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Originally prepared for "Wireless for the Blind", Gloucestershire in February, 1997 but click DAB Logo below for DAB Radio in Cheltenham.

You may find the following a useful Guide for tuning Radios around Gloucestershire:-

Ridge Hill Transmitter near Ledbury - Covers most of North and West of the County

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

98.2MHz

88.6MHz

90.8MHz

93.0MHz

100.4MHz

Areas around Cheltenham and Gloucester are supplemented by - Churchdown Hill

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

98.6MHz

90.0MHz

91.2MHz

93.4MHz

100.4MHz*

In the very North of the County, Sutton Coldfield often provides the best reception

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

97.9MHz

88.3MHz

90.5MHz

92.7MHz

100.1MHz

In the South of the County, Wenvoe is likely to provide best reception but see below

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

99.5MHz

89.9MHz

92.1MHz

94.3MHz

101.7MHz

Around Chalford, use the local relay transmitter frequencies (Aerials Vertical)

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

98.8MHz

89.2MHz

91.4MHz

93.6MHz

101.7MHz*

Around Nailsworth, use the local relay transmitter frequencies (Aerials Vertical)

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

98.8MHz

89.2MHz

91.4MHz

93.6MHz

101.7MHz*

Towards Oxford, use the following transmitter frequencies

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

99.1MHz

89.5MHz

91.7MHz

93.9MHz

101.3MHz

And very locally around Cirencester, use the local relay frequencies (Aerials Vertical)

Station

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 4

Classic FM

Frequency

97.7MHz

88.1MHz

90.3MHz

92.5MHz

101.3MHz*

BBC Radio Gloucestershire is on 104.7MHz or 95MHz around Stroud and 95.7MHz around Cirencester. Severn Sound is on 102.4MHz and 103MHz around Stroud. CAT FM is on 107.5MHz for Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. BBC Radio 5 Live is 693KHz (Droitwich) in the North and 909KHz (Clevedon) in the South of the County. BBC Radio 4 Long Wave is on 198KHz from Droitwich.

Digital Commercial Radio can now be received locally from Churchdown Hill or Ridge Hill but an outside band III aerial is probably necessary for BBC digital radio transmissions. Turners Hill, Mendip and Wenvoe are the other transmitters likely to provide a digital radio service in Gloucestershire.

* - Only from Main Stations

DAB in Cheltenham

David Bennoson - RNIB Volunteer Gloucestershire

Last Updated on the 12 October 2015   

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