050105905
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports ExtraExtended coverage of sporting fixturesBBC12B7067060144908
BBC Radio 6 MusicAlternative musicBBC12B7077070120909
BBC Asian NetworkMusic and news for British Asian communityBBCMW 1458 (Birmingham)
828 (Wolverhampton)
837 (Leicester)
1449 (Peterborough)
12B7097090119912
BBC World ServiceInternational news and featuresBBC12B7107110115906
Classic FMClassical musicGlobalFM 99.9 - 101.911D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7317210106922
KissRhythmic contemporaryBauer Media GroupFM 100.0 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7130178963
KisstoryOld school dance tunes and anthemsBauer Media Group11A714
LBCNews, talk and phone-insGlobalFM 97.3 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7329740124919
MagicAdult contemporaryBauer Media GroupFM 105.4 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7150180928
Mellow MagicMellow and calm musicBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in North Cumbria
Planet RockClassic rockBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in North Cumbria
7300110924
Premier PraiseChristian radio stationPremier Christian Media Trust11A
Premier RadioChristian radio stationPremier Christian Media TrustMW 1305, 1413 (London)
1566 (Guildford)
11A7250123
Scala RadioClassical musicBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in North Cumbria
0216
Sunrise RadioAsian music and speechSunrise Radio London LimitedMW 963, 972 London11A
talkSPORTSport and phone-insWireless GroupMW 1053, 1071, 1089, 110711D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)

Also available on local DAB in Central Scotland and local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
7237310108927
Times RadioTalk and current affairsThe Times/Wireless Group11A

Also available on local DAB in Aberdeen and local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
UCB 1Christian radio stationUnited Christian Broadcasters11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)

Also available on local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
UCB 2Christian radio stationUnited Christian Broadcasters11A

Also available on local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
Virgin RadioAdult-orientated pop/rock musicWireless Group11A

Also available on local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
7360215

National digital (DAB+) stations

List of stations on the Digital One and Sound Digital multiplexes broadcasting in the newer DAB+ Digital Radio standard

NameFormatOwner or Parent CompanyDAB+ channelsFreeviewFreesatSkyVirginNotes
BFBS UKMusic station for UK ForcesBritish Forces Broadcasting Service11A7860211
Boom Radio UKMusic station for over 55s11AAlso available in London on DAB
Capital UKCurrent pop hitsGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7247190109958Available in London on 95.8 FM
Capital DanceCurrent dance musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Capital XtraHip hop and R&BGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7200144959Available in South London on 96.9 FM and in North London on 107.1 FM
Capital Xtra ReloadedOld-skool hip hop and R&BGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Fun KidsChildren's radio stationFolder Media11A
Also on DAB+ in Morecambe Bay
GB News RadioNews channel11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Also available in Channel Islands on DAB+
Audio relay of GB News television channel
GoldOldiesGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7220121923Available in London on 1548 MW
Heart UKAdult contemporary musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7287330111918Available in London on 106.2 FM
Heart 70sMusic from the 1970sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Heart 80sMusic from the 1980sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0112921
Heart 90sMusic from the 1990sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0217
Heart DanceClassic dance musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0146
Jazz FMJazz musicBauer Media Group11AAvailable in London on DAB and North Cumbria on DAB+
LBC NewsRolling newsGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0221Available on 1152 MW and DAB in London with local weather and traffic reports
Smooth UKAdult contemporary musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7187320128916Available in London on 102.2 FM
Smooth ChillChill out musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Also available in London on DAB+
talkRADIOTalk and phone-insWireless Group11A
talkSPORT 2Sports programming and commentariesWireless Group11A
Virgin Radio AnthemsGuitar-based classicsWireless Group11A
Virgin Radio ChilledSoft adult contemporary and acoustic musicWireless Group11A
Radio XModern rock musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7230113960Available on 104.9 FM in London and 97.7 FM in Manchester

Semi-national analogue and digital (DAB) stations

Stations which are available nationally on Freeview and/or satellite and/or broadcast on more than one local DAB multiplex:

NameFormatAnalogue availabilityDAB channelsFreeviewFreesatSkyVirgin
Absolute Classic RockClassic rocknoneBirmingham (11C), Bradford and Huddersfield (11B), Coventry (12D), Dundee (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), London (11B), Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (10C), Manchester (12C), North Cumbria (11B), Northern Ireland (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tyne and Wear (11C), Teesside (11B) and Wolverhampton (11B)7250203952
Absolute Radio 60sMusic from the 1960snoneInverness (11B) and Stoke-on-Trent (12D)
Angel VintageMusic from the 1920s to 1950sFM 98.6 PortsmouthBournemouth (11B), Channel Islands (12A - DAB+), South Hampshire (11C) and Surrey (10C)
Absolute Radio 70sMusic from the 1970snoneLondon (12A - DAB+), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Tayside (11B)
Absolute Radio CountryCountry musicnoneAyr (11B), Berkshire and North Hampshire (12D), Birmingham (11C), Bournemouth (11B), Bradford and Huddersfield (11B), Bristol (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (10C), London (12C), Manchester (12C), North Cumbria (11B - DAB+), North Yorkshire (10C), Plymouth (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Capital UKHit musicSee England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / DAB networkDigital feed of Capital London available in Berkshire and North Hampshire (12D), Bristol (11B), Cambridge (11C), Channel Islands (12A DAB+), Essex (12D), Exeter/Torquay (11C), Hereford and Worcester (12A), Herts, Beds and Bucks (10D), Kent (11C), Lincolnshire (12A), North Devon (10C), Norfolk (10B), Northamptonshire (10C), Plymouth (12D), Somerset (10B), Swindon (11C) and Bath and West Wiltshire (10D)
Also available on Digital One multiplex DAB+
7247190109958
CentreforceHouse music and old skoolnoneDAB+: London (12A), NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D)
Dubai NowArabic musicnoneLondon (11B) and Cambridge (11C)
Fun Kids JuniorChildren'snoneDAB+: NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D) and Surrey (10C)
Greatest Hits Radio UKClassic HitsSee England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / MW networkDigital version of Greatest Hits Radio London available in Cambridge (11C), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Kent (11C), Northern Ireland (12D), Northamptonshire (10C), North Cumbria (11B), Oxfordshire (10B), Peterborough (12D) and Tayside (11B)716
Heart UKAdult contemporary musicSee England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / DAB networkDigital feed of Heart London on Channel Islands (12A DAB+), Derbyshire (10B), Hereford and Worcester (12A), Leicester (11B), Lincolnshire (12A) and Nottingham (12C)
Also available on Digital One multiplex DAB+
72807330111918
Hits Radio UKHit musicFM 103.0 ManchesterDigital feed of Hits Radio Manchester available in Ayr (11B), Bath and West Wiltshire (10D), Birmingham (11C), Bradford and Huddersfield (11B), Cambridge (11C), Cardiff and Newport (11C), Cornwall (11B), Coventry (12D), Derbyshire (10B), Essex (12D), Exeter/Torquay (11C), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Herts, Beds and Bucks (10D), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Kent (11C), Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (10C), London (12C), North Devon (10C), Northern Ireland (12D), Norfolk (10B), Northamptonshire (10C), Nottingham (12C), Oxfordshire (10B), Peterborough (12D), Plymouth (12D), Reading/Basingstoke (12D), South Hampshire (11C), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Suffolk (10C), Sussex (10B), Swansea (12A), Swindon (11C), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B), Tyne and Wear (11C) and Wolverhampton (11B)7110188
Hits Radio PrideMusic for LGBTQ+ communityBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Humberside (10D), London (12C - DAB+), Liverpool (10C), North Cumbria (11B - DAB+), Northern Ireland (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Swansea (12A)
Hope FMChristiannoneLincolnshire (12A), North Yorkshire (10C - DAB+), NE Wales / W Cheshire (10D - DAB+) and Hereford and Worcester (12A)
Kerrang! RadioRock musicnoneBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Tayside (11B)717
Magic at the MusicalsSongs from musical theatrenoneEdinburgh (12D), Leeds (12D), London (12C - DAB+), North Cumbria (11C - DAB+), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Magic ChilledSoft adult contemporarynoneBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Dundee (11B), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Lancashire (12A), Liverpool (10C), Leeds (12D), Manchester (12C), North Cumbria (11C - DAB+), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Magic SoulClassic soulnoneBirmingham (11C), Bradford and Huddersfield (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (10C), London (12C), Manchester (12C), North Cumbria (11C - DAB+), Northern Ireland (12D), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Nation Radio UKClassic hitsnone10C (Mid and West Wales)
DAB+: Channel Islands (12A), London (12A), NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D)
Nation 80sMusic from the 1980snone10C (Mid and West Wales), 11B (Morecambe Bay)
DAB+: Channel Islands (12A),
Premier GospelGospel musicnoneLondon (11B) and Surrey (10C)
Radio Maria EnglandChristiannoneLondon (12A - DAB+) and Cambridge (11C)
Smooth CountryCountry musicnoneBirmingham (11C), Berkshire and North Hampshire (12D), Cambridge (11C), Cornwall (11B), Coventry (12D), Essex (12D), Exeter/Torquay (11C), Humberside (10D), Kent (11C), Lancashire (12A), London (12A), Leicestershire (11B), Manchester (12C), Nottinghamshire (12C), North Devon (10C), Norfolk (10B), Peterborough (12D), Plymouth (12D), Sussex (10B) and Swindon (11C)
Smooth UKAdult contemporarySee England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / MW / DAB networkDigital feed of Smooth London available in Channel Islands (12A DAB+), Hereford and Worcester (12A), Humberside (10D), Leeds (12D), Lincolnshire (12A), North Yorkshire (10C) and South Yorkshire (11C)
Also available on Digital One multiplex DAB+
7187320128916

Local and regional analogue and digital (DAB) stations

Local radio stations from the BBC, in England:

