Trax FM is the local radio station for Doncaster and Bassetlaw, 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 "Trax FM” covering Doncaster on 107.1FM and Bassetlaw on 107.9FM. You can also listen to us on-line 24 hours a day and on DAB digital radio in South Yorkshire.
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. They have a website at http://www.ofcom.org.uk
All local radio stations have written ‘formats', laid down by Ofcom, that they must follow at all times. For Trax FM:
Transmission: Trax FM is available on 107.1FM across Doncaster and Bassetlaw on 107.9FM. You can also listen to us on-line and on DAB digital radio in South Yorkshire.
Local production: Trax FM is locally produced from our studios in Doncaster 24 hours a day except for 3 hours on a Sunday when we carry the Big Top 40 chart show.
News Bulletin Schedule
Local News bulletins are broadcast Monday to Friday hourly 7.00am to 6.00pm, with headlines and sport at 6.30, 7.30, 8.30am. At relevant times additional news bulletins may be broadcast. Bulletins between 7pm and 6am are syndicated and provided by IRN.
At weekends Local Bulletins are broadcast from 8am - 1pm.
To view National News headlines 24 hours a day visit our national news page click here
Local travel information is broadcast every half an hour between 6am-10am and 3pm-7pm Monday to Friday, with additional updates throughout the day as and when necessary.
Recent programme and/or news highlights
For a rundown of recent programme/news highlights please refer to our homepage here. We welcome any comments or questions you may have. For details on how to get in touch please refer to our contact us page click here
The News Team
Tina Masters – News Manager
Claire Whitfield – Senior Journalist
May Norman – Senior Journalist
James Bolton – Journalist
Nick Fromont – Journalist
Billy Bankes – Journalist
Ruth Etherington – Journalist
You can contact Trax FM's newsroom on 01302 738383, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Programme Schedule
Trax FM's programme schedule is here
Events/ Charities Support or Coverage
Trax FM 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 visit here
Station Contact Details
If you've any further questions, you can find all our contact details here
How to complain
Trax FM 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 Trax FM using the normal station contact details. Complaints can also be made to Ofcom, for details please click here.
For interference from pirate radio stations you can contact OFCOM and make a specific report at: https://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/tell-us/pirate-radio-listeners-report