It is a regulatory requirement that commercial radio stations in the UK have a "Public File".
The information and links below comprise the Public File for Waves Radio in Peterhead. More information on the public file can be found from Ofcom .
Formats are documents issued to Ofcom licence holders. They outline what is required of a radio station's programming. You can view the format for Waves Radio by Clicking Here.
Address: 7 Blackhouse Circle , Blackhouse Industrial Estate, Peterhead , Scotland , AB42 1BN
Telephone (Reception): 01779 491012
Station Manager. Norman Spence
Programme Controller: Kenny King
Waves Radio broadcasts to Peterhead, Fraserburgh and surrounding area on 101.2fm from our transmitter on Mormond Hill, to Aberdeen City and Shire on the Aberdeen Digital Multiplex and across the UK on line.
Local Production/ Automation
All of the programming is produced and presented locally from our studios in Peterhead with the exception of Totally 80s. Waves Radio automates some aspects of programming using computer technology. There is normally no automation during daytime.
To view our current programme schedule please click here.
Waves Radio plays a wide and varied selection of music from the fifties through to the present day and on a weekly basis pick a selection of new music and artists to promote as "Waves Ones To Watch". To view our current list of new and chart songs currently being aired on the station please refer to playlists currently on separate pages as Playlist and Waves Ones to Watch
There are regular local news, weather, travel updates throughout the day. Weekdays during the Breakfast Show, we broadcast the local fish landing. A weekly magazine programme "Making Waves" is aired on Sunday at 18.00 which includes interviews and comment on local issues. We provide an opportunity for local charity and good causes to get publicity with our "Community Calendar".
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News Contact Information
Head of News is Glenn Moir. If you have a story, you can call (01779) 490816 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide locally generated bulletins each weekday at 8:30, 12:30, and 17:30.
Important/emergency local news items will be broadcast as a Local News Flash at any time from 06.00 to 22.00
At all other times,, we take national and international news via Sky News Centre hourly from 6.00 to 22.00.
Sportsdesk is broadcast Monday to Friday at 17.20.
Ofcom, the office of communications, is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industry with responsibilities across television, radio and telecommunications. For more information on Ofcom click here
If you have a complaint about something you have heard on Waves Radio, in the first instance, you should contact our Programme Controller, Kenny King. Telephone: 01779 490333 or e-mail email@example.com
You can also complain to Ofcom. To do this either telephone 0207 981 3040 or visit the complaint area of the Ofcom website.
Programme Highlights from the past
The station charity team raised over £22,000 in 2011 with various events throughout the year including a Golf Day, Disco Nights and a special 48 hour weekend broadcast in association with Cancer Research Relay for Life Peterhead.
The station has help raise £200,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation by giving airtime to promote their Walk to Cure Diabeties in Aberdeen in which around 2000 walkers took part.
Waves Radio, in association with UCAN, promoted and broadcast live interviews with the cast of TV series Emmerdale helping to raise £250,000 for this local cancer charity.
Live links from the Peterhead Harbour Open Day in August helped raise over £15,000 in aid of the Peterhead branch of the Royal National Mission for Deep Sea Fishermen
Waves, in association with George Walker Management promoted " A Truly Scottish Evening" to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 80th Birthday which helped raise £100,000 for the Anthony Nolan Trust.
Every year, the station broadcasts live from various community events including the Fraserburgh Vintage Car Show, Peterhead Harbours Open Day in aid of the Royal National Mission For Deep Sea Fishermen.
"Live from the North Sea" was aweek long broadcast with Kenny King and the team aboard the Scotia 2 celebrating 21 years since Waves began on 1566 AM as an RSL station and reliving the days of Offshore Radio.
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