radio six international

around the clock around the world


All our Christmas programmes can be found in the December issue of our downloadable programme guide Radio News here

Our scheduled programmes are now also available across Australia and New Zealand on shortwave every Sunday between 06:00 and 12:00 GMT on 5,035kHz (upper sideband) from the transmitter at Tamworth in New South Wales. We use a check receiver in Adelaide (1,476km to the east of the transmitter) and the signals sound as if they were local!

Last updated at 12:58 GMT on Tuesday 28th November 2023. Random Playlist updated; Programme schedule updated.

Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a regular full colour programme guide. You can email us at to request that we email a link to you upon publication. The issue covering December 1 to 31 (including all our Christmas and Hogmanay programmes) is now available for download as a printable pdf file: click here. Our weekly programme listings are also printed in The Oban Times.

We encourage listeners to our AM & FM broadcast services - especially to our monthly shortwave broadcasts - to send us Reception Reports, and we're always happy to acknowledge your broadcast Reception Reports with a QSL card; all reception reports have been acknowledged, and all outstanding QSL cards have been mailed. In return for your report, please send either 2GBP sterling, 2 Euros, or 2 US Dollars to cover return postage together with the report and your name and return address to : The Studio, Port Ramsay, Island of Lismore, Argyll PA34 5UN Scotland.

Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on Shortwave, AM, FM, DAB and the Internet!

Welcome to radio six international, a private (not for profit) radio station operating from Scotland and playing an interesting mixture of songs from the world's unsigned and indie artists in their native languages with a leaning towards instrumentals and some jazz plus specialist shows featuring oldies, bagpipes, easy listening, lounge, Americana, jazz, instrumentals, light music, classical plus some talk shows to spice up the mixture from time to time! If you have any comments, please drop us a line. We rely on a team of outstanding broadcasters and producers who create their programmes for love, not money. Our team of great professionals bringing you programmes now and over the festive season includes: David Belcher, Trish Bertram, John Cavanagh, Tony Currie, DJ Cvrrie, Glen Dickson, Todd Gordon, Kathie Griffiths, David Henderson, Callum Kenmuir, Catie Lake, Jenni Lamb, Andre Leon, Joanne McCall, Sandy Neil, Spike Nesmith, Moss Nesmith, Thea Newcomb, Richard Niles, Finn Nixon, Keith Skues, Karin Spalter, Ewan Spence, DJ Stu, Taikospawn, Kenny Tosh, John Toye, Eric White and Lucy Woodward . Additionally, within various programmes you can hear the voices of Jackie Bird, Ken Bruce, Andrea Cunningham, Ingrid Flynn, Alan Freeman, Adrian Juste, Gavin McCoy, Charles Nove, Gary Owens and Steve Wright. Our email address is All our programme material is cleared for internet broadcast with all the copyright owners concerned and licenced by PRS For Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd. No material in any of our broadcasts may be copied or rebroadcast without the written consent of Radio Six International. All rights are reserved by Radio Six International and the individual copyright owners. This website does not use cookies to track your use. The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its accuracy or reliability.

LOUNGE MUSIC our record label

Our associated record label, Lounge Music has a number of releases available to download via Amazon, or listen to on iTunes and Spotify. There are four volumes of The Lively Lounge and three of TV themes in our Sounds Visual series along with albums by Tony Hatch, Johnny Pearson, Leapy Lee and Jill Keating.

Currently available singles include a reissue of by 'We Don't Belong' by Sylvan. Check it out at Amazon, iTunes and Spotify.

The Lively Lounge provides a weekly showcase for great instrumentals, and there is also a series of gems from Tony Hatch, Jeff Wayne, Johnny Harris, Johnny Pearson, Brian Fahey, Michael Park, Dieter Reith, Carlos Diernhammer, Laurie Johnson and many others. Download now from iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.

There are still many fans of the music that was featured as background to the BBC test card transmissions in the 60s. Programmes often didn't begin until 5pm and the entire daytime was given over to the pattern and music. Our record label, Lounge Music has put together an album of some of the original music from these days and it's available now on Amazon and other download sites. The Test Card in Black and White (NSDL 60017) can be bought as a download here.

Follow all the releases at the Lounge Music Facebook page .

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