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Plenty of excitement in october including Tony Currie's weird new series Off The Shelf plus the return of Radio Richard with Richard Niles and guests, and a brand new Hallowe'en Show. We also come to the end of the line for Second Hand Songs for its hundredth edition will be its last. And we have three continuing new series. Writer's Block Radio Hour with Glen Dickson and new works by both established and new writers. Prose, poetry and short dramas. Trailer Trash a monthly hour of movies and movie trailers and Cult Status delving into the world of classic television. Coming in November .... new one-off dramas, a new series featuring Spike Nesmith and his son Moss titled Vinyl Judgement, more adventures with Eleanor Wild in The Wild Years and specials for St. Andrew's Day. Check Radio News for times and dates.

Shortwave broadcasts in Australia have resumed. Our scheduled programmes are now also available across Australia and New Zealand on Sundays between 06:00 and 12:00 GMT. From 06:00 to 12:00 GMT we can be heard 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 11:24 GMT on Friday 29th September 2023. 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 October 1 to 31 now available for download as a printable pdf file: click here.

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 a Euro, a US Dollar 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 currently includes: David Belcher, Trish Bertram, John Cavanagh, Tony Currie, DJ Cvrrie, Glen Dickson, Al Galpin, Todd Gordon, Thomas Harris, Catie Lake, Iain McNay, Joanne McCall, DJ Stu, Ewan Spence, Kenny Tosh and Eric White . Additionally, within various programmes you can hear the voices of Jackie Bird, Ken Bruce, Andrea Cunningham, Alan Freeman, Adrian Juste, 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 released another album from Leapy Lee titled 'Leapy Lee's 50th Anniversary Album'. Download it now for GBP 7.89 from Amazon here. We have released four volumes of The Lively Lounge and three of TV themes in our Sounds Visual series along with albums by Tony Hatch, Johnny Pearson and Jill Keating. Our releases are all downloadable from Amazon and iTunes, and all of the tracks are streamed via Spotify and Google.

Currently available singles include a reissue of by 'We Don't Belong' by Sylvan, coupled with her latest song 'There's an Ache in my Heart'. Check it out at Amazon, iTunes and Spotify.

The Lively Lounge provides a weekly showcase for great instrumentals, but there are also a series of download albums available. The fifth volume - Sweet Unity includes previously unreleased or rare gems from Tony Hatch, Jeff Wayne, Johnny Harris, Johnny Pearson, Brian Fahey, Michael Park, Dieter Reith, Carlos Diernhammer, Laurie Johnson and many others. It's available to 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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On Air Now: Light and Easy

Trish Bertram introduces a non stop sequence of easy listening music. Radio Six International Network Also on 88.2MHz and 107.6MHz FM in New Zealand

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