UK Radio – Handy Radio Resources

& info
The Radio Magazine
Radio Today – Great for UK radio industry news
Media Guardian – UK Radio industry news
Stations UK Media Directory – Listings of the UK radio stations, plus contact info. – Listen to thousands of stations around the world – and even create your own!
Essex Radio Remembered – Nostalgia site.
Thameside Radio – Information on the Southend-based station.
Spectrum Radio remembered – Memories of the early days of Spectrum 558
Radio in Essex – Summary of the stations you can find in Essex
Highways Agency Radio – Internet-based travel information
Presenters UK Media Presenter’s Directory
Offshore personalities – Where are the pirates now?
Essex Radio presenters – 1981 to date
Dave Gregory
David Baker
Emperor Rosko
Graham Bannerman
Mike Porter
Tim Murphy
Tony Nugus

Comedy Alan Partridge on BBC Radio 4.
Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy – The finest radio sci-fi comedy ever?
Superb BBC Radio comedy, Radio Active (plus Radio Active forum).

On The Blog – Radio 2 comedy focusing on the life of the rather unique blogger Andrew Glasgow

Technical – Dedicated to reel-to-reel machines, including Revox
Barrcode -For the BCXII playout system, Brian and Robert radio software
Visual Radio – Information on interactive radio on your mobile phone
FM Radio Switchoff – Plans to turn off FM stations by 2015
DAB info – Details of digital radio in the UK
RDS info – More on the radio data system

Amateur Radio – The best way to find out how radio works – become a radio ham

Jingles The Jam Song – Download the classic jingle compilation in mp3 format
Jingle Mad – Downloads and a forum to discuss all things ident-ey
TellyTunes jingles list – Massive list of other jingle sites
Misc UK Radio – A Brief History – A great overview of the start of UK radio
Radio-Now – Loads of useful articles, including digital radio and RDS
RadioListings – Information on series broadcast in the UK. mostly on BBC Radio 4
UK Digital Radio – List of stations available on DAB Digital Radio – Information and resources for those looking to become a presenter
Radio controlled clocks – Details on accurate clocks and watches
Listings guides – Our section of information on electronic radio listings


Radio Contacts

Ofcom (Formerly The Radio Authority)
Ofcom Contact Centre, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA
Tel: 0845 456 3000

RadioCentre (Formerly the Commercial Radio Companies Association)
Trade body for the commercial radio stations. Publishers of the Pocket Book

6th Floor, 55 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1BS

Tel: 020 7010 0600 Web:

Community Media Association
Information on new community radio stations in the UK
15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX

Tel: 0114 279 5219 Web:

Radio News

Mappin House, 4 Winsley Street, London W1W 8HF

Tel: 0207 182 8591 (more on IRN)

Performing Right Society
29 Berners Street, London W1T 3AB.

Tel: 0207 580 5544

BBC Radio
BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. Tel: 0207 580 4468.

Student Radio Association
The Radio Academy, 5 Market Place, London W1N 7AH
Tel: 0207 255 2010 Web:

Hospital Broadcasting Association
Responsible for providing advice and support to hospital radio stations.

PO Box 341, Messingham, Scunthorpe DN15 5EG
Tel: 0870 321 6000 Web:

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