107.8 Academy FM

107.8 Academy FM



About radio

107.8 Academy FM is an award-winning, charity-based community radio station that has been broadcasting live 24/7 since the 5th of April, 2010. With its main broadcast area covering Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Birchington, Westgate-on-Sea, and nearby villages, it is the only station that broadcasts from Thanet-to-Thanet, providing 100% local programming​​.

Academy FM broadcasts to a potential audience of over 138,000 listeners, offering a vast and diverse playlist of over 9,000 songs from the mid-1960s to the present day. The station operates both online and on 107.8 FM frequency, making it easily accessible for listeners wherever they are​​.

The station prides itself on being an integral part of the community, offering support to local charities and organisations through free advertising and interviews. Academy FM also provides comprehensive training programs for people of all ages and abilities, helping to improve communication skills and build confidence​​.

Listeners can tune in for local news, weather updates, traffic and travel information, and to stay up-to-date with the biggest issues in Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs, and beyond. The station also broadcasts national and international stories, ensuring that its audience does not miss out on significant events around the globe​.

Academy FM promotes local businesses throughout Thanet through their Business Watch initiative, recognizing a Business of the Week and Business of the Month, which receive special advertising packages on the station​​. The station's operation is supported by a range of local businesses and corporate sponsors who advertise with them​​.

Genretalk, news, pop
Bitrate128 kbit/s
First air date5 April 2010
Frequency107.8 FM


Address The Royal Harbour Academy, Marlowe Way, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 6NB
Phone +44 1843 808234
Email studio@academyfmthanet.com
Website https://www.academyfmthanet.com/
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