Radio

FM, AM or Digital?

Radio can be listened to on either analogue ( FM, AM, LW, SW ) or digital (DAB). If you are unsure which platform you are using visit this page.

Analogue and Digital services can be affected by the same interference issues but the effects you hear are quite different between each waveband or platform.

Reception in cities can often be disrupted by unlicensed 'pirate' radio stations. See our page on Pirate Radio Stations for more information.

Next steps

Click on the radio platform you are using to obtain further information:

FM radio

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AM radio (LW and MW)

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SW radio

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DAB Digital radio

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Transmitter Checker

Enter postcode and platform below to check for faults with your local transmitter (Format: AB12 2AA)

Problem Assistant

Get started with diagnosing your problem with our self-help tool.

Launch the tool by clicking here