OFCOM

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OFCOM

abbreviation for OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS.
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Comments on the applications should be sent to: Director of Development, Radio Authority, Holbrook House, 14 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DG before September 1.
Industry regula-tors, the Radio Authority said Capital should have run ``more rigorous checks'' to ensure it was suitable.
It is being aired on London's Capital Gold and XFM stations and was approved by the radio authority just a day after the row over the Jeffrey Archer diaries, reported the Evening Standard.
The Radio Authority upheld a complaint about the scheduling of the track which it said breached its programme code.
The resulting broadcast was "highly offensive and inappropriate even in the context of adult alternative comedy", said the Radio Authority.
The last straw came when the Radio Authority upheld a complaint about an item broadcast on Tim's Confessions show on May 9 this year.
After that OFCOM would take on the responsibilities of the five existing regulators in the sector: Oftel, Independent Television Commission, Radio Authority, Broadcasting Standards Commission and Radiocommunications Agency.
The Radio Authority gave approval for the station to broadcast on 107.4FM after hearing that it would be backing Alnwick Fair, which is held over a week at the end of next month.
The Radio Authority has switched off plans by Midland News Association to buy a controlling interest in Telford FM.
Geoff hopes the radio authority will grant him a licence after applications for the Glasgow station were submitted last month.
A decision by the Radio Authority is expected in the autumn.
Licence application must be lodged with the Radio Authority by June 17.