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The tables below show specific radio frequencies for channels in the UK. This information can be used in lessons covering the electromagnetic spectrum or lessons involving wave types and wave frequency.

Name Coverage Area FM Frequencies (MHz) AM Frequencies (kHz)
BBC Radio 1 National 97.6 - 99.8  
BBC Radio 2 National 88.0 - 90.2  
BBC Radio 3 National 90.2 - 92.4  
BBC Radio 4 National 92.4 - 96.1
103.5 - 104.9
198LW
603, 720, 756, 774, 1449, 1485 MW
BBC Radio 5 Live National   909, 693, 990
Classic FM National 99.9-101.9  
talkSPORT National   1053, 1089, 1071, 1107
Virgin Radio National 105.8 ( London ) 1197 to 1260 (mainly 1215)
BBC Radio Berkshire Berkshire and North Hampshire 104.1, 104.4, 95.4, 94.6  
BBC Radio Bristol Bristol , Bath , South Gloucestershire & North Somerset 94.9, 104.6 1548
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire 95.7, 96.0 1026
BBC Tees Teesside, County Durham and northern North Yorkshire - 95.0, 95.8  
BBC Radio Cornwall Cornwall and Scilly 95.2, 96.0, 103.9 630, 657
BBC Coventry and Warwickshire Coventry & Warwickshire 94.8, 103.7, 104.0  
BBC Radio Cumbria Cumbria 95.6, 96.1, 95.2, 104.1, 104.2 756 , 837, 1458
BBC Radio Derby Derbyshire and east Staffordshire 104.5, 95.3, 96.0, 94.7 1116
BBC Radio Devon Devon 103.4, 94.8, 95.7, 95.8, 96.0, 104.3 801, 990, 855, 1458
BBC Essex Essex 95.3, 103.5 729, 765, 1530
BBC Radio Gloucestershire Gloucestershire 104.7, 95.0, 95.8 1413
BBC Radio Guernsey Guernsey 93.2, 99.0 1116
BBC Hereford and Worcester Herefordshire and Worcestershire 94.7, 104.0, 104.4, 104.6 738, 1584
BBC Radio Humberside East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire 95.9 1485
BBC Radio Jersey Jersey 88.8 1026
BBC Radio Kent Kent 96.7, 97.6, 104.2 774, 1602
BBC Radio Lancashire Lancashire 95.5, 103.9, 104.5 855, 1557
BBC Radio Leeds West Yorkshire 92.4, 95.3 774
BBC Radio Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland 104.9  
BBC Radio Lincolnshire Lincolnshire 94.9, 104.9 1386
BBC London 94.9 Greater London 94.9  
BBC Radio Manchester Greater Manchester & North Cheshire 95.1, 104.6  
BBC Radio Merseyside Liverpool , the Wirral & West Cheshire 95.8 1485
BBC Radio Newcastle Tyneside, Wearside, Northumberland 95.4, 96.0, 103.7, 104.4 1458
BBC Radio Norfolk Norfolk 95.1, 95.6,104.4 855, 873
BBC Radio Northampton Northamptonshire 104.2, 103.6  
BBC Radio Nottingham Nottinghamshire 95.1, 95.5, 103.8 1584
BBC Radio Oxford Oxfordshire 95.2  
BBC Radio Sheffield South Yorkshire & North Midlands 104.1, 88.6, 94.7 1035
BBC Radio Shropshire Shropshire 96.0, 95.0, 90.9, 104.1  
BBC Radio Solent Hampshire and Isle of Wight 96.1 999
BBC Solent for Dorset Dorset 103.8 1359
BBC Somerset Somerset 95.5 1566
BBC Southern Counties Radio Surrey , East Sussex , West Sussex 95.0, 95.1, 95.3, 104.0, 104.5, 104.6, 104.8 1368, 1161, 1485
BBC Radio Stoke Mid - North Staffordshire and South Cheshire 94.6, 104.1 1503
BBC Radio Suffolk Suffolk 95.9, 103.9, 104.6, 95.5  
BBC Radio Swindon Swindon 103.6 1368
BBC Three Counties Radio Herts, Beds and Bucks 104.5, 95.5, 103.8, 98.0, 94.7, 90.4, 92.1 630, 1161
BBC WM Birmingham , West Midlands & South Staffordshire 95.6  
BBC Radio Wiltshire Wiltshire 103.5, 104.3, 104.9 1332
BBC Radio York North Yorkshire 95.5, 103.7, 104.3 666, 1260