Cumbria DAB Applications Received

Ofcom has received two DAB applications for Cumbria local multiplexes. Bauer have applied for a license to cover North and West Cumbria. This will consist of BBC Radio Cumbria, and CFM. The rest of capacity will be used to plug coverage gaps for Bauer’s national brands, including Scala Radio, and Absolute Radio 80s. Some capacity…Read moreRead more

Ofcom Revices Cumbria/Lancs DAB Plan

Ofcom have revised plans for Cumbria and North Lancashire local DAB, based on feedback from stakeholders. Instead of two multiplexes, three frequency blocks will be used. It will be up to applicants to decided how the frequencies should be used. The move is unusually, as the previous proposals allowed for DAB to mirror the FM…Read moreRead more

Cumbria to Gain Local DAB

Ofcom is to advertise two new local DAB multiplexes to cover Cumbria and North Lancashire. One is designed to cover the Morecambe Bay area, with the second to cover North & West Cumbria and Southwest Scotland. No indication has yet to been given as to which stations will be carried, but capacity is likely to…Read moreRead more