The latest Quarter 4 2018 listening figures for UK radio stations show a number of changes this time round.
New stations taking part in RAJAR include Jack Radio and Fosse 107, plus Signal 80s, Pulse 80s and Wave 80s – the spin off stations by Wireless Group.
Connect FM Herts Beds and Bucks is also appearing for the first time, measuring the station’s transmission on DAB away from its FM coverage area. Connect FM also has a revised TSA from 457,000 to 484,00.
There are revised areas for Sam FM Swindon (206k to 268k), Dream 100 (135k to 276k), Fire Radio (327k to 426k) and The Breeze Cheltenham and Gloucester (171k to 296k).
Stations leaving RAJAR this quarter include Encore Radio, 100% Dragon Hits and Whatever, Coast and Country Radio, and Like Radio.
Small name changes include Absolute Radio Classic Rock to Absolute Classic Rock, TFM Radio to TFM, Moray Firth Radio to MFR, Gem 106 to Gem, Wave 105 FM to Wave 105, Town 102 FM to Town 102, and Free Radio (Coventry & Warwickshire) to Hits Radio Brand (Cov & Warks). In addition, Aire 2, City 2, Hallam 2, Viking 2, Rock FM 2, Metro 2 and TFM 2 are all now known as Greatest Hits Radio (area name).
RadioToday’s usual reports on national and local stations plus the digital scene and radio brands will be online just after midnight. Our easy to use RAJAR Graphs will also be uploaded to radiotoday.co.uk/rajar within the hour too.