List of radio stations in the United Kingdom

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This is a list of radio stations in the United Kingdom.

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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:

NameFormatOwner or parent companyFM frequenciesAM frequenciesDAB Freeview Freesat Sky Virgin
Absolute Radio Adult-orientated pop/rock Music Bauer Media Group MW 1215, 1197, 1233, 1242, 126011D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7277240107915
Absolute 80s Music from the 1980sBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in Inverness
7260200951
Absolute Radio 90s Music from the 1990sBauer Media Group11A
Also available on local DAB in Inverness
0201
BBC Radio 1 Contemporary hit music BBC FM 97.1-99.712B7007000101901
BBC Radio 1Xtra Black contemporary musicBBC12B7017010137907
BBC Radio 2 Classic and adult contemporary musicBBCFM 88.1-90.212B7027020102902
BBC Radio 3 Classical music, drama and cultureBBCFM 90.3-92.612B7037030103903
BBC Radio 4 News, 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 Extra Comedy, drama and documentary from an archival natureBBC12B7087080131910
BBC Radio 5 Live News, sport and discussionBBCMW 693, 909, 99012B7057050105905
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra Extended coverage of sporting fixturesBBC12B7067060144908
BBC Radio 6 Music Alternative musicBBC12B7077070120909
BBC Asian Network Music and news for British Asian communityBBCMW 1458 (Birmingham)
828 (Wolverhampton)
837 (Leicester)
1449 (Peterborough)
12B7097090119912
BBC World Service International news and featuresBBC12B7107110115906
Classic FM Classical music Global FM 99.9 - 101.911D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7317210106922
Kiss Rhythmic contemporaryBauer Media GroupFM 100.0 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7130178963
Kisstory Old school dance tunes and anthemsBauer Media Group11A714
LBC News, talk and phone-insGlobalFM 97.3 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7329740124919
Magic Adult contemporaryBauer Media GroupFM 105.4 London11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7150180928
Mellow Magic Mellow and calm musicBauer Media Group11A
Planet Rock Classic rockBauer Media Group11A7300110924
Premier Praise Christian radio stationPremier Christian Media Trust11A
Premier Radio Christian radio stationPremier Christian Media TrustMW 1305, 1413 (London)
1566 (Guildford)
11A7250123
Scala Radio Classical musicBauer Media Group11A0216
Sunrise Radio Asian music and speechSunrise Radio London LimitedMW 963, 972 London11A
talkSPORT Sport and phone-ins Wireless Group MW 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 Radio Talk and current affairs The Times/Wireless Group11A

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

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

Also available on local DAB+ in the Channel Islands
Virgin Radio Adult-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 UK Music station for UK Forces British Forces Broadcasting Service 11A7860211
Boom Radio UK Music station for over 55s11AAlso available in London on DAB
Capital UK Current pop hitsGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7247190109958Available in London on 95.8 FM
Capital Dance Current dance musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Capital Xtra Hip 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 Reloaded Old-skool hip hop and R&BGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Fun Kids Children's radio stationFolder Media11A
Gold OldiesGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7220121923Available in London on 1548 MW
Heart UK Adult contemporary musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7287330111918Available in London on 106.2 FM
Heart 70s Music from the 1970sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Heart 80s Music from the 1980sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0112921
Heart 90s Music from the 1990sGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0217
Heart Dance Classic dance musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0146
Jazz FM Jazz musicBauer Media Group11AAvailable in London on DAB
LBC News Rolling newsGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0221Available on 1152 MW and DAB in London with local weather and traffic reports
Smooth UK Adult contemporary musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
7187320128916Available in London on 102.2 FM
Smooth Chill Chill out musicGlobal11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
Also available in London on DAB+
talkRADIO Talk and phone-insWireless Group11A
talkSPORT 2 Sports programming and commentariesWireless Group11A
Union Jack Music from British artistsJack Radio Group11A
Union Jack Dance Dance music from British artistsJack Radio Group11A
Union Jack Rock Rock music from British artistsJack Radio Group11A
Virgin Radio Anthems Guitar-based classicsWireless Group11A
Virgin Radio Chilled Soft adult contemporary and acoustic musicWireless Group11A
Radio X Modern 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 Rock Classic 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), Northern Ireland (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tyne and Wear (11C), Teesside (11B) and Wolverhampton (11B)7250203952
Absolute Radio 60s Music from the 1960snoneInverness (11B) and Stoke-on-Trent (12D)
Angel Vintage Music from the 1920s to 1950sFM 98.6 PortsmouthChannel Islands (12A - DAB+), South Hampshire (11C) and Surrey (10C)
Absolute Radio 70s Music from the 1970snoneLondon (12A - DAB+), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Tayside (11B)
Absolute Radio Country Country 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 Yorkshire (10C), Plymouth (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Capital UK Hit 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), Oxfordshire (10B), Peterborough (12D), Plymouth (12D), Somerset (10B), Swindon (11C) and Bath and West Wiltshire (10D)
Also available on Digital One multiplex DAB+
7247190109958
88.3 Centreforce House music and old skoolnoneDAB+: London (12A), NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D)
Dubai Now Arabic musicnoneLondon (11B) and Cambridge (11C)
Fun Kids Junior Children'snoneDAB+: NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D) and Surrey (10C)
Greatest Hits Radio Classic HitsSee England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / MW networkDigital version of Greatest Hits Radio London available in Cambridge (11C), Kent (11C), Northern Ireland (12D), Northamptonshire (10C), Oxfordshire (10B) and Peterborough (12D)716
Heart UK Adult 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 UK Hit 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 Pride Music for LGBTQ+ communityBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Humberside (10D), London (12C - DAB+), Liverpool (10C), Northern Ireland (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Swansea (12A)
Hope FM ChristiannoneLincolnshire (12A), North Yorkshire (10C - DAB+), NE Wales / W Cheshire (10D - DAB+) and Hereford and Worcester (12A)
Kerrang! Radio Rock musicnoneBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Tayside (11B)717
Magic at the Musicals Songs from musical theatrenoneEdinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Leeds (12D), London (12C - DAB+), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Magic Chilled Soft adult contemporarynoneBradford and Huddersfield (11B), Dundee (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Lancashire (12A), Liverpool (10C), Leeds (12D), Manchester (12C), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Magic Soul Classic soulnoneBirmingham (11C), Bradford and Huddersfield (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (10D), Inverness (11B), Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (10C), London (12C), Manchester (12C), Northern Ireland (12D), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tayside (11B), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Nation Radio UK Classic hitsnone10C (Mid and West Wales)
DAB+: Channel Islands (12A), London (12A), NE Wales and W Cheshire (10D)
Premier Gospel Gospel musicnoneLondon (11B) and Surrey (10C)
Radio Maria England ChristiannoneLondon (12A - DAB+) and Cambridge (11C)
Smooth Country Country 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 UK Adult 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 Berkshire Berkshire, 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 Bristol Bristol, 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 Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire95.7 (Peterborough and Huntingdonshire)
96.0 (Cambridge and Cambridgeshire)
11C (Cambridge)
12D (Peterborough)
722
BBC Radio Cornwall Cornwall and Scilly95.2 (East Cornwall), 96.0 (Isles of Scilly), 103.9 (West Cornwall)11B721
BBC CWR Coventry and Warwickshire94.8 (Coventry and North Warwickshire), 103.7 (South Warwickshire)
104.0 (Nuneaton)
12D719
BBC Radio Cumbria Cumbria95.6 (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)721
BBC Radio Derby Derbyshire and East Staffordshire104.5 (Derby, South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire), 95.3 (North and Mid Derbyshire), 96.0 (Buxton)111610B735
BBC Radio Devon Devon103.4 (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 Essex Essex95.3 (South Essex), 103.5 (North and Mid Essex)12D (Southend and Chelmsford)734
BBC Radio Gloucestershire Gloucestershire104.7 (Gloucestershire), 95.0 (Stroud), 95.8 (Cirencester)141310C735
BBC Radio Guernsey Guernsey93.2 (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 Worcester Herefordshire and Worcestershire94.7 (Herefordshire), 104.0 (Worcestershire), 104.4 (Redditch), 104.6 (Wyre Forest)12A720
BBC Radio Humberside East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire95.910D721
BBC Radio Jersey Jersey88.8102612A (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 Kent Kent96.7 (West Kent), 97.6 (Folkestone), 104.2 (East Kent)11C719
BBC Radio Lancashire Lancashire95.5 (East Lancashire), 103.9 (Central Lancashire), 104.5 (North Lancashire)12A720
BBC Radio Leeds West Yorkshire92.4, 95.3 (Halifax), 102.7 (Keighley), 103.9 (Leeds)12D (Leeds)
11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
719
BBC Radio Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland104.911B721
BBC Radio Lincolnshire Lincolnshire94.9, 104.7 (Grantham)12A722
BBC Radio London Greater London94.912A721Also on Sky 0152, Freesat 718 and Virgin Media 937
BBC Radio Manchester Greater Manchester and North Cheshire95.1 (Manchester and North Cheshire), 104.6 (Saddleworth and Tameside)12C719
BBC Radio Merseyside Liverpool, the Wirral and West Cheshire95.810C722
BBC Radio Newcastle Tyneside, 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 Norfolk Norfolk95.1 (East Norfolk), 95.6 (North Norfolk), 104.4 (West Norfolk)873 (West Norfolk)10B719
BBC Radio Northampton Northamptonshire104.2 (Northampton), 103.6 (Corby)10C734
BBC Radio Nottingham Nottinghamshire103.8, 95.5 (Mansfield), 95.1 (Newark)12C720
BBC Radio Oxford Oxfordshire95.210B722
BBC Radio Sheffield South Yorkshire and North Midlands104.1, 88.6 (Sheffield), 94.7 (Chesterfield)11C734
BBC Radio Shropshire Shropshire96.0 (Central and North Shropshire), 95.0 (Ludlow), 90.9 (Church Stretton), 104.1 (Clun)11B721
BBC Radio Solent Hampshire and Isle of Wight96.1 (Hampshire, Isle of Wight and East Dorset)11C (South Hampshire)722
BBC Radio Solent for Dorset Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset103.8 (West Dorset)11B (Bournemouth)734Opt-out programming from BBC Radio Solent from 0700 to 0900 weekdays
BBC Radio Somerset Somerset95.5156610B722
BBC Radio Stoke North Staffordshire and South Cheshire94.6 (North Staffordshire and South Cheshire), 104.1 (Stafford)12D726
BBC Radio Suffolk Suffolk95.9, 103.9 (South East), 104.6 (North West), 95.5 (Lowestoft)10C720
BBC Radio Surrey Surrey, North East Hampshire and North Sussex104.0 (East Surrey and North Sussex), 104.6 (West Surrey and North East Hampshire)10C722
BBC Radio Sussex East Sussex and West Sussex95.0 (Newhaven), 95.1 (Horsham), 95.3 (Brighton), 104.5 (East Sussex), 104.8 (West Sussex)10B720
BBC Radio Tees Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire95.0 (Teesside), 95.8 (Whitby)11B722
BBC Radio Wiltshire Wiltshire103.6 (Swindon), 103.5 (South Wilts), 104.3 (West Wilts), 104.9 (Marlborough)10D (Bath and West Wiltshire)
11C (Swindon)
721
BBC Radio WM Birmingham, West Midlands and South Staffordshire95.611B (Black Country and Shropshire)
11C (Birmingham)
722
BBC Radio York North Yorkshire95.5 (Scarborough), 103.7 (North Yorkshire) and 104.3 (Northallerton)10C720
BBC Three Counties Radio Bedfordshire, 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 channels Freesat Sky Virgin Freeview (regional)Notes
BBC Radio Scotland Scotland92.4 - 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 Orkney Orkney Islands93.7Local programming includes Around Orkney weekdays from 0730-0800 and lunchtime news bulletin on weekdays at 1230
BBC Radio Shetland Shetland Isles92.7Local programming includes lunchtime news bulletin on weekdays at 1230 and Good Evening Shetland on weekdays from 1730-1800
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal Scotland103.5 - 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 Wales Wales90.3-95.9, 103.9657, 88211C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
10D/12D (North West Wales)
7140117937719
BBC Radio Cymru Wales92-10511C (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 2 Wales11C (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 Ulster Northern Ireland92.4 - 94.612D7160118932719Around 5 hours of programming per week in Irish and Ulster Scots.
BBC Radio Foyle Derry93.112D7170152 (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
Absolute Radio 00s London 12C
Absolute Radio London London 1215 AM12C
Actual Radio Essex 12D
Adventist World Radio London 12A
All Oldies Radio Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire 10D (Herts, Beds & Bucks)
Asian FX North London 1584 AM12A (DAB+)
Asian Sound East Lancashire and Greater Manchester 963 AM (East Lancashire), 1377 (Manchester)12C (Manchester)
Athavan Radio London 11B
BlitzKids Radio Essex 12D
Bloomberg Radio London 11B
Boom Radio UK London 11B
Capital Capital Mid Counties 102.0 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)
Capital Midlands 102.2 FM Birmingham
96.2 FM (Nottingham), 96.5 (Mansfield), 102.8 (Derby), 105.4 (Leicestershire)
11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton)

