BBC Radio 5 Live is the UK’s most popular sports radio station. It broadcasts on AM, DAB and online, but not on FM radio.
On AM, BBC Radio 5 Live broadcasts on the frequencies 693 and 909 kHz. If you’re listening on an AM/FM radio you’ll need to switch to the AM band as Radio 5 Live isn’t available on FM.
On DAB radio you should be able to find BBC Radio 5 Live just by scrolling through the stations listed in alphabetical order. If your DAB radio doesn’t find 5 Live, try retuning it.
Here’s an overview of how you can and can’t listen to BBC Radio 5 Live:
- AM: 693 and 909 kHz
- FM: Not available
- DAB: 12B (225.648 MHz)
- Online: Web stream here
- Freeview: Channel 705
- Freesat: Channel 705
- Sky: Channel 0105
- Virgin Media: Channel 905