Northsound 1 is a commerical radio station serving Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland. It is part of the Big City Network and plays contemporary music from the 1980s to today, alongside news, sport and travel bulletins. Programming is produced and presented from studios in Tullos, Aberdeen between the hours of 6am and 7pm on weekdays, and 6am to 10pm at weekends (with the exception of the networked chart show Hit 40 UK on Sunday afternoon). At all other times, Northsound 1's output is produced and presented by Clyde 1 in Glasgow.
Northsound 1's main 96.9 FM transmitter is located at Durris, near Stonehaven. It also broadcasts on 97.6 FM from the Balgownie transmitter covering north Aberdeen, and on 103.0 FM from Stirling Hill covering the Peterhead area.
A five-minute bulletin entitled Live at Five is broadcast at 5pm each weekday.
Sports news is broadcast at 8am, 1pm and 5:30pm, alongside reports within the hourly news bulletins.
Traffic and Travel bulletins are broadcast during peak travel times (breakfast and drivetime), accompanied by 'Jambuster' reports when there is major congestion at any time.
Head of News & Sport
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