The radio started as a hobby for radio enthusiasts who aimed to have a radio station in Dorset. Eventually the license for Wessex FM was issued in 1993 and its broadcasts in Dorchester, Weymouth and Bridport from its Dorchester studios. To listen to Wessex FM in Dorchester and Weymouth, you have to tune to 97.2FM, while Wessex FM broadcasts on the 96.0FM in Bridport. The station’s strapline is “From the heart of Dorset”.
Wessex FM Programs
Right from it Dorchester studios, Wessex FM rolls out presenter led programs every day of the week including weekdays. There are also automated broadcasts within this timeframe. You can check out the lineup of programs of Wessex FM via its website.
In the area of news, Wessex FM is dedicated to local news, travel news, and weather. Depending on events, Wessex FM also opens up new programs for special events.
Wessex FM Presenters
Being a radio station with history, Wessex FM has had scores of presenters who have worked with the station. The opening broadcast of Wessex FM on 4th September 1993 has veteran presenter, Tony Blackburn on air. Currently, Wessex FM has Carl Ashwin, Dave Goulden, Dan Mills, Ollie Peart, James O’Neill, Carl Hughes, Kieran Williams and many others.
How to Listen to Wessex FM
Being a radio station in tune with technologies of the 21st century, there are numerous ways to listen to Wessex FM. Regardless of where you are on the face of earth, Wessex FM has made it easy to tune in. Anywhere you are in Dorset, tune your radio to either of 97.2FM or 96.0FM.
Listening to Wessex FM is also possible on your iPhone, iPad or Android devices; just download the Wessex FM app from the iOS, Android, and Amazon Kindle Playstore.