We broadcast radio stations on DAB+ digital radio to the City of Portsmouth.
To listen to the services we are broadcasting to Portsmouth, you’ll need to rescan your radio. To rescan your radio, most radio sets have an ‘Autotune’ or ‘Scan’ button, which you press to do this. If you don’t have such a button, you may find this option in the menu.
All of our services (except Express FM) are broadcast in DAB+. This means radios that do not support DAB+ will be unable to find this service. As a guide, look for the DAB+ logo or green Digital Radio tick mark to be certain of a radio that supports DAB+.
Here is more information about the services we broadcast:
Atmosphere.Radio a new service that play upfront dance music, and specialist dance music from today and the old-school.
B Radio is Hit Music Now!
BFBS are a long established broadcaster to the Armed Forces. Portsmouth’s long heritage as a Naval City makes BFBS Portsmouth a welcome addition to our line-up.
New from BFBS is BFBS Beats, a rhythmic music service.
Chris Country are a UK radio station that is obsessed with country music. Love the stories, love the passion, the performance and emotion of country music.
Non-stop Christmas songs, and nothing else, all day every day on Christmas Radio.
Cosoro Radio is an Afrobeat service playing music from African artists, a format new to terrestrial radio in the Portsmouth area.
Playing the greatest hit music from the 1980s, 80s Rhythm is all 80s music, all day long.
Broadcasting useful information, supporting local music and sounding different to other services. Express FM is a popular local community radio service for Portsmouth, featuring music, talk and live Portsmouth FC commentary.
Based in Havant, The Flash is an alternative to pop music services with a diet of classic rock singles and albums from 1960 to 1990, featuring blues and music from local bands.
Gaydio is the world’s largest LGB&T radio station. An established broadcaster with a proud history, they are now available in Portsmouth for the first time featuring a unique music mix and speech of interest to the LGB&T community.
The biggest hits and the biggest throwbacks can be found on Hits Radio, the new name for The Breeze.
Hot Gold plays upbeat RnB, soul and dance music from the 1980s to the present day.
Like Radio plays the latest chart music.
Bringing the best of real dance from today and the past is Passion Radio.
The worlds greatest songs can be found on Nation Radio UK.
Nation Radio 70s plays nothing but non-stop music from the 1970s.
Nation Radio 80s plays nothing but non-stop music from the 1980s.
Playing nothing but the best chart hits from the last 30 years, POP DAB is the home of pop music.
Radio Caroline are a long established independent broadcaster featuring album music from the last five decades.
For the very first time, a chill out radio station has launched in Portsmouth on digital radio. Skylab Radio is a station dedicated to music for the mind, body and soul.
Fans of soul music can now listen to Starpoint Radio on digital radio in Portsmouth for the first time. The station traces it’s routes back to the 1980s as a pirate station in London, but these days is a legitimately licensed broadcaster on digital radio in Birmingham and now Portsmouth. It’s the home of soul music.
Showcasing the best of independant music, Slack City is for fans of music beyond the mainstream. It’s the only place to hear a wide variety of music from across the genres presented by broadcasters who are passionate about real music.
Dedicated to nothing but the 1960s, 60s celebrates the swinging 60s. Broadcasting six miles from the coast of Portsmouth, 60s is a pirate style radio station, featuring presenters passionate about the decade, and just great music.
Brought to you by radio professionals that live and love Sussex, V2 Radio is the sprit of the south.
Around 70 other DAB digital radio services are also broadcast to the Portsmouth area from the BBC and Commercial Radio broadcasters. To learn more about these services check out www.getdigitalradio.com for more information.