Changes on Trial Portsmouth DAB Multiplex

There have been some changes to the stations broadcasting on trial small scale DAB multiplex for Portsmouth. The stations Flash and Mango Vibe have both been re-labelled. Previously both services had a ‘+’ suffix, but this has now been removed. Mango Vibe and Totally Radio have increased their bit rates to 64 kbps, with Weather…Read moreRead more

NECR to Close at Midnight

Inverurie based North East Community Radio (NECR) is to close at midnight tonight (15/08/18). The station has announced that they are no longer able to operate, due to local advertising moving on-line. NECR broadcasts across North East Scotland on various FM frequencies, and is also available on the Aberdeen local DAB multiplex. The station commenced…Read moreRead more

Radio Tyneside is Nearly Ready to Launch on FM

Hospital radio station Radio Tyneside will launch it’s FM service on Thursday 5th July (the 70th birthday of the NHS) at midday. The service will use the 93.6 FM frequency. The station successfully gained a community radio license for 5 years, allowing it to expand to cover a wide area of Newcastle and Gateshead. The…Read moreRead more

Ofcom Awards a Further Eight Community Radio Licences

Ofcom has announced a further eight new community radio licenses. One of these is a larger license for an existing community station, another is an expansion of a hospital radio station, whilst the remaining six are mix of new stations or FM extensions of existing online or DAB services. BE FM – Christian radio station…Read moreRead more

Radio Clatterbridge to Hold Ken Dodd Tribute

Merseyside hospital radio station Radio Clatterbridge is to hold a tribute to Sir Ken Dodd, called Doddy Day, on Wednesday the 28th March. Listeners will hear the music and comedy of the highly respected comedian, who passed away recently. Ken Dodd was a long standing supporter of the station, and became a patron in 2004….Read moreRead more