BBC Local Radio

NameLicence areaFM (MHz)MW (kHz)DAB channelsFreeview (regional)Notes
BBC Radio BerkshireBerkshire, North Hampshire and South Oxfordshire104.1 (West Berkshire and North Hampshire), 104.4 (Reading and Wokingham)
95.4 (East Berkshire), 94.6 (Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead)
12D719
BBC Radio BristolBristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset94.9 (Bristol and South Gloucestershire), 104.6 (Bath)
103.6 (Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset)
11B719
BBC Radio CambridgeshireCambridgeshire95.7 (Peterborough and Huntingdonshire)
96.0 (Cambridge and Cambridgeshire)
11C (Cambridge)
12D (Peterborough)
722
BBC Radio CornwallCornwall and Scilly95.2 (East Cornwall), 96.0 (Isles of Scilly), 103.9 (West Cornwall)11B721
BBC CWRCoventry and Warwickshire94.8 (Coventry and North Warwickshire), 103.7 (South Warwickshire)
104.0 (Nuneaton)
12D719
BBC Radio CumbriaCumbria95.6 (Cumbria), 96.1 (Morecambe Bay), 95.2 (South Lakes)
104.1 (West Cumbria), 104.2 (Windermere)
756 (North Cumbria), 837 (South Cumbria), 1458 (West Cumbria)11B (North Cumbria - DAB+)
11B (Morecambe Bay - DAB+)
721
BBC Radio DerbyDerbyshire and East Staffordshire104.5 (Derby, South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire), 95.3 (North and Mid Derbyshire), 96.0 (Buxton)111610B735
BBC Radio DevonDevon103.4 (Devon), 94.8 (North Devon), 95.7 (Plymouth), 95.8 (Exeter), 96.0 (Okehampton), 104.3 (South Devon)11C (Exeter and Torbay)
10C (North Devon)
12D (Plymouth)
720
BBC EssexEssex95.3 (South Essex), 103.5 (North and Mid Essex)12D (Southend and Chelmsford)734
BBC Radio GloucestershireGloucestershire104.7 (Gloucestershire), 95.0 (Stroud), 95.8 (Cirencester)141310C735
BBC Radio GuernseyGuernsey93.2 (Guernsey), 99.0 (Alderney)1116 (Guernsey)12A (DAB+)721BBC Radio Guernsey Xtra on DAB+ and MW 1116 used as a broadcast opt-out for live coverage of the States of Guernsey.
BBC Hereford and WorcesterHerefordshire and Worcestershire94.7 (Herefordshire), 104.0 (Worcestershire), 104.4 (Redditch), 104.6 (Wyre Forest)12A720
BBC Radio HumbersideEast Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire95.910D721
BBC Radio JerseyJersey88.8102612A (DAB+)719BBC Radio Jersey Xtra on DAB+ and MW 1026 used as a broadcast opt-out for live coverage of the States of Jersey.
BBC Radio KentKent96.7 (West Kent), 97.6 (Folkestone), 104.2 (East Kent)11C719
BBC Radio LancashireLancashire95.5 (East Lancashire), 103.9 (Central Lancashire), 104.5 (North Lancashire)12A720
BBC Radio LeedsWest Yorkshire92.4, 95.3 (Halifax), 102.7 (Keighley), 103.9 (Leeds)12D (Leeds)
11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
719
BBC Radio LeicesterLeicestershire and Rutland104.911B721
BBC Radio LincolnshireLincolnshire94.9, 104.7 (Grantham)12A722
BBC Radio LondonGreater London94.912A721Also on Sky 0152, Freesat 718 and Virgin Media 937
BBC Radio ManchesterGreater Manchester and North Cheshire95.1 (Manchester and North Cheshire), 104.6 (Saddleworth and Tameside)12C719
BBC Radio MerseysideLiverpool, the Wirral and West Cheshire95.810C722
BBC Radio NewcastleTyneside, Wearside and Northumberland95.4 (Tyneside, Wearside, County Durham and South Northumberland), 96.0 (North Northumberland)
103.7 (Tyne Valley), 104.4 (Gateshead and West Newcastle)
11C719
BBC Radio NorfolkNorfolk95.1 (East Norfolk), 95.6 (North Norfolk), 104.4 (West Norfolk)873 (West Norfolk)10B719
BBC Radio NorthamptonNorthamptonshire104.2 (Northampton), 103.6 (Corby)10C734
BBC Radio NottinghamNottinghamshire103.8, 95.5 (Mansfield), 95.1 (Newark)12C720
BBC Radio OxfordOxfordshire95.210B722
BBC Radio SheffieldSouth Yorkshire and North Midlands104.1, 88.6 (Sheffield), 94.7 (Chesterfield)11C734
BBC Radio ShropshireShropshire96.0 (Central and North Shropshire), 95.0 (Ludlow), 90.9 (Church Stretton), 104.1 (Clun)11B721
BBC Radio SolentHampshire and Isle of Wight96.1 (Hampshire, Isle of Wight and East Dorset)11C (South Hampshire)722
BBC Radio Solent for DorsetHampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset103.8 (West Dorset)11B (Bournemouth)734Opt-out programming from BBC Radio Solent from 0700 to 0900 weekdays
BBC Radio SomersetSomerset95.5156610B722
BBC Radio StokeNorth Staffordshire and South Cheshire94.6 (North Staffordshire and South Cheshire), 104.1 (Stafford)12D726
BBC Radio SuffolkSuffolk95.9, 103.9 (South East), 104.6 (North West), 95.5 (Lowestoft)10C720
BBC Radio SurreySurrey, North East Hampshire and North Sussex104.0 (East Surrey and North Sussex), 104.6 (West Surrey and North East Hampshire)10C722
BBC Radio SussexEast Sussex and West Sussex95.0 (Newhaven), 95.1 (Horsham), 95.3 (Brighton), 104.5 (East Sussex), 104.8 (West Sussex)10B720
BBC Radio TeesTeesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire95.0 (Teesside), 95.8 (Whitby), 104.0 (Darlington)11B722
BBC Radio WiltshireWiltshire103.6 (Swindon), 103.5 (South Wilts), 104.3 (West Wilts), 104.9 (Marlborough)10D (Bath and West Wiltshire)
11C (Swindon)
721
BBC Radio WMBirmingham, West Midlands and South Staffordshire95.611B (Black Country and Shropshire)
11C (Birmingham)
722
BBC Radio YorkNorth Yorkshire95.5 (Scarborough), 103.7 (North Yorkshire) and 104.3 (Northallerton)10C720
BBC Three Counties RadioBedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire90.4 (East Hertfordshire), 92.1 (South Hertfordshire), 94.7 (Aylesbury), 95.5 (North Bedfordshire and North Hertfordshire), 98.0 (High Wycombe), 103.8 (South Bedfordshire, West Hertfordshire and Mid Buckinghamshire), 104.5 (North Buckinghamshire)10D (Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire)720

BBC Nations Radio

BBC radio stations from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, broadcast in their respective areas via analogue and digital radio, Freeview and across the whole UK on satellite and cable television:

NameAreaFM (MHz)AM (kHz)DAB channelsFreesatSkyVirginFreeview (regional)Notes
BBC Radio ScotlandScotland92.4 - 94.681011C (Glasgow)
12D (Edinburgh)
11B (Inverness)
11C (Aberdeen)
11B (Ayr)
11B (Perth and Dundee)
7120116930719Regional news bulletins broadcast on weekdays at 0630, 0730, 0830, 1230, 1630 and 1730 in the following areas:
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Highlands and Islands
  • North East Scotland
  • Scottish Borders
BBC Radio OrkneyOrkney Islands93.7Local programming includes Around Orkney weekdays from 0730-0800 and lunchtime news bulletin on weekdays at 1230
BBC Radio ShetlandShetland Isles92.7Local programming includes lunchtime news bulletin on weekdays at 1230 and Good Evening Shetland on weekdays from 1730-1800
BBC Radio nan GàidhealScotland103.5 - 104.911D (Central)
11B (Inverness)
11C (Aberdeen)
11B (Ayr)
11B (Perth and Dundee)
7130139934720Programming in Scottish Gaelic.
Over 90 hours a week of programming in Scots Gaelic with programming from BBC Radio Scotland relayed at other times
BBC Radio WalesWales90.3-95.9, 103.9657, 88211C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
10D/12D (North West Wales)
7140117937719
BBC Radio CymruWales92-10511C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
10D/12D (North West Wales)
7150152 (Wales), 0154 (Rest of UK)936720Programming in Welsh.
BBC Radio Cymru 2Wales11C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
10D/12D (North West Wales)
718 (Wales), 735 (outside Wales)0154 (Wales), 0219 (Rest of UK)913721Programming in Welsh.
Music-based programming on weekdays 0630–0830, Saturdays 0700-0900 and Sundays 0800-1000
BBC Radio UlsterNorthern Ireland92.4 - 94.612D7160118932719Around 5 hours of programming per week in Irish and Ulster Scots.
BBC Radio FoyleDerry93.112D7170152 (NI), 0220 (Rest of UK)933720Opt-out service from BBC Radio Ulster with over 30 hours per week of local programming including on weekdays from 0700-0900 and from 1300-1600.

Additional sports coverage from BBC Radio Ulster broadcast province-wide on BBC Radio Foyle digital frequencies.

Local commercial radio

England

England's radio stations adhere to the statistical regions of East Midlands, East, Greater London, North East, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands and Yorkshire and the Humber.

NameLicence areaAnalogue (MHz/kHz)DAB channels
87.9 SHINEEssex12D
Absolute Radio 00sLondon12C
Actual RadioEssex12D
Adventist World RadioLondon12A
All Oldies RadioHertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire10D (Herts, Beds & Bucks)
Asian FXNorth London1584 AM12A (DAB+)
Asian SoundEast Lancashire and Greater Manchester963 AM (East Lancashire), 1377 (Manchester)12C (Manchester)
Athavan RadioLondon11B
Bloomberg RadioLondon11B
Boom Radio UKLondon11B
CapitalCapital Mid Counties102.0 FM (Stratford-upon-Avon), 107.3 (Warwick)
96.2 (Coventry)
107.1 (Rugby)
107.6 (Banbury), 95.9 (Brackley)
101.6 (Tamworth), 102.4 (Burton-upon-Trent)
12D (Coventry), 10B (Oxfordshire)
Capital Midlands102.2 FM Birmingham
96.2 FM (Nottingham), 96.5 (Mansfield), 102.8 (Derby), 105.4 (Leicestershire) 105.4 (Peterborough)
11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton)

12C (Nottingham), 10B (Derbyshire), 11B (Leicester), 12D (Peterborough)

Capital London95.8 FM12C
Also Freeview 724, Sky Digital 0109, Freesat 719, Virgin Media 958 and Digital One DAB+
Capital Manchester and Lancashire102.0 FM (Manchester)
107.0 Blackburn, 99.8 Burnley & Pendle, 106.5 Preston, 102.8 Chorley
12C (Manchester)
12A (Central Lancashire)
Capital North East105.3 FM Newcastle, 105.6 Fenham, 105.8 Hexham, 106.4 Teesside11B (Teesside)
11C (Tyne and Wear)
Capital South103.2 FM (Southampton), 107.2 (Brighton)11C (South Hampshire), 11B (Bournemouth)
10B (Sussex)
Capital Yorkshire105.1 (Leeds), 105.6 (Sheffield & Bradford), 105.8 (Hull)Bradford and Huddersfield (11B)
Humberside (10D)
Leeds (12D)
North Yorkshire (10C)
South Yorkshire (11C)
Capital Liverpool107.6 FM10C
Capital XtraLondon96.9 FM (South London), 107.1 (North London)Also Digital One DAB+, Sky Digital 0144, Freesat 720 and Virgin Media 959
CFMCumbria and South West Scotland96.4 FM (Carlisle), 102.5 (Penrith), 102.2 (Workington), 103.4 (Whitehaven)11B (North Cumbria)
Colourful RadioLondon11B
Dee 106.3Chester106.3 FM10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Fix RadioLondon12A
Fosse 107NW and SW Leicestershire107.9 FM (Hinckley/Nuneaton), 107.0 Loughborough
Free RadioWest Midlands, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire96.4 FM (Birmingham), 97.2 (Black Country), 103.1 (Shropshire)
97.0 FM (Coventry), 102.9 (Leamington)
96.7 (Kidderminster), 97.6 (Hereford), 102.8 (Worcester)
11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton and Telford)
12D (Coventry and Warwickshire)
12A (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)
Gem 106East Midlands106.0 FM11B (Leicester)
12C (Nottingham)
10B (Derby)
Get RadioOxfordshire-10B
GoldUK1548 AM (London)
945 AM (Derby)
999 AM (Nottingham)
1458 AM (Manchester)
1557 AM (Northampton)
1332 AM (Peterborough)
Also Sky 0121, Freesat 722, Virgin Media 923 and on Digital One DAB+
12C (London DAB+)
10B (Derby), 12C (Nottingham), 11B (Leicester)
11C (Manchester)
10C (Northampton)
11C (Cambridge), 12D (Peterborough)
Gorgeous FMWolverhampton, Shrewsbury and Telford11B
Greatest Hits RadioLondonFM 105.8 (London)12C
East of EnglandNORFOLK & NORTH SUFFOLK: FM 99.9 (Norwich), 96.2 (North East Norfolk), 96.2 (Fakenham), 103.2 (North West Norfolk), 103.2 (Sheringham and Cromer), 103.4 (Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft), 97.4 (Great Yarmouth), 97.4 (Southwold)
WEST NORFOLK: 96.7 (West Norfolk)
SUFFOLK: FM 102.0 (Ipswich)
ESSEX: 100.2 (North East Essex)
NORFOLK & NORTH SUFFOLK: 10B (Norfolk)
SUFFOLK: 10C (Suffolk)
ESSEX: 12D (Essex)
Hull and East YorkshireFM 99.8 (Hull)10D
MidlandsWEST MIDLANDS: 105.2 FM (West Midlands)
BLACK COUNTRY & SHROPSHIRE: 107.7 (Wolverhampton), 107.4 (Telford), 106.5 (Shrewsbury), 107.1 (Oswestry)
HEREFORD AND WORCESTER: 107.2 (Kidderminster)
STAMFORD & RUTLAND: 97.4 (Stamford), 107.2 (Rutland)
STAFFORDSHIRE & CHESHIRE: 1170 MW (N Staffordshire and S Cheshire)
HIGH PEAK & HOPE VALLEY: 103.3 FM (Whaley Bridge), 103.3 (Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton), 106.4 (Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel-en-le-Frith), 96.7 (Ashbourne), 101.8 (Wirksworth), 101.8 (Uttoxeter)
WEST MIDLANDS: 11C (Birmingham), 12D (Coventry)
BLACK COUNTRY & SHROPSHIRE: 11B (Wolverhampton)
HEREFORD AND WORCESTER: 12A (Hereford and Worcester)
EAST MIDLANDS: 10B (Derby), 12C (Nottingham), 11B (Leicester)
STAFFORDSHIRE & CHESHIRE: 12D (Stoke-on-Trent)
North EastNORTH EAST: 1152 MW (Tyneside)
TEESSIDE: 1170 MW (Teesside)
NORTH EAST: 11C (Tyneside)
TEESSIDE: 11B (Teesside)
North WestLIVERPOOL AND THE NORTH WEST: 105.9 FM (Liverpool), 107.2 (Widnes and Warrington)
LANCASHIRE: 96.5 FM (Blackpool)
WIGAN & ST HELENS: 102.4 FM (Wigan and St Helens)
GREATER MANCHESTER: 96.2 FM (Oldham), 107.4 (Bolton), 104.9 (Stockport)
LIVERPOOL AND THE NORTH WEST: 10C (Liverpool)
GREATER MANCHESTER: 12C (Manchester)
LANCASHIRE: 12A (Lancashire)

