99.8 KCFM is the local radio station for Hull and East Yorkshire, and each local commercial radio station in the UK has requirements in respect of its music and local content, such as news, speech levels etc. These requirements are set out in the station "Format", a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator.
This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, such as music tracks, local news etc. It is intended to give you a better understanding of our output and what we are doing for our local community. It is relevant only to "99.8 KCFM” covering Hull and East Yorkshire 24 hours a day.
Ofcom, the Office of Communications, is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services. They have a website at http://www.ofcom.org.uk
All local radio stations have written ‘formats’, laid down by Ofcom, that they must follow at all times. For 99.8 KCFM, please click the PDF
KCFM Format PDF
Transmission: 99.8 KCFM is available on 99.8FM across Hull and East Yorkshire.
Automation: 49% of 99.8 KCFM's locally produced weekly output is broadcast live.
Local production: 99.8 KCFM is locally produced 24 hours a day.
News Bulletin Schedule
Local news bulletins are broadcast hourly Monday to Friday from 6am-6pm, with headlines and sport at 6.30, 7.30, 8.30am, 4.30 & 5.30pm. At relevant times additional news bulletins may be broadcast. Bulletins between 7pm & 5am are syndicated and provided by IRN with pre-recorded local headlines. At weekends local bulletins are broadcast from 6am-2pm.
To view news headlines 24 hours a day visit our news page click here
Local travel information is broadcast 6am-7pm Monday to Friday & 8am-12noon on Saturday & Sunday, with additional updates as and when necessary.
The News Team
Dan Markham - Senior Journalist
Natalie Bell - Journalist
You can contact KCFM’s newsroom on 01482 486086, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Programme Schedule
View the 99.8 KCFM’s programme schedule, click here
Information about the music we play is shown in the New Music File the rest of the hits in our playlist can be found by clicking here
Events/ Charities Support or Coverage
KCFM supports charity and non profit making events by providing coverage on our What's On Guide. To send in details or to view events happening in the area click here
Station Contact Details
If you’ve any further questions, you can find all our contact details by clicking here
How to Complain
99.8 KCFM is part of the Lincs FM Group and operates a complaints procedure which refers all complaints to the Group Director of Programming for investigation and response. To lodge a complaint please contact 99.8 KCFM using the normal station contact details. Complaints can also be made to Ofcom, for details please click here.
For information on how to report problems caused by illegal broadcasters (pirates) click here
To report a problem please click here