Emmis, CanWest Among FM Applicants In Manchester, UK
October 6, 2006 at 6:21 AM (PT)
UK radio regulator OFCOM says it has received 11 applications for the new MANCHESTER FM license. The applications include two from CHRYSALIS (Classic Rock 106.1 THE ARROW and Talk GMBC), plus EMMIS ATLANTIC RADIO (AC-News MNR FM), GUARDIAN MEDIA GROUP (Talk-Rock ROCK TALK MANCHESTER), CANWEST GLOBAL (AAA ORIGINAL 106 FM), CN RADIO (AC MANCHESTER CITYLIFE), ASIAN SOUND RADIO (Ethnic 106.1 MANCHESTER SOUND), SUNRISE RADIO (Ethnic MASTI RADIO), EMAP (Talk PICADILLY TALK), UK1 FM LTD. (AC-Talk UK! FM MANCHESTER), and ABSOLUTE RADIO-COMMUNICORP (Adult Hits JACK FM MANCHESTER).
Meanwhile, the agency received four applications for the open FM allocation in ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND. The applications came from CANWEST GLOBAL (AAA ORIGINAL 106 FM), GUARDIAN MEDIA GROUP (AC REAL RADIO ABERDEEN), WAVES RADIO (AC WAVES RADIO), and ABERDEEN FM LTD. (AC AURORA FM).