Also Freeview 716

SouthBERKSHIRE & NORTH HAMPSHIRE: 101.6 FM (Fourmarks), 101.8 (Petersfield), 102.0 (Alton), 105.6 (Newbury), 106.4 (Andover), 107.0 (Reading), 107.4 (Hungerford), 107.6 (Basingstoke)
BUCKS, BEDS & HERTS: 96.2 (Aylesbury)
DORSET: 96.0 FM (West Dorset), 96.6 (Blandford), 97.2 (Dorchester), 97.4 (Shaftesbury)
SURREY & EAST HAMPSHIRE: 96.4 (Guildford), 97.1 (Haslemere), 101.6 (Hindhead),
SALISBURY: 102.0 (South Wiltshire)
WEST SUSSEX: 96.6 (Chichester), 102.3 (Littlehampton), 106.6 (NW Sussex)
BERKSHIRE & NORTH HAMPSHRE: 12D (Berkshire)
BUCKS, BEDS and HERTS: 10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks)
SURREY & EASY HAMPSHIRE: 10C (Surrey)
WEST SUSSEX: 10B (Sussex)
South CoastSOUTH COAST: FM 106.0 (South Hampshire and Isle of Wight), 106.6 (Winchester), 106.6 (Bournemouth and Poole)SOUTH COAST: 11C (South Hampshire), 11B (Bournemouth)
South WestBATH & THE SOUTH WEST: FM 107.5 (Warminster), 107.9 (Bath)
BRISTOL & THE SOUTH WEST: 107.2 Bristol, 107.7 (Weston-super-Mare)
DEVON: 105.5 (Torbay)
GLOUCESTERSHIRE: 107.5 Cheltenham
PLYMOUTH: 106.7 (Plymouth)
SOMERSET: 100.8 (Porlock), 102.4 (Minehead), 105.6 (Yeovil), 106.6 (Chard and Ilminster), 107.4 (Bridgwater)
SWINDON: 107.7 (Swindon)
BATH & THE SOUTH WEST: 10D (Bath and W Wiltshire)
BRISTOL & THE SOUTH WEST: 11B (Bristol and Bath)
CORNWALL: 11B (Cornwall)
DEVON: 12D (Plymouth), 10C (N Devon), 11C (SE Devon)
GLOUCESTERSHIRE: 10C (Gloucestershire)
PLYMOUTH: 12D (Plymouth)
SOMERSET: 10B (Somerset)
SWINDON: 11C (Swindon)
YorkshireGRIMSBY: FM 96.4 (Grimsby)
HARROGATE & THE YORKSHIRE DALES: 97.2 (Harrogate), 107.1 (Ilkley), 107.1 (Pateley Bridge), 107.1 (Skipton), 107.8 (Craven District)
NORTH DERBYSHIRE: 107.4 (Chesterfield), 102.0 (Matlock and Bakewell)
SOUTH YORKSHIRE: FM 96.1 (Rotherham), 97.1 (Penistone), 102.0 (Barnsley), 107.1 (Doncaster), 107.9 (North Nottinghamshire)
MW 990 (Doncaster), 1305 (Barnsley), 1548 (Sheffield and Rotherham)
WEST YORKSHIRE: FM 96.3 (Leeds), 106.8 (Wakefield)
MW 1278 (Bradford), 1530 (Huddersfield and Halifax)
YORK & NORTH YORKSHIRE: 102.3 (Thirsk), 103.5 (Northallerton), 104.7 (York)
YORKSHIRE COAST: 96.2 (Scarborough), 102.4 (Bridlington), 103.1 (Whitby)
LINCOLNSHIRE: 12A (Lincolnshire)
SOUTH YORKSHIRE: 11C (South Yorkshire)
WEST YORKSHIRE: 12D (Leeds), 11B (Bradford)
YORK & NORTH YORKSHIRE: 10C (North Yorkshire)
Hallam FMSouth Yorkshire97.4 FM (Sheffield), 102.9 (Barnsley and Rotherham), 103.4 (Doncaster)11C
HeartHeart East97.4 FM (Newmarket & Haverhill), 102.7 (Peterborough), 103.0 (Cambridge), 96.4 FM (Bury St Edmunds), 97.1 (Ipswich), 102.4 (Norwich), 96.1 FM (Colchester), 96.3 (Southend-on-Sea), 97.5 (Southend Town), 101.7 (Harlow, East Hertfordshire and West Essex), 102.6 (Chelmsford), 96.6 FM (Northampton), 96.9 (Bedford), 97.6 (Herts, Beds and Bucks), 103.3 (Milton Keynes)11C (Cambridge), 12D (Peterborough), 10B (Norwich), 10C (Suffolk), 12D (Essex), 10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks), 10C (Northamptonshire)
Heart Hertfordshire96.6 FM (Watford), 106.9 FM (Hertford, Hitchin and Letchworth), 106.7 (Stevenage)
London106.2 FM12C
Also Sky 0111, Freesat 733, Freeview 728, Virgin Media 918 and on Digital One DAB+
North East England101.8 FM (Tyne & Wear), 96.2 (Fenham), 96.4 (Hexham), 100.7 (Teesside)11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England105.4 FM, 96.9 FM (Morecambe Bay), 102.3 (Windermere), 103.2 (Kendal)12C (Manchester), 11B (Morecambe Bay), 10C (Liverpool) and 12A (Central Lancashire)
Heart South95.9 FM (Thanet), 96.1 (Ashford), 97.0 (Dover), 102.8 (East Kent), 103.1 (Maidstone and Medway), 96.7 FM (Winchester), 97.5 (Portsmouth), 102.3 (Bournemouth), 96.9 (Newhaven), 97.5 (Horsham), 102.0 (Hastings), 102.4 (Eastbourne), 102.7 (Reigate and Crawley), 103.5 (Brighton), 97.0 FM (Reading), 97.4 (Banbury), 102.6 (Oxford), 102.9 (Berkshire), 103.4 (Henley On Thames)11C (Kent), 11C (South Hampshire), 11B (Dorset), 10B (Sussex Coast), 10C (Surrey), 12D (Berkshire), 10B (Oxfordshire)
Heart WestFM 102.4 (Gloucester & Cheltenham), 103.0 (Stroud), 96.3 (Bristol), 103.0 (Weston-super-Mare), 103.0 (Bath), 102.6 (Somerset), 96.5 (Taunton), 97.1 (Yeovil), 97.0 (Plymouth), 96.6 (Tavistock), 97.0 (Exeter), 96.4 (Torbay), 103.0 (East Devon), 96.2 (Barnstaple), 97.3 (Ilfracombe), 100.5 (Totnes), 100.8 (Dartmouth), 101.2 (Soar), 101.9 (Ivybridge), 96.2 (Barnstaple) 105.1 (East Cornwall), 107.0 (West Cornwall), 97.2 (Swindon), 102.2 (Wiltshire), 96.5 (Marlborough)10C (Gloucestershire), 11B (Bristol and Bath), 10D (Bath and West Wiltshire), 10B (Somerset), 12D (Plymouth), 11C (Exeter/Torquay), 10C (North Devon), 11B (Cornwall), 11C (Swindon), 12D (West Wiltshire)
West Midlands100.7 FM11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
Yorkshire106.2 FM (South West Yorkshire),
107.6 (Bradford), 107.7 (Sheffield)
11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
12D (Leeds)
11C (South Yorkshire)
10C (North Yorkshire)
Hits RadioBristol106.5 FM (Bristol)11B
Bournemouth107.6 FM11B (Bournemouth)
Greater Manchester103.0 FM (Manchester)12C
Also Freeview 711
South Hampshire107.8 FM (Southampton), 107.4 (Portsmouth), 107.2 (Winchester)11C
Isle of Wight RadioIsle of Wight107.0 FM, 102.0 (Cowes)
Jack FMOxfordshire106.8 FM, 106.4 (Bicester)10B (Oxfordshire)
Jack FM 2Oxford10B (Oxfordshire)
Jack FM 3Oxfordshire107.9 FM10B (Oxfordshire)
Jazz FMLondon12A
Also Sound Digital DAB+, Sky 0202, Freesat 729
KissLondon
East Anglia
Severn Estuary
100.0 (London)
106.1 (Norwich), 106.4 (Ipswich & Colchester),
105.6 (Cambridge), 107.7 (Peterborough)
101.0 (Severn Estuary), 97.2 (Bristol)
National station with local advertising
12C (London)

Also on Digital One DAB, Freeview 713, Sky 0178, Virgin Media 963

KissFreshUKDTT onlyFreeview 712
KMFMKent107.6 FM (Ashford), 106.0 (Canterbury), 105.6 (Maidstone), 100.4, 107.9 (Medway), 96.4 (Folkestone and Hythe), 106.8 (Dover), 107.2 (Thanet), 96.2 (Tonbridge), 101.6 (Sevenoaks)11C
LBCLondon97.3 FMAlso Digital One DAB, Freeview 732, Sky 0112, Freesat 734, Virgin 919
LBC NewsLondon1152 AM12C
Also on Digital One DAB+
Lincs FMLincolnshire102.2 FM, 96.7 (Grantham), 97.6 (Scunthorpe)12A
London Greek RadioNorth London103.3 FM
Love 80sNorth West Wales and West Cheshire10D
Lyca Radio 1458London1458 AM11B
Lyca GoldLondon1035 AM11B
Magic RadioLondon and East Yorkshire105.4 FM (London)12C (London)
Also on Digital One DAB, Freeview 715, Sky 0180, Virgin Media 928
Mansfield 103.2 FMMansfield103.2 FM
Matryoshka RadioLondon11B
Metro RadioCounty Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear97.1 FM (Newcastle), 102.6 (Alnwick)
103.0 (Fenham), 103.2 (Hexham)
11C
Programmes shared 24/7 with TFM
Mi-SoulLondon12A
More RadioSussex107.8 FM (Hastings), 106.4 (Haywards Heath), 106.8 (Lewes), 107.5 (Eastbourne), 107.7 (Worthing)10B
More Radio RetroSussex10B
Outreach RadioHampshire11C
Panjab RadioLondon558 MW11B
Also on Sky 0130
Peak RadioDerbyshire10B
Pirate FMCornwall102.2 FM (East), 102.8 (West)11B
Point Blank RadioSouth London and Surrey10C (Surrey)
Polish Radio LondonLondon11B
Premier RadioLondon1305 MW (N London and S London), 1413 (W London and SE London), 1566 (Guildford)Also on Digital One DAB and Freeview 725
Pulse 1Bradford, Halifax, and Huddersfield102.5 (Huddersfield and Halifax), 97.5 (Bradford)11B (Bradford and Huddersfield), 12D (Leeds)
Radio BathBath10D
Radio CityLiverpool, Merseyside and the North West96.7 FM10C
Radio EssexEssex105.1 FM (Southend), 107.7 (Chelmsford)12D
Radio ExeExeter107.3 FM
Radio JackieSouth-West London and North Surrey107.8 FM
Radio UPHertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire10D (Herts, Beds & Bucks), 10C (Northamptonshire)
Rewind RadioCornwall11B
Rock FMCentral Lancashire97.4 FM12A
Sabras SoundLeicester1260 AM
91.0 FM Leicester, 102.1 Loughborough
11B
Sanskar RadioLeicestershire11B
Signal 1North Staffordshire and South Cheshire102.6 FM (Stoke-on-Trent), 96.9 (Stafford), 96.4 (Congleton)12D
Silk 106.9Macclesfield106.9 FM
Smooth RadioLondon102.2 FM (London)
828 MW (Dorset)
1359 (Chelmsford), 1431 (Southend)
774 (Gloucestershire)
603 (East Kent), 1242 (Medway)
1152 (Norfolk)
1152 (Plymouth)
1170 (Portsmouth), 1557 (Southampton)
1170 (Suffolk)
945 (Eastbourne), 1323 (Brighton)
936 (Chippenham), 1161 (Swindon)
MW/DAB feed includes local advertising
12C (London)
12D (Berkshire and North Hampshire)
11B (Bournemouth)
11B (Bristol and Bath)
11B (Cornwall)
11C (Devon)
12D (Essex)
10C (Gloucestershire)
10D (Herts, Beds & Bucks)
10D (Humberside)
11C (Kent)
10B (Norfolk)
10B (Oxfordshire)
12D (Plymouth)
10B (Somerset)
11C (South Hampshire)
10C (Suffolk)
10B (Sussex)
11C (Swindon)
10D (West Wiltshire)

