BBC R4 or simply Radio 4 is a British national radio channel / station owned and operated by the management of British Broadcasting Corporation (abbreviated as BBC). In accordance with total hours, the second most popular British domestic radio station after R2 is the BBC Radio 4 and it is also the popular and famous station in the London and the South of England areas. The channel is operated in England’s national language English (International). People describes its valuable importance as the ‘speech radio for curious minds’.
First on aired as R4 on September 30, 1967. However, before approximately 28 years the station was known for ‘Home service’, when BBC renamed its many of regional stations in United Kingdom for giving the replication to the provocation of offshare radio. The station usually goes to provide the regional news, talk shows and dramas to the audience.
Below are the frequencies currently being recognized by the R4:
- FM: 92.5–96.1 MHz, 103.5–104.9 MHz
- LW: 198 kHz
- MW: 603 kHz, 720 kHz, 774 kHz, 756 kHz, 1449 kHz, 1494 kHz
- DAB: 12B
- Freesat: 704 FM, 710 LW
- Freeview: 704 FM
- Sky (UK only): 0104 FM, 0143 LW
- TalkTalk TV: 604 FM
- Virgin Media: 904 FM, 911 LW
- UPC Ireland: 910 FM