Apply for UK Community Radio Licences

Ofcom are making available the opportunity to apply for licences to operate community radio stations.

Applications are split into two regions.

  • London Area (within the M25 motorway) broadcasting on either FM or AM frequency
  • Outside London broadcasting on Medium Wave (AM) only
Community Radio in the Twenty-First Century
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften

Ofcom have produced documents outlining the process, including details of funding restrictions and guidance on the benefits and disadvantages of broadcasting on the AM Band.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 25 October 2016.

London Area -

Outer London -