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

Capital London 95.8 FM12C
Also Freeview 724, Sky Digital 0109, Freesat 719, Virgin Media 958 and Digital One DAB+
Capital Manchester and Lancashire 102.0 FM (Manchester)
107.0 Blackburn, 99.8 Burnley & Pendle, 106.5 Preston, 102.8 Chorley
12C (Manchester)
12A (Central Lancashire)
Capital North East 105.3 FM Newcastle, 105.6 Fenham, 105.8 Hexham, 106.4 Teesside11B (Teesside)
11C (Tyne and Wear)
Capital South 103.2 FM (Southampton), 107.2 (Brighton)11C (South Hampshire), 11B (Bournemouth)
10B (Sussex)
Capital Yorkshire 105.1 (Leeds), 105.6 (Sheffield & Bradford), 105.8 (Hull)Bradford and Huddersfield (11B)
Humberside (10D)
Leeds (12D)
North Yorkshire (10C)
South Yorkshire (11C)
Capital Liverpool 107.6 FM10C
Capital Xtra London 96.9 FM (South London), 107.1 (North London)Also Digital One DAB+, Sky Digital 0144, Freesat 720 and Virgin Media 959
CFM Cumbria and South West Scotland96.4 FM (Carlisle), 102.5 (Penrith), 102.2 (Workington), 103.4 (Whitehaven)
Colourful Radio London 11B
Dee 106.3 Chester 106.3 FM10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Fix Radio London 12A
Fosse 107 NW and SW Leicestershire 107.9 FM (Hinckley/Nuneaton), 107.0 Loughborough
Free Radio Birmingham, Black Country and Shropshire 96.4 FM (Birmingham), 97.2 (Black Country), 103.1 (Shropshire)11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton and Telford)
Coventry and Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire 97.0 FM (Coventry), 102.9 (Leamington), 96.7 (Kidderminster), 97.6 (Hereford), 102.8 (Worcester)12D (Coventry and Warwickshire), 12A (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)
Gem 106 East Midlands 106.0 FM11B (Leicester)
12C (Nottingham)
10B (Derby)
Get Radio Oxfordshire -10B
Gold UK 1548 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)
Goldmine DAB Cornwall 11B
Gorgeous FM Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury and Telford 11B
Greatest Hits Radio London FM 105.8 (London)12C
East of England NORFOLK & 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 Yorkshire FM 99.8 (Hull)10D
Midlands WEST 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 East NORTH EAST: 1152 MW (Tyneside)
TEESSIDE: 1170 MW (Teesside)
NORTH EAST: 11C (Tyneside)
TEESSIDE: 11B (Teesside)
North West LIVERPOOL 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
South BERKSHIRE & 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 Coast SOUTH 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 West BATH & 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)
Yorkshire GRIMSBY: 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 FM South Yorkshire 97.4 FM (Sheffield), 102.9 (Barnsley and Rotherham), 103.4 (Doncaster)11C
Heart Heart East 97.4 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 Hertfordshire 96.6 FM (Watford), 106.9 FM (Hertford, Hitchin and Letchworth), 106.7 (Stevenage)
London 106.2 FM12C
Also Sky 0111, Freesat 733, Freeview 728, Virgin Media 918 and on Digital One DAB+
North East England 101.8 FM (Tyne & Wear), 96.2 (Fenham), 96.4 (Hexham), 100.7 (Teesside)11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England 105.4 FM, 96.9 FM (Morecambe Bay), 102.3 (Windermere), 103.2 (Kendal)12C (Manchester), 10C (Liverpool) and 12A (Central Lancashire)
Heart South 95.9 FM (Thanet), 96.1 (Ashford), 97.0 (Dover), 102.8 (East Kent), 103.1 (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 West FM 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 Midlands 100.7 FM11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
Yorkshire 106.2 FM (South West Yorkshire),
107.6 (Bradford), 107.7 (Sheffield)
11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
12D (Leeds)
11C (South Yorkshire)
Hits Radio Bristol 106.5 FM (Bristol)11B
Bournemouth Bournemouth 107.6 FM11B
Greater Manchester 103.0 FM (Manchester)12C
Also Freeview 711
South Hampshire 107.8 FM (Southampton), 107.4 (Portsmouth), 107.2 (Winchester)11C
Isle of Wight Radio Isle of Wight 107.0 FM, 102.0 (Cowes)
Jack FM Oxfordshire 106.8 FM, 106.4 (Bicester)10B (Oxfordshire)
Jack FM 2 Oxford 10B (Oxfordshire)
Jack FM 3 Oxfordshire 107.9 FM10B (Oxfordshire)
Jazz FM London 12A
Also Sound Digital DAB+, Sky 0202, Freesat 729
Kiss London
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

