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.
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.
For a limited time only, we’re broadcasting the infamous Birdsong. Home of 24 hour tweeting before social media was even a thing!
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.
Cosoro Radio is an Afrobeat service playing music from African artists, a format new to terrestrial radio in the Portsmouth area.
Fans of soul, funk, R&B and jazz will feel at home with Delite Radio and their unique mix of “feel good” music radio.
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.
Fans of classic hits from the 1950s to 1980s will enjoy Goldmine.
The biggest songs of the 70s, 80s and 90s played by presenters you know and love, like Mark Goodier, Paul Gambaccini, Janice Long, Pat Sharp and Simon Mayo on Greatest Hits Radio, the new name for Sam FM.
The biggest hits and the biggest throwbacks can be found on Hits Radio, the new name for The Breeze.
Hot Radio plays upbeat RnB, soul and dance music from the 1990s to the present day.
Like Radio plays the latest chart music.
Little Radio is a radio station for small children playing their favourite songs, nursery rhymes and speech from leading children’s entertainers.
Bringing the best of real dance from today and the past is Passion Radio.
News nerds need look no further than News Radio UK. The service provides rolling news, sport, business, showbiz, weather and travel news all day, every day.
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, Totally Radio 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.
United DJs are the station of the stars, with world class DJs who are passionate about the music they play. Many are household names with plenty of personality.
Weather 24/7 Radio is where you’ll find the latest weather information, as well as forecasts for the next 72 hours, dedicated to Portsmouth. It is the first dedicated terrestrial weather radio station in the UK.
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.