Also Sky 0128, Freesat 732, Freeview 718, Virgin Media 916 and on Digital One DAB+
West Midlands105.7 FM11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
East Midlands106.6 FM (East Midlands), 101.4 (Derby), 107.4 FM (Kettering), 97.2 (Wellingborough), 106.8 (Peterborough)12C (Nottingham), 11B (Leicester), 10B (Derby), 12D (Peterborough)
Lake District100.1 FM (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere), 101.4 (Keswick)11B (Morecambe Bay)
North East England97.5 FM (North East England), 101.2 (Hexham), 107.5 (Newcastle), 107.7 (Teesside)11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England100.4 FM (North West England)12C (Manchester), 10C (Liverpool), 12A (Central Lancashire)
Star RadioCambridge and Ely100.7 FM (Cambridge), 107.1 (Ely), 107.3 (Saffron Walden), 107.9 (Haverhill)11C (Cambridge), 12D (Peterborough)
Street Sounds RadioEssex12D
Sun FMSunderland, Tees Valley and Durham103.4 FM (Sunderland)
103.2 FM (Darlington), 102.6 (Richmond)
102.8 (Durham), 106.8 (Brusselton)
Sunrise RadioLondon963 AM (London), 972 (West London)Also on Sound Digital DAB
Sunrise Radio YorkshireBradford103.2 FM11B
Sunshine Radio (AM)Ludlow855 AM, 105.9 FM (Ludlow), 107.8 (Clee Hill)
Sunshine Radio (FM)Herefordshire and Monmouthshire106.2 FM (Hereford), 107.0 (Monmouth), 107.8 (Abergavenny)10C (Gloucestershire), 12A (Hereford & Worcester)
TFMTeesside96.6 FM11B
Programmes shared 24/7 with Metro Radio
Time 107.5East London and West Essex107.5 FM
Unity DABEssex12D
V2 RadioSussex10B
Viking FMEast Riding of Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire96.9 FM10D
Voice of Islam RadioLondon11B
Wave 105East Dorset, South Hampshire, Isle of Wight and parts of West Sussex and Wiltshire105.2 FM (South Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex and Wiltshire), 105.8 FM (East Dorset)11B (Bournemouth)
11C (South Hampshire)
Radio XLondon
Manchester
104.9 FM (London)
97.7 (Manchester)
National station with local advertising
Also on Digital One DAB+, Sky 0113, Freesat 723, Virgin Media 960
Radio XLBirmingham1296 AM11B (Wolverhampton & Shropshire)
Radio West SuffolkWest Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds103.3 FM[10]
XS ManchesterGreater Manchester106.1 FM

Former English stations

This list details radio stations which have lost their licence to broadcast or have closed down due to financial reasons.

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channelsdate closedNotes
Airport Information RadioHeathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport1584 AMFebruary 1992Both stations closed in February 1992 after just over one year on air.
Abbey FMBarrow in Furness107.3 FM30 January 2009Station put into administration on 30 January 2009
Buzz FMBirmingham102.4 FM1 January 1995Lost licence and was replaced by Choice FM 102.2 on 1 January 1995
Centre RadioLeicestershire97.1 FM and 1260 AM6 October 1983Ceased trading and closed on 6 October 1983
Channel Travel RadioKent channel ports107.6 FM28 September 2000Licence returned to the Radio Authority on 28 September 2000
Devonair RadioExeter and Torquay666/954 AM and 97.0/96.4 FM1 January 1995Lost licence and was replaced by Gemini Radio on 1 January 1995
Dune FMSouthport107.9 FM9 August 2012Station received winding-up order and transmitter was seized by OFCOM on 9 August 2012
Fen Radio 107.5Wisbech107.5 FM31 July 2008Licence returned to Ofcom on 31 July 2008
Liberty RadioLondon963/972 AM3 July 2003Lost licence and was replaced by Club Asia on 3 July 2003
Mersey 106.7Liverpool106.7 FM1 April 2009Licence revoked by Ofcom on 1 April 2009
Mix 107High Wycombe107.4 FM, 107.71 July 2009Licence returned to Ofcom on 1 July 2009
Oak FMNW and SW Leicestershire107.0 FM (Loughborough)
107.9 (Hinckley)
28 July 2016Closed down on 28 July 2016 due to station owner being put into administration
Pennine FMHuddersfield107.9 FM5 April 2010Licence returned to Ofcom on 5 April 2010
Radio City TalkMerseyside, North West, Cheshire,North Wales1548AM10C31 May 2020Closed down 31 May 2020 due to financial issues and low listening figures
Radio VictoryPortsmouth95.0 FM and 1170 AM28 June 1986Lost licence and was replaced by Ocean Sound on 28 June 1986
Star 107.9Stroud107.9 FM29 September 2006Licence returned to Ofcom on 29 September 2006
Sunset RadioManchester102.0 FMOctober 1993Station went into liquidation in October 1993
Sunrise Radio East MidlandsLeicestershire1260 AM7 September 1995Lost licence and was replaced by Sabras Radio on 7 September 1995
Sunshine 1530Worcestershire1530 AM6 April 2010Closed on 6 April 2010 following problem with transfer of broadcast licence
South 107.3Lewisham107.3 FM3 April 2009Closed down on 3 April 2009
Time 106.6East Berkshire, South Buckinghamshire, North Surrey and West London106.6 FM15 October 2015Closed down on 15 October 2015
Time 106.8Thamesmead106.8 FM3 April 2009Closed down on 3 April 2009
WNKNorth London103.3 FMEaster 1993Closed down Easter 1993 and broadcast hours were reallocated to London Greek Radio
Yorkshire RadioYorkshire12C29 July 2013Closed down 29 July 2013

Northern Ireland

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channels
Cool FMBelfast97.4 FM12D
Downtown RadioNorthern Ireland1026 AM (Belfast)
96.4 FM (Limavady), 96.6 (Omagh and Enniskillen), 97.1 (Larne),
102.3 (Ballymena), 102.4 (Derry), 103.1 (South Newry), 103.4 (Newcastle), 103.4 (Belfast)
12D
Downtown CountryNorthern Ireland12D
Q97.2 North CoastColeraine97.2 FM, 97.6 (Ballycastle)
Q96.7/102.5 BelfastBelfast96.7 FM (Greater Belfast) 102.5 (North Down and Ards)12D
Q101.2 Tyrone and FermanaghOmagh and Enniskillen101.2 FM, 102.1 (Enniskillen)
Q102.9 North WestDerry102.9 FM
Q100.5 Newry and MourneNewry and Mourne100.5 FM, 101.1 (Kilkeel)
Q107 Mid AntrimBallymena107.0 FM, 107.6 (Larne)

Former Northern Ireland stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channelsdate closedNotes
Goldbeat 82822 May 2006Ceased broadcasting on 22 May 2006 and Radio Authority revoked the licence
Heartbeat 1521

Scotland

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channels
Absolute Radio 60sInverness11B
Absolute Radio 70sTayside11B
Absolute Radio 80sInverness11B
Absolute Radio 90sInverness11B
Argyll FMKintyre, Islay and Jura106.5 FM (Campbeltown), 107.1 FM (Machrihanish) and 107.7 FM (South Knapdale)
Radio BordersBorders96.8 FM (Selkirk), 102.3 (Berwick-Upon-Tweed), 103.1 (Peebles) and 103.4 (Eyemouth)
Capital ScotlandCentral Scotland105.7 FM (East), 106.1 (West)11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
Central 103.1 FMClackmannanshire, Falkirk, Stirling103.1 FM11D (Central Scotland)
Clyde 1Glasgow and West Central Scotland102.5 FM, 97.0 (Vale of Leven), 102.3 (Rothesay), 103.3 (Firth of Clyde)11C
Clyde 21152 AM11C
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Forth 1Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife97.3 FM, 97.6, 102.2 (Penicuik)12D
Forth 21548 AM12D
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
GO Radio GlasgowCentral Scotland11D
Heat RadioInverness11B
Heart ScotlandCentral Scotland100.3 FM (Glasgow), 101.1 (Edinburgh), 101.1 (Rosneath) 103.3 (Penicuik)11D
Heartland FMPerthshire97.5 FM (Pitlochry)
Isles FMIsle of Lewis103.0 FM
Kingdom FMFife105.4 FM (St Andrews), 106.3 (The East Neuk), 95.2 (West Fife), 96.1 (Central & East Fife), 96.6 (Kirkcaldy)11D
MFRInverness and Northern Scotland97.4 FM (Inverness)
96.6 FM (Speyside)
102.8 (Keith)
96.7 (Wick)
96.7 (Fraserburgh)
11B
MFR 21107 AM11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Nation Radio ScotlandGlasgow and Dumbartonshire96.3 FM (Glasgow)
103.0 FM (Dumbarton), 106.9 (Helensburgh, Lomondside and Inverclyde)
Radio North AngusArbroath and Carnoustie96.6 FM (Arbroath), 107.5 (Carnoustie), 105.9 (Monifieth)
87.7 LPFM (Forfar, Brechin and Montrose)
11B (via Shared Access Channel)
Mon-FrI 0730-1200, Sat 0730-1800, Sun 1200-1800)
Northsound 1Aberdeen and North East Scotland96.9 FM, 97.6, 103.0 (Peterhead)11C
Northsound 211C
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Original 106 (Aberdeen)Aberdeen and North East Scotland106.8 FM (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire), 106.3 (North Aberdeen), 106.3 (Peterhead)11C
Pure Radio ScotlandDundee102.0 FM (Dundee), 106.6 (Perth)11D (Central Scotland)
Scottish Sun 80sCentral Scotland11D
Scottish Sun Chilled RadioCentral Scotland11D
Scottish Sun HitsCentral Scotland11D
SIBCShetland102.2 FM, 96.2 (Bressay)
Radio SkyeSkye & Lochalsh102.7 FM, 106.2 (Portree)-
Smooth GlasgowCentral Scotland105.2 FM11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
talkSPORT ScotlandCentral Scotland11D
Tay FMTayside and North Fife96.4 FM (Perth), 102.8 (Dundee)11B
Tay 21584 AM (Perth), 1161 (Dundee)11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Two Lochs RadioGairloch and Loch Ewe106.0 FM (Gairloch), 106.6 (Loch Ewe), 102.2 (Ullapool), 96.8 (North West Scotland)
Relays Smooth Radio and Magic 105.4 FM as a sustaining service
Virgin Radio GrooveScotland11D (Central Scotland), 11C (Aberdeen), 11B (Ayr)
Waves RadioPeterhead and Fraserburgh101.2 FM11C
West FMAyrshire96.7 FM, 97.5 (Girvan), 106.7 (Rothesay)11B
West Sound AM1035 AM11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
West Sound FMDumfries and Galloway96.5 FM (Stranraer), 97.0 (Dumfries), 103.0 (Kirkcudbright)
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)

Former Scottish stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channelsdate closedNotes
River FMLivingstonFM 103.4, 107.729 September 2006Station closed on 29 September 2006 and licence returned to Ofcom
talk 107Edinburgh107.0 FM11D (Central Scotland)23 December 2008Station closed on 23 December 2008 and licence returned to Ofcom
L107Lanarkshire107.9 FM, 107.5 (Cumbernauld)11 November 2010Station closed on 11 November 2010 and licence returned to Ofcom
XFM ScotlandPaisley96.3 FM11D (Central Scotland), 11B (Ayr)13 September 2015Station closed on 13 September 2015 and licence returned after OFCOM refused request by Global Radio to network 24/7 from London
NECRAberdeenshire102.1 FM (Inverurie), 103.2 (Colpy), 97.1 (Turriff)
102.6 (Kildrummy), 106.4 (Strathdon),
97.1 (Braemar), 101.9 (Ballater)
11C15 August 2018Station closed on 15 August 2018 and licence returned after OFCOM

