New studio offers link for forces’ families

Edinburgh garrison commander, Colonel Phil Bates, opens the BFBS Scotland Studio alongside pupils from Colinton Primary School, Edinburgh.
Edinburgh garrison commander, Colonel Phil Bates, opens the BFBS Scotland Studio alongside pupils from Colinton Primary School, Edinburgh.

Local servicemen and women on a tour of duty can now get closer to their families in Midlothian thanks to a new broadcasting link.

The British Force Broadcasting Service (BFBS) has opened its first studio in Scotland at Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh.

BFBS Scotland broadcasts live on 98.5FM in Edinburgh, where 1 SCOTS and 3 SCOTS are based, and on 1287AM in Glencorse, the home of 2 SCOTS.

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