MIDLANDS AM RADIO STATIONS

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Frequency (khz) Station Details
693
BBC Radio 5 Live National news and sport network, launched on March 28th 1994, replacing the original Radio 5. Has exclusive radio rights to FA Premiership football, usefull for those that don't have Sky. Also available on Digital Radio
828
BBC Asian Network See 837khz
837
BBC Asian Network BBC network in the Midlands for the Asian community. Broadcasts on this frequency in Leicester, but also broadcasts on 828 and 1458 in Birmingham. Also available on Digital Radio
909
BBC Radio 5 Live See 693khz. Also available on Digital Radio
945
Gold Derby Launched on 4th October 1988, originally called GEM-AM, this is a station which broadcasts oldies from the 60's and 70's. The station is part of GCap's Gold Network. The 945khz frequency is primarily for the Derby area, as the station also broadcasts on 999khz in Nottingham.Also available on Digital Radio in the Leicester and Nottingham areas
990
Free Radio 80s Sister station to Free Radio playing nothing but 80s music and Wolves and West Brom match commentaries.Also broadcasts on 1017khz AM in Shropshire.Also available on Digital Radio in the Wolverhampton area.
999
Gold Nottingham See 945khz
1017
Free Radio 80s Free Radio 80s for Shropshire. See 990khz. Also available on Digital Radio in the Shropshire area.
1053
Talk Sport National talk station, launched on 14th February 1995. Broadcasts on the old AM frequecies of Radio 1. Originally it broadcast all sorts of phone ins and topical debates, but recently has become devoted to sport, at least during most of the day. Now promotes itself as "The UK's first all sports radio station". Also broadcasts on 1089khz AM. Also available on Digital Radio
1089
Talk Sport See 1053khz. Also available on Digital Radio
1116
BBC Radio Derby BBC local radio for Derby
1152
Free Radio 80s Sister station to Free Radio, playing 80s music with additional local football coverage. Also available on Digital Radio in the Birmingham area.
1215
Absolute Radio National pop and rock station launched on 30th April 1993. Christian O Connell present the breakfast show. Other presenters include Russ Williams, Ben Jones, amongst others. Also available on Digital Radio
1260
Sabras Radio Asian station in Leicester, launched on 7th September 1995, replacing Sunrise East Midlands. Also available on Digital Radio in the Leicester area
1287
Radio Gwendolen Hospital radio station serving Leicester General Hospital, broadcasting on a low power AM licence
1296
Radio XL Asian station based in Birmingham. Also available on Digital Radio in the Birmingham area
1332
Smooth Peterborough Part of the Smooth Network, this station broadcasts in Peterborough and replaced Gold in March 2014. Previously the frequency carried Classic Gold and before that 1332 The World's Greatest Music Station
1359
Free Radio 80s Sister station to Free Radio, playing 80s music with local football coverage.Also available on Digital Radio in the Coventry area.
1368
BBC Radio Lincolnshire BBC local radio for Linclonshire
1458
BBC Asian Network See 837khz
1557
Smooth Northamptonshire Part of the Smooth Network, this station broadcasts to Northampton and replaced Gold in March 2014. The frequency was previously Classic Gold 1557 and before that Northants Supergold