KissFresh UK DTT onlyFreeview 712
KMFM Kent 107.6 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
LBC London 97.3 FMAlso Digital One DAB, Freeview 732, Sky 0112, Freesat 734, Virgin 919
LBC News London 1152 AM12C
Also on Digital One DAB+
Like Radio Somerset 10B
Lincs FM Lincolnshire 102.2 FM, 96.7 (Grantham), 97.6 (Scunthorpe)12A
London Greek Radio North London 103.3 FM
Love 80s North West Wales and West Cheshire10D
Lyca Radio 1458 London 1458 AM11B
Lyca Gold London 1035 AM11B
Magic Radio London and East Yorkshire 105.4 FM (London)12C (London)
Also on Digital One DAB, Freeview 715, Sky 0180, Virgin Media 928
Mansfield 103.2 FM Mansfield 103.2 FM
Matryoshka Radio London 11B
Metro Radio County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear 97.1 FM (Newcastle), 102.6 (Alnwick)
103.0 (Fenham), 103.2 (Hexham)
11C
Programmes shared 24/7 with TFM
Mi-Soul London 12A
More Radio Sussex 107.8 FM (Hastings), 106.4 (Haywards Heath), 106.8 (Lewes), 107.5 (Eastbourne), 107.7 (Worthing)10B
More Radio Retro Sussex 10B
Outreach Radio Hampshire 11C
Panjab Radio London 558 MW11B
Also on Sky 0130
Peak Radio Derbyshire 10B
Pirate FM Cornwall 102.2 FM (East), 102.8 (West)11B
Polish Radio London London 11B
Premier Radio London 1305 MW (N London and S London), 1413 (W London and SE London), 1566 (Guildford)Also on Digital One DAB and Freeview 725
Pulse 1 Bradford, Halifax, and Huddersfield 102.5 (Huddersfield and Halifax), 97.5 (Bradford)11B (Bradford and Huddersfield), 12D (Leeds)
Radio Bath Bath 10D
Radio City Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West 96.7 FM10C
Radio Essex Essex 105.1 FM (Southend), 107.7 (Chelmsford)12D
Radio Exe Exeter 107.3 FM
Radio Jackie South-West London and North Surrey 107.8 FM
Radio UP Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire 10D (Herts, Beds & Bucks), 10C (Northamptonshire)
Rewind Radio Cornwall 11B
Rock FM Central Lancashire 97.4 FM12A
Sabras Sound Leicester 1260 AM
91.0 FM Leicester, 102.1 Loughborough
11B
Sanskar Radio Leicestershire 11B
Signal 1 North Staffordshire and South Cheshire 102.6 FM (Stoke-on-Trent), 96.9 (Stafford), 96.4 (Congleton)12D
Silk 106.9 Macclesfield 106.9 FM
Smooth Radio London 102.2 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 Midlands 105.7 FM11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
East Midlands 106.6 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 District 100.1 FM (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere), 101.4 (Keswick)
North East England 97.5 FM (North East England), 101.2 (Hexham), 107.5 (Newcastle), 107.7 (Teesside)11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England 100.4 FM (North West England)12C (Manchester), 10C (Liverpool), 12A (Central Lancashire)
Star Radio Cambridge and Ely 100.7 FM (Cambridge), 107.1 (Ely), 107.3 (Saffron Walden), 107.9 (Haverhill)11C (Cambridge), 12D (Peterborough)
Street Sounds Radio Essex 12D
Sun FM Sunderland, Tees Valley and Durham 103.4 FM (Sunderland)
103.2 FM (Darlington), 102.6 (Richmond)
102.8 (Durham), 106.8 (Brusselton)
Sunrise Radio London 963 AM (London), 972 (West London)Also on Sound Digital DAB
Sunrise Radio Yorkshire Bradford 103.2 FM11B
Sunshine Radio (AM) Ludlow 855 AM, 105.9 FM (Ludlow), 107.8 (Clee Hill)
Sunshine Radio (FM) Herefordshire and Monmouthshire 106.2 FM (Hereford), 107.0 (Monmouth), 107.8 (Abergavenny)10C (Gloucestershire), 12A (Hereford & Worcester)
TFM Teesside 96.6 FM11B
Programmes shared 24/7 with Metro Radio
Time 107.5 East London and West Essex107.5 FM
Trickstar Radio South Hampshire 11C
Unity DAB Essex 12D
Viking FM East Riding of Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire 96.9 FM10D
Voice of Islam Radio London 11B
Wave 105 East Dorset, South Hampshire, Isle of Wight and parts of West Sussex and Wiltshire 105.2 FM (South Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex and Wiltshire), 105.8 FM (East Dorset)11B (Bournemouth)
11C (South Hampshire)
Radio X London
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 XL Birmingham 1296 AM11B (Wolverhampton & Shropshire)
XS Manchester Greater Manchester 106.1 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 channelsNotes
Airport Information Radio Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport 1584 AMBoth stations closed in February 1992 after just over one year on air.
Abbey FM Barrow in Furness 107.3 FMStation put into administration on 30 January 2009
Buzz FM Birmingham 102.4 FMLost licence and was replaced by Choice FM 102.2 on 1 January 1995
Centre Radio Leicestershire 97.1 FM and 1260 AMCeased trading and closed on 6 October 1983
Channel Travel Radio Kent channel ports107.6 FMLicence returned to the Radio Authority on 28 September 2000
Devonair Radio Exeter and Torquay 666/954 AM and 97.0/96.4 FMLost licence and was replaced by Gemini Radio on 1 January 1995
Dune FM Southport 107.9 FMStation received winding-up order and transmitter was seized by OFCOM on 9 August 2012
Fen Radio 107.5 Wisbech 107.5 FMLicence returned to Ofcom on 31 July 2008
Liberty Radio London 963/972 AMLost licence and was replaced by Club Asia on 3 July 2003
Mersey 106.7 Liverpool 106.7 FMLicence revoked by Ofcom on 1 April 2009
Mix 107 High Wycombe 107.4 FM, 107.7Licence returned to Ofcom on 1 July 2009
Oak FM NW and SW Leicestershire 107.0 FM (Loughborough)
107.9 (Hinckley)
Closed down on 28 July 2016 due to station owner being put into administration
Pennine FM Huddersfield 107.9 FMLicence returned to Ofcom on 5 April 2010
Radio City Talk Merseyside, North West, Cheshire,North Wales1548AM10CClosed down 31 May 2020 due to financial issues and low listening figures
Radio Victory Portsmouth 95.0 FM and 1170 AMLost licence and was replaced by Ocean Sound on 28 June 1986
Star 107.9 Stroud 107.9 FMLicence returned to Ofcom on 29 September 2006
Sunset Radio Manchester 102.0 FMStation went into liquidation in October 1993
Sunrise Radio East Midlands Leicestershire 1260 AMLost licence and was replaced by Sabras Radio on 7 September 1995
Sunshine 1530 Worcestershire 1530 AMClosed on 6 April 2010 following problem with transfer of broadcast licence
South 107.3 Lewisham 107.3 FMClosed down on 3 April 2009
Time 106.6 East Berkshire, South Buckinghamshire, North Surrey and West London106.6 FMClosed down on 15 October 2015
Time 106.8 Thamesmead 106.8 FMClosed down on 3 April 2009
WNKNorth London103.3 FMClosed down Easter 1993 and broadcast hours were reallocated to London Greek Radio
Yorkshire Radio Yorkshire12CClosed down 29 July 2013

Northern Ireland

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channels
Cool FM Belfast97.4 FM12D
Downtown Radio Northern 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 Country Northern Ireland12D
Q97.2 North Coast Coleraine 97.2 FM, 97.6 (Ballycastle)
Q96.7/102.5 Belfast Belfast96.7 FM (Greater Belfast) 102.5 (North Down and Ards)12D
Q101.2 Tyrone and Fermanagh Omagh and Enniskillen 101.2 FM, 102.1 (Enniskillen)
Q102.9 North West Derry 102.9 FM
Q100.5 Newry and Mourne Newry and Mourne 100.5 FM, 101.1 (Kilkeel)
Q107 Mid Antrim Ballymena 107.0 FM, 107.6 (Larne)

Former Northern Ireland stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channelsNotes
Goldbeat 828 Ceased broadcasting on 22 May 2006 and Radio Authority revoked the licence
Heartbeat 1521

