Spectrum Radio Network Advertise London Frequency

Spectrum Radio Network have advertised availability on the 1548 MW/AM frequency which covers North London. This frequency is currently occupied by Love Sport, and it is not yet clear what will happen to that station. Spectrum also have a London wide DAB slot, and two London DAB+ slots available. For those and the MW frequency,…Read moreRead more

Date Announced for Panjab Radio Frequency Switch

Panjab Radio will switch MW (AM) frequencies with Love Sport on 1st August. Panjab Radio will take over the 558 MW frequency, enabling the station to expand to cover the whole of the Greater London area. This allows Panjab Radio to match the coverage of its rival stations Lyca Radio and Sunrise Radio. Panjab Radio…Read moreRead more

Mi-Soul Radio to Cease Broadcasting in Glasgow

Digital station Mi-Soul is to cease broadcasting in Glasgow on DAB. Although the removal date is yet to be confirmed, a brief removal and subsequent re-instatement has already occurred, and the stations website no longer refers to broadcasting in Glasgow. Mi-Soul continues to broadcast on DAB in Brighton, London, and Manchester.

Entire Radio Station Moves to a New Home

In what could be a first, Rathergood Radio has moved in it’s entirety, and is now broadcasting to the London area on DAB from studios in Reading. To complicate matters, what was Rathergood Radio in County Durham and North Yorkshire has now rebranded to Vintage Music Radio, playing music from the 70s and 80s. Both…Read moreRead more

Small Scale DAB Extensions

All current small-scale DAB multiplexes in the UK have had their licenses extended until┬áMarch 31st, 2020. These multiplexes allow small commercial and community stations the opportunity to broadcast on DAB at an affordable cost. The current small-scale multiplexes are: Aldershot Birmingham Brighton Bristol Cambridge Glasgow Central London Manchester Norwich Portsmouth The license extension is to…Read moreRead more

05/08/2018: News Round-up

The change of ownership at 2BR has already been covered in a separate post, so here is some of the other stories from the past week: Juice 107.2 in Brighton is to rebrand as Capital Brighton on the 3rd September. The station will have a complete new presenter line-up, and will take most programmes from…Read moreRead more

22/07/2018: News Round Up

Here are some of the stories from the past two weeks: Community radio station 88.3 Centreforce has joined DAB in London, broadcasting on the London 2 multiplex, using the newer DAB+ format at 32 kbps. Encore Radio appears to have left the North Yorkshire DAB multiplex. Reports are conflicting with the Frequency Finder website having…Read moreRead more

15/06/2018: News Round Up

Here is the news from the past week: 45 Radio has joined the Norwich trial small scale DAB multiplex,using DAB+ at 48 kbps. This service is aimed at listeners aged 45 and over. Jazz FM has switched to DAB+ at 40 kbps, and is no longer available on all radios. Flame Christian has ceased broadcasting…Read moreRead more

Bauer Station Changes

In connection with the upcoming launch of Hits Radio, Bauer have made some changes to their DAB service line up. Absolute Radio 70s and Kerrang ceased broadcasting in London. Their two mono slots have been combined to provide a stereo slot for Hits Radio. Absolute Radio 70s and Kerrang are now available on the Tayside…Read moreRead more

Love Sport Requests Format Change

London station Love Sport, which broadcasts on 558 MW and DAB, has requested a format change from Ofcom. The move is to allow a greater focus on sports coverage. The request is to remove the requirement to cover business, finance and entertainment news, in order to provide a 24 hour speech service focussing on sport…Read moreRead more