Each local 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/Key Commitments”, a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator.
Transmission: DH ONE (Digital Hits One) broadcasts on 100.5 FM from our mast on the mendips we are however currently not broadcasting on DAB across Somerset.
DH One (Digital Hits One) is licensed by Ofcom to broadcast on 100.5 FM form: 17-05-2021 to: 16-05-2026
The licensee being: Digital Hits Network Limited
Licence Number: CR102854BA/1
DH ONE (Digital Hits One) is also available via online digital media streaming using either the station own websites audio player (listen/popup) or utilising third party applications such as Alexa, TuneIn, simply search “Digital Hits One” within your preferred application.
Alternatively you can receive DH One (Digital Hits One) via any internet equipped radio.
NOTE: All online digital streaming is subject to Geo-IP blocking, countries able to receive DH One (Digital Hits One) are listed in the below territories.
DH One (Digital Hits One) broadcasts local news bulletins from 6am to 7pm on weekdays and 7am to 6pm on weekends. National news is broadcast 24 hours a day 7 days a week. These bulletins contain a mix of local, national and world stories, along with sport, weather and entertainment news.
Additional bulletins will be added in light of breaking news. Local travel information is broadcast between 6am to 9am and 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Digital Hits One in-house news coverage operates 6 days a week.
The News team is managed by the Station News Editor, TBC . You can contact the news team via email here or by calling the newsdesk on 07427 217396.
Recent News Stories Covered On Air:
You can view the latest stories on our website news section.
Events/ Charities Support or Coverage
DH One (Digital Hits One) is proud supporter of Children’s Hospice South West, Rotary Club, Lions Club and Digital Hits One Christmas Toy Appeal.
If you have a charitable or not-for-profit event you wish the station to broadcast on-air FREE of charge please use our Charity Events Submission page.
All events submitted will be subject to verification that they are charitable and not-for-profit before broadcast.
Ideally we would like these submitted 2 or 3 weeks before the event start date to allow us to maximize the events on-air exposure.
Contacting The Station:
You can contact DH One (Digital Hits One) 24 hours a day, please use the Contact Us form on our website.
Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that all local commercial radio stations must adhere to. You can read these here
Making a complaint:
If you have a complaint about any aspect of our on air output, in the first instance you should write to our Managing Director, Mark Carney. He can be contacted by email here or via telephone on 07869 732770.
If the response is unsatisfactory you can complain directly to the Government regulator, Ofcom. Their website has all the information you require. Ofcom
To download the station format Click Here
Station Contact Details:
Digital Hits One, c\o 14 Dunsley Field, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3FB
Tel: 07427 217396
Mark Carney – Managing Director and Station Manager
Andrew French – Commercial Director
TBC – Finance Director
John Mason – Operations Director
Mike Whittingham – Programme Manager
Matthew Carney – Technical Manager
TBC – Station News Editor
Our programming is produced and presented locally from our studios in North Somerset. DH One (Digital Hits One) automates some aspects of programming using computer technology.
There is automation between 7pm and 7am Monday – Thursday, Friday 10pm – 7am, 6pm Saturday until 7am Sunday and 3pm Sunday until 7am Monday. These times are subject to change.
Errors and omissions excepted.