Free Radio Birmingham 96.4 FM

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Free Radio Birmingham 96.4 FM is a regional radio outlet possessed and controlled by Bauer as a branch of the Hits Radio network. It has approval to air radio transmission in areas of Birmingham and the nearby regions.

About Free Radio Birmingham 96.4 FM

Free Radio Birmingham is a maverick regional radio outlet carrying radio signals and transmissions across Coventry, Birmingham, Black Country, and Shropshire. It airs its transmission on DAB and medium wave. Bauer Radio founded and acquired the station in 2012. It carries a part of songs from the 1980s hitlist in accordance with regional news and sports programming.

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Free Radio Birmingham 96.4 FM


In 1974, a transmitter was set with 261 meters mediumwave and frequency of almost 94.8 FM. It was the fourth maverick regional privatized radio transmitter in Britain. Initially, in the beginning, it used to air a mixture of famous music with news reports, sports live transmissions and educational news. Then, however, it changed its primary frequency to 96.4 from 94.8. in 1986.

Technical Details

Free Radio Birmingham was officially in Aston Road. It used to carry transmissions for Alpha Television, ATV, and ABC till 1970. Its transmitter equipment from Sutton Coldfield transmitter produced FM frequency signals of 10kW ERP from which it receives a greater region of West Midlands.


Free Radio FM 96.4 broadcasts entertainment and musical shows, along with news coverage and various programs.

John Howard with the late show
The rock music show
Ed Doolan with ‘Talk In.’
News and Sport with Keith Hayes and Tony Butler.

The popular show hosts are Sarah-Jane Crawford, Jordan Lee, George Fergusson, and Dan Morrissey.

Contact Details

Address: Nine Brindleyplace 4 Oozells Square, Birmingham, B1 2DJ
Phone: +44 121 566 5200
Official Website:

Consider Listening: 1152 AM Free Radio 80s