Apologies due to the delay of this post, personal commitments have gotten in the way of updates. Podcast Radio, a new digital only station broadcasting podcasts to a wider audience, has now launched in the London area. The station is using DAB+ at 32 kbps second, and has been confirmed on the Surrey and South…Read moreRead more
Fun Kids have launched a new service aimed at younger children called Fun Kids Junior. The service is available on the Surrey and South London local DAB multiplex. Programming will be aimed at 6 to 12 year olds, with the launch of the station being promoted on the main Fun Kids service. The new service…Read moreRead more
Cyber Gold has re-branded as Atlantis. The station has launched on the Suffolk local multiplex (DAB+ at 32 kbps). Atlantis continues on the Surrey and North Sussex local multiplex. Meanwhile, Cyber Radio has left the Brighton trial small scale multiplex, and Cyber Rock has left the Surrey and North Sussex local multiplex.
Encore Radio, the national station dedicated to fans of musicals, is reducing its DAB coverage to focus on online streams. Herts, Beds, Bucks, Essex and Kent are losing coverage, leaving the station only on the South London & Surrey multiplex. The station had already briefly joined and left the North Yorkshire DAB multiplex. The move…Read moreRead more
UKRD station Eagle 80s launches later today at 11am. This service will be available on DAB+ in Surrey and North Sussex, and replaces Eagle 3. As this station is using DAB+, not all DAB radio’s will receive it. To see if your radio is DAB+ compatible, look for a DAB+ logo, or the digital tick…Read moreRead more
Apologies for the absence of recent posts, as I have been away on holiday. There has not been a huge amount of stories from the radio world recently, but here are a few updates. The service Upload Radio has left the Surrey North Sussex (Surrey-NSussex) and North Yorkshire DAB multiplexes. This radio station is still…Read moreRead more