Radio stations in Bristol

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. Many web-streams are limited to a UK audience only due to Broadcast licensing rules.
FM,MHz Station Transmitter
  88.60 BBC Radio 2 Hereford, Ridge Hill
  89.00 BBC Radio 2 Bath, Bathampton Down
  89.30 BBC Radio 2 Ilchester Crescent
  89.90 BBC Radio 2 Cardiff, Wenvoe
  90.80 BBC Radio 3 Hereford, Ridge Hill
  91.20 BBC Radio 3 Bath, Bathampton Down
  91.50 BBC Radio 3 Ilchester Crescent
  92.10 BBC Radio 3 Cardiff, Wenvoe
  93.00 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Hereford, Ridge Hill
  93.20 Bristol Community FM Barton Hill
  93.40 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Bath, Bathampton Down
  93.70 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Ilchester Crescent
  94.30 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Cardiff, Wenvoe
  94.70 BBC Hereford & Worcester
BBC Radio 5 Live
Hereford, Ridge Hill
  94.90 BBC Radio Bristol
BBC Radio 5 Live
East Dundry
  95.50 BBC Somerset
BBC Radio 5 Live
  95.90 BBC Radio Wales
BBC World Service
Newport, Christchurch
  96.30 Heart West Country Dundry
  96.80 BBC Radio Cymru
BBC Radio 5 Live
Cardiff, Wenvoe
  97.20 KISS Pur Down BT Tower
  97.40 Capital South Wales Newport, Christchurch
  97.50 Somer Valley FM Radstock
  98.00 Ujima Radio St Paul's, Rawnsley House
  98.20 BBC Radio 1 Hereford, Ridge Hill
  98.60 BBC Radio 1 Bath, Bathampton Down
  98.90 BBC Radio 1 Ilchester Crescent
  99.50 BBC Radio 1 Cardiff, Wenvoe
100.20 Classic FM Bath, Bathampton Down
100.40 Classic FM Hereford, Ridge Hill
101.00 KISS Mendip
101.40 Classic FM Pur Down BT Tower
101.70 Classic FM Cardiff, Wenvoe
102.60 Heart West Country Mendip
103.00 Heart West Country Bath, Bathampton Down
103.20 Capital South Wales Cardiff, Wenallt Hill
103.40 Bradley Stoke Radio Bradley Stoke
103.90 BBC Radio Wales
BBC World Service
Cardiff, Wenvoe
104.60 BBC Radio Bristol
BBC Radio 5 Live
Bath, Bathampton Down
105.40 Heart Wales Cardiff, St. Hilary
105.90 Heart Wales Newport, Christchurch
106.50 Sam FM Bristol East Dundry
106.80 Nation Radio Cardiff, Wenvoe
107.20 The Breeze Bristol Pur Down BT Tower
107.70 The Breeze North Somerset Weston-super-Mare, Worlebury Hill
107.90 The Breeze Bath Bath, Bathampton Down
DAB,MHz Station Transmitter
Angel Vintage
BFBS Beats
BFBS Gurkha Radio
Bristol Community FM
Bradley Stoke Radio
Hub Radio
Somer Valley FM
The Breeze Bristol
Ujima Radio
County Gates, Ashton Rd
100% Dragon Hits
BBC Somerset
Capital UK
Heart West Country
Smooth Radio
Kings Weston Hill + Mendip
Absolute 80s
Forces Radio BFBS
Fun Kids
Heat Radio
Jack 3
Jazz FM
Magic Chilled
Mellow Magic
Panjab Radio
Planet Rock
Premier Christian Radio
Premier Praise
Sunrise Radio
talkSPORT 2
Union Jack
Virgin Radio
East Dundry + Pur Down BT Tower
BBC Radio Bristol
Capital UK
Heart West Country
SoulTrain Radio
Smooth Bristol & Bath
East Dundry + Kings Weston Hill
Absolute Radio
Capital UK
Capital Xtra
Classic FM
Heart 80s
Heart Extra
LBC Radio
Radio X
Smooth Extra
East Dundry + Pur Down BT Tower + Mendip
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
Pur Down BT Tower + Mendip
BBC Radio Cymru
BBC Radio Wales
Bridge FM
Capital South Wales
Heart Wales
Nation Radio
Dragon Radio
Smooth Wales
Cardiff, Wenvoe / Gwenfô + St. Hilary + Newport, Christchurch
LW,kHz Station Transmitter
    198 BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Birmingham, Droitwich, 500 kW
    252 RTÉ Radio 1 Ireland, Dublin, Summerhill, 100 kW
MW,kHz Station Transmitter
    693 BBC Radio 5 Live Birmingham, Droitwich, 150 kW
    882 BBC Radio Wales
BBC World Service
Washford, 100 kW
    909 BBC Radio 5 Live Clevedon, 50 kW
  1053 talkSPORT Birmingham, Droitwich, 500 kW
  1089 talkSPORT Washford, 50 kW
  1134 Burst Radio University of Bristol, 1 W
  1215 Absolute Radio Washford, 50 kW
  1449 Hub Radio University of the West of England, 1 W



Pur Down BT Tower

Coordinates: 51°29'07" N, 02°33'46" W ; Elevation: 91 m (298 ft); Tower height: 70.1 m (230 ft)
Purdown BT Tower is a telecommunications tower, located just north of the city centre of Bristol. It was built in 1970 and is used mainly for point-to-point microwave links, but also for radio and television broadcasting. The Pur Down mast is a prominent Bristol landmark, visible from much of the city.


More info: Wikipedia ; MB21

Ilchester Crescent transmitting station

Coordinates: 51°25'42" N, 02°36'06" W ; Elevation: 48.8 m (160 ft); Tower height: 45.72 m (150 ft)


More info: MB21