Public File

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 "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

To report interference by illegal broadcasters to Ofcom please use the following link


All local radio stations have written ‘formats’, laid down by Ofcom, that they must follow at all times. For KCFM, please click here.

Operational Information

Transmission: 99.8 KCFM is available on 99.8FM across Hull and East Yorkshire.

Automation: None of 99.8 KCFM's locally produced weekly daytime output is automated. None of 99.8 KCFM's locally produced Saturday daytime output is automated. On average four hours of 99.8 KCFM's locally produced Sunday daytime output is automated.

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 on Saturday and 8am - 1pm on Sunday.

To view news headlines 24 hours a day visit our news page click here.

Local travel information is broadcast Monday to Friday from 6am - 7pm and at weekends from 8am - 12noon, with additional updates as and when necessary.

The News team

Gemma Barber - Senior Journalist
Danny Longhorn - Journalist
Dominic Ellis - Journalist

You can contact KCFM’s newsroom on 01482 486086, or email

Programme Schedule

To view KCFM’s programme schedule, click here.

Our Playlist

Information about the music we play is shown in our new music pages.

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

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 KCFM using the normal station contact details. Complaints can also be made to Ofcom, for details please click here.