Wales

NameLicence areaAnalogue frequenciesDAB channels
Aspen Waite RadioSouth East Wales12C (Cardiff and Newport)
Bayside RadioColwyn Bay87.7 FM (COVID-19 RSL)10D/12D (North West Wales)
Bridge FMBridgend and Vale of Glamorgan106.3 FM12C (Cardiff and Newport)
Capital CymruAnglesey and Gwynedd103.0 FM (Anglesey and Gwynedd)10D/12D (North West Wales)
Capital North West and WalesNorth Wales Coast, Wrexham and Chester96.3 FM (North Wales Coast), 97.1 (Wirral), 103.4 (Wrexham, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Cheshire West and Chester)10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Capital South WalesCardiff and Newport103.2 FM (Cardiff), 97.4 (Newport)12C
Radio CarmarthenshireCarmarthenshire97.1 FM (Carmarthenshire), 97.5 (Carmarthen), 97.5 (Llanelli)10C
Dragon RadioWales12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10C (Mid and West Wales), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire - DAB+)
Heart North WalesNorth Wales88.0 FM Wrexham, 106.9 The Vale of Clwyd, 107.3 Prestatyn, 105.7 North Wales Coast, 107.2 North West Wales/Gwynedd

102.8 Welshpool, 106.0 Newtown

10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire - DAB+)
Heart South WalesSouth and West Wales106.0 Swansea, 102.3 Pontypridd, 105.9 Merthyr Tydfil, 107.3 Bargoed, 105.2 Abergavenny, 106.1 Ebbw Vale, 105.4 South and South East Wales, 105.9 Newport

107.7 Ceredigion, 105.7 Pembrokeshire, 105.2 Carmarthenshire, 106.0 Carmarthen, 106.2 Fishguard

12C (Cardiff and Newport), 12A (Swansea)
Nation RadioSouth Wales and Mid Wales106.8 FM (South East Wales), 107.3 (South West Wales), 102.9 (Carmarthenshire), 107.1 (Pembrokeshire)
103.3 FM (Aberystwyth, North, Mid & West Ceredigion), 96.6 (South East Ceredigion), 97.4 (Cardigan Town)
12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10C (Mid and West Wales), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire - DAB+), 10D/12D (North West Wales)
Radio PembrokeshirePembrokeshire102.5 FM, 107.5 (Fishguard and Tenby)10C
Smooth Radio (Wales)Wales1260 AM (Wrexham)12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10D/12D (North West Wales)
Sunshine RadioMonmouthshireSee England listings for full details
Swansea Bay RadioSwansea102.1 FM10D/12D (North West Wales)
Greatest Hits Radio South WalesSwansea1170 AM12A (Swansea), 12C (Cardiff and Newport),
The WaveSwansea96.4 FM12A

Former Welsh stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)date closedReason for closure
Mountain FMSouth WalesDAB onlyJuly 2013Closed July 2013
Valleys RadioSouth Wales Valleys1116 AM, 99930 April 2009Station closed on 30 April 2009 and licence returned to OFCOM
Radio HafrenMid Wales and The Borders756 AM and 102.1FM10 February 2015Closed 10 February 2015

The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

Although the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are not part of the UK they are served by the UK's national radio stations. Additionally services in the Channel Islands are licensed by the UK's regulator, Ofcom. Services in the Isle of Man are not licensed by a UK regulator but rather by the Broadcasting Act 1990 of Tynwald

NameLicence areaAnalogue frequenciesDigital frequencies
Bailiwick ClassicsChannel IslandsDAB only12A (DAB+)
Bailiwick HitsChannel IslandsDAB only12A (DAB+)
Channel 103Jersey103.7 FM12A (DAB+)
Energy FMIsle of Man98.6 FM, 93.4 (North Isle of Man), 98.4 (Ramsey), 91.2 (Laxey), 102.4 (Peel), 105.2 (Maughold)
Island FMAlderney, Guernsey and Sark104.7 FM (Guernsey), 93.7 (Alderney)12A (DAB+)
Manx RadioIsle of Man97.2 FM (Carnane), 89.0 (Snafell), 103.7 (Jurby), 89.5 (Peel) and 1368 AM
Soleil RadioChannel IslandsDAB only12A (DAB+)
3FMIsle of Man104.2 (Ramsey), 104.2 (Port St. Mary), 105.0 (South and East Isle of Man), 105.6, 106.2 (Peel)

Local digital (DAB+) stations

NameLicence AreaDAB+ ChannelsNotes
Abacus RadioSurrey10C
Absolute Radio 10sLondon12C
Absolute Radio 20sNorth Cumbria11B
Asian FXLondon12AAlso available on 1584 AM in North London
AtlantisSurrey10C
Bay Trust RadioMorecambe Bay11B
Care RadioSurrey10C
CountryLine RadioLondon and NE Wales and W Cheshire12C (London), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Dragon RadioNE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Full FMSurrey10C
GoldLondon12CAlso available on 1548 AM and on Digital One DAB+
Heart North & Mid WalesNE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Hits Radio PrideLondon12C
In Demand RadioNE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Kiss BlissNorth Cumbria11B
Kiss DanceNorth Cumbria11B
Kiss GarageNorth Cumbria11B
Liverpool Live 24/7NE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Love 80s LiverpoolNE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Magic at the MoviesNorth Cumbria11B
Magic at the MusicalsLondon12C
Podcast RadioSurrey10C
Radio Maria EnglandLondon12A
Release RadioSurrey10C
Sami Swoi RadioSurrey10C
Sandgrounder RadioNE Wales and W Cheshire10D
Smooth ChillLondon12CAlso available on Digital One DAB+
Solar RadioLondon9A
This is The CoastNorth Yorkshire10C
TX1 RadioLincolnshire12A
Unity DABLondon9A
Virgin Radio GrooveLondon12A
York MixNorth Yorkshire10C
Your HarrogateNorth Yorkshire10C
Zest NWNE Wales and W Cheshire10D

