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|Slogan||The North East Sound|
|First air date||6 December 1997|
|Format||Current & Classic Hits|
|Owner||Waves Radio Limited|
Waves Radio is a local radio station based in Peterhead, North East Scotland. The station is on air 24 hours a day with live shows from 6am till 10pm (apart from "a wave of hits" from 6pm-7pm on weekdays which is automated).
Peterhead is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is Aberdeenshire's biggest settlement, with a population of 18,537 at the 2011 Census.
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Sharing a border with England to the southeast, Scotland is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and the North Channel to the southwest. In addition to the mainland, situated on the northern third of the island of Great Britain, Scotland has over 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
Waves Radio was born in 1990 after its founder and owner known as Kenny King applied to the then Radio Authority for an RSL licence. The station in the early years was known as Waves AM broadcasting by means of Restricted Service Licences from a studio at the Lido beach area in Peterhead, during the town's annual Scottish Week celebrations.
Following the success of the initial broadcasts the station returned every summer, with the introduction of additional broadcasts made over the Christmas periods in 1994 and 1995. The station ceased broadcasting in July 1996 and was unable to transmit over the festive period due to the announcement of the full-time licence. After gaining a full-time licence, Waves Radio launched on 6 December 1997, from its current studios at Blackhouse Circle.
The station primarily focuses on 60s music, including the Beatles.
Glenn Moir is the station's news editor, responsible for producing the daily local news bulletins. These are broadcast at 8.30am, 12.30pm and 5.30pm Monday - Friday. In addition to these, a weekly news magazine programme, Making Waves, is broadcast on Sunday evenings from 6.00pm - 7.00pm.
The Sportsdesk, a daily round up of sports news, is broadcast at 5.20pm on weekdays. On Saturday afternoons scores and results are updated from 2-6pm on the Sportsmix.
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Radio Borders is a radio station broadcasting to the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland from studios in Tweedbank, just outside Galashiels. The station can be heard across much of the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland and can be heard as far north as Gorebridge in Midlothian and as far south as Langholm and Canonbie in Dumfries & Galloway.
Forth 1 is a British local radio station, broadcasting to Lothian and Fife, and based in Forth Street in Edinburgh's city centre. The station broadcasts on 97.3 FM with relays covering West Lothian on 97.6 FM and Penicuik on 102.2 FM, as well as on DAB and online. The station plays a variety of music, mainly Top 40, but older tunes are also inserted into the playlist. Forth 1 is owned by Bauer Radio and operated by Radio Forth and forms part of Bauer's Hits Radio network of stations.
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Original 106 is an independent radio station broadcasting to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. It was awarded its broadcast licence in January 2007 and the station launched on 28 October 2007 at 1:06 pm. The first record played was "Revolution" by The Beatles. On 12 September 2009 the station was sold to a consortium led by Adam Findlay which included John Quinn and Murray Strachan. Adam Findlay's New Wave Media owned Dundee radio station Wave 102, John Quinn is the majority shareholder and chairman of Central FM, a station which covers the Forth Valley in the Central Belt.
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