|Slogan||All The Biggest Hits|
|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 in the UK. The station broadcasts on 96.7, 97.5, 106.7 FM and on DAB Digital Radio, multiplex 11B. The station broadcasts from studios in Clydebank - co-located with sister station Clyde 1 - via 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 studios in Clydebank 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 (weekday breakfast), Alan Shaw (weekday drivetime), Mike Richardson (Saturday afternoons) and Jonny Campbell (Sunday afternoons).
On Monday 10 July 2017, West FM ceased broadcasting from Ayr and moved its studio output to Clyde 1's Clydebank studios. The station retains its local breakfast and drive programming, albeit presented from Clydebank, with news, sales and charity 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 Gossip and Goals banner on Saturday afternoons.
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