Radio stations in Southampton

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
  88.50 BBC Radio 2 Isle of Wight, Rowridge
  90.70 BBC Radio 3 Isle of Wight, Rowridge
  91.50 Angel Radio Isle of Wight, Newport
  92.90 BBC Radio 4 Isle of Wight, Rowridge
  93.70 Express FM Portsmouth, Ladywood House
  96.10 BBC Radio Solent Isle of Wight, Rowridge
  96.70 Heart (Solent) Winchester, Crabwood Farm
  97.50 Heart (Solent) Portsmouth, Fort Widley
  98.20 BBC Radio 1 Isle of Wight, Rowridge
100.30 Classic FM Isle of Wight, Rowridge
101.10 Unity 101 Townhill Park
102.00 Greatest Hits Radio (Salisbury) Salisbury, Camp Hill
102.50 Skyline Gold Hedge End
102.90 Heart (Thames Valley) Hannington
103.20 Capital (S Coast) Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down
103.50 BBC Radio Wiltshire Newton Barrow
103.90 Voice FM Radio Solent University
105.20 Wave 105 Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down
106.00 Greatest Hits Radio (S Coast) Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down
107.00 Isle of Wight Radio Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down
107.20 Hits Radio (Southampton) Winchester, Crabwood Farm
107.40 Hits Radio (Portsmouth) Portsmouth, Fort Southwick
107.80 Hits Radio (Southampton) Chilworth
DAB,MHz Station Transmitter
Absolute Radio 80s
Absolute Radio 90s
Boom Radio
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
Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down + Thornhill + Toothill + Winchester, Crabwood Farm
BBC Radio Solent
Angel Vintage
Capital (S Coast)
Heart (Solent)
Hits Radio (UK)
Smooth Radio (Hampshire)
Trickstar Radio
Wave 105
Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down + Toothill + Winchester, Crabwood Farm
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)
Isle of Wight, Chillerton Down + Toothill + Winchester, Crabwood Farm
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
Isle of Wight, Rowridge + Thornhill + Toothill + Winchester, Crabwood Farm
LW,kHz Station Transmitter
    198 BBC Radio 4 Birmingham, Droitwich, 500 kW
    234 RTL Luxembourg, Beidweiler, 1500 kW
    252 RTÉ Radio 1 Ireland, Dublin, Summerhill, 150 kW
MW,kHz Station Transmitter
    909 BBC Radio 5 live Fareham, 1 kW
  1107 talkSPORT Fareham, 1 kW
  1215 Absolute Radio Fareham, 1 kW
  1287 Surge Radio University of Southampton, 1 W
  1557 Smooth Radio (Hampshire) Veals Farm, 0.5 kW




Rowridge transmitting station

Coordinates: 50°40'35" N, 01°22'07" W ; Elevation: 137 m (449 ft); Structure heights: 149.6 and 172 m (491 and 564 ft)
The Rowridge transmitting station is a facility for FM radio and television transmission at Rowridge on the Isle of Wight in southern England. The station broadcasts with a power of 250 kW (ERP) for FM radio and 200 kW for digital television. The guyed steel lattice mast was erected in 1954 and the taller mast in 2010 for digital switchover.

More info: Wikipedia ; MB21 ; TheBigTower

Chillerton Down transmitting station

Coordinates: 50°38'57" N, 01°19'43" W ; Elevation: 166 m (544 ft); Tower height: 228.9 m (751 ft)
The Chillerton Down transmitting station is a broadcasting facility for FM and DAB radio at Chillerton Down on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England. The transmitter was erected in 1958 and uses as aerial a guyed steel lattice mast of triangular cross section.


More info: Wikipedia ; MB21 ; TheBigTower