Calendar

You can use our handy calendar to check when a radio station celebrates a birthday.


January


1st – BBC Radio Ulster (1975)
2nd – BBC Radio Newcastle (1971)
3rd – BBC Radio Cymru (1977)
4th – Eagle Radio (1996)
6th – West FM (1997)
8th – Real Radio Scotland (2002)
17th – BBC Radio Cornwall (1983)
17th – BBC Radio Devon (1973)
22nd – Radio Forth (1975)
22nd – Radio Borders (1990)
26th – BBC Radio Lancashire (1971)
31st – BBC Radio Nottingham (1968)


February


7th – Cool FM (1990)
14th – BBC Radio Sussex (1968)
14th – Talk Sport (1995)
19th – Free Radio (formerly BRMB) 1974
23rd – Moray Firth Radio (1982)
25th – BBC Radio Humberside (1971)


March


11th – BBC 6 Music (2002)
14th – BBC Radio Stoke (1968)
15th – BBC Radio Jersey (1982)
16th – Downtown Radio (1976)
16th – BBC Guernsey (1982)
28th – BBC Radio 5 Live (formerly Radio 5) (1994)


April


2nd – Hits Radio (formerly Piccadilly Radio/Key 103) 1974
3rd – Pirate FM (1992)
4th – BBC Radio Wiltshire (1989)
11th – CBC Cardiff (1980)
11th – BBC Radio Tweed (1983)
12th – Free Radio (formerly Beacon Radio) 1976
12th – BBC Radio Suffolk (1990)
14th – CFM (1993)
15th – Mix 96 (1994)
16th – BBC Radio Solway (1983)
17th – Viking Radio (1984)
21st – Spirit FM (1996)
23rd – BBC Radio Shropshire (1985)
29th – BBC Radio Derby (1971)
30th – Absolute Radio (formerly Virgin Radio) (1993)


May


1st – BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (1982)
1st – Bridge FM (2000)
21st – West Sound (Dumfries & Galloway) 1990
23rd – Free Radio (formerly Mercia Sound) 1980


June


4th – Central FM (1990)
13th – Radio Carmarthenshire (2004)
14th – Wave 105 (1998)
16th – BBC Radio Northampton (1982)
24th – BBC Radio Leeds (1968)
24th – TFM (formerly Radio Tees) (1975)
24th – BBC Three Counties Radio (1985)
29th – Manx Radio (1964)


July


1st – KLFM (1992)
1st – Radio Maldwyn (1993)
3rd – Radio Trent (1975)
4th – BBC Radio York (1983)
4th – Mister FM (1992)
4th – Stray FM (formerly Fresh/Yorkshire Dales Radio) (1994)
9th – Magic (1990)
10th – Peak FM (1998)
12th – Jazz FM (2004)
14th – Radio Pembrokeshire (2002)
14th – Scarlet FM (2004)
15th – Metro Radio (1974)
20th – Capital Radio Dublin (1989)
27th – North Sound Radio (1981)


August


27th – BBC Radio 5 (Now known as BBC Radio 5 Live) (1990)


September


1st – Radio Aire (1981)
1st – Kiss (1990)
1st – Q96/QFM (1992)
3rd – River FM (2003)
4th – BBC Radio Bristol (1970)
4th – Wessex FM (1993)
5th – Signal Radio (1983)
7th – Centre Radio (1981)
7th – Classic FM (1992)
10th – BBC Radio Manchester (1970)
11th – BBC Radio Foyle (1979)
11th – BBC Radio Norfolk (1980)
20th – Spire FM (1992)
30th – BBC Radio 1,2,3 & 4 (1967)
30th – Swansea Sound (1974)


October


1st – Radio Hallam (1974)
3rd – BBC Radio Gloucestershire (1988)
3rd – Real Radio Wales (2000)
4th – Free Radio (formerly Radio Wyvern) 1982
5th – Rock FM (formerly Red Rose Radio) 1982
6th – BBC Radio London (1970)
8th – LBC (1973)
12th – Dune FM (1997)
15th – Chiltern Radio (1981)
16th – Capital Radio London (1973)
16th – West Sound (1981)
17th – Radio Tay (1980)
21st – Radio City (1974)
27th – Radio West (now Heart Bristol) (1981)
29th – BBC Radio Oxford (1970)


November


5th – Sun FM (1990)
5th – Swansea Bay Radio (2006)
7th – Yorkshire Coast Radio (1993)
8th – BBC Radio Leicester (1967)
9th – BBC Radio WM (1970)
11th – BBC Radio Lincolnshire (1980)
13th – BBC Radio Wales (1978)
15th – BBC Radio Sheffield (1967)
16th – Pulse (formerly Pennine Radio) 1975
22nd – BBC Radio Merseyside (1967)
23rd – BBC Radio Scotland (1978)
24th – BBC Radio Cumbria (1973)


December


14th – Radio Ceredigion (1992)
18th – BBC Radio Kent (1970)
31st – BBC Radio Solent (1970)
31st – BBC Radio Tees (1970)
31st – Radio Clyde (1973)

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