Ofcom says listeners are not ready to give up on AM just yet, but has agreed to let Bauer close or reduce the power of 17 transmitters across England and Scotland.
Absolute Radio is wanting to reduce its medium wave coverage across the UK from 90% to 85%, or shut down its entire network if not allowed to.
A joke about missing children which went wrong has caused Tameside Radio to be put in breach of its Ofcom licence.
Seven new community radio groups have been given licences to broadcast, including five in the North West of England.
Ofcom has approved a request by London AM station Spectrum Radio to become a 24-hour speech service, dropping its current requirement to play music.
Sheffield community radio station Iman FM will not be going back on air, after Ofcom revoked its licence for extremely serious breaches of the Broadcasting Code.
Lancashire community station has been found in breach of its licence by Ofcom after playing a song containing various uses of the F-word.