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Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon LBC page.

Official site: See the link icon LBC website.

From Wikipedia: LBC 97.3 is a London-based talk and phone-in radio station. It is one half of the latest incarnation of LBC, the news and speech service which was Britain's first commercial radio station when it went on air in October 1973. edit Ownership In 2002 the company was bought for 23.5m by the media company Chrysalis,234 who trumpeted their purchase with the promise that they would lift the listenership to at least one million from around 700,000 LBC enjoyed an audience of more than two million in the early 1980s. - link icon read more about LBC on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: LBC is on multiplex COM6 in england flagEngland scotland flagScotland northernireland flagNorthern Ireland wales flagWales .

Thursday, 20 February 2014
Dave Lindsay
2:33 PM

Margaret: With DAB, a single signal (known as a multiplex) carries multiple radio stations. See if you have Classic FM and that you can listen to it, as if you do then you are receiving the national multiplex which it is carried on and therefore the radio is in a position where you can pick up LBC.

You will need to do a retune for LBC because the old "LBC" on your radio will be that which was carried on one of the regional London multiplexes.

A manual tune to channel 11D might help, this being the national commercial multiplex which LBC is now on.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts Platinum Platinum GB
8:36 PM

Margaret: The new national version of LBC may be labelled Birdsong on your radio, as this was the name of the test transmission.

If you select Birdsong it should change to LBC on your radio's display.

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Mark's 181 posts Silver Silver GB
Friday, 21 February 2014
Neville Sheldon
7:58 PM

I have an HD television with two feeds, i.e. (1) FREEVIEW and (2) SKY. Why do I have to turn up the volume quite considerably when switching from SKY to FREEVIEW? The picture quality is not quite as good on FREEVIEW as on SKY, but acceptable. My FREEVIEW transmitter is PONTOP PIKE, and my postcode is NE26. In recent weeks I have noticed an improvement in the picture quality on FREEVIEW but not the volume strength. Sorry, I am not technical, but I hope you will understand.

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Neville Sheldon's 7 posts GB
Sunday, 11 February 2018
11:56 AM

LBC Radio is not showing on the FreeView Box, only message on the tv shows "no information available"
TV has been re-tuned and so has the box but still no good.

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Sylvia's 1 post GB
2:14 PM

Sylvia: Are you missing 4 