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DAB radio coverage : Phase 4 BBC transmitters and local DAB coverage improvements
BBC national (BBC Nat) or national commercial (Nat commercial) transmitters carrying Digital One's national DAB radio stations, with switch-on date:

29 Feb 16
Amlwch, Anglesey» BBC Nat
Ludlow, Salop» BBC Nat
Woodbridge, Suffolk» BBC Nat
Lampeter, Ceredigion» BBC Nat
Swaffham, Norfolk; A47» BBC Nat

25 Feb 16
Montrose, Angus» BBC Nat

17 Feb 16
Dunkirk; Faversham; Whitstable» BBC Nat

29 Jan 16
Glasgow city centre» BBC Nat
Bourne, Lincolnshire» BBC Nat

22 Jan 16
Ayr & South Ayrshire» BBC Nat
Liverpool city centre» BBC Nat

Oct-Dec 15
Eleven new transmitters» BBC national DAB expansion

25-27 Nov 15
Tavistock, Torpoint & Ivybridge» Plymouth local DAB expansion

30 Sep 15
Leicester city centre» BBC Nat

24 Sep 15
Lincoln city centre» BBC Nat
Skegness & Ingoldmells» BBC Nat

23 Sep 15
Ballycastle, Northern Ireland» BBC Nat
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Like Radio for Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Unlike everything you've heard before
New station to launch in Herefordshire & Worcestershire

[Wed 25 Nov 15]

NJoy Radio Cornwall
Njoy Radio launches
'Varied speech' DAB station starts for Cornwall

[Sun 29 Nov 15]

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Manchester DAB retune
Where have DAB stations in Manchester gone?

Is your DAB list missing BBC Radio Manchester, Gold, Heart or Key 2? All is not lost - here's why - and what you need to do to get them back...

[Mon 16 May 16]

LG Stylus 2 receiving FM and DAB radio stations
LG Stylus 2 has a big plus - it receives DAB and FM radio stations

Smartphone's large 5.7 inch screen lets you choose analogue and digi (DAB/DAB+) radio stations, and automatically switches to internet radio if the signal should drop out

[Thurs 28 Apr 16]

Clyde Rocks radio station logo
Rock and sport station Clyde Rocks goes on DAB in Glasgow
A thirty day trial of a brand new DAB radio station Clyde Rocks began on 20th April 2016 on local digital radio in Glasgow. Clyde Rocks combines classic rock music with Gavin Pearson at breakfast, John Milne during mornings and Fraser Thomson at drive. Superscoreboard is on from 8pm every weekday evening and SPL rock 'n' goals from 2pm every Saturday. Tune in to Clyde 1 on your DAB radio in the area, then look for Clyde Rocks in your DAB station list and select this new station to listen.

[Sun 24 Apr 16]

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Liverpool DAB retune
Disappearing stations in Liverpool and Merseyside?

If your DAB station list is missing BBC Radio Merseyside and the Radio City brands, here's why...

[Sun 24 Apr 16]

Radio 2 50s popup DAB station logo
Get ready for Radio 2 50s for music and nostalgia from the decade

A new popup station from the BBC celebrates 50s pop hits and musical memories

[Tues 12 Apr 16]

Virgin Radio schedule has been published
Virgin Radio signs Russell Kane to weekends; more presenters announced

The relaunched Virgin Radio takes more of a pop-rock edge, with The Mac Twins and Ben Jones also presenting

[Thurs 10 Mar 16]

The big retune event to receive 18 national DAB digital radio stations
Lost Planet Rock, Absolute Radio 80s, Premier, Heat or Kisstory?

Can't hear or tune to Planet Rock? Panjab and Sunrise Radio disappeared from your DAB station list? Absolute 80s unavailable on your DAB? heat Radio gone forever? Think you're kissing goodbye to Kisstory? Find out how you could get them back after 7th March 2016...

Is the UK using DAB+? I thought there were no plans for DAB+ stations

Plans for UK DAB+ stations only confirmed in 2015 - here's what you need to know and why you might struggle to hear the stations on your DAB receiver even though they appear in your station list.