Community radio stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)Notes
Abbey104Sherborne104.7 FMOn Air: 16 February 2013
ABC-FMPortadown100.2 FMOn Air: June 2015
Academy FM (Folkestone)Folkestone105.9 FMOn Air: 31 March 2011
Academy FM (Thanet)Thanet107.8 FMOn Air: 5 April 2010
AHBS Community RadioAshford in Kent107.1 FMOn Air: 19 May 2011
AIR 107.2Weymouth and Portland107.2 FMOn Air: 11 May 2013
Alive RadioDumfries107.3 FMOn Air: 1 September 2009
Alfred RadioShaftesbury107.3 FMOn Air: 14 Feb 2022
Akash RadioLeeds1323 AMOn Air: August 2015
ALL FMSouth, Central and East Manchester96.9 FMOn Air: 22 May 2002
Amber Sound FMAmber Valley, Derbyshire107.2 FM (Ripley), 98.4 (Belper)On Air: 17 September 2008
Ambur RadioWalsall99.4 FMOn Air: 1 August 2009
Andover RadioAndover95.9 FMOn Air: 22 April 2018
Angel Radio (Portsmouth)Portsmouth98.6 FM
Also on DAB in South Hampshire and Surrey and DAB+ in Channel Islands
On Air: February 2002 (formerly 101.1 FM in Havant)
Angel Radio (Isle of Wight)Newport, Isle of Wight91.5 FMOn Air: 24 March 2007
Apple FMTaunton, Somerset97.3 FMOn Air: 11 May 2013
Radio Asian FeverLeeds107.3 FMOn Air: 1 March 2007
Asian StarSlough101.6 FMOn Air: April 2007
Awaz FMGlasgow107.2 FMOn Air: 29 April 2002
Awaaz FMSouthampton99.8 FMOn Air: August 2017
Awaaz RadioHigh Wycombe107.4 FMOn Air: 24 March 2011
Bangor FMBangor107.9 FMOn Air: July 2012
BCB 106.6fmBradford106.6 FMOn Air: 1 March 2002
Bradford Asian RadioBradford1413 AMOn Air: July 2016
Beyond RadioLancaster103.5 FM Lancaster, 107.5 Carnforth
Also on DAB+ in Morecambe Bay
On Air: 30 July 2016
BCfmBristol93.2 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
BCR 103.1 FMSheffield103.1 FMOn Air: 31 May 2008
The Beat LondonHarlesden, London103.6 FMOn Air: 16 April 2007 (formerly BANG Radio)
Belfast 89FMBelfast89.3 FMOn Air: 30 June 2015
Beverley FMBeverley107.8 FMOn Air: 20 January 2015
BFBS Northern IrelandLisburn100.6 FMOn Air: 8 May 2006
Aldergrove and Antrim106.5 FMOn Air: 5 March 2008
Holywood101.0 FMOn Air: 5 March 2008
BFBS RadioAldershot102.5 FMOn Air: 11 December 2006
Blandford89.3 FM, 1287 AM (Bovington)On Air: 23 August 2012
Catterick106.9 FM, 87.7 (Leconfield), 1287 AM (Ripon), 1287 (Topcliffe), 1287 (Dishforth)On Air: 11 May 2006
Colchester107.0 FM, 1287 AM (Bassingbourn), 1287 (Wattisham), 1287 (Woodbridge)On Air: 2 May 2006
Scotland98.5 FM Edinburgh, 87.7 (Inverness), 87.7 (Fort George), 1287 AM (Glencourse)On Air: 14 August 2006
Salisbury Plain106.8 FMOn Air: 11 December 2006
BFBS Brize NortonBrize Norton106.1 FMOn Air: October 2018
BFBS Gurkha RadioShorncliffe105.4 FMOn Air: October 2019
Big City RadioBirmingham89.1 FMOn Air: 1 November 2005 (formerly Aston FM)
BigglesFMBiggleswade104.8 FMOn Air: 22 April 2011
Bishop FMBishop Auckland105.9 FMOn Air: 31 October 2009
Blackburn 102.2 FMBlackburn102.2 FMOn Air: March 2020
Black Cat RadioSt Neots102.5 FMOn Air: 17 April 2017
Black Country RadioStourbridge102.5 FMOn Air: 1 January 2008 (formerly The Bridge)
Black Diamond FMEast and Central Midlothian107.8 FMOn Air: 21 May 2007
Blast 106Belfast106.4 FMOn Air: 8 July 2009
Blast 106 (Causeway Coast)Coleraine106.4 FMOn Air: October 2020
Blyth Valley RadioSouthwold105.0 FMOn Air: 4 July 2009
Bolton FMBolton96.5 FMOn Air: 20 June 2009
Bounce FMBanbridge102.4 FMOn Air: July 2018
Branch FMDewsbury101.8 FMOn Air: 9 December 2007
Bradley Stoke Radio LtdBradley Stoke, Bristol103.4 FMOn Air: 13 September 2013
BRFM 95.6 FMIsle of Sheppey95.6 FMOn Air: 30 October 2006
BRfm 97.3Blaenau Gwent97.3 FMOn Air: 18 October 2007
Bro RadioVale of Glamorgan98.1 FM Barry, 100.2 Llantwit MajorOn Air: 31 March 2009
Buchan RadioPeterhead107.9 FMOn Air: 2 February 2019
Burgess Hill RadioBurgess Hill103.8 FMOn Air: 27 October 2018
Bute Island RadioRothesay96.5 FM (formerly Bute FM)On Air: 15 July 2009
Radio CabinHerne Bay94.6 FMOn Air: 8 April 2017
Caithness FMCaithness102.5 FMOn Air: January 2020
Calon FMWrexham105.0 FMOn Air: 11 October 2021
(originally on air from 1 Mar 2008 - 20 Jan 2021)
Cam FMCambridge97.2 FMOn Air: 1 October 2010
Cambridge 105Cambridge105.0 FMOn Air: 20 July 2010
CamGlen RadioCambuslang and Rutherglen107.9 FMOn Air: 19 March 2015
Cando FMBarrow in Furness106.3 FM (Barrow in Furness), 107.3 (Ulverston)
Also on DAB+ in Morecambe Bay
On Air: November 2015
Carillon Wellbeing RadioWest Leicestershire1476 AMOn Air: 14 January 2019
Radio CardiffCardiff98.7 FMOn Air: 8 October 2007
Radio CarolineSuffolk and North Essex648 AMOn Air: 22 December 2017
Caroline Community RadioMaldon, Essex94.7 FMOn Air: 19 October 2020
Castledown RadioTidworth104.7 FMOn Air: 4 November 2006
The CatCrewe and Nantwich107.9 FMOn Air: 14 February 2015
Celtic Music RadioGlasgow95.0 FMOn Air: 16 January 2008
CHBN RadioTruro100.8 FMOn Air: August 2014
Chiltern VoiceAmersham and Chesham107.4 FMOn Air: 27 November 2021
CCR 104.4Chelmsford104.4 FMOn Air: 18 March 2017
Chorley FMChorley102.8 FMOn Air: 24 November 2006
Cinque Ports RadioRomney100.2 FM (formerly Shoreline Radio)On Air: May 2021
City Beat 103.2Preston103.2 FM (formerly Preston FM)On Air: 6 October 2008
Coast & County RadioScarborough & Whitby97.4 FM, 105.5 FMOn air: 9 November 2016
Coast FM (formerly Penwith Radio)Penzance96.5, 97.2 FMOn Air: 5 November 2016 (Coast FM), 30 August 2014 (Penwith Radio)
Community Voice FMMiddlesbrough104.5 FMOn Air: 10 August 2009
Corby RadioCorby96.3 FMOn Air: 5 December 2009
Crescent RadioRochdale97.0 FMOn Air: 12 September 2006
Cross Counties RadioLutterworth92.0 FMOn Air: 31 August 2020
Cross RhythmsStoke-on-Trent101.8 FMOn Air: 28 February 2002
Plymouth96.3 FMOn Air: 29 March 2007
Croydon FMCroydon97.8 FMOn Air: 11 September 2021
Crystal FMPenicuik107.4 FMOn Air: 1 December 2013
Dales RadioYorkshire Dales104.9, 103.0 FM, 936 AMOn Air: 11 January 2016
Dawn FMNottingham107.6 FMOn Air: 28 March 2006
Dean RadioCinderford105.6 FM, 95.7 (Lydney)On Air: 24 August 2018
Desi RadioSouthall1602 AM
Also Sky 0169
On Air: May 2002
Deveron FMBanff107.4 FMOn Air: January 2015
Digital Hits OneWeston-super-Mare100.5 FMOn Air: 1 June 2021
Diverse FMLuton102.8 FMOn Air: April 2007
Down FMDownpatrick105.0 FMOn Air: 30 March 2006
Drive 105Derry105.3 FMOn Air: 27 January 2009
Drystone RadioSouth Craven103.5 FMOn Air: 16 January 2009
Dunoon Community RadioDunoon97.4 FMOn Air: 1 December 2009
East Coast FMEast Lothian107.6 FMOn Air: 27 April 2013
East Devon RadioExmouth106.4 FM Exmouth, 95.0 Sidmouth, 94.6 Cranbrook (formerly ExmouthAiR Radio)On Air: 5 March 2013
EAVA FMLeicester102.5 FMOn Air: 5 December 2008
Eden FMPenrith107.5 FMOn Air: July 2014
Embrace RadioNorthampton104.7 FMOn Air: 5 March 2022
Endeavour FMBoston107.0 FMOn Air: 22 August 2016
Erewash SoundIlkeston96.8, 103.5 FMOn Air: 6 March 2010
Express FMPortsmouth93.7 FMOn Air: 13 March 2006
103 The EyeMelton Mowbray103.0 FMOn Air: 1 November 2005
Raidió FáilteBelfast107.1 FMOn Air: 15 September 2006
Fantasy RadioDevizes97.0 FMOn Air: 29 February 2012
Faza FMNottingham97.1 FMOn Air: 25 March 2002
Felixstowe RadioFelixstowe107.5 FMOn Air: 5 September 2009
Fiesta FMSouthampton95.0 FMOn Air: 17 September 2018
First FMOxford105.1 FMOn Air: 14 February 2014 (formerly Destiny 105)
Flame CCRWirral1521 AMOn Air: 19 December 2009
Flex FMLondon101.4 FMOn Air: 1 July 2018
Forest FMEast Dorset92.3 FM Verwood, 98.9 FerndownOn Air: 4 July 2006
Frome FMFrome96.6 FMOn Air: 16 June 2012
Funky SXSouthend103.7 FMOn Air: 1 April 2016
FUSe FM BallymoneyBallymoney107.5 FMOn Air: 6 July 2015
Future RadioNorwich107.8 FMOn Air: 6 August 2007
Gateway 97.8Basildon97.8 FM
Also on DAB in Essex
On Air: 28 August 2010
GaydioManchester88.4 FM
Also on DAB in London (11B)
On Air: 18 June 2010
Glastonbury FMGlastonbury107.1 FMOn Air: 30 April 2009
GFMGloucester96.6 FMOn Air: 21 July 2006
GLOW RadioFarnborugh106.5 FMOn Air: May 2021
Gravity FMGrantham97.2 FMOn Air: 1 December 2008
Great Driffield RadioGreat Driffield107.2On Air: 2 December 2018
GTFMPontypridd107.9 FM, 100.2 (Mountain Ash), 107.1 (Aberdare)On Air: 24 May 2002
Gulshan RadioWolverhampton106.9 FMOn Air: 11 February 2016
Halton Community RadioRuncorn92.3 FMOn Air: 8 August 2008
Harborough FMMarket Harborough102.3 FMOn Air: 5 February 2007
Harbour RadioGreat Yarmouth107.4 FMOn Air: 30 August 2017
Radio HartlepoolHartlepool102.4 FMOn Air: 14 October 2008
Hayes FMHayes, west London91.8 FMOn Air: 1 September 2007
Hermitage FMCoalville and Ashby-de-la-Zouch99.2 FMOn Air: 14 November 2009
Heritage RadioManchester90.6 FMOn Air: 5 June 2016
Hillz FMCoventry98.6 FMOn Air: 1 June 2009
HitMix RadioNewcastle-under-Lyme107.5 FMOn Air: 28 November 2015
90.1 Hope FMBournemouth and Poole and Christchurch90.1 FMOn Air: 1 May 2007
Hot RadioPoole102.8 FM
Also on DAB in South Hampshire
On Air: 8 November 2008 (formerly The Bay)
Hull Kingston RadioEast Hull107.5 FMOn Air: 6 February 2015
HCR FMHuntingdon104.0 FMOn Air: 23 April 2011
Kane FMGuildford103.7 FMOn Air: October 2011
Insanity RadioEgham103.2 FMOn Air: 8 March 2012
Inspiration FMNorthampton107.8 FMOn Air: 24 July 2010
Inspire FMLuton105.1 FMOn Air: 10 August 2010
In2beatsBedford106.5 FMOn Air: 23 April 2011
Radio IkhlasNormanton, Derby107.8 FMOn Air: 8 September 2006
Ipswich Community RadioIpswich105.7 FMOn Air: 15 August 2007
Irvine Beat FMIrvine, North Ayrshire107.2 FMOn Air: 12 August 2013
Islands FMIsles of Scilly107.9 FMOn Air: 3 September 2007 (formerly Radio Scilly)
IÚR FMNewry101.4 FMOn Air: 10 October 2007
Radio LaBLuton97.1 FMOn Air: 15 October 2010
Jorvik RadioYork94.8 FMOn Air: 4 November 2019
Kane FMGuildford103.7 FMOn Air: 28 October 2011
KCC LiveKnowsley99.8FMOn Air: 18 June 2009
Keith Community RadioKeith and Moray107.7 FM - evening opt-out of MFR FMOn Air: January 2013
Kemet RadioNottingham97.5 FMOn Air: 25 January 2007
Kennet RadioNewbury106.7 FMOn Air: March 2018
Koast RadioAshington106.6 FMOn Air: December 2015
Kohinoor FMLeicester97.3 FMOn Air: 23 December 2008
KYFMKirkcaldy107.0 FMOn Air: March 2014
LDC RadioLeeds97.8 FMOn Air: 17 June 2020
Leisure FMPattiswick107.4 FMOn Air: 6 June 2010
Radio LeylandLeyland104.8 FMOn Air: 1 April 2019
Lincoln City RadioLincoln103.6 FMOn Air: 19 April 2010
Link FMSheffield96.7 FMOn Air: February 2016
Lionheart RadioAlnwick107.3 FMOn Air: 30 March 2007
Maritime RadioGreenwich96.5 FMOn Air: 20 April 2019
Marlow FMMarlow97.5 FMOn Air: 11 May 2011
Mearns FMStonehaven and South Aberdeenshire105.1FM (Portlethen) 105.7 FM (Stonehaven), 106.2 FM (Inverbervie), 107.3 FM (Laurencekirk)
Also on DAB in North East Scotland
On Air: 6 June 2009
Meridian FMEast Grinstead107.0 FMOn Air: 1 March 2010
MKFMMilton Keynes106.3 FMOn Air: 7 September 2015
Also on DAB in Herts, Beds and Bucks (10D)
MônFMAnglesey and Gwynedd96.8 & 102.5 FMOn Air: 12 July 2014
Moorlands RadioStaffordshire Moorlands103.7 FMOn Air: 7 November 2009
Radio NewarkNewark107.8 FMOn Air: 2 May 2015
New Style RadioBirmingham98.7 FMOn Air: 14 August 2002
Nevis RadioFort William96.6, 97.0, 102.3, 102.4 FMOn Air: 1 August 1994

NOTE: On air from 1994 as a commercial station until switching to a community licence in 2013

