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Encyclopedia > BBC Radio Humberside
BBC Radio Humberside
Broadcast area East Riding of Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
First air date 25th February 1971
Frequency 95.9 Mhz FM, 1485 Khz AM
DAB Digital Radio
Format Mainly local news and talk
Owner BBC

BBC Radio Humberside is a BBC Local Radio service covering the area of the former English county of Humberside, which was returned to North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of Kingston upon Hull on April 1, 1996. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... North Lincolnshire, formally known as the Northern Division of Lincolnshire or as Parts of Lindsey, was a county constituency in the Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. ... (Redirected from 25th February) February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), also known as Eureka 147, is a technology for broadcasting of audio using digital radio transmission. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, which is usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ... BBC Local Radio is the BBCs regional radio service for England and the Channel Islands, consisting of 40 stations. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... East Yorkshire Holderness Kingston upon Hull Beverley Boothferry Scunthorpe Glanford Great Grimsby Cleethorpes The Arms of Humberside County Council Humberside was a non-metropolitan county of England from April 1, 1974 until April 1, 1996. ... St Clements Church, Worlaby North Lincolnshire is a unitary authority in England, established in April 1996, one of the first unitary councils. ... North East Lincolnshire is a unitary authority in the north east of England, bordering onto North Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ...

Contents

Technical

BBC Radio Humberside broadcasts between 5am-1am from its studios in Hull and Grimsby on 95.9 FM (High Hunsley), 1485 (Paull, east Hull) AM, DAB and the internet using Real Player. For the illustrated magazine, see Studio Magazine. ... Hull or Kingston upon Hull is a British city situated on the north bank of the Humber estuary. ... , Grimsby (also known as Great Grimsby, after its Parliamentary constituency title[1]) is a seaport on the Humber Estuary in Lincolnshire, England. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... High Hunsley is a small hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. ... Paull is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, lying on the North bank of the River Humber, in an area known as Holderness. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), also known as Eureka 147, is a technology for broadcasting of audio using digital radio transmission. ... RealPlayer is a media player, created by RealNetworks, that plays a number of multimedia formats including multiple generations of RealAudio and RealVideo codecs as well as MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, etc. ...


Schedule

The programming starts off from 5-6.30am with "The Early Show", presented by Steve Redgrave (former Viking FM presenter who has done the Early Show since 1993), followed by "Breakfast" with Andy Comfort until 9am. From 9 until 11.30am, it's the Morning Show with Carl and Gloria. Blair Jacobs (who also reads some morning bulletins for Look North on Breakfast on BBC1) has the "Soapbox" programme. Nunsthorpe's Lara King is from 1.30 until 4pm from Grimsby - allowing guests south of the Humber to be interviewed without travel expenses. Phil White has "Drive" from 4 until 6.30pm. Listeners can comment on the latest rugby league and Hull City, Scunthorpe United & Grimsby Town news in "Sports Talk" from 6.30 - 7.30pm with a random double-headed combination from David Burns, Matt Dean, Mike White & Gwilym Lloyd. James Hoggarth presents ''The evening show" from 7.30 - 10.30pm. Between 10.30pm - 1am midweek, there is the former afternoon (and evening) host, Paul Hartley with the "Late-Night Phone-In". Since his time at Radio Humberside, Paul has done all four programming slots after "Soapbox". Programmes through the night come from BBC Five Live between 1am and 5am. The programme titles were created by Lambie-Nairn. ... BBC Breakfast is the morning television news programme simulcast on BBC One and BBC News 24. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the oldest United Kingdom, and indeed, the world. ... Nunsthorpe is a suburb and housing estate in the western part of Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England. ... , Grimsby (also known as Great Grimsby, after its Parliamentary constituency title[1]) is a seaport on the Humber Estuary in Lincolnshire, England. ... Look up Drive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Wally Lewis passing the ball in Rugby League State of Origin. ... Hull City Association Football Club is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. ... Scunthorpe United F.C. are an English football team based in the city of Scunthorpe, England and currently playing in Football League Two. ... Grimsby Town F.C. are an English football club in Football League Two, who in 2004 finished towards the bottom of the league. ... BBC Radio Five Live is the BBCs radio service providing live BBC News, phone-ins, and sports commentaries. ...


Weekends

Saturday: The day starts with Helen Philpot ("That's one-L and one-T") from 6am to 9am. Carl Wheatley presents the Morning Show from 9am to 11.30 (12 noon during the summer with the football season over)also appearing with Carl is ten year old Tom Astell with his topics of the week. Howard Pressman brings the "Golden Years" from 11.30 to 1.30 (12 to 2 during the summer). Saturday Sport with David Burns and the team bring you all the football action involving Hull City, Scunthorpe United and Grimsby Town. Neil Rudd presents "Saturday Party Night" from 6pm to 8pm with a range of top tunes to get you in the mood for a Saturday night out. This is followed between 8 and 10pm by Henry Ayrton's "Swing Club" before Sue's "Grand Night In" with Susanne Fraser from 10 to 1am. Howard Pressman is a Radio presenter based in Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. ...


