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. View their website here.
To report interference by illegal broadcasters to Ofcom click here.
All local radio stations have written ‘formats’, laid down by Ofcom, that they must follow at all times. For KCFM, please click here.
Transmission: KCFM is available on 99.8FM and digital radio across East Yorkshire.
Automation: On average 20% of 99.8 KCFM's locally produced weekly daytime output is automated.
Local production: 99.8 KCFM is locally produced 24 hours a day.
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. Bulletins between 7pm & 5am are provided by IRN with pre-recorded local headlines. At weekends local bulletins are broadcast from 6am - 1pm on Saturday and 8am - 1pm on Sunday. At relevant times, additional news bulletins may be broadcast.
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.
Gemma Barber - News Manager
Danny Longhorn - Acting News Manager
Andrew Smith - Journalist
Tony Barker - Journalist
You can contact KCFM’s newsroom on 01482 486086, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view KCFM’s programme schedule, click here.
You can see a list of songs we've played here.
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.
If you’ve any further questions, you can find all our contact details by clicking here.
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.
For Ofcom Localness Guidelines please click here.