Lisburn's 98FMLisburn98.8 FMOn Air: 30 September 2011
NLive RadioNorthampton106.9 FMOn Air: 30 September 2016 (formerly NNBC)
North Manchester FMNorth Manchester106.6 FMOn Air: 6 July 2009
Nova FMNewport, Shropshire97.5 FMOn Air: 1 August 2015
Nova Radio North EastNewcastle upon Tyne102.5 FMOn Air: 8 June 2007
NuSound RadioForest Gate, London92.0 FMOn Air: 19 March 2007
Oldham Community RadioOldham99.7 FMOn Air: 17 March 2007
Paisley FMPaisley107.5 FMOn Air: 1 February 2019
Panj RadioCoventry1521 AMOn Air: December 2016
Peace FMMoss Side, Manchester90.1 FMOn Air: 1 October 2009
Pendle Community RadioNelson103.1 FMOn Air: 28 August 2007
Penistone FMPenistone95.7 FMOn Air: 6 June 2009
Peterborough Community Radio (PCR FM)Peterborough103.2 FMOn Air: 14 April 2017
Phoenix FMBrentwood98.0 FMOn Air: 23 March 2007
Phoenix RadioHalifax96.7 FMOn Air: 10 December 2007
Phonic FMExeter106.8 FMOn Air: 15 February 2008
Platform BBrighton105.5 FMOn Air: 1 October 2018
Pulse FMBarrhead98.4 FMOn Air: 28 July 2009
PulseSomerset104.4 FMOn Air: 9 May 2013
Purbeck Coast FMSwanage101.2 FMOn Air: April 2019
Pride FMNewcastle upon Tyne89.2 FMOn Air: 9 July 2018
QUAY-FMAlderney, Channel Islands107.1 FM
Also on DAB+ in Channel Islands (12A)
On Air: 12 February 2015
Radio 2 FunkyLeicester95.0 FMOn Air: April 2020
Raaj FMWest Bromwich91.3 FMOn Air: 31 January 2009
Radio CabinHerne Bay94.6 FMOn Air: 8 April 2017
Radio NinespringsYeovil and South Somerset104.5 FM Yeovil, 103.3 Wincanton, 107.6 ChardOn Air: 1 October 2018
Radio PlusCoventry101.5 FMOn Air: 20 December 2010
Radio Ramadhan 365Glasgow1530 AMOn Air: May 2019
Red Kite RadioThame and Haddenham107.2 FMOn Air: 18 June 2017
Redroad FMSouth Rotherham102.4 FMOn Air: 27 March 2010
ReprezentSouth London107.3 FMOn Air: 18 March 2011
Resonance FMLondon104.4 FMOn Air: 1 May 2002
Radio ReverbBrighton97.2 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
Revival FMCumbernauld100.8 FM, 93.0 (Glasgow)On Air: 31 August 2006
Revolution RadioNorthampton96.1 FMOn Air: 12 June 2021
Rhondda RadioTreorchy106.1 FM, 97.5 (Ferndale)On Air: 29 July 2018
Ribble FMClitheroe106.7 FMOn Air: 25 July 2016
Rinse FMLondon106.8 FMOn Air: February 2011
Riviera FMTorbay107.9 FMOn Air: 1 April 2020
RNIB ConnectGlasgow101.0 FM
Also Freeview 730
On Air: 30 March 2007
Rossendale RadioHaslingden and Rawtenstall104.7 FMOn Air: 22 December 2018
RWSfm 103.3Bury St Edmunds103.3 FMOn Air: 13 August 2010
Saint FMBurnham-on-Crouch94.7 FMOn Air: 1 December 2007
Salford City RadioSalford94.4 FMOn Air: 30 September 2007
Salaam RadioPeterborough106.2 FMOn Air: 30 June 2016
Radio SaltireEast LothianFM 106.7, 107.2On Air: 2 December 2018
Radio SangamHuddersfield107.9 FMOn Air: 8 May 2016
Seahaven FMSeaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and Eastbourne96.3 FM (Seaford), 95.6 (Eastbourne)On Air: 9 January 2011
105.3 Seaside FMHolderness105.3 FMOn Air: 5 October 2007
Sedgemoor FM (formerly Access FM)Bridgwater104.2 FMOn Air: 9 June 2013
Radio SeerahLeicester1575 AMOn Air: 1 February 2019
Select RadioSouth London94.4 FMOn Air: 3 December 2021
106.9 SFMSittingbourne106.9 FMOn Air: 26 July 2012
Sheffield Live!Sheffield93.2 FMOn Air: 29 October 2007
Sheppey FM 92.2Sheppey, Kent92.2 FMOn Air: 18 April 2017
shmuFMAberdeen99.8 FMOn Air: 1 October 2007
Siren FMLincoln107.3 FMOn Air: 11 August 2007
Sine FMDoncaster102.6 FMOn Air: 26 September 2009
Skyline Community RadioHedge End and Botley102.5 FMOn Air: 7 January 2006
Somer Valley FMMidsomer Norton and Radstock97.5 FMOn Air: 12 January 2009
SoundartTotnes102.5 FMOn Air: 17 December 2008
Sound RadioRhyl, Abergele and Prestatyn103.1 FMOn Air: 8 February 2021
Source FMFalmouth96.1 FMOn Air: 28 Feb 2009
Spark FMSunderland107.0 FMOn Air: 26 October 2009
Speysound RadioBadenoch and Strathspey107.1 FMOn Air: 4 December 2009
Spice FMNewcastle upon Tyne98.8 FMOn Air: 8 August 2008
Radio St Austell BaySt Austell105.6 FMOn Air: 28 January 2008
Stafford FMStafford107.3 FMOn Air: 25 April 2015
Sunny Govan RadioGovan103.5 FMOn Air: 28 March 2007
Sunshine 104.9Belfast104.9 FMOn Air: January 2019
Susy RadioRedhill and Reigate103.4 FMOn Air: 15 July 2012
Swindon 105.5Swindon105.5 FMOn Air: 15 March 2008
Switch RadioBirmingham107.5 FMOn Air: 30 April 2010
Takeover RadioLeicester103.2 FMOn Air: 5 March 2002
Sutton-in-Ashfield106.9 FMOn Air: 1 March 2010
Tameside RadioTameside103.6 FMOn Air: 30 September 2007
Radio TamworthTamworth106.8 FMOn Air: 31 October 2009 (formerly TCR fm)
TD1 RadioGalashiels106.5 FMOn Air: 30 March 2015
Tempo FMWetherby107.4 FMOn Air: 11 September 2006
10RadioWiveliscombe, Somerset105.3 FMOn Air: 2 March 2008
The ThreadNorth East Cheshire102.8 FM (formerly Canalside Community Radio)On Air: 4 December 2008
Radio TircoedTircoed, Swansea106.5 FMOn Air: 1 December 2008
3TFMSaltcoats103.1 FMOn Air: 18 April 2008
TMCRNorth East Doncaster95.3 FMOn Air: 14 December 2009
Tone FMTaunton107.8 FMOn Air: 29 February 2013
Tone FMTaunton107.8 FMOn Air: 29 February 2013
Radio TynesideNewcastle upon Tyne93.6 FMOn Air: 5 July 2018
Uckfield FMUckfield105.0 FMOn Air: 1 July 2010
Ujima RadioBristol98.0 FMOn Air: 4 July 2008
Unity 101Southampton101.1 FMOn Air: 12 December 2005
Unity FMBirmingham93.5 FMOn Air: 2 August 2006
Unity RadioManchester92.8 FMOn Air: Summer 2010
Vectis RadioNewport Isle of Wight104.6 FMOn air Autumn 2017
Radio VerulamSt Albans92.6 FMOn Air: 7 July 2007
Vibe 107.6Watford107.6 FMOn Air: 8 August 2011
Vixen 101Market Weighton101.8 FMOn Air: 20 November 2008
Voice FMSouthampton103.9 FMOn Air: 1 September 2011
The VoiceNorth Devon106.1 (Barnstaple), 107.8 (Bideford and Ilfecombe)On Air: March 2014
Radio WarringtonWarrington1332 AMOn Air: 20 July 2016
WCR Community RadioWarminster106.5 FMOn Air: 1 April 2012
WCR FMWolverhampton101.8 FMOn Air: 30 March 2007
Westside FMHanwell89.6 FMOn Air: 13 September 2007
West Somerset RadioMinehead104.4 FMOn Air: 22 October 2018
106.9FM WHCRKingston upon Hull106.9 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
Radio WimborneWimborne94.6 FMOn Air: 16 Oct 2021
Radio WinchcombeWinchcombe107.1FMOn Air: 18 May 2012
Witney RadioWest OxfordshireFM 90.2 Charlbury and Woodstock, 99.9 Witney, 105.3 Eynsham, 107.4 Chipping NortonOn Air: 16 June 2017
Wycombe SoundHigh Wycombe106.6 FMOn Air: 31 October 2016
Wythenshawe FMWythenshawe, Greater Manchester97.2 FMOn Air: 22 March 2002
YO1 RadioYork102.8 FM (York), 90.0 (Selby)
Also on DAB+ in North Yorkshire
On Air: 27 August 2018
Your FMStockport107.8 FMOn Air: 13 September 2007 (formerly Pure 107.8)
Youthcomm RadioWorcester106.7 FM
Also on DAB in Herefordshire and Worcestershire (12A)
On Air: 13 January 2008
Zack FMForest Heath105.3 FMOn Air: 22 June 2009
Zetland FMRedcar105.0 FMOn Air: 31 August 2015

Former community radio stations

The followed stations have closed down and returned their licences to Ofcom

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)Notes
Chelmsford CallingChelmsford104.4 FMClosed Feb 2007
Sound RadioHackney1503 AMClosed June 2007
TGR SoundBexleyheath103.7 FMClosed 22 Jun 2008
Vibe FMEnniskillen105.3 FMClosed October 2009
Forest of Dean RadioCinderford1521 AM, 1503 NewentClosed 31 Dec 2009
Link FMHarold Hill92.2 FMClosed: 28 Jun 2010
Féile FMBelfast103.2 FMClosed 25 March 2011
Boundary SoundNewark102.6 FMClosed 23 June 2011
Voice RadioCaerphillyDAB 11C (Cardiff and Newport)Closed 20 July 2011
Wayland RadioWayland, Norfolk107.3 FMClosed 27 August 2011
Burngreave Community RadioBurngreave, Sheffield103.1 FMClosed: September 2011
Radio SandwellSandwell, West Midlands106.9 FMClosed: November 2011
XS (formerly Afan FM)Neath and Port Talbot107.9 FM (Port Talbot),
97.4 (Neath)
Closed 13 December 2011
Cheshire FMMid Cheshire92.5 FMClosed 27 January 2012
Rossendale RadioHaslingden and Rawtenstall104.7 FMClosed 5 March 2012 (returned on air in December 2018)
Diversity FMLancaster103.5 FMClosed 31 March 2012
The ParkLymington97.9 FMClosed 8 June 2012
ON FMHammersmith, London101.4 FMClosed January 2013
OX105 FMOxford105.1 FMClosed 2 October 2013
Stroud FMStroud107.9 FMClosed 12 February 2014
BFBS BallykinlerBallykinler107.5 FMClosed 4 August 2014 (due to closure of the Abercorn Barracks)
The SuperstationOrkney105.4 FMClosed 16 November 2014
Indigo FMKirkby Lonsdale106.6 FMClosed December 2014
Shine FMBanbridge102.4 FMClosed 28 August 2015
Radio SunlightMedway106.6 FMClosed 19 February 2016
98.8 Castle FMLeith and North Edinburgh98.8 FMClosed February 2016
Voice of Africa RadioStratford, London94.0 FMClosed March 2016
Radio TeesdaleBarnard Castle105.5 FM, 102.1 (Romaldkirk)Closed July 2016
Ummah FMReading95.6 FMClosed July 2016
West Wolds RadioPocklington103.1 FMClosed 30 September 2016
The HubMid Cornwall106.1 FM (Truro), 106.4 (St Mawes and Mevagissey)Closed 28 October 2016
Radio JcomLeeds1386 AMClosed November 2016
Tulip RadioSpalding, Lincolnshire107.5 FMClosed 30 January 2017
Point FMRhyl103.1 FMClosed July 2017
IMAN FMNorth East Sheffield and South West Rotherham103.1Closed July 2017
Brecks FMWatton, Norfolk106.9 FMClosed 3 December 2017
Brick FMSt Boswells103.0 FMClosed December 2017
An RadioUist105.2 FMClosed February 2019
Radio Glan ClwydBodelwyddan1287 AMClosed February 2019
Wirral RadioWirral92.1 FM, DABClosed 1 March 2018
Cross Rhythms TeessideStockton-on-Tees107.1 FMClosed April 2019
Demon FMLeicester107.5 FMClosed 3 May 2019
Radio BGWSFarnborough1179 AMClosed May 2019
Betar BanglaHackney, London1503 AMClosed March 2020
CSR 97.4FMCanterbury97.4 FMClosed June 2020

Small scale DAB multiplexes

Permanent small scale multiplexes licensed by OFCOM

Licence areaMultiplex operatorChannelOn-air dateStations
Tynemouth & South ShieldsMUX ONE9B10 December 2021DAB+: Angel Vintage, Dance Revolution, Durham OnAir, First Choice Radio, Frisk Radio, Glitterbeam, Nation 70s, Nation 80s, Nation 90s, Nation Radio UK, Pride Radio, Radio Shields, Spice Radio, Sun FM Radio, The Angel

Small scale trial DAB multiplexes

Small scale multiplexes licensed by OFCOM for a trial period allowing a "more affordable way for smaller stations to broadcast on DAB digital radio":

Licence areaMultiplex operatorChannelOn-air dateStations
BrightonBrighton and Hove Radio9A31 July 2015DAB+: 1BTN, 10-fi.com, 60s, 80s Rhythm, Abacus Radio, Angel Vintage, Atmosphere Radio, bigbeatbrighton, Decadance Radio, Gaydio, Metal Meyhem Radio, Mi-House, Mi-Soul, Platform B, Radio Caroline, Radio Reverb, Regency Radio, Resonance, Slack City Radio, Solar Radio, Southdown Radio, Starpoint Soul, Trickstar and University Radio Falmer
PortsmouthSolent Wireless7Dch19 August 2015Express FM
DAB+: 60s, 80s Rhythm, Atmosphere Radio, B Radio, BFBS Beats, BFBS Portsmouth, Care Radio, CountryLine Radio, Cosoro Radio, Flash, Gaydio, Hits Radio Portsmouth, Hot Gold, Hot Radio, Like One, Like POP, Like Retro, Nation Radio UK, Nation Radio 70s, Nation Radio 80s, Passion Radio, Radio Caroline, Rubix Radio, Skylab Radio, Slack City Radio, Starpoint Soul, V2 Radio and Victory.
ManchesterNiocast Digital10B28 August 2015Fix Radio
DAB+: 45 Radio, Atlantis, Cheesy FM, CountryLine Radio, Cosoro Radio, Delite Radio, Gaydio, Heritage Radio, Hope FM, Like One, London Greek Radio, Love 80s Manchester, Mon's Spaghetti, Nation Radio UK, Pie Radio, Podcast Radio, Radio Africana, Radio Diamond, Radio Sangam, RootsnRockerz, Strawberry Radio, Sunrise Radio (Yorkshire), Unity Radio, Voice of Islam and XS Manchester.
BristolBristol Digital Radio9A5 September 2015BCfm 93.2, BSR 103.4 FM, Somer Valley FM and Ujima Radio
DAB+: Angel Vintage, BFBS Ghurka Radio, Boom Radio, Classic Hits, Eruption Radio, Hub Radio, NOODS Radio, Resonance Extra and Starpoint Soul.
NorwichFuture Digital Norfolk Limited9A9 September 2015Future Radio
DAB+: 45 Radio, Angel Vintage, Atlantis, Cambridge 105, Caroline Flashback, CountryLine Radio, Abacus Radio, Cosoro Radio, Hits Radio Pride, News Radio UK, NME 1, NME 2, Radio Caroline, Resonance Extra, Rubix Radio, Skylab Radio, Slack City Radio, Solar Radio, Weather 24/7 and Zack FM
CambridgeStar Radio7A11 September 2015Angel Vintage, Cambridge 105, CountryLine Radio and Gaydio
DAB+: Arena Radio, Atlantis, Caroline Flashback, Eruption Radio, Glitterbeam, HCR104fm, News Radio UK, Passion Radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Sangam, Radio Xtra, Release Radio, Resonance Extra, Style Radio and Zack FM
North East BirminghamSwitch Radio9A14 September 2015Angel Vintage, Asian Star Radio, Big City Radio, Gaydio and Gorgeous FM
DAB+: 45 Radio, Awaaz FM, Black Country Radio, Club Asia, Cosoro Radio, Delite Radio, Hope FM, Like One, London Greek Radio, Passion Radio, Podcast Radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Central, Radio Sangam, Rajoradio, Solar Radio, Switch Radio and Unity FM
Aldershot & WokingBFBS Aldershot8A19 October 2015B Radio, BFBS Aldershot, BFBS Beats, BFBS Gurkha Radio, Radio Caroline and Radio Woking
DAB+: 60s, Array Radio, Brooklands Radio, Care Radio, Cheesy FM, News Radio UK and V2 Radio.
LondonU.DAB9A29 October 2015Rainbow Radio and Reprezent
DAB+: Angel Vintage, Asian Star Radio, CDNX, Delite Radio, Desi Radio, Fun Kids Junior, London Greek Radio, Mixer Radio, NME 1, NuSound Radio, Podcast Radio, Radio Caroline, Resonance, Resonance Extra, Rinse FM, Riverside Radio, Ruach Radio, Solar Radio, THC Radio, The Beat London and Unity DAB.