Scotland

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channels
Absolute Radio 60s Inverness 11B
Absolute Radio 70s Tayside 11B
Absolute Radio 80s Inverness 11B
Absolute Radio 90s Inverness 11B
Argyll FM Kintyre, Mid Argyll, Islay and Jura 106.5 FM (Campbeltown), 107.1 (Islay and Jura) and 107.7 (South Knapdale)
Radio Borders Borders 96.8 FM (Selkirk), 102.3 (Berwick-Upon-Tweed), 103.1 (Peebles) and 103.4 (Eyemouth)
Capital Scotland Central Scotland105.7 FM (East), 106.1 (West)11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
Central 103.1 FM Clackmannanshire, Falkirk, Stirling 103.1 FM11D (Central Scotland)
Clyde 1 Glasgow and West Central Scotland102.5 FM, 97.0 (Vale of Leven), 102.3 (Rothesay), 103.3 (Firth of Clyde)11C
Clyde 2 1152 AM11C
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Forth 1 Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife 97.3 FM, 97.6, 102.2 (Penicuik)12D
Forth 2 1548 AM12D
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
GO Radio Glasgow Central Scotland11D
Heat Radio Inverness 11B
Heart Scotland Central Scotland100.3 FM (Glasgow), 103.3 (Edinburgh), 101.1 (Rosneath)11D
Heartland FM Perthshire 97.5 FM (Pitlochry)
Isles FM Isle of Lewis 103.0 FM
Kingdom FM Fife 105.4 FM (St Andrews), 106.3 (The East Neuk), 95.2 (West Fife), 96.1 (Central & East Fife), 96.6 (Kirkcaldy)11D
MFR Inverness and Northern Scotland97.4 FM (Inverness)
96.6 FM (Speyside)
102.8 (Keith)
96.7 (Wick)
96.7 (Fraserburgh)
11B
MFR 2 1107 AM11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Nation Radio Scotland Glasgow and Dumbartonshire 96.3 FM (Glasgow)
103.0 FM (Dumbarton), 106.9 (Helensburgh, Lomondside and Inverclyde)
Radio North Angus Arbroath and Carnoustie 96.6 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 1 Aberdeen and North East Scotland 96.9 FM, 97.6, 103.0 (Peterhead)11C
Northsound 2 11C
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 Scotland Dundee 102.0 FM (Dundee), 106.6 (Perth)11D (Central Scotland)
Scottish Sun 80s Central Scotland 11D
Scottish Sun Chilled Radio Central Scotland 11D
Scottish Sun Hits Central Scotland 11D
SIBC Shetland 102.2 FM, 96.2 (Bressay)
Radio Skye Skye & Lochalsh 102.7 FM, 106.2 (Portree)-
Smooth Glasgow Central Scotland 105.2 FM11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
talkSPORT Scotland Central Scotland11D
Tay FM Tayside and North Fife 96.4 FM (Perth), 102.8 (Dundee)11B
Tay 2 1584 AM (Perth), 1161 (Dundee)11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
Two Lochs Radio Gairloch 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 Groove Scotland 11D (Central Scotland), 11C (Aberdeen), 11B (Ayr)
Waves Radio Peterhead and Fraserburgh 101.2 FM11C
West FM Ayrshire 96.7 FM, 97.5 (Girvan), 106.7 (Rothesay)11B
West Sound AM 1035 AM11B
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)
West Sound FM Dumfries and Galloway 96.5 FM (Stranraer), 97.0 (Dumfries), 103.0 (Kirkcudbright)
Part of The Greatest Hits Network (Scotland)

Former Scottish stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)DAB channelsNotes
River FM Livingston FM 103.4, 107.7Station closed on 29 September 2006 and licence returned to Ofcom
talk 107 Edinburgh 107.0 FM11D (Central Scotland)Station closed on 23 December 2008 and licence returned to Ofcom
L107 Lanarkshire 107.9 FM, 107.5 (Cumbernauld)Station closed on 11 November 2010 and licence returned to Ofcom
XFM Scotland Paisley 96.3 FM11D (Central Scotland), 11B (Ayr)Station closed on 13 September 2015 and licence returned after OFCOM refused request by Global Radio to network 24/7 from London
NECR Aberdeenshire 102.1 FM (Inverurie), 103.2 (Colpy), 97.1 (Turriff)
102.6 (Kildrummy), 106.4 (Strathdon),
97.1 (Braemar), 101.9 (Ballater)
11CStation closed on 15 August 2018 and licence returned after OFCOM

Wales

NameLicence areaAnalogue frequenciesDAB channels
Aspen Waite Radio South East Wales 12C (Cardiff and Newport)
Colwyn Bay 87.7 FM (COVID-19 RSL)10D/12D (North West Wales)
Bridge FM Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan 106.3 FM12C (Cardiff and Newport)
Capital Cymru Anglesey and Gwynedd 103.0 FM (Anglesey and Gwynedd)10D/12D (North West Wales)
Capital North West and Wales North Wales Coast, Wrexham and Chester 96.3 FM (North Wales Coast), 97.1 (Wirral), 103.4 (Wrexham, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Cheshire West and Chester)10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Capital South Wales Cardiff and Newport 103.2 FM (Cardiff), 97.4 (Newport)12C
Radio Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire 97.1 FM (Carmarthenshire), 97.5 (Carmarthen), 97.5 (Llanelli)10C
Dragon Radio Wales 12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10C (Mid and West Wales), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire - DAB+)
Heart North Wales North 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

Heart South Wales South 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 Radio South Wales and Mid Wales 106.8 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)
Nation 80s Mid and West Wales 10C (Mid and West Wales)
Radio Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire 102.5 FM, 107.5 (Fishguard and Tenby)10C
Smooth Radio (Wales) Wales 1260 AM (Wrexham)12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10D/12D (North West Wales)
Sunshine Radio Monmouthshire See England listings for full details
Swansea Bay Radio Swansea 102.1 FM10D/12D (North West Wales)
Greatest Hits Radio South Wales Swansea 1170 AM12A (Swansea), 12C (Cardiff and Newport),
The Wave Swansea 96.4 FM12A

Former Welsh stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)Reason for closure
Mountain FM South Wales DAB onlyClosed July 2013
Valleys Radio South Wales Valleys 1116 AM, 999Station closed on 30 April 2009 and licence returned to OFCOM
Radio Hafren Mid Wales and The Borders756 AM and 102.1FMClosed 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 Classics Channel Islands DAB only12A (DAB+)
Bailiwick Hits Channel Islands DAB only12A (DAB+)
Channel 103 Jersey 103.7 FM12A (DAB+)
Energy FM Isle of Man 98.6 FM, 93.4 (North Isle of Man), 98.4 (Ramsey), 91.2 (Laxey), 102.4 (Peel), 105.2 (Maughold)
Island FM Alderney, Guernsey and Sark 104.7 FM (Guernsey), 93.7 (Alderney)12A (DAB+)
Manx Radio Isle of Man 97.2 FM (Carnane), 89.0 (Snafell), 103.7 (Jurby), 89.5 (Peel) and 1368 AM
Soleil Radio Channel Islands DAB only12A (DAB+)
3FM Isle of Man 104.2 (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
Absolute Radio 10s London 12C
Asian FX London 12AAlso available on 1584 AM in North London
Atlantis Surrey 10C
Chris Country London and NE Wales and W Cheshire 12C (London), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Classic 1 Surrey 10C
Dragon Radio NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D
Gold London 12CAlso available on 1548 AM and on Digital One DAB+
Great Yorkshire Radio Lincolnshire12A
Hits Radio Pride London 12C
Home Radio Lincolnshire12A
In Demand Radio NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D
Liverpool Live 24/7 NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D
Love 80s Liverpool NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D
Magic at the Musicals London 12C
Podcast Radio Surrey 10C
Radio Maria England London12A
Release Radio Surrey 10C
Sami Swoi Radio Surrey 10C
Sandgrounder Radio NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D
Smooth Chill London 12CAlso available on Digital One DAB+
Solar Radio London 9A
This is The Coast North Yorkshire 10C
TX1 Radio Lincolnshire12A
Unity DAB London 9A
Virgin Radio Groove London 12A
York Mix North Yorkshire 10C
Zest NW NE Wales and W Cheshire 10D

