|Slogan||All The Biggest Hits All Day Long|
|Frequency||FM: 96.7, 97.5, 106.7 MHz
|First air date||6 January 1997|
|Power||2.2 kW, 0.15 kW, 06. kW|
|Sister stations||West Sound (Ayrshire)
West Sound (Dumfries and Galloway)
West FM is a local FM radio station for Ayrshire. The station broadcasts on 96.7, 97.5, 106.7 FM and on DAB Digital Radio, multiplex 11B. Based in Ayr with its transmitters in Darvel, East Ayrshire (96.7 and DAB), Girvan, South Ayrshire (97.5) and Toward Point, Argyll and Bute (106.7).
Local programming is currently produced and broadcast from West FM's Ayr studios from 6am-10am and 3-7pm on weekdays, 2-6pm on Saturdays and 12-4pm on Sundays. The station's local presenters are Billy Kirkwood and Zoe Kelly (weekday breakfast), Alan Shaw (weekday drivetime) and Mike Richardson.
West FM also airs networked programming from Clyde 1 in Clydebank, Forth 1 in Edinburgh, Key 103 in Manchester and Metro Radio in Newcastle. The Vodafone Big Top 40 is produced by Global Radio at its Capital studios in London for broadcast on 145 commercial radio stations in the UK.
On Monday 10 July 2017, West FM moved all its studio output from Ayr to Clyde 1's Clydebank studios. The station retains its local breakfast and drive programming with news, sales and charitable staff based in Ayr.
News and Sport
West FM broadcasts local news bulletins hourly from 6am to 7pm on weekdays (except 2pm), from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays and from 9am to 12pm on Sundays. Headlines are broadcast on the half hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime shows, alongside sport and traffic bulletins.
Extended sports coverage airs under the Superscoreboard banner on Saturday afternoons.
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