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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:

2017 transmitters coming soon...

In 2016, more than 230 new digi radio transmitters were switched on

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Hold the Autotune button down for 3 seconds to make sure your DAB radio scans for all new stations
Ruark R2i firmware upgrade news and information
Ruark rejoices with firmware upgrade for R2 3rd gen for better BBC audio
Connected R2 gets firmware update for BBC hi-quality radio streams & listen again

[Sun 19 Feb 2017]

Pick of Valentines Day radios for 14 Feb 2017
Pick of DAB digital radios for Valentine's Day 2017

How's your relationship with radio? Make it better with a futureproofed DAB for your loved one on 14th February, and enjoy listening (rather than screaming at the radio in frustration)

[Mon 6 Feb 17]

Fix Radio launches on digital radio in London
Can you Fix it? Live in London? Tradesperson with DAB? Yes, you can

Get back to work with this 'onsite' station, on digital radio in and around England's capital city

[Sat 4 Feb 17]

Bid to get Delays Valentine to number 1
The track your radio station should be playing this week

Campaign for Delays' single Valentine to reach number one to help raise awareness of cancer

[Sun 5 Feb 17]

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Ultimate radio station playing ultimate cheese joins digital radio

Northeast Wales, Chester and Liverpool wake up, move their feet and smell the cheese

[Sat 4 Feb 17]

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Scotland suffers greatest hit as Gold leaves DAB digital radio in country
Sixties and seventies greatest hits station on DAB says goodbye to areas north of the border
[Sat 4 Feb 17]

BBC Radio 2 Country returns on 9th March 2017
Radio 2 Country is back in 2017

The popular popup digi station set to broadcast from C2C: Country to Country festival in March

[Sun 22 Jan 2017]

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Chris Country returns to DAB digital radio in North East Wales, West Cheshire & Liverpool
Country music station Chris Country has reappeared on the DAB bundle serving North East Wales, West Cheshire & Liverpool. The station, which plays American country music, left the area in August 2016, but an adjustment to the sound quality of Dragon Radio, which also broadcasts on the same bundle, as well as a move to DAB+ for Chris Country (allowing it to broadcast in stereo), means there's room for both in this part of Great Britain. Tune to Dee on DAB, then look for Chris Country in your DAB radio's station list.

[Sun 22 Jan 2017]

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Gold radio station leaves DAB digital radio in Central Scotland: Edinburgh and Glasgow
Sixties and seventies music station Gold has been taken off digital radio in Central Scotland, where it broadcast on the regional bundle of stations for the area. The carriage contract expired and, for financial reasons, the station's operator decided it wouldn't sign up to a new contract to ensure it could still be heard in Central Scotland. Listeners in South-West Scotland (Ayrshire) can still find Gold on their DAB radio, but Edinburgh and Glasgow listeners must listen via the app, internet radio or at Sky channel 0121, Virgin Media channel 959 or FreeSat Channel 722. Glasgow listeners can try retuning for the Ayr DAB bundle, to see if they can receive a signal from transmitters situated in East, North or South Ayrshire: Darvel, Brown Carrick Hill and West Kilbride.
[Sun 22 Jan 2017]

Njoy radio off DAB in Cornwall - vehicle
NJoy is no longer using DAB as a vehicle to broadcast
Dance and classic dance anthem music station NJoy radio has ended its DAB digital radio broadcasts on the local digi radio bundle serving Cornwall. The station launched in November 2015, but it is thought the cost of carriage on DAB is the reason for the station's removal from the platform. NJoy radio continues online as an internet radio station.

[Sun 22 Jan 2017]

Is my school closed today - find out on your local radio station
Icy weather? Find out about road conditions in your area, on your radio

Local radio comes into its own at this time of year: find FM and AM frequencies, check travel disruption and road closures, primary and secondary school closures when it's snowing - and more on your local radio station

[Thurs 12 Jan 2017]

Find out where the newest DAB transmitters have been installed
In 2016, more than 230 new digi radio transmitters were switched on

From Inverness to Cornwall, hundreds of new transmitters are now carrying local and national digital radio - here's where they were powered up

[Mon 9 Jan 2017]

Why can't I tune to Planet Rock, Absolute 80s, Fun Kids, Magic Chilled or Union Jack?
No Planet Rock? The sound of silence on Jazz FM Stereo? Abs80s unreceivable? What's going on with your new DAB radio?

Find out why you can't listen to Planet Rock, Absolute 80s, Jazz FM, Fun Kids, Magic Chilled or Union Jack and how to put it right

[Weds 28 Dec 2016]

Amazon Echo Dot (second generation) hands-on review with radio and audio
Amazon Echo Dot 2 - our review & photos - a new voice for internet radio

Now with IFTTT support - combine functions to dim the lights and turn off the heating when you start your dance playlist - and things like that. We get our hands on the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) and review its internet radio capabilities - how does it stack up as a radio streamer and bedside alarm? Plus, personalised, spoken weather forecasts, access to your Amazon Music locker, audio books, news briefings and more... is this the future of live radio and on-demand? It may be scond generation, but are you just seconds away from listening to your favourite stations here and abroad?

[Mon 24 Oct, 25 Nov, 16 Dec 2016]

Pure have released its new range of Evoke H series DAB digital radios
Pure introduce Evoke H3, H4 and H6 range of Bluetooth-enabled DAB receivers - all futureproofed with DAB+ compatibility
What's the difference between the Evoke H2, H3, H4 and H6 models? Find out and see photos here
[Tues 22 Nov 16]


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Lost Eagle Oldies, North Yorkshire Oldies or Pirate Oldies? Here's why

A new DAB digital radio station takes Oldies to a new era, covering Cornwall, Surrey & south London, North Yorkshire and Cambridge

[Fri 11 Nov 16]

Sony-xdr-s40dpb DAB and DAB+ portable radio receiver review
Sony XDR-S40DPB - hands-on review & photos

The model's a few years old, but DAB and DAB+ compatible, so how does the S40 stack up?

[Sat 5 Nov 16]

Goodmans Pebble DAB radio review
Goodmans Pebble DAB+ portable one year on - our review & photos

How does the Goodmans Pebble portable digital radio stand up after a full year of use? Playing it straight or straight on the bonfire? Find out its strengths and weaknesses in our review.

[Sat 5 Nov 16]

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Business news station relaunches on London digital radio
Bloomberg Radio has joined DAB digital radio in London. The station broadcasts around-the-clock business news programmes, with a focus on financial news and market updates and interviews with CEOs, economists and expert analysts. Bloomberg Radio was previously available nationally on digital radio from July 2000 until December 2002.

[Mon 17 Oct 16]

Some different ways to get cheap multi-room streaming and broadcast radio and audio or music
Streaming ahead: multi-room radio and music on the cheap

Like having the same sounds around the house? Or simply want an easy way to access streaming radio over wi-fi? Look no further than our quick guide to tech available that gives you radio with the option of a multi-room experience

[Sat 22 Oct 16]

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Films and musicals get more airplay on digital radio with Encore

Find out how to tune in to a new digital station playing music from West End & Broadway shows

[Sun 23 Oct 16]

A range of affordable personal and pocket DAB digital radios
Handholding: These personal DAB digital radios are the cheapest yet

Suddenly, listening to digital radio out and about became a lot cheaper with these Autumn 2016 deals, from £22 - significantly more affordable than sets from a few years ago

[Sat 08 Oct 16]

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