BRFM 95.6 FM

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This station is about the community radio serving Sheppey in Kent. For the station serving Blaenau Gwent, see BRfm.

95.6 BRFM
Broadcast area Isle of Sheppey
Frequency 95.6 MHz
First air date 30 October 2006
Website www.brfm.net

95.6 BRFM is a community radio station serving the Isle of Sheppey in Kent which launched on 30 October 2006.Its founder was Danny Lawrence BEM who was made a British Empire Medalist in 2014 for his work in Community radio, He started at BRFM

The station broadcasts 24 hours a day on 95.6 FM. As there is no existing local commercial station for the Isle of Sheppey, BRFM is allowed to broadcast local commercials and on-air sponsorships.

History[edit]

BRFM began broadcasting in 2004 as an online station serving Sheppey. After many Restricted Service Licences and trials, the station was granted a community licence by OFCOM in 2006,[1] and began broadcasting later that year.

The licence was extended in 2011 by another five years.[2]

Location[edit]

95.6 BRFM Broadcasts from Studios at a location in Minster called "Windy Ridge" which is located on a cliff top in Oak Lane. The Transmitter is also located on the site.

Staff

  • Matthew Judd (Judders) (Audio Control/Health & Safety Coordinator)
  • Mark Peters
  • Les Schneider
  • Daniel Nash (Community Liaison Coordinator)
  • Trevor Fox (Programme Coordinator)
  • Doug Paterson
  • Steve Watt (Library Coordinator)
  • Bex Paterson
  • Cliff James
  • Ellis Stepheson
  • Jason Winch
  • Dave Norris
  • Richard Bartlett
  • Kitty Foster
  • Simon Chittenden
  • Chloe Allsworth
  • Jade Clare
  • Alan Hare
  • Paul Gambell
  • Nathan Silveston (Technical Coordinator)
  • Dave Adams
  • Mike Brown
  • Lin Hopkins (Sales & Promotions Coordinator)
  • Karen Day (Station Manager)
  • Nick Murray (Managing Director)
  • Lin Murray (Managing Director)
  • Jim Allsworth (Managing Director)
  • Keith Baldock (Managing Director)

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