What is radio broadcasting?
Radio broadcasting is a one-way wireless broadcast over radio
waves planned to reach a wide viewers. Also that the station can
be can be connected to a radio systems to broadcast a public radio
format, either in broadcast syndication or simulcast or both.
Public Service Broadcasting (the BBC)
• Public broadcasting is a type radio that includes , television
and other electronic media outlets whose main work is
public service. Public broadcasters accept capital from
various causes including license fees, distinct helps, open
backing and marketable supporting.
How big is BBC Radio
• The BBC Radio today is still making up a largest part of the
company's to output and also to still reflected in the title of
the BBC's listings magazine called the Radio
National radio station
• The BBC today runs eleven national domestic radio
stations, six of which are only open in a digital format via
DAB Digital Radio, UK digital television satellite, cable
and Freeview and live streams and also that you could
listen to the radio again.
• There are three national commercial stations
broadcasting on FM or AM throughout the UK as well as
via DAB, DTV and online.
• Classic FM (100-103 FM) - classical music
• Absolute Radio (AM [mostly 1215 medium wave]) - rock
and pop music
• talk SPORT (AM [mostly 1089/1053 medium wave]) - live
sport and debate
Digital radio station
• In the United Kingdom, the roll-out of digital radio is
happening since business test broadcasts were started by
the BBC in 1990 followed by a public introduction in
September 1995. The UK currently has the world's biggest
digital radio network, with 103 transmitters, two national
DAB companies and 48 local and regional DAB companies
broadcasting over 250 commercial and 34 BBC radio stations
across the UK and in the capital as well.
Regional radio stations
The BBC radio stations serving Scotland, Wales and Northern
Ireland are identified as BBC Regional Radio.
Here are the list of the regional radio station:
• BBC Radio Foyle
• BBC Radio Ulster
• BBC Radio Scotland
• BBC Radio Scotland – Orkney
• BBC Radio Scotland – Shetland
• BBC Radio Wales
The BBC radio World Service
• The BBC World Service is the world's largest international
broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in
28 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and
digital shortwave platforms, internet
streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays.
• The World Service was reported to have reached 188
million people a week on average in June 2009.It does not
carry advertising, and the English language service
broadcasts 24 hours a day.
The Licence Fee for the BBC
• Well for the licence fee to the BBC radio actually cost less
and that is because most people don’t hear the radios on
tele or outside and the reason that most people do that so
that they can save money to pay bills, pay their rents and
more. This shows how much it cost to listen to the Radio per
week or month:
• £2.11 per month per household and also that it shows that if
you spend a lot per month then the total that has been
spend will £604 million so around 17%
The advantages licence fee for the radio
• The advantages of the licence fee for the radio is that
you get hear the radio in free view.
• You get to listen different types of radios
• You some times get to pay less.
• The annual television & radio license varies in price
depending on which state they will have.
• And lastly sometimes the radio station some times cost
to pay the license fee but it depends on how much
radio do you listen.
What else does the BBC radio own?
• The BBC is a semi-autonomous public service
broadcaster that operates under a Royal Charter and a
Licence and Agreement from the Home Secretary.
Within the United Kingdom its work is funded
principally by an annual television licence fee, which is
charged to all British households, companies and
organisations using any type of equipment to receive
live television broadcasts; the level of the fee is set
annually by the British Government and agreed by