Community radio stations

NameLicence areaAnalogue (kHz/MHz)Notes
Abbey104 Sherborne 104.7 FMOn Air: 16 February 2013
ABC-FM Portadown 100.2 FMOn Air: June 2015
Academy FM (Folkestone) Folkestone 105.9 FMOn Air: 31 March 2011
Academy FM (Thanet) Thanet 107.8 FMOn Air: 5 April 2010
AHBS Community Radio Ashford in Kent 107.1 FMOn Air: 19 May 2011
AIR 107.2 Weymouth and Portland 107.2 FMOn Air: 11 May 2013
Alive Radio Dumfries 107.3 FMOn Air: 1 September 2009
Akash Radio Leeds 1323 AMOn Air: August 2015
ALL FM South, Central and East Manchester 96.9 FMOn Air: 22 May 2002
Amber Sound FM Amber Valley, Derbyshire 107.2 FM (Ripley), 98.4 (Belper)On Air: 17 September 2008
Ambur Radio Walsall 99.4 FMOn Air: 1 August 2009
Andover Radio Andover 95.9 FMOn Air: 22 April 2018
Angel Radio (Portsmouth) Portsmouth 98.6 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 Wight 91.5 FMOn Air: 24 March 2007
Apple FM Taunton, Somerset 97.3 FMOn Air: 11 May 2013
Radio Asian Fever Leeds 107.3 FMOn Air: 1 March 2007
Asian Star Slough 101.6 FMOn Air: April 2007
Awaz FM Glasgow 107.2 FMOn Air: 29 April 2002
Awaaz FM Southampton 99.8 FMOn Air: August 2017
Awaaz Radio High Wycombe 107.4 FMOn Air: 24 March 2011
Bangor FM Bangor 107.9 FMOn Air: July 2012
BCB 106.6fm Bradford 106.6 FMOn Air: 1 March 2002
Bradford Asian Radio Bradford 1413 AMOn Air: July 2016
Beyond Radio Lancaster 103.5 FM Lancaster, 107.5 CarnforthOn Air: 30 July 2016
BCfm Bristol 93.2 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
BCR 103.1 FM Sheffield 103.1 FMOn Air: 31 May 2008
The Beat London Harlesden, London 103.6 FMOn Air: 16 April 2007 (formerly BANG Radio)
Belfast 89FM Belfast 89.3 FMOn Air: 30 June 2015
Beverley FM Beverley 107.8 FMOn Air: 20 January 2015
BFBS Northern Ireland Lisburn 100.6 FMOn Air: 8 May 2006
Aldergrove and Antrim 106.5 FMOn Air: 5 March 2008
Holywood 101.0 FMOn Air: 5 March 2008
BFBS Radio Aldershot 102.5 FMOn Air: 11 December 2006
Blandford 89.3 FM, 1287 AM (Bovington)On Air: 23 August 2012
Catterick 106.9 FM, 87.7 (Leconfield), 1287 AM (Ripon), 1287 (Topcliffe), 1287 (Dishforth)On Air: 11 May 2006
Colchester 107.0 FM, 1287 AM (Bassingbourn), 1287 (Wattisham), 1287 (Woodbridge)On Air: 2 May 2006
Scotland 98.5 FM Edinburgh, 87.7 (Inverness), 87.7 (Fort George), 1287 AM (Glencourse)On Air: 14 August 2006
Salisbury Plain 106.8 FMOn Air: 11 December 2006
BFBS Brize Norton Brize Norton 106.1 FMOn Air: October 2018
BFBS Gurkha Radio Shorncliffe 105.4 FMOn Air: October 2019
Big City Radio Birmingham 89.1 FMOn Air: 1 November 2005 (formerly Aston FM)
BigglesFM Biggleswade 104.8 DMOn Air: 22 April 2011
Bishop FM Bishop Auckland 105.9 FMOn Air: 31 October 2009
Blackburn 102.2 FM Blackburn 102.2 FMOn Air: March 2020
Black Cat Radio St Neots 102.5 FMOn Air: 17 April 2017
Black Country Radio Stourbridge 102.5 FMOn Air: 1 January 2008 (formerly The Bridge)
Black Diamond FM East and Central Midlothian 107.8 FMOn Air: 21 May 2007
Blast 106 Belfast 106.4 FMOn Air: 8 July 2009
Blast 106 (Causeway Coast) Coleraine 106.4 FMOn Air: October 2020
Blyth Valley Radio Southwold 105.0 FMOn Air: 4 July 2009
Bolton FM Bolton 96.5 FMOn Air: 20 June 2009
Bounce FM Banbridge 102.4 FMOn Air: July 2018
Branch FM Dewsbury 101.8 FMOn Air: 9 December 2007
Bradley Stoke Radio Ltd Bradley Stoke, Bristol 103.4 FMOn Air: 13 September 2013
BRFM 95.6 FM Isle of Sheppey 95.6 FMOn Air: 30 October 2006
BRfm 97.3 Blaenau Gwent 97.3 FMOn Air: 18 October 2007
Bro Radio Vale of Glamorgan 98.1 FM Barry, 100.2 Llantwit MajorOn Air: 31 March 2009
Buchan Radio Peterhead 107.9 FMOn Air: 2 February 2019
Burgess Hill Radio Burgess Hill 103.8 FMOn Air: 27 October 2018
Bute Island Radio Rothesay 96.5 FM (formerly Bute FM)On Air: 15 July 2009
Radio Cabin Herne Bay 94.6 FMOn Air: 8 April 2017
Caithness FM Caithness 102.5 FMOn Air: January 2020
Calon FM Wrexham 105.0 FMOn Air: 11 October 2021
(originally on air from 1 Mar 2008 - 20 Jan 2021)
Cam FM Cambridge 97.2 FMOn Air: 1 October 2010
Cambridge 105 Cambridge 105.0 FMOn Air: 20 July 2010
CamGlen Radio Cambuslang and Rutherglen 107.9 FMOn Air: 19 March 2015
Cando FM Barrow in Furness 106.3 FM (Barrow in Furness), 107.3 (Ulverston)On Air: November 2015
Carillon Wellbeing Radio West Leicestershire 1476 AMOn Air: 14 January 2019
Radio Cardiff Cardiff 98.7 FMOn Air: 8 October 2007
Radio Caroline Suffolk and North Essex 648 AMOn Air: 22 December 2017
Caroline Community Radio Maldon, Essex 94.7 FMOn Air: 19 October 2020
Castledown Radio Tidworth 104.7 FMOn Air: 4 November 2006
The Cat Crewe and Nantwich 107.9 FMOn Air: 14 February 2015
Celtic Music Radio Glasgow 95.0 FMOn Air: 16 January 2008
CHBN Radio Truro 100.8 FMOn Air: August 2014
CCR 104.4 Chelmsford 104.4 FMOn Air: 18 March 2017
Chorley FM Chorley 102.8 FMOn Air: 24 November 2006
City Beat 103.2 Preston 103.2 FM (formerly Preston FM)On Air: 6 October 2008
Coast & County Radio Scarborough 97.4 FMOn air: 9 November 2016
Coast FM (formerly Penwith Radio) Penzance 96.5, 97.2 FMOn Air: 5 November 2016 (Coast FM), 30 August 2014 (Penwith Radio)
Community Voice FM Middlesbrough 104.5 FMOn Air: 10 August 2009
Corby Radio Corby 96.3 FMOn Air: 5 December 2009
Crescent Radio Rochdale 97.0 FMOn Air: 12 September 2006
Cross Counties Radio Lutterworth 92.0 FMOn Air: 31 August 2020
Cross Rhythms Stoke-on-Trent 101.8 FMOn Air: 28 February 2002
Plymouth 96.3 FMOn Air: 29 March 2007
Croydon FM Croydon 97.8 FMOn Air: 11 September 2021
Crystal FM Penicuik 107.4 FMOn Air: 1 December 2013
Dales Radio Yorkshire Dales 104.9, 103.0 FM, 936 AMOn Air: 11 January 2016
Dawn FM Nottingham 107.6 FMOn Air: 28 March 2006
Dean Radio Cinderford 105.6 FM, 95.7 (Lydney)On Air: 24 August 2018
Desi Radio Southall 1602 AM
Also Sky 0169
On Air: May 2002
Deveron FM Banff 107.4 FMOn Air: January 2015
Digital Hits One Weston-super-Mare 100.5 FMOn Air: 1 June 2021
Diverse FM Luton 102.8 FMOn Air: April 2007
Down FM Downpatrick 105.0 FMOn Air: 30 March 2006
Drive 105 Derry 105.3 FMOn Air: 27 January 2009
Drystone Radio South Craven 103.5 FMOn Air: 16 January 2009
Dunoon Community Radio Dunoon 97.4 FMOn Air: 1 December 2009
East Coast FM East Lothian 107.6 FMOn Air: 27 April 2013
East Devon Radio Exmouth 106.4 FM Exmouth, 95.0 Sidmouth, 94.6 Cranbrook (formerly ExmouthAiR Radio)On Air: 5 March 2013
EAVA FM Leicester 102.5 FMOn Air: 5 December 2008
Eden FM Penrith 107.5 FMOn Air: July 2014
Endeavour FM Boston 107.0 FMOn Air: 22 August 2016
Erewash Sound Ilkeston 96.8, 103.5 FMOn Air: 6 March 2010
Express FM Portsmouth 93.7 FMOn Air: 13 March 2006
103 The Eye Melton Mowbray 103.0 FMOn Air: 1 November 2005
Raidió Fáilte Belfast 107.1 FMOn Air: 15 September 2006
Fantasy Radio Devizes 97.0 FMOn Air: 29 February 2012
Faza FM Nottingham 97.1 FMOn Air: 25 March 2002
Felixstowe Radio Felixstowe 107.5 FMOn Air: 5 September 2009
Fiesta FM Southampton 95.0 FMOn Air: 17 September 2018
First FM Oxford 105.1 FMOn Air: 14 February 2014 (formerly Destiny 105)
Flame CCR Wirral 1521 AMOn Air: 19 December 2009
Flex FM London 101.4 FMOn Air: 1 July 2018
Forest FM East Dorset 92.3 FM Verwood, 98.9 FerndownOn Air: 4 July 2006
Frome FM Frome 96.6 FMOn Air: 16 June 2012
Funky SX Southend 103.7 FMOn Air: 1 April 2016
FUSe FM Ballymoney Ballymoney 107.5 FMOn Air: 6 July 2015
Future Radio Norwich 107.8 FMOn Air: 6 August 2007
Gateway 97.8 Basildon 97.8 FMOn Air: 28 August 2010
Gaydio Manchester 88.4 FM
Also on DAB in London (11B)
On Air: 18 June 2010
Glastonbury FM Glastonbury 107.1 FMOn Air: 30 April 2009
GFM Gloucester 96.6 FMOn Air: 21 July 2006
GLOW Radio Farnborugh 106.5 FMOn Air: May 2021
Gravity FM Grantham 97.2 FMOn Air: 1 December 2008
Great Driffield Radio Great Driffield 107.2On Air: 2 December 2018
GTFM Pontypridd 107.9 FM, 100.2 (Mountain Ash), 107.1 (Aberdare)On Air: 24 May 2002
Gulshan Radio Wolverhampton 106.9 FMOn Air: 11 February 2016
Halton Community Radio Runcorn 92.3 FMOn Air: 8 August 2008
Harborough FM Market Harborough 102.3 FMOn Air: 5 February 2007
Harbour Radio Great Yarmouth 107.4 FMOn Air: 30 August 2017
Radio Hartlepool Hartlepool 102.4 FMOn Air: 14 October 2008
Hayes FM Hayes, west London 91.8 FMOn Air: 1 September 2007
Hermitage FM Coalville and Ashby-de-la-Zouch 99.2 FMOn Air: 14 November 2009
Heritage Radio Manchester 90.6 FMOn Air: 5 June 2016
Hillz FM Coventry 98.6 FMOn Air: 1 June 2009
HitMix Radio Newcastle-under-Lyme 107.5 FMOn Air: 28 November 2015
90.1 Hope FM Bournemouth and Poole and Christchurch 90.1 FMOn Air: 1 May 2007
Hot Radio Poole 102.8 FM
Also on DAB in South Hampshire
On Air: 8 November 2008 (formerly The Bay)
Hull Kingston Radio East Hull 107.5 FMOn Air: 6 February 2015
HCR FM Huntingdon 104.0 FMOn Air: 23 April 2011
Kane FM Guildford 103.7 FMOn Air: October 2011
Insanity Radio Egham 103.2 FMOn Air: 8 March 2012
Inspiration FM Northampton 107.8 FMOn Air: 24 July 2010
Inspire FM Luton 105.1 FMOn Air: 10 August 2010
In2beats Bedford 106.5 FMOn Air: 23 April 2011
Radio Ikhlas Normanton, Derby 107.8 FMOn Air: 8 September 2006
Ipswich Community Radio Ipswich 105.7 FMOn Air: 15 August 2007
Irvine Beat FM Irvine, North Ayrshire 107.2 FMOn Air: 12 August 2013
Islands FM Isles of Scilly 107.9 FMOn Air: 3 September 2007 (formerly Radio Scilly)
IÚR FM Newry 101.4 FMOn Air: 10 October 2007
Radio LaB Luton 97.1 FMOn Air: 15 October 2010
Jorvik Radio York94.8 FMOn Air: 4 November 2019
Kane FM Guildford103.7 FMOn Air: 28 October 2011
KCC Live Knowsley99.8FMOn Air: 18 June 2009
Keith Community Radio Keith and Moray 107.7 FM - evening opt-out of MFR FMOn Air: January 2013
Kemet Radio Nottingham 97.5 FMOn Air: 25 January 2007
Kennet Radio Newbury 106.7 FMOn Air: March 2018
Koast Radio Ashington 106.6 FMOn Air: December 2015
Kohinoor FM Leicester 97.3 FMOn Air: 23 December 2008
KYFM Kirkcaldy 107.0 FMOn Air: March 2014
LDC Radio Leeds 97.8 FMOn Air: 17 June 2020
Leisure FM Pattiswick 107.4 FMOn Air: 6 June 2010
Radio Leyland Leyland 104.8 FMOn Air: 1 April 2019
Lincoln City Radio Lincoln 103.6 FMOn Air: 19 April 2010
Link FM Sheffield 96.7 FMOn Air: February 2016
Lionheart Radio Alnwick 107.3 FMOn Air: 30 March 2007