[Sun 28 Feb 16, Mon 7 Mar 16, Tues 8 Mar 16]

Pure Highway 600 in the car
Get DAB for your cab - Pure Highway 400 and 600 in-car DAB adaptors

Plus more ideas for DAB/DAB+ convertors, head units and adaptors to help you listen in the car

[Fri 04 Mar 16]

BBC Radio 2 Country popup station logo
Get ready for Radio 2 Country covering C2C music festival

The BBC's popup station returns for 2016 to cover the Country To Country music festival

[Tues 01 Mar 16]

D2 Sound Digital lineup of 18 new and relocating stations on DAB digital radio
18 DAB and DAB+ stations leap onto digital radio from 29th February

Children's station Fun Kids, Kisstory and Jazz FM launch nationally, with Planet Rock, Absolute 80s and Premier moving to the new multiplex bundle; talkRADIO, Virgin Radio and talkSPORT 2 in the pipeline

[Sat 27 Feb 16]

Pure Evoke C range DAB, DAB+ and FM radios; connected radios
Pure Evoke C-series DAB+ and connected range now available

Remote-controlled trio offer FM, DAB and DAB+ tuners, with the flagship Evoke C-F6 combining Spotify Connect and internet radio
Pure Evoke C-D6 brings back CD player into stereo audio system
Pure Evoke C-D4 compact DAB/DAB+ tabletop music system

[Sat 20 Feb 16]

Heart Extra - on DAB D1 national multiplex
Heart Extra launches alongside bundle of eighteen stations
Heart Extra will feature music from the last three decades and will play a mix of tracks from a variety of artists targeted at a female audience. Wham, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Pink, Take That, Phil Collins, George Michael, Whitney Houston, Roxette, Robbie Williams, Bon Jovi, UB40, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5, Kylie Minogue, Coldplay, Keane, Adele, Sam Smith and Bruno Mars are just some of the artists to appear on the new station, launched on 29th February 2016 in mono on the D1 digital radio multiplex at 7.00am with Jamie Theakston and Emma Bunton at breakfast.

[Sun 14 Feb 16, amended Sun 28 Feb]

Mothering Sunday 2016
Cool to retro - thinking of getting a DAB radio as a gift for Mother's Day?

With Mothering Sunday on the way, we've a pick of the best DAB, DAB+ and FM radios currently available for maximum style and minimum fuss

[Sun 21 Feb 16]

D2 testing now across the UK on DAB digital radio
Loads of new stations broadcasting audio tests on DAB

The UK's new bundle of digital radio stations are available now to dip in to on your receiver

[Mon 15 Feb 16]

Gaydio Sussex
Gaydio reviews coverage; removes itself from Sussex-wide multiplex
Gaydio, the LBGT station, is to end on the Sussex DAB radio multiplex shortly, having joined a local DAB mini-multiplex for Brighton in mono, which launched in Summer 2015.

[Sun 14 Feb 16]

Pure One Flow receiving test transmission
How to receive eighteen national DAB stations launching in Feb 2016

Information about how to pick up test transmissions for the UK's big bundle of radio stations on DAB and DAB+. Will you be in the coverage area?

[Wed 03 Feb 16]

D2 Sound Digital lineup of 18 new and relocating stations on DAB digital radio
Eighteen stations take to the airwaves as Sound Digital DAB launches

From 29th February, Virgin Radio, children's station Fun Kids, talkRADIO and Sunrise Radio cascade into DAB listeners' homes as new national DAB bundle airs in the UK
  • Find out if you can listen to the new stations on your DAB or DAB+ radio

  • New multiplex covers large areas of England, with parts of Central Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales included in coverage



[Wed 03 Feb 16]

North Yorkshire Oldies launches on DAB 1st February 2016
New oldies station for North Yorkshire
Stevie Wonder, The Isley Brothers, The Moody Blues, Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand transported to DAB listeners

[Sun 31 Jan 16]

UCB UK changes name to UCB 1
UBC UK goes for name tweak
UCB 1 is the new name for UCB UK - United Christian Broadcasters - on the UK's first national digital DAB multiplex. The station, which has reserved a place for sister station UCB 2 (previously UCB Inspirational) on the second national commercial digital radio multiplex, changed its name at the end of January 2016. UCB 3 is the new name for UCB Gospel.
UCB 2 logo

[Sun 31 Jan 16]




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