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 Hereford, Ridge Hill
  93.20 BCfm Barton Hill
  93.40 BBC Radio 4 Bath, Bathampton Down
  93.70 BBC Radio 4 Ilchester Crescent
  94.30 BBC Radio 4 Cardiff, Wenvoe
  94.70 BBC Hereford & Worcester Hereford, Ridge Hill
  94.90 BBC Radio Bristol East Dundry
  95.50 BBC Radio Somerset Mendip
  95.90 BBC Radio Wales Newport, Christchurch
  96.30 Heart (Bristol) Dundry
  96.80 BBC Radio Cymru Cardiff, Wenvoe
  97.20 KISS Pur Down BT Tower
  97.40 Capital (S 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 (Somerset) Mendip
103.00 Heart (Somerset) Bath, Bathampton Down
103.20 Capital (S Wales) Cardiff, Wenallt Hill
103.40 Bradley Stoke Radio Bradley Stoke
103.90 BBC Radio Wales Cardiff, Wenvoe
104.60 BBC Radio Bristol Bath, Bathampton Down
105.40 Heart (Wales) Cardiff, St. Hilary
105.90 Heart (Wales) Newport, Christchurch
106.50 Sam FM East Dundry
106.80 Nation Radio (Wales) Cardiff, Wenvoe
107.20 Greatest Hits Radio (Bristol) Pur Down BT Tower
107.70 Greatest Hits Radio (Somerset) Weston-super-Mare, Worlebury Hill
107.90 Greatest Hits Radio (Bath) Bath, Bathampton Down
DAB,MHz Station Transmitter
Angel Vintage
BFBS Gurkha Radio
Boom Radio
Bradley Stoke Radio
Classic Hits Radio
Eruption Radio
Goldmine Radio
Greatest Hits Radio (Bristol)
Hub Radio
Noods Radio
Resonance Extra
Sam FM
Somer Valley FM
Starpoint Soul
Ujima Radio
County Gates, Ashton Rd
BBC Radio Somerset
Greatest Hits Radio (Somerset)
Heart (Somerset)
Like Radio
Smooth Radio (Bristol)
Kings Weston Hill + Mendip
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Greatest Hits Radio (Gloucestershire)
Heart (Gloucestershire)
Like Radio
Smooth Radio (Gloucester)
Sunshine Radio (Hereford)
Gloucester, Stockend Wood
Absolute Radio 80s
Absolute Radio 90s
Forces Radio BFBS
Fun Kids
Jazz FM
Mellow Magic
Planet Rock
Premier Christian Radio
Premier Praise
Scala Radio
Sunrise Radio
talkSPORT 2
Times Radio
Union Jack
Union Jack Dance
Union Jack Rock
Virgin Radio
Virgin Radio Anthems
Virgin Radio Chilled
East Dundry + Pur Down BT Tower
BBC Radio Bristol
Greatest Hits Radio (Bristol)
Heart (Bristol)
Hits Radio (UK)
Sam FM
Smooth Radio (Bristol)
East Dundry + Kings Weston Hill
Absolute Radio
Capital (UK)
Capital Dance
Capital Xtra
Capital Xtra Reloaded
Classic FM
Heart (UK)
Heart Dance
Heart 70s
Heart 80s
Heart 90s
LBC News
Magic Radio
Radio X
Smooth Radio (UK)
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 Cymru 2
BBC Radio Wales
Bridge FM
Capital (S Wales)
Dragon Radio
Greatest Hits Radio (S Wales)
Heart (Wales)
Hits Radio (UK)
Nation Radio (Wales)
Smooth Radio (Wales)
Cardiff, Wenvoe / Gwenfô + St. Hilary + Newport, Christchurch
LW,kHz Station Transmitter
    198 BBC Radio 4 Birmingham, Droitwich, 500 kW
    252 RTÉ Radio 1 Ireland, Dublin, Summerhill, 150 kW
MW,kHz Station Transmitter
    693 BBC Radio 5 live Birmingham, Droitwich, 150 kW
    882 BBC Radio Wales 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