Sunday: 6am to 8am is Sunday Breakfast with Blair Jacobs who then continues until 10am with expert gardener Doug Stewart and "The Great Outdoors". 10am to noon is Andy Comfort's "Sunday Brunch" including "the Comfy Chair" interview segment. 12 noon to 2.30pm is Steve Massam's "Sunday Request Show" (Steve is one of the longest, if not THE longest serving presenters still broadcasting on BBC Radio Humberside). During the rugby season, Sunday Rugby League with Gwilym Lloyd brings you all the action from both Hull FC and Hull Kingston Rovers...this is from 2.30 to 6pm (During the rugby off-season, it's Mike White's Sunday Afternoon Show). "Westenders" with Marcus Heald & Jonathan Parker is the musical theatre request show between 6pm and 8pm including a weekly feature with "Westy", the show's musical theatre insider. 8pm to 10pm is "Raw Talent" with Alan Raw, Katy Noone and co with some of the best unsigned bands from the region. And to finish the weekend, David Reeves presents the "Sunday Session" with a look back at some of the best bits from the previous week including "Beryl & Betty: The Ladies That Listen").


Former presenters

  • Chris Bell.
  • Mike Hurley.
  • Dave Fewster.
  • Richard James (now at BBC Radio York).
  • Tim Jibson.
  • Stuart Mountain (now a club DJ).
  • Paul Heiney.

BBC Radio Cumbria is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Cumbria and broadcasts from studios in Carlisle. ... BBC Radio Lincolnshire is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Lincolnshire—apart from the northern parts of the county, which are covered by BBC Radio Humberside. ... BBC Radio York is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of North Yorkshire. ...

Transmitters

The transmitter, between Beverley and South Cave 500 ft up on the Yorkshire Wolds is quite powerful over the relatively flat surrounding area being heard clearly in most of South Yorkshire as well. The signal reaches right across to the highest point of the M62 near junction 22 with the A672, the highest point of the A66, much of Lincolnshire, and as far south as Nottingham on the M1, near the Trowell service station and Newark. It also broadcasts Viking FM on 96.9FM (Radio Humberside's old frequency), Galaxy 105 on 105.8FM and BBC DAB National (since 20th April 2006). The Paull transmitter also has Virgin Radio on 1215MW and TalkSPORT on 1053MW. The DAB signals come from the EMAP Humberside 11B multiplex from three transmitters at Cave Wold (most powerful, three miles south of High Hunsley, and a BT microwave transmitter which also has the MXR Yorkshire multiplex), Buckton Barn (Bridlington, also has Yorkshire Coast Radio on 102.4) and Bevan Flats (Grimsby, also transmits Compass FM on 96.4). There is no FM transmitter on the south bank, but a DAB transmitter in Grimsby. Arms of Beverley For other uses, see Beverley (disambiguation). ... South Cave is a town [1] and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. ... The Yorkshire Wolds are an area of low hills and valleys in the East Riding of Yorkshire in North-Eastern England. ... The route of the M62, in dark blue. ... The A66 is a major road in England. ... Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. ... Nottingham is a city, unitary authority, and county town of Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England. ... The M1 motorway heading south towards junction 37 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire. ... Trowell is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. ... Newark (also Newark-on-Trent) is a town in Nottinghamshire, located on the River Trent. ... Viking FM is a commercial radio station which has broadcast music and local information to the East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North-East Lincolnshire counties of England since 1984. ... Galaxy 105 is the largest regional radio station outside of london and is owned by the Chrysalis Group as part of its Galaxy Network of stations specialising in dance music and RnB. It is based in Leeds. ... BBC DAB National is a Digital audio broadcasting multiplex in the UK, for a number of radio stations which have UK wide coverage; the multiplex broadcasts on Block 12B (225. ... Virgin Radio, originally known as Virgin 1215, is a British commercial music radio station based in London which plays popular music and rock. ... talkSPORT is the only dedicated national commercial sports and talk radio station, based in London, broadcasting to the United Kingdom providing sports talk, live commentaries, phone-in discussion and talk shows. ... EMAP Humberside is a local commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves the Humberside area. ... The British Telecom microwave network was a network of point-to-point microwave radio links in the United Kingdom, operated at first by the General Post Office, and subsequently by its successor BT plc. ... MXR Yorkshire is a regional commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire. ... Bridlington beach, from the North Pier Bridlington is a town and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. ... Yorkshire Coast Radio is the name of an Independent Local Radio station in the East Riding and North of Yorkshire. ... Compass FM Compass FM is a commercial station broadcasting from Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, which used to be in Humberside until April 1st 1996. ...


In 2005, Grimsby Town Football Club briefly banned interviews with players or club management (but not match reports) by Radio Humberside after the sports editor, David Burns, caused a rift by offending John Fenty, the Grimsby chairman by alluding to his surplus wealth as a 'multi-millionaire', in relation to fans being expected to raise money for the club's outstanding tax bill (Keep The Mariners Afloat appeal). “GTFC” redirects here. ... John Fenty is the former chairman and was the founder of Five Star Fish and is currently the chairman of Grimsby Town. ...


Jingles

In the past BBC Radio Humberside have used David Arnold Music for their Jingles and at present (Feb 2007) the station has a custom made package featuring the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra which is produced by Steve England. The package has also been re-sung for BBC Radio Merseyside in Liverpool and the instrumental versions are currently used on BBC Radio Nottingham. A jingle is a memorable advertising slogan set to an engaging melody, mainly broadcast on radio. ... The BBC Philharmonic is a professional symphony orchestra based in Manchester, United Kingdom. ... Steve England runs a jingle production company in Leek, Staffordshire which was established in 1997. ... BBC Radio Merseyside is the BBC Local Radio service for the English metropolitan county of Merseyside and north Cheshire. ... Location within England Coordinates: , Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region North West England Ceremonial county Historic county Merseyside Lancashire Admin HQ Liverpool City Centre Founded 1207 City Status 1880 Government  - Type Metropolitan borough, City  - Governing body Liverpool City Council Area  - Borough & City 43. ... BBC Radio Nottingham is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Nottinghamshire. ...


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