Oxfordshire radio station gets license extension from Ofcom

A local radio station has had its broadcast license renewed for another five years.

Ofcom, the UK’s broadcast regulator, has renewed Red Kite Radio’s license from the end of June, meaning the station will broadcast until at least June 2027.

Red Kite Radio began broadcasting to residents of Thame, Haddenham, Princes Risborough, Chinnor and surrounding villages in June 2017 under a license granted by Ofcom.

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The entire Red Kite Radio team is made up of unpaid volunteers from the area.

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Producer and presenter Howard Bond said: “We have a great team of volunteers at Red Kite Radio. They volunteer their time to host shows, read the news and provide technical support. The five-year extension of our license is a recognition of the tremendous work of our volunteers to keep the station on the air.

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Station manager Chris Long added: “Our team has grown significantly over the past five years, and with that growth has come a variety of specialist music programs offering music for all tastes. . We are proud to be able to continue serving the people of Thame, Haddenham and the Villages for the next five years…and beyond!

Listeners can tune into Red Kite Radio 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 107.2 FM, smart speaker, Tune-In or online at redkiteradio.com

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