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Frequency swap for Panjab Radio and Love Sport approved

Ofcom has approved a Format change for Panjab Radio and Love Sport to swap frequencies in London, after a consultation. The move will give Panjab Radio more coverage across Greater London on 558AM, whilst reducing Love Sport’s output to the North of the capital via 1584AM. Surjit Singh Ghuman MBE, Managing Director Panjab Radio told RadioToday: “The addition of Panjab Radio on 558AM in Greater London will further extend our reach into completely new areas for our target audience. This also d...
Tags: London, Top, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, Cma, Greater London, Alerts, West London, Panjabi, Panjab Radio, Surjit Singh Ghuman, Sunrise Radio, Community Media Association, Spectrum Radio, Love Sport Radio


Frequency change request for Love Sport and Panjab Radio

Ofcom has received a request from Love Sport and Panjab Radio to swap the format of each licence. Love Sport currently broadcasts London-wide with a coverage area of over ten million adults on 558AM on the licence originally started by Spectrum Radio in 1990. The Kelvin Mackenzie-owned station launched in March 2018 on AM and DAB and has had a format change approved last year to remove finance news from its character. Panjabi Radio is covering North London on 1584AM on the licence won by Lon...
Tags: London, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, Greater London, north London, Panjabi, Panjab Radio, Kelvin MacKenzie, Spectrum Radio, Love Sport Radio, Panjabi Radio, London Turkish Radio, ASSL, North London AM


Love Sport Radio wants to drop finance news

London medium-wave and DAB station Love Sport has asked Ofcom for permission to change its format – and remove the requirement to specifically cover business, finance and entertainment news. Ahead of its sale, the previous licensee of the 558 AM frequency – Spectrum Radio – got approval last October to change the character of service of the licence to remove focus on ethnic minority communities in London. Now, the regulator has begun a consultation to seek views from interested parties as to ...
Tags: London, Top, Industry, Radio, Britain, Ofcom, Spectrum Radio, Love Sport Radio, DAB station Love Sport, Spokesman Said Ltd


Spectrum Radio flip to speech format approved

Ofcom has approved a request by London AM station Spectrum Radio to become a 24-hour speech service, dropping its current requirement to play music. Spectrum Radio Limited had asked the regulator to change its character of service, removing the reference to ‘ethnic minority communities’ in London and creating a focus on “business and finance, sport, entertainment, current affairs and essential information”. Previously it was defined as: A SPECIAL SPEECH, NEWS AND MUSIC STATION AIMED AT A MINIM...
Tags: London, Radio, Britain, Ofcom, Today, Station News, On Air, Spectrum Radio, Spectrum Radio Limited


Spectrum wants to change Format to all talk

London AM station Spectrum Radio has applied to Ofcom for a major change in Format and would like to be known as Spectrum Talk. It wants to move from a service aimed at various different ethnic minority communities in London to an all-speech service for Londoners focussing on “business and finance, sport, entertainment, current affairs and essential information. Spectrum Radio originally launched in June 1990 and has a Measured Coverage Area of 10,433,014 adults (aged 15+). It currently identi...
Tags: Europe, London, Radio, Ofcom, Today, Industry News, Spectrum Radio, Leading Ethnic Radio Group Ofcom