Radio stations in Birmingham

Click on the radio station name to listen online. Local stations should give strong reception. The other stations, highlighted in light gray, will give weaker reception. Reception can vary within a town or city, in particular, more stations will be received on higher ground. Some community stations only cover part of a city.
FM,MHz Station Transmitter
  88.30 BBC Radio 2 Sutton Coldfield
  89.10 Big City Radio Barry Jackson Tower
  89.30 BBC Radio 2 Holme Moss
  90.50 BBC Radio 3 Sutton Coldfield
  91.30 Raaj FM Sandwell, West Bromwich
  91.50 BBC Radio 3 Holme Moss
  92.70 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Sutton Coldfield
  93.50 Unity FM Birmingham East
  93.70 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Holme Moss
  94.60 BBC Radio Stoke
BBC Radio 5 Live
Stoke-on-Trent, Alsagers Bank
  94.80 BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
BBC Radio 5 Live
Meriden
  95.60 BBC WM 95.6
BBC Radio 5 Live
Sutton Coldfield
  96.00 BBC Radio Shropshire
BBC Radio 5 Live
Telford, The Wrekin
  96.40 Free Radio Sutton Coldfield
  97.20 Free Radio Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
  97.90 BBC Radio 1 Sutton Coldfield
  98.70 New Style Radio Cambridge Tower
  98.90 BBC Radio 1 Holme Moss
100.10 Classic FM Sutton Coldfield
100.70 Heart West Midlands Sutton Coldfield
101.10 Classic FM Holme Moss
101.60 101.6/102.4 Touch FM Tamworth
102.00 102 Touch FM Stratford-upon-Avon, Lark Stoke
102.20 Capital Birmingham Metropolitan House
102.60 Signal 1 Stoke-on-Trent, Alsagers Bank
103.10 Free Radio Telford, The Wrekin
103.60 Ambur Radio Walsall
103.70 BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
BBC Radio 5 Live
Stratford-upon-Avon, Lark Stoke
104.40 BBC Hereford & Worcester
BBC Radio 5 Live
Redditch, Headless Cross
104.90 BBC Radio Leicester
BBC Radio 5 Live
Leicester, Copt Oak
105.20 Absolute Radio Sutton Coldfield
105.70 Smooth West Midlands Sutton Coldfield
107.50 Switch Radio Castle Vale
107.70 Signal 107 Wolverhampton, Mander House
DAB,MHz Station Transmitter
202.928
(9A)
Ambur Radio
Big City Radio
Black Country Radio
Gaydio
London Greek Radio
Oak FM
Scratch Radio
Starpoint Radio
Switch Radio
96.2 Touch FM
Castle Vale
216.928
(11A)
Absolute 80s
Awesome Radio
Fun Kids
Heat Radio
Jazz FM
Kisstory
Magic Chilled
Mellow Magic
Panjab Radio
Planet Rock
Premier Christian Radio
Premier Praise
Share Radio
Sunrise Radio
talkRADIO
talkSPORT 2
UCB 2
Virgin Radio
Metropolitan House + Lichfield + Lickey Hills + Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
218.640
(11B)
BBC Radio Shropshire
BBC WM 95.6
Capital Birmingham
Free Radio
Free Radio 80s
Heart West Midlands
Pop Up Radio
Radio XL
Smooth West Midlands
Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
220.352
(11C)
Absolute Radio 90s
BBC WM 95.6
Capital Birmingham
Free Radio
Free Radio 80s
Gold
Heart West Midlands
Heat Radio
Kisstory
Smooth West Midlands
Metropolitan House + Lichfield + Lickey Hills + Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
222.064
(11D)
Absolute Radio
BFBS Radio 1
Capital Xtra
Classic FM
Heart extra
Kiss
LBC Radio
Magic
Radio X
Smooth Extra
talkSPORT
UCB 1
Sutton Coldfield + Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
225.648
(12B)
BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 1Xtra
BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 3
BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 Extra
BBC Radio 5 Live
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
BBC Radio 6 Music
BBC Asian Network
BBC World Service
Sutton Coldfield + Lickey Hills + Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
LW,kHz Station Transmitter
    162 France Inter France, Allouis transmitter, 2000 kW
    198 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Droitwich, 500 kW
    252 RTÉ Radio 1 Extra Ireland, Dublin, Clarkestown, 500 kW
MW,kHz Station Transmitter
    693 BBC Radio 5 Live Droitwich, 150 kW
    828 BBC Asian Network
BBC Radio 5 Live
Wolverhampton, Sedgley, 0.2 kW
    990 Free Radio 80s Wolverhampton, Sedgley, 0.09 kW
  1053 talkSPORT Droitwich, 500 kW
  1152 Free Radio 80s Langley Mill, 3 kW
  1215 Absolute Radio Droitwich, 105 kW
  1296 Radio XL Langley Mill, 10 kW
  1458 BBC Asian Network
BBC Radio 5 Live
Langley Mill, 5 kW
 





 

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Sutton Coldfield transmitting station


Coordinates: 52°36'02" N, 01°50'02" W ; Site Height: 167.7 m; Structure Height: 270.5 m
The Sutton Coldfield transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility located in north Sutton Coldfield, in Birmingham, England. On 17 December 1949, it became the first television transmitter to broadcast outside London and the Home Counties, bringing BBC Television to viewers outside of the south-east of England for the first time. A new mast was built around 1983 to replace the original structure, primarily to support new mixed-polarisation FM antennas. In terms of population covered, it is the second most important transmitter in the UK, after Crystal Palace in London.

     

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Droitwich transmitting station


Coordinates: 52°17'48" N, 02°06'19" W ; Structure Height: 213 m
The Droitwich transmitting station is a large broadcasting facility for longwave and mediumwave transmissions, established in 1934 in the civil parish of Dodderhill, just outside the village of Wychbold, which is near Droitwich, Worcestershire, England. This transmission site is the location of the British Broadcasting Corporation's most powerful longwave transmitter, which together with the two Scottish longwave transmitters at Burghead and Westerglen forms part of a network broadcasting on the same frequency. This frequency was 200 kHz until 1989 and is now 198 kHz.

 

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