Maritime Radio Greenwich 96.5 FMOn Air: 20 April 2019
Marlow FM Marlow 97.5 FMOn Air: 11 May 2011
Mearns FM Stonehaven 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 FM East Grinstead 107.0 FMOn Air: 1 March 2010
MKFM Milton Keynes 106.3 FMOn Air: 7 September 2015
Also on DAB in Herts, Beds and Bucks (10D)
MônFM Anglesey and Gwynedd 96.8 & 102.5 FMOn Air: 12 July 2014
Moorlands Radio Staffordshire Moorlands 103.7 FMOn Air: 7 November 2009
Radio Newark Newark 107.8 FMOn Air: 2 May 2015
New Style Radio Birmingham 98.7 FMOn Air: 14 August 2002
Nevis Radio Fort William 96.6, 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 98FM Lisburn 98.8 FMOn Air: 30 September 2011
NLive Radio Northampton 106.9 FMOn Air: 30 September 2016 (formerly NNBC)
North Manchester FM North Manchester 106.6 FMOn Air: 6 July 2009
Nova FM Newport, Shropshire 97.5 FMOn Air: 1 August 2015
Nova Radio North East Newcastle upon Tyne 102.5 FMOn Air: 8 June 2007
NuSound Radio Forest Gate, London 92.0 FMOn Air: 19 March 2007
Oldham Community Radio Oldham 99.7 FMOn Air: 17 March 2007
Paisley FM Paisley 107.5 FMOn Air: 1 February 2019
Panj Radio Coventry 1521 AMOn Air: December 2016
Peace FM Moss Side, Manchester 90.1 FMOn Air: 1 October 2009
Pendle Community Radio Nelson 103.1 FMOn Air: 28 August 2007
Penistone FM Penistone 95.7 FMOn Air: 6 June 2009
Peterborough Community Radio (PCR FM) Peterborough 103.2 FMOn Air: 14 April 2017
Phoenix FM Brentwood 98.0 FMOn Air: 23 March 2007
Phoenix Radio Halifax 96.7 FMOn Air: 10 December 2007
Phonic FM Exeter 106.8 FMOn Air: 15 February 2008
Platform B Brighton 95.0 FMOn Air: 1 October 2018
Pulse FM Barrhead 98.4 FMOn Air: 28 July 2009
Pulse Somerset 104.4 FMOn Air: 9 May 2013
Purbeck Coast FM Swanage 101.2 FMOn Air: April 2019
Pride FM Newcastle upon Tyne 89.2 FMOn Air: 9 July 2018
QUAY-FM Alderney, Channel Islands 107.1 FM
Also on DAB+ in Channel Islands (12A)
On Air: 12 February 2015
Radio 2 Funky Leicester 95.0 FMOn Air: April 2020
Raaj FM West Bromwich 91.3 FMOn Air: 31 January 2009
Radio Cabin Herne Bay 94.6 FMOn Air: 8 April 2017
Radio Ninesprings Yeovil and South Somerset 104.5 FM Yeovil, 103.3 Wincanton, 107.6 ChardOn Air: 1 October 2018
Radio Plus Coventry 101.5 FMOn Air: 20 December 2010
Radio Ramadhan 365 Glasgow 1530 AMOn Air: May 2019
Red Kite Radio Thame and Haddenham 107.2 FMOn Air: 18 June 2017
Redroad FM South Rotherham 102.4 FMOn Air: 27 March 2010
Reprezent South London 107.3 FMOn Air: 18 March 2011
Resonance FM London 104.4 FMOn Air: 1 May 2002
Radio Reverb Brighton 97.2 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
Revival FM Cumbernauld 100.8 FM, 93.0 (Glasgow)On Air: 31 August 2006
Rhondda Radio Treorchy 106.1 FM, 97.5 (Ferndale)On Air: 29 July 2018
Ribble FM Clitheroe 106.7 FMOn Air: 25 July 2016
Rinse FM London 106.8 FMOn Air: February 2011
Riviera FM Torbay 107.9 FMOn Air: 1 April 2020
RNIB Connect Glasgow 101.0 FM
Also Freeview 730
On Air: 30 March 2007
Rossendale Radio Haslingden and Rawtenstall 104.7 FMOn Air: 22 December 2018
RWSfm 103.3 Bury St Edmunds 103.3 FMOn Air: 13 August 2010
Saint FM Burnham-on-Crouch 94.7 FMOn Air: 1 December 2007
Salford City Radio Salford 94.4 FMOn Air: 30 September 2007
Salaam Radio Peterborough 106.2 FMOn Air: 30 June 2016
Radio Saltire East Lothian FM 106.7, 107.2On Air: 2 December 2018
Radio Sangam Huddersfield 107.9 FMOn Air: 8 May 2016
Seahaven FM Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and Eastbourne 96.3 FM (Seaford), 95.6 (Eastbourne)On Air: 9 January 2011
105.3 Seaside FM Holderness 105.3 FMOn Air: 5 October 2007
Sedgemoor FM (formerly Access FM) Bridgwater 104.2 FMOn Air: 9 June 2013
Radio Seerah Leicester 1575 AMOn Air: 1 February 2019
106.9 SFM Sittingbourne 106.9 FMOn Air: 26 July 2012
Sheffield Live! Sheffield 93.2 FMOn Air: 29 October 2007
Sheppey FM 92.2 Sheppey, Kent 92.2 FMOn Air: 18 April 2017
shmuFM Aberdeen 99.8 FMOn Air: 1 October 2007
Siren FM Lincoln 107.3 FMOn Air: 11 August 2007
Sine FM Doncaster 102.6 FMOn Air: 26 September 2009
Skyline Community Radio Hedge End and Botley 102.5 FMOn Air: 7 January 2006
Somer Valley FM Midsomer Norton and Radstock 97.5 FMOn Air: 12 January 2009
Soundart Totnes 102.5 FMOn Air: 17 December 2008
Sound Radio Rhyl, Abergele and Prestatyn 103.1 FMOn Air: 8 February 2021
Source FM Falmouth 96.1 FMOn Air: 28 Feb 2009
Spark FM Sunderland 107.0 FMOn Air: 26 October 2009
Speysound Radio Badenoch and Strathspey 107.1 FMOn Air: 4 December 2009
Spice FM Newcastle upon Tyne 98.8 FMOn Air: 8 August 2008
Radio St Austell Bay St Austell 105.6 FMOn Air: 28 January 2008
Stafford FM Stafford 107.3 FMOn Air: 25 April 2015
Sunny Govan Radio Govan 103.5 FMOn Air: 28 March 2007
Sunshine 104.9 Belfast 104.9 FMOn Air: January 2019
Susy Radio Redhill and Reigate 103.4 FMOn Air: 15 July 2012
Swindon 105.5 Swindon 105.5 FMOn Air: 15 March 2008
Switch Radio Birmingham 107.5 FMOn Air: 30 April 2010
Takeover Radio Leicester 103.2 FMOn Air: 5 March 2002
Sutton-in-Ashfield 106.9 FMOn Air: 1 March 2010
Tameside Radio Tameside 103.6 FMOn Air: 30 September 2007
Radio Tamworth Tamworth 106.8 FMOn Air: 31 October 2009 (formerly TCR fm)
TD1 Radio Galashiels 106.5 FMOn Air: 30 March 2015
Tempo FM Wetherby 107.4 FMOn Air: 11 September 2006
10Radio Wiveliscombe, Somerset 105.3 FMOn Air: 2 March 2008
The Thread North East Cheshire 102.8 FM (formerly Canalside Community Radio)On Air: 4 December 2008
Radio Tircoed Tircoed, Swansea 106.5 FMOn Air: 1 December 2008
3TFM Saltcoats 103.1 FMOn Air: 18 April 2008
TMCR North East Doncaster 95.3 FMOn Air: 14 December 2009
Tone FM Taunton 107.8 FMOn Air: 29 February 2013
Tone FM Taunton 107.8 FMOn Air: 29 February 2013
Radio Tyneside Newcastle upon Tyne 93.6 FMOn Air: 5 July 2018
Uckfield FM Uckfield 105.0 FMOn Air: 1 July 2010
Ujima Radio Bristol 98.0 FMOn Air: 4 July 2008
Unity 101 Southampton 101.1 FMOn Air: 12 December 2005
Unity FM Birmingham 93.5 FMOn Air: 2 August 2006
Unity Radio Manchester 92.8 FMOn Air: Summer 2010
Vectis Radio Newport Isle of Wight 104.6 FMOn air Autumn 2017
Radio Verulam St Albans 92.6 FMOn Air: 7 July 2007
Vibe 107.6 Watford 107.6 FMOn Air: 8 August 2011
Vixen 101 Market Weighton 101.8 FMOn Air: 20 November 2008
Voice FM Southampton 103.9 FMOn Air: 1 September 2011
The Voice North Devon 106.1 (Barnstaple), 107.8 (Bideford and Ilfecombe)On Air: March 2014
Radio Warrington Warrington 1332 AMOn Air: 20 July 2016
WCR Community Radio Warminster 106.5 FMOn Air: 1 April 2012
WCR FM Wolverhampton 101.8 FMOn Air: 30 March 2007
Westside FM Hanwell 89.6 FMOn Air: 13 September 2007
West Somerset Radio Minehead 104.4 FMOn Air: 22 October 2018
106.9FM WHCR Kingston upon Hull 106.9 FMOn Air: 26 March 2007
Radio Winchcombe Winchcombe 107.1FMOn Air: 18 May 2012
Witney Radio West Oxfordshire FM 90.2 Charlbury and Woodstock, 99.9 Witney, 105.3 Eynsham, 107.4 Chipping NortonOn Air: 16 June 2017
Wycombe Sound High Wycombe 106.6 FMOn Air: 31 October 2016
Wythenshawe FM Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester 97.2 FMOn Air: 22 March 2002
YO1 Radio York 102.8 FMOn Air: 27 August 2018
Your FM Stockport 107.8 FMOn Air: 13 September 2007 (formerly Pure 107.8)
Youthcomm Radio Worcester 106.7 FM
Also on DAB in Herefordshire and Worcestershire (12A)
On Air: 13 January 2008
Zack FM Forest Heath 105.3 FMOn Air: 22 June 2009
Zetland FM Redcar 105.0 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 Calling Chelmsford 104.4 FMClosed Feb 2007
Sound Radio Hackney 1503 AMClosed June 2007
TGR Sound Bexleyheath 103.7 FMClosed 22 Jun 2008
Vibe FM Enniskillen 105.3 FMClosed October 2009
Forest of Dean Radio Cinderford 1521 AM, 1503 NewentClosed 31 Dec 2009
Link FM Harold Hill 92.2 FMClosed: 28 Jun 2010
Féile FM Belfast 103.2 FMClosed 25 March 2011
Boundary Sound Newark 102.6 FMClosed 23 June 2011
Voice Radio Caerphilly DAB 11C (Cardiff and Newport)Closed 20 July 2011
Wayland Radio Wayland, Norfolk 107.3 FMClosed 27 August 2011
Burngreave Community Radio Burngreave, Sheffield 103.1 FMClosed: September 2011
Radio Sandwell Sandwell, West Midlands 106.9 FMClosed: November 2011
XS (formerly Afan FM) Neath and Port Talbot 107.9 FM (Port Talbot),
97.4 (Neath)
Closed 13 December 2011
Cheshire FM Mid Cheshire92.5 FMClosed 27 January 2012
Rossendale Radio Haslingden and Rawtenstall 104.7 FMClosed 5 March 2012 (returned on air in December 2018)
Diversity FM Lancaster 103.5 FMClosed 31 March 2012
The Park Lymington 97.9 FMClosed 8 June 2012
ON FM Hammersmith, London 101.4 FMClosed January 2013
OX105 FM Oxford 105.1 FMClosed 2 October 2013
Stroud FM Stroud 107.9 FMClosed 12 February 2014
BFBS Ballykinler Ballykinler 107.5 FMClosed 4 August 2014 (due to closure of the Abercorn Barracks)
The Superstation Orkney 105.4 FMClosed 16 November 2014
Indigo FM Kirkby Lonsdale 106.6 FMClosed December 2014
Shine FM Banbridge 102.4 FMClosed 28 August 2015
Radio Sunlight Medway 106.6 FMClosed 19 February 2016
98.8 Castle FM Leith and North Edinburgh 98.8 FMClosed February 2016
Voice of Africa Radio Stratford, London 94.0 FMClosed March 2016
Radio Teesdale Barnard Castle 105.5 FM, 102.1 (Romaldkirk)Closed July 2016
Ummah FM Reading 95.6 FMClosed July 2016
West Wolds Radio Pocklington 103.1 FMClosed 30 September 2016
The Hub Mid Cornwall 106.1 FM (Truro), 106.4 (St Mawes and Mevagissey)Closed 28 October 2016
Radio Jcom Leeds 1386 AMClosed November 2016
Tulip Radio Spalding, Lincolnshire 107.5 FMClosed 30 January 2017
Point FM Rhyl 103.1 FMClosed July 2017
IMAN FM North East Sheffield and South West Rotherham 103.1Closed July 2017
Brecks FM Watton, Norfolk 106.9 FMClosed 3 December 2017
Brick FM St Boswells 103.0 FMClosed December 2017
An Radio Uist 105.2 FMClosed February 2019
Radio Glan Clwyd Bodelwyddan 1287 AMClosed February 2019
Wirral Radio Wirral 92.1 FM, DABClosed 1 March 2018
Cross Rhythms Teesside Stockton-on-Tees 107.1 FMClosed April 2019
Demon FM Leicester 107.5 FMClosed 3 May 2019
Radio BGWS Farnborough 1179 AMClosed May 2019
Betar Bangla Hackney, London 1503 AMClosed March 2020
CSR 97.4FM Canterbury 97.4 FMClosed June 2020

