Switch Radio

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Switch Radio
Broadcast areaNorth East Birmingham: FM, DAB, Worldwide: Internet radio
FrequencyFM:107.5 MHz[1]
DAB: 202.928 MHz - Birmingham (DAB Multiplex)
RDS Name: Switch Radio
First air dateApril 2010
FormatContemporary hit radio, news, Arts and Culture, speech, showbiz
WebcastWeb Stream

Switch Radio (also known as Switch Radio 107.5) is a British community radio station, broadcasting from the North East Birmingham region, which transmits 24 hours a day on 107.5 FM, local DAB and via Internet radio.


The station began life under its previous name, Vale FM, when it was formed by residents from the Castle Vale estate in north east Birmingham in 1995. Switch Radio launched in April 2010 and still broadcasts from Castle Vale.[2]


The station's FM broadcast serves the Birmingham suburbs of Minworth, Castle Bromwich, Castle Vale, Bromford, Tyburn, Hurst Green, Walmley, Fox Hollies and Wylde Green.[3] It also broadcasts to the Greater Birmingham area through the region's small-scale DAB multiplex.[4] In addition, the station simulcasts on the internet through its own website and via apps like TuneIn.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Switch Radio 107.5". Ofcom. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "All about Switch Radio". Switch Radio. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Community Radio Coverage Maps" (PDF). Ofcom. 20 April 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Brum DAB". Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Switch Radio". TuneIn. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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