BBC Radio Wales is the BBC's national radio station broadcasting to Wales in the English language. Operated by BBC Wales, it began broadcasting on 12 November 1978 following the demise of the old "Radio 4 Wales" (previously the Welsh Home Service) when BBC Radio 4 became a national network and moved from medium wave to long wave.
BBC Radio is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927. The BBC today runs ten national domestic radio stations, four of which are only available in a digital format: via DAB Digital Radio, UK digital television (satellite, cable and Freeview) plus live streams and listen again on the Internet.
BBC Radio Ulster is the BBC's regional radio station for Northern Ireland. Originally a regional variation of Radio 4, it was established as a full-time service in 1975, and broadcasts talk, music and variety programming.
Absolute Radio, (previously known as Virgin Radio), is one of the UK's three Independent National Radio stations. The station rebranded to its current name at 7.45am on 29 September 2008.
Originally called Virgin 1215, it was launched nationally on 1215 kHz (although some regional transmitters used other frequencies) at 12.15pm on 30 April 1993.
This is an audio version of Richard Herring's Warming Up blog, available to read at www.richardherring.com/warmingup , but there might be a few little extra surprises thrown in as well and exclusive audio blogs. Warming Up is thought to be the second longest running consecutive daily blog in the world, having been started in November 2002.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes/podcasts, including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Sometime in April 2008, Santa Monica-based radio station KCRW began tagging the artist fields of each podcast with the amazingly vague "Podcast:Talk." Know someone at KCRW? Sweet! Tell them they're destroying our scrobbles!