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
Brighton Brighton and Hove Radio9A31 July 2015DAB+: 1BTN, 10-fi.com, 60s, 80s Rhythm, Angel Vintage, Atmosphere Radio, bigbeatbrighton, Classical 1, 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
Portsmouth Solent Wireless 7D19 August 2015Express FM
DAB+: 60s, 80s Rhythm, Aspen Waite Radio, Atmosphere Radio, B Radio, BFBS Beats, BFBS Portsmouth, Chris Country, Cosoro Radio, Flash, Gaydio, Hits Radio Portsmouth, Hot Gold, Hot Radio, Like Radio, Nation Radio UK, Nation Radio 70s, Nation Radio 80s, Passion Radio, POP DAB, Radio Caroline, Rubix Radio, Skylab Radio, Slack City Radio, Starpoint Soul, Teseuteu and V2 Radio.
Manchester Niocast Digital 10B28 August 2015Fix Radio
DAB+: 45 Radio, Atlantis, Cheesy FM, Chris Country, Cosoro Radio, Delite Radio, Gaydio, Heritage Radio, Hope FM, 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.
Bristol Bristol 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, Goldmine DAB, Hub Radio, NOODS Radio, Resonance Extra and Starpoint Soul.
Norwich Future Digital Norfolk Limited 9A9 September 2015Future Radio
DAB+: 45 Radio, Angel Vintage, Atlantis, Cambridge 105, Caroline Flashback, Chris Country, Classic 1, 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
Cambridge Star Radio7A11 September 2015Angel Vintage, Cambridge 105, Chris Country and Gaydio
DAB+: Atlantis, Black Cat Radio, Caroline Flashback, HCR104fm, News Radio UK, Passion Radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Sangam, Release Radio, Resonance Extra, Rubix Radio, Star Radio and Zack FM
North East Birmingham Switch 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 Radio, London Greek Radio, Passion Radio, Podcast Radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Central, Radio Sangam, Solar Radio, Switch Radio and Unity FM
Aldershot & Woking BFBS 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.
London U.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 Airbourne Eastbourne August87.7 FM - Live coverage of Eastbourne International Airshow
Air Festival Radio Bournemouth August87.7 FM - Live coverage of Bournemouth Air Festival
Air Tattoo Live Fairford, GloucestershireJuly87.7 FM - Coverage of the Royal International Air Tattoo
Radio Badminton Badminton House May87.9 FM - Live coverage of Badminton Horse Trials
BSB Radio Various race circuitsSpring / Summer87.7 FM - Coverage of British Superbikes Championship
Radio Cosford RAF Cosford June87.9 FM - Live coverage of Cosford Air Show
Cowes Radio Cowes August87.7 FM - Live coverage of Cowes Week
Download FM Donington Park June87.7 FM - Coverage of the Download Festival
Lincolnshire Show Radio Lincolnshire Showground June107.8 FM - Coverage of the Lincolnshire Show operated by Lincs FM
Liskeard Radio South East Cornwall 25 November87.7 FM - Christmas Broadcast operated by Liskeard Radio
Open Golf Radio VariesJuly87.7 FM - Coverage of the Open Golf Championship
Radio Ramadan Up to 29 local RSLs across the UKDuring period of Ramadan and Eid 87.7 FM
Radio Silverstone Silverstone Circuit July87.7 FM - Live coverage of the British Formula One Grand Prix
Ulster Grand Prix Radio Crumlin, Co AntrimAugust107.8 FM - Live coverage of the Ulster Grand Prix motorcycling event
Live @ Wimbledon Wimbledon June / 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 WOMAD Malmesbury July87.7 FM - Live coverage of the WOMAD music festival
Worthy FM Glastonbury June87.7 FM - Live coverage of the Glastonbury Festival
Summerfest Radio Haddenham, Buckinghamshire June - 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 FM Lancaster University 87.7 FM - LPFM
BIRSt Bournemouth University See community radio listings for full details
Cam FM University of Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin University See community radio listings for full details
Fresh FM Petroc, Barnstaple FM 87.7 - LPFM
Hub Radio University of the West of England, Bristol 1449 AM - LPAM
Insanity Radio Royal Holloway, University of London See community radio listings for full details
Radio LaB University of Bedfordshire See community radio listings for full details
The Mouth Cockermouth School 87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio Roseland The Roseland Community College, Tregony 87.7 FM - LPFM
Siren FM University of Lincoln See community radio listings for full details
Source FM Falmouth University See community radio listings for full details
Spark FM University of Sunderland See community radio listings for full details
Stag Radio University of Surrey 1350 AM - LPAM
Storm FM Bangor University 87.7 FM - LPFM (Ffriddoedd)
Surge University of Southampton 1287 AM - LPAM
University Radio Bath University of Bath 1449 AM - LPAM
University Radio York University of York 1350 AM - LPAM

