hit40uk v Smash! Hits Chart v A List Chart
04/03/06: Aside from hit40uk, SH and previously non-chart stations now taking the A-List: The Bay switches from SH to hit40. Dee 106.3 now taking a locally produced chart show and ditches SH.
06/03/06: OAK 107, Centre FM, Touch 102 and Touch 96.2 all switched from SH to hit40uk since yesterday. Unconfirmed which chart show Banbury's Touch 107.6 took - Update: one report received, station now placed in hit40 list.
08/03/06: Quay fm and BCRfm no longer taking hit40uk from this Sunday, and will instead take locally-produced programming. Removed from list.
19/03/06: Sunshine 855 have failed to take the Smash Hits! Chart for at least the last 4 Sundays, seemingly due to technical problems. The station have announced that they ARE still officially taking the show.
26/03/06: Real Radio Digital not found to be airing A-List chart this Sunday: has the station EVER taken the show? Sunshine 855 airing silence once again. Central FM has been taking hit40uk since 5th March. hit40uk map now updated.
31/03/06: According to Somethin' Else, hit40uk is to be broadcast to USA and Canada via XM satellite radio, and to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia on WorldSpace's AfriStar and AsiaStar satellites via subscription music channel "U-Pop".
Star 106.6 now switched from Smash Hits!
Time 107.5 and The Saint now taking local programming. Passion 107.9 now taking
a locally-presented version of the Smash Hits!
Chart. Maps to be updated. Sunshine 855 still airing silence.
03/04/06: Smash Hits! Chart was having distribution problems yesterday, explaining why certain stations were not taking the show. Station lists reverted. Time 107.5 still expected to have ditched the chart.
06/04/06: hertbeat FM to take A-List chart from this Sunday. Map not yet updated. Upop schedules around the world: XM, Worldspace AfriStar, Worldspace AsiaStar.
10/04/06: hertbeat FM added to A-List map.
23/04/06: The Saint no longer taking Smash Hits! Chart? (TBC)
30/04/06: The Saint confirmed to have stopped taking Smash Hits! Chart two weeks ago - map to be updated.
26/06/06: Smash Hits Radio seemingly no longer taking the SH Chart since a few weeks ago - removed from list. Holiday FM possibly no longer taking hit40uk. Awaiting confirmation.
29/06/06: 99.9 Radio Norwich launched today, and will begin taking A List from this Sunday - map to be updated.
02/09/06: New station for Swindon 107.7 Brunel FM will begin taking A List from this Sunday - map to be updated.
08/09/06: Relaunched vibe fm stations Kiss 101 and Kiss 105-108 to take the Smash Hits Chart from this Sunday. SH! Chart and A-List maps updated.
16/09/06: 106.5 The Severn and 107.1 The Severn launch in Shrewsbury and Oswestry, respectively this Monday, and will be airing the A-List from the following Sunday. (Map to be updated)
06/10/06: Rotherham's Rother FM launches on Sunday 15th October, and will be airing hit40uk. (Map and list to be updated)
13/10/06: STAR Radio (Stroud), taker of A-List, has ceased broadcasting. Manx Radio has not been taking hit40uk since a while ago (anytime between last Sunday and March). Garrison Radio no longer taking SH Chart. TIME 106.6 taking A-List Chart since 24th September. All lists updated, final maps to be drawn ready for.... FRESH 40! Yes, Fresh 40 starts on the 22nd October. Amongst the takers of the show will be Kiss, Galaxy and FM107.9. All other EMAP stations will take hit40uk. As a result, this Sunday will be the last day the Smash! Hits Chart will air. Also amongst the stations reported to be taking hit40uk from the 22nd are Kingdom FM and 3FM (providing the return of hit40uk to the Isle of Man). A new page will be created in time for the Big Chart Sunday and this page will remain archived with snapshots of 15th October.
15/10/06: TIME 106.6 was actually still airing SH Chart, but will most likely be taking A-List from next week. Rother FM did NOT take hit40uk on launch day, but will do so from next week. Lists updated again. Snapshot maps to be updated and finalised later in the week.
16/10/06: Maps and lists now updated and finalised. Standby for hit40uk v The A List v Fresh 40 !
26/10/06: BCRfm taking hit40uk since 17th Sept. Added to 'finalised' list and map.
Radio Stations participating in
Hit 40 UK around the world (locally presented):
5FM (South Africa)
Radiowave 96.7fm (Namibia)
U-Pop (Satellite, Various Countries)
Radio Stations participating in the
Smash! Hits Chart:
|Aire 96.3, Radio
City 96.7, Radio
Hit Music Radio (Internet-only - not shown on map)
Hits, The (Not shown on map)
Kiss 100 (Tailored version of show)
Kiss 101 (Tailored version of show)
Kiss 105-108 (Tailored version of show)
Rock FM, 97.4
Sunshine 855 (AM)
T FM, 96.6
TIME 106.6 (Slough)
Viking FM, 96.9
Radio Stations participating in the A List Chart:
Arrow FM, 107.8*
* Originally took
The Pepsi Chart (2003) | hit40uk v Smash! Hits Chart (2003-2006) | hit40uk v Smash! Hits Chart v A List Chart (2006)
hit40uk v The A List v Fresh 40 (2007) | hit40uk v Fresh 40 (Present)