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The Media Operations System blog contains tips and advice on the various tools within the system as well as wider advice about radio stations.

First small-scale DAB multiplex licences awarded

Posted: 18th February 2021

The first five small-scale DAB licences have been awarded in the UK

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Further Government support for community radio

Posted: 16th February 2021

Further Government financial aid has been provided to 53 community radio stations sharing the add...

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KTV fined for serious broadcasting breaches

Posted: 12th February 2021

Ofcom has today imposed fines totalling £50,000 on Khalsa Television Limited (KTV) for seri...

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More Government support for community radio stations

Posted: 22nd December 2020

Ofcom has announced an extra round of funding to support community radio stations

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Ujima Radio fined for failure to provide finance report?

Posted: 11th December 2020

A £300 fine has been imposed on Bristol community radio station Ujima Radio for failing to ...

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Norwich Community Radio Station Releases Charity Single

Posted: 21st October 2020

A community radio station in Norwich has released a single to help them fundraise to find a new home.

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Consultation on changes to broadcast licence conditions

Posted: 11th September 2020

A consultation has been launched into proposed changes to broadcast licence conditions that could...

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Government supports 31 radio stations to help them stay on air

Posted: 28th August 2020

Ofcom has today confirmed that 31 community radio stations will be receiving grants to help them ...

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Three new community radio licences awarded in Northampton

Posted: 24th July 2020

Ofcom has today announced the award of three new community radio licences in Northampton.

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Government bailout to 81 community radio stations

Posted: 4th June 2020

Having received 202 applications for a Government bailout, Ofcom has made it's first round of grants to struggling community radio stations

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Ofcom issues invitation for Northampton community radio licence

Posted: 15th May 2020

An invitation to apply for the FM community radio licence in Northampton has been issued today (F...

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Six new community radio stations award

Posted: 12th May 2020

Congratulations to the six new community radio stations that have been awarded licences by Ofcom ...

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Ofcom announces emergency funding details

Posted: 29th April 2020

Ofcom has announced details about emergency funding for community radio stations. The funding wil...

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Helping hospital and community radio stations plan their shows

Posted: 13th April 2020

We're here to help hospital and community radio stations plan their shows. For any station that h...

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Support for hospital radio during coronavirus

Posted: 22nd March 2020

During these uncertain times we want to help hospital radio stations keep by offering the use of ...

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Ofcom issues clarification to community radio station

Posted: 22nd July 2019

Ofcom has today issued a clarification to community radio stations over the definition of "o...

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2019 Community Radio Awards Open

Posted: 9th May 2019

It's time for radio volunteers across the country to celebrate as the 2019 Community Radio Awards...

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Ofcom unveils 43 locations for new community radio stations

Posted: 3rd September 2018

Ofcom has today unveiled a list of 43 locations it will invite applications for new community rad...

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Fault Logging Made Easy

Posted: 2nd July 2018

Looking for an easy way to log faults and keep everyone updated? The Media Operations System make...

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System Reliability

Posted: 9th May 2018

We know that system reliability is crucial if you're running a radio station. Our text messages h...

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