Radio Shields launches on DAB on December 11th!

Test Broadcasts to go LIVE from Monday 6th December 2021

On Monday 6th December from 4pm onawards we encourage you to re-tune your DAB sets, search for Radio Shields or R-SHLDS and you will then be able to listen to our test transmissions as they begin from 6th December up until Friday 10th December at 7AM!

We officially launch from our main studios in South Shields THIS Saturday 11th December at 10am with some very special guests appearing on-air. Scroll down to find out more!


We are thrilled to announce that from Saturday 11th December 2021 you’ll be able to listen to Radio Shields via DAB Digital Radio.

The Launch

We’ll begin with a special 2-hour program from 10am. Presented by station manager Kyle Scott, we have special guests including Ray Spencer (Managing Director of The Customs House), Pam Royle (North East TV legend) and Tracy Dixon (Leader, South Tyneside Council) plus many more!

Tv Presenter Pam Royle Left) CEO Radio Shields, Kyle Scott, South Tyneside Council Leader Tracy Dixon, and Ray Spencer Customs House Managing Director (Right)