Dee 106.3

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Chester's Dee 106.3
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City Chester
Broadcast area Chester and Flintshire
Slogan Your Station, Chester's Dee 106.3
Frequency 106.3 MHz
DAB: 10D
First air date 1 March 2003
Format Mixed Hit Music
Transmitter coordinates 53°11′37″N 2°52′48″W / 53.1935°N 2.8799°W / 53.1935; -2.8799Coordinates: 53°11′37″N 2°52′48″W / 53.1935°N 2.8799°W / 53.1935; -2.8799

Dee 106.3 (also Dee on DAB) is an Independent Local Radio station serving the city of Chester and surrounding areas. The station is wholly owned and broadcasts from studios at Chantry Court in Chester with its FM transmitter located atop the Steam Mill building in Chester city centre. The station also broadcasts on DAB in West Cheshire, North Wales and Merseyside as Dee on DAB and carries some separate programming.

In June 2009, Dee 106.3 bought neighbouring local station 106.9 Silk FM in Macclesfield.[1]


All of Dee 106.3 and Dee on DAB's programming is produced and broadcast from its Chester studios. Live programming airs from 6am-1pm and 2-7pm on weekdays, 8am-6pm on Saturdays and 10am-2pm on Sundays. Other output is voicetracked or automated.[2] In addition, Dee on DAB carries specialist music programming on weeknights from 10-11pm.

The station's presenters include Mike James, Jamie Stevens, Gavin Matthews, Dave Phillips and Simon Davies.

News and sport[edit]

Dee 106.3 broadcasts hourly local news bulletins from 6am-6pm on weekdays and 10am-2pm at weekends. National bulletins from Sky News Radio are carried every hour at all other times.[3]

The station also airs weekly sports programming on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons, including regular coverage of Chester FC.


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