The Heartland FM Public File
The Public File is part of Heartland FM’s license obligations to Ofcom, the Office of Communications, the UK regulatory body for all radio and television broadcasters.
Heartland FM is an independent radio service with a studios in Pitlochry in Highland Perthshire and also in the city of Perth.
Heartland FM provides 24-hours of broadcasting, 7-days a week on 97.5 FM and via the internet online at www.HeartlandFM.co.uk and at certain times during the, mostly afternoons, on the shared Access channel on DAB digital radio on the Tayside local DAB multiplex.
Heartland FM has an aim to entertain, educate, inform and encourage local participation. The service is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and is supported almost wholly by the local community.
As well as being a broadcaster, Heartland FM aims to be a community resource, giving new opportunities to those living and working in the area.
The name of the service derives from the area served as it has been, at various times in Scotland’s history, at the heart of the nation’s political, cultural and social development and it contains the geographical centre point of the Scottish mainland.
With local people actively involved in every aspect of the service, Heartland FM is able to contribute to life at the heart of Scotland. It is a tool for the community to use in the area’s interests.
Heartland FM is the trading name of The Heartland Radio Foundation Limited, a company limited by guarantee and without share capital, registered in Scotland, Company No: SC134024, as the legal entity that holds the Ofcom broadcasting licences for Highland Perthshire on 97.5 FM (Pitlochry and Aberfeldy area).
The Heartland Radio Foundation Limited is also a registered charity with regulator OSCR. Charity number: SC045946