NOTE: The Glasgow trial SSDAB multiplex closed on 8 October 2021 ahead of a permanent relaunch of the multiplex in 2022.

RSL stations

Temporary Restricted Service Licence stations are licensed by Ofcom and broadcast for up to 28 days. RSLs are used for a number of purposes including coverage of events and festivals, trial broadcasts by groups aiming to launch a full-time service, student radio and training projects and religious festivals including the Sikh festival Vaisakhi, the Muslim month of Ramadan, Jehovah's Witness conventions and Christian events such as Easter and Christmas.

The following list is a small selection of regular RSL stations which have been set up to cover various festivals and events across the UK:

NameLicence areaTypical air datesAnalogue (kHz/MHz)
Radio AirbourneEastbourneAugust87.7 FM - Live coverage of Eastbourne International Airshow
Air Festival RadioBournemouthAugust87.7 FM - Live coverage of Bournemouth Air Festival
Air Tattoo LiveFairford, GloucestershireJuly87.7 FM - Coverage of the Royal International Air Tattoo
Radio BadmintonBadminton HouseMay87.9 FM - Live coverage of Badminton Horse Trials
BSB RadioVarious race circuitsSpring / Summer87.7 FM - Coverage of British Superbikes Championship
Radio CosfordRAF CosfordJune87.9 FM - Live coverage of Cosford Air Show
Cowes RadioCowesAugust87.7 FM - Live coverage of Cowes Week
Download FMDonington ParkJune87.7 FM - Coverage of the Download Festival
Lincolnshire Show RadioLincolnshire ShowgroundJune107.8 FM - Coverage of the Lincolnshire Show operated by Lincs FM
Liskeard RadioSouth East Cornwall25 November87.7 FM - Christmas Broadcast operated by Liskeard Radio
Open Golf RadioVariesJuly87.7 FM - Coverage of the Open Golf Championship
Radio RamadanUp to 29 local RSLs across the UKDuring period of Ramadan and Eid87.7 FM
Radio SilverstoneSilverstone CircuitJuly87.7 FM - Live coverage of the British Formula One Grand Prix
Ulster Grand Prix RadioCrumlin, Co AntrimAugust107.8 FM - Live coverage of the Ulster Grand Prix motorcycling event
Live @ WimbledonWimbledonJune / July87.7 FM - Live coverage of Wimbledon Tennis Championships with Centre Court commentary on 96.3 FM and Number One court commentary on 97.8 FM
Radio WOMADMalmesburyJuly87.7 FM - Live coverage of the WOMAD music festival
Worthy FMGlastonburyJune87.7 FM - Live coverage of the Glastonbury Festival
Summerfest RadioHaddenham, BuckinghamshireJune - July87.9 FM

Student and schools radio

Most universities plus a number of schools and colleges operate student radio stations with the vast majority only available online. The Student Radio Association represents around 65 student stations.

The following stations are available via an FM community licence or via LPAM and LPFM transmitters:

NameLicence areaFrequencies
Bailrigg FMLancaster University87.7 FM - LPFM
BIRStBournemouth UniversitySee community radio listings for full details
Cam FMUniversity of Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin UniversitySee community radio listings for full details
Fresh FMPetroc, BarnstapleFM 87.7 - LPFM
Insanity RadioRoyal Holloway, University of LondonSee community radio listings for full details
Radio LaBUniversity of BedfordshireSee community radio listings for full details
The MouthCockermouth School87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio RoselandThe Roseland Community College, Tregony87.7 FM - LPFM
Siren FMUniversity of LincolnSee community radio listings for full details
Source FMFalmouth UniversitySee community radio listings for full details
Spark FMUniversity of SunderlandSee community radio listings for full details
Storm FMBangor University87.7 FM - LPFM (Ffriddoedd)
University Radio YorkUniversity of York1350 AM - LPAM
UWS RadioUniversity of the West of ScotlandDAB Digital 11B (Ayr)
Xpression FMUniversity of Exeter87.7 FM - LPFM (Moberly)
87.7 FM - LPFM (Lafrowda)

Hospital radio stations

Typically available within the grounds of a single hospital, these stations broadcast to bedside units and occasionally public areas of the hospital. Hospital radio is free of charge on bedside entertainment systems operated by Hospedia and Premier Bedside and an increasing number of stations are available online.

Around 200 stations are supported by the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA).

The following stations are available via LPAM or LPFM transmitters or as Ofcom licensed community stations:

NamePrimary licence areaFrequency
AHBS (Ashford Hospital Broadcasting Service)William Harvey Hospital, AshfordSee community radio listings
Anker RadioGeorge Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton1386 AM - LPAM
Apple FMMusgrove Park Hospital, TauntonSee community radio listings
BHR 87.7Basildon University Hospital87.7 FM - LPFM
Bridge FM Hospital RadioAshludie Hospital, Carsview Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee87.7 FM and DAB Digital Radio (11B) (Mon-Fri 1200–1400, Sun-Thu 1800-0000)
Radio BronglaisBronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth87.8 FM - LPFM
Canterbury Hospital RadioKent and Canterbury Hospital945 AM - LPAM
Carillon RadioLoughborough Hospital, Coalville Hospital, Ashby de-la-Zouch Hospital, Melton Mowbray Hospital and Oakham Hospital1386 AM - LPAM Loughborough and Coalville, 1431 AM - LPAM Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Oakham
CHBN RadioRoyal Cornwall Hospital, Truro; West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance; St Michael's Hospital, HayleSee community radio listings
Radio CavellRoyal Oldham Hospital1350 AM - LPAM
Chichester Hospital RadioSt Richard's Hospital, Chichester1431 AM - LPAM
Radio ClatterbridgeClatterbridge Hospital, Wirral1386 AM - LPAM
Hospital Radio CrawleyCrawley Hospital1287 AM - LPAM
Radio GlangwiliGlangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen87.7 FM - LPFM
Hospital Radio GwendolenLeicester General Hospital, Leicester1287 AM - LPAM
HBS RadioRoyal Hallamshire Hospital, Weston Park Hospital, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield1431 AM - LPAM
Hemel Hospital RadioHemel Hempstead Hospital, Hemel Hempstead1350 AM - LPAM
Inverness Hospital RadioRaigmore Hospital, InvernessSee community radio listings
Kingstown RadioHull Royal Infirmary Hospital, Hull1350 AM - LPAM
Luton and Dunstable Hospital RadioLuton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton1134 AM - LPAM
Mid Downs Hospital RadioThe Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath1350 AM - LPAM
NH SoundNevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny1287 AM - LPAM
Radio NightingaleRotherham General Hospital, Rotherham945 and 1350 AM - LPAM
Hospital Radio PlymouthDerriford Hospital and Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio RedhillEast Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey1431 AM - LPAM
Rookwood SoundRookwood Hospital, Cardiff and University Hospital Llandough945 AM - LPAM (Rookwood Hospital)
Radio Royal (Falkirk)Falkirk & District Royal Infirmary and Stirling Royal Infirmary1278 AM - LPAM (Falkirk)
Stoke Mandeville Hospital RadioStoke Mandeville Hospital87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio City 1386 AMSingleton Hospital, Swansea1386 AM - LPAM
Radio TynesideFreeman Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, GatesheadSee community radio listings
Victoria Radio NetworkVictoria Hospital, Forth Park Hospital and Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy1287 AM - LPAM
Withybush FMWithybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest87.7 FM - LPFM
Hospital Radio YareJames Paget University Hospital, Gorleston-on-Sea area of Great Yarmouth1350 AM - LPAM

Satellite radio stations

Stations which are broadcast to the UK via satellite:

NameFormatEPG numberComments
EWTN RadioCatholic religious stationSky 0147
GN RadioGhanaian radio stationSky 0185
Kanshi RadioAsian stationSky 0205
Khush Khabri RadioAsian Christian stationSky 0151Formerly Asian Gold Radio
NewstalkCommercial speech stationSky 0210FM 106–108 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Radio 1News, current affairs, sport and musicSky 0160, Freesat 750,
Virgin 917
FM 88.2—90.0 in the Republic of Ireland
RTÉ 2FMPop musicSky 0164, Freesat 751FM 90.0-92.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Raidió na GaeltachtaIrish-language programmingSky 0165, Freesat 753FM 92.0-94.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Lyric FMClassical musicSky 0166, Freesat 752FM 96.7-99.6 in Republic of Ireland
Sukh Sagar RadioGurbani stationSky 0150
Trans World RadioReligious programmingSky 0138, Freesat 790, Freeview 733
WRN EuropeProgramming from international broadcastersSky 0122, Freesat 728,
Virgin 920

LPAM, LPFM and other stations

NameLicence areaFrequencies
BFBS Gurkha RadioLPAM in UK1134 AM Bramcote, 1134 Sandhurst, 1134 Catterick, 1251 York
1278 Shorncliffe, 1278 Stafford, 1287 Maidstone, 1287 Brecon, 1287 Blandford; 105.4 FM (Folkestone), 90.8 (Dover)
BFBS Radio 2Online in UK
National Prison RadioInternal radio station for UK prisonsSatellite
Radio SilverstoneSilverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio DoningtonDonington Park, Castle Donington87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio BrandsBrands Hatch, Kent87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio KnockhillKnockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Nitro FMSanta Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire96.2 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio ThruxtonThruxton Circuit, Andover1602 AM - LPAM (motor sport meetings only)
Albion RadioWest Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich106.9 FM - LPFM (home matchdays only)
Cheltenham RadioCheltenham Racecourse87.7 FM - LPFM (horse racing meetings only)
Sout al KhaleejLondon11B DAB (available on 100.8 FM in Doha, Qatar)
Acacia RadioAnnesley Woodhouse1287 AM - LPAM
Brill Oldies RadioBrill104.7 - LPFM
Leicester Community RadioLeicester1449 AM - LPAM

Frequencies

To conserve space in the listings, the waveband has not been listed after each frequency, but they are easy to tell apart.

  • Whole numbers always refer to a kHz (AM) frequency - i.e. 999 = 999 kHz.
  • Decimal numbers always refer to a MHz (FM) frequency - i.e. 96.2 = 96.2 MHz.
  • A number and letter combination refers to a DAB channel - i.e. 12C = frequency block 12C on 227.360 MHz.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Radio broadcast licences". OfCom.
  2. ^ "UK Radio Licensees - Long Term RSLs". OfCom.
  3. ^ "Radio Broadcasting Updates". OfCom.
  4. ^ "Ofcom Technical Parameters (Excel Document)". OfCom.
  5. ^ "RadioDNS.uk".
  6. ^ "Member Stations - Hospital Broadcasting Association". Hbauk.com.
  7. ^ "Student Radio Association member stations". Studentradio.org.uk.
  8. ^ "Community Radio - Community Media Association". Commedia.
  9. ^ "List of BBC national and local radio stations". BBC.
  10. ^ https://rwsfm.co.uk/radio-west-suffolk-limited/

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