We have endeavoured to make the on-boarding of radio stations on UK Radio Portal as simple as possible.
Below are the elements that radio station broadcasters will need to provide to UK Radio Portal in order to join the service.
Relevant licence information (e.g. OfCom licence number and appropriate copyright licence details)
Please click here for PPL website for more information about online radio copyright
MP3 stream URL, e.g. ShoutCAST or IceCast, preferably 128kbps or 192kbps
https format (http will not work on website popup player – please see our FAQ for more info).
Up to 18 character service identifier (radio station name, as shown on TV screen)
Up to 2 lines of 18 characters each, service location information (for UKRP website listing)
Radio station slogan or strapline (for UKRP popup player)
Radio station Facebook, Instagram & Twitter ID’s/links (for UKRP popup player)
320 x 240 px logo with 320 x 60 px blank safe area at bottom for service identifier overlay in PNG format (for TV channel selection screen) ⇑
Filename format: stationname_320x240.png
Up to 10 poster images for carousel in 1280 x 720 px in PNG format (for TV player screen)
Filename format: stationname_poster01.png | stationname_poster02.png | etc…
Minimum 1 poster image required for service launch. More can be added later.
120 x 120 px logo in JPG format (for UKRP website listing)
Filename format: stationname_120x120.jpg
370 x 112 px logo in GIF format (for UKRP website popup player)
Filename format: stationname_header.gif
Please send files by email or wetransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
When updating images, please send a full image pack as a zip file containing the filenames & number in rotation order, e.g.
This ensures images on rotation appear in the order chosen by the radio station, and not by UKRP.