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
  90.50 BBC Radio 3 Sutton Coldfield
  91.30 Raaj FM Sandwell, West Bromwich
  92.70 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Sutton Coldfield
  93.50 Unity FM Birmingham East
  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 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
100.10 Classic FM Sutton Coldfield
100.70 Heart West Midlands Sutton Coldfield
102.20 Capital Birmingham Metropolitan House
102.70 The Villan Radio Aston Villa F.C.
103.10 Free Radio Telford, The Wrekin
103.60 Ambur Radio Walsall
105.20 Planet Rock Sutton Coldfield
105.70 Smooth Radio West Midlands Sutton Coldfield
107.50 Switch Radio Castle Vale
107.70 The Wolf Wolverhampton, Mander House
DAB,MHz Station Transmitter
218.640
(11B)
BBC Radio Shropshire
BBC WM 95.6
Free Radio
Free Radio 80s
Pop Up Radio
Xfm London
Wolverhampton, Turners Hill
220.352
(11C)
BBC WM 95.6
Capital Birmingham
Heart West Midlands
Kerrang! Radio
Panjab Radio
Smooth Radio West Midlands
Free Radio
Free Radio 80s
Heat Radio
The Hits Radio
Xfm London
Metropolitan House + Wolverhampton, Turners Hill + Lickey Hills + Lichfield
222.064
(11D)
Absolute Radio
Absolute 80s
Absolute Radio 90s
BFBS Radio 1
Capital Xtra
Classic FM
Kiss
LBC Radio
Planet Rock
Premier Christian Radio
Smooth Radio
talkSPORT
TeamRock Radio
UCB UK
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 + 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, 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: 245.0 m
The Sutton Coldfield transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility located in north Sutton Coldfield, in Birmingham, England. The tower was built in 1949.

 

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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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