Frequency Finder - England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Welcome to Frequency Finder, a website providing details of all radio stations in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland with features on radio transmission and history. All listings include frequencies, coverage areas, format and ownership. Transmission details, historical notes and maps are also included. A list of external resources completes the site.

BBC Radio Stations
PDF, Last updated 08/08/2020
Independent Radio Stations (A to Z)
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
Irish Radio Stations
PDF, Last updated 25/04/2019
DAB Multiplexes and Transmitters
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
FM Transmitters by Region
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
AM Transmitters by Region
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
Radio on TV - Channel Listings
PDF, Last updated 11/07/2020
FM Transmitters in Frequency Order
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
AM Transmitters in Frequency Order
PDF, Last updated 12/09/2020
Digital Updates
Last entry 12/09/2020
FM and AM Updates
Last entry 12/09/2020
External Resources
Including the main sources used here
Technical Features Help
Silent Digital Radio Stations explains why you might be receiving silent stations on your digital radio
Introduction to DAB (PDF) includes how DAB works, sound quality, reception and other digital radio
Why other countries have more FM stations (PDF)
Finding More FM Frequencies for Community Radio (PDF)
AM Radio in Other Countries (PDF)
Matching Future DAB Coverage to FM (PDF)
Possible Future Local DAB Transmitters (PDF)
Reception advice (PDF)
Unlisted stations (PDF)
Station Type Colour Codes (PDF)
Contact Frequency Finder
Radio History Frequency Finder Opinion
History of Radio Transmission (PDF)
UK and Ireland Radio Stations in 1966 (PDF)
UK and Ireland Radio Stations in 1977 (PDF)
UK and Ireland Radio Stations in 1984 (PDF)
UK and Ireland Radio Stations in 1995 (PDF)
Radio 1 Transmission History (PDF)
Classic Radio 1 Schedules (1967-2004, PDF)
Virgin Radio Launch (PDF)
Eduational Radio: The BBC's Virtual Fifth Network (PDF)
International Broadcasting on MW and LW in Europe (PDF)
AM Transmitters from 1978 to Present in Frequency Order (PDF)

The Future of DAB Radio (PDF - Updated 26/08/2020)
The Future of FM Radio (PDF - Updated 03/01/2019)
The Future of AM Radio (PDF - Updated 26/08/2020)
The best music (PDF)