88.3 FM - LRSL

UWS Radio University of the West of Scotland DAB Digital 11B (Ayr)
Xpression FM University of Exeter 87.7 FM - LPFM (Moberly)
87.7 FM - LPFM (Lafrowda)
Xtreme Radio Swansea University 1431 AM - LPAM

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, Ashford See community radio listings
Anker Radio George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton 1386 AM - LPAM
Apple FM Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton See community radio listings
BHR 87.7 Basildon University Hospital 87.7 FM - LPFM
Bridge FM Hospital Radio Ashludie Hospital, Carsview Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee 87.7 FM and DAB Digital Radio (11B) (Mon-Fri 1200–1400, Sun-Thu 1800-0000)
Radio Bronglais Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth 87.8 FM - LPFM
Canterbury Hospital Radio Kent and Canterbury Hospital 945 AM - LPAM
Carillon Radio Loughborough Hospital, Coalville Hospital, Ashby de-la-Zouch Hospital, Melton Mowbray Hospital and Oakham Hospital 1386 AM - LPAM Loughborough and Coalville, 1431 AM - LPAM Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Oakham
CHBN Radio Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro; West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance; St Michael's Hospital, Hayle See community radio listings
Radio Cavell Royal Oldham Hospital 1350 AM - LPAM
Chichester Hospital Radio St Richard's Hospital, Chichester 1431 AM - LPAM
Radio Clatterbridge Clatterbridge Hospital, Wirral 1386 AM - LPAM
Hospital Radio Crawley Crawley Hospital 1287 AM - LPAM
Radio GlamorganUniversity Hospital of Wales, CardiffOnline, Mobile and Smart-Speakers
Radio Glangwili Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen 87.7 FM - LPFM
Hospital Radio Gwendolen Leicester General Hospital, Leicester 1287 AM - LPAM
HBS Radio Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Weston Park Hospital, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield 1431 AM - LPAM
Hemel Hospital Radio Hemel Hempstead Hospital, Hemel Hempstead 1350 AM - LPAM
Inverness Hospital Radio Raigmore Hospital, Inverness See community radio listings
Kingstown Radio Hull Royal Infirmary Hospital, Hull 1350 AM - LPAM
Luton and Dunstable Hospital Radio Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton 1134 AM - LPAM
Mid Downs Hospital Radio The Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath 1350 AM - LPAM
NH Sound Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny 1287 AM - LPAM
Radio Nightingale Rotherham General Hospital, Rotherham 945 and 1350 AM - LPAM
Hospital Radio Plymouth Derriford Hospital and Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary 87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio Redhill East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey 1431 AM - LPAM
Rookwood Sound Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff and University Hospital Llandough 945 AM - LPAM (Rookwood Hospital)
Radio Royal (Falkirk) Falkirk & District Royal Infirmary and Stirling Royal Infirmary 1278 AM - LPAM (Falkirk)
Stoke Mandeville Hospital Radio Stoke Mandeville Hospital 87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio City 1386 AM Singleton Hospital, Swansea 1386 AM - LPAM
Radio Tyneside Freeman Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead See community radio listings
Victoria Radio Network Victoria Hospital, Forth Park Hospital and Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy 1287 AM - LPAM
Radio West Suffolk West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds See community radio listings
Withybush FM Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest 87.7 FM - LPFM
Hospital Radio Yare James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston-on-Sea area of Great Yarmouth 1350 AM - LPAM

Satellite radio stations

Stations which are broadcast to the UK via satellite:

NameFormatEPG numberComments
EWTN Radio Catholic religious stationSky 0147
GN Radio Ghanaian radio stationSky 0185
Kanshi Radio Asian stationSky 0205
Khush Khabri Radio Asian Christian stationSky 0151Formerly Asian Gold Radio
Newstalk Commercial speech stationSky 0210FM 106–108 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Radio 1 News, current affairs, sport and musicSky 0160, Freesat 750,
Virgin 917
FM 88.2—90.0 in the Republic of Ireland
RTÉ 2FM Pop musicSky 0164, Freesat 751FM 90.0-92.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Irish-language programmingSky 0165, Freesat 753FM 92.0-94.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Lyric FM Classical musicSky 0166, Freesat 752FM 96.7-99.6 in Republic of Ireland
Sukh Sagar Radio Gurbani stationSky 0150
Trans World Radio Religious programmingSky 0138, Freesat 790, Freeview 733
WRN Europe Programming 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
BFBS Radio 2Online in UK
National Prison Radio Internal radio station for UK prisonsSatellite
Radio Silverstone Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Donington Donington Park, Castle Donington 87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Brands Brands Hatch, Kent 87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Knockhill Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline 87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Nitro FM Santa Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire 96.2 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Thruxton Thruxton Circuit, Andover 1602 AM - LPAM (motor sport meetings only)
Albion Radio West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich 106.9 FM - LPFM (home matchdays only)
Cheltenham Radio Cheltenham Racecourse 87.7 FM - LPFM (horse racing meetings only)
Sout al Khaleej London 11B DAB (available on 100.8 FM in Doha, Qatar)
Acacia Radio Annesley Woodhouse 1287 AM - LPAM
Brill Oldies Radio Brill 104.7 - LPFM
Leicester Community Radio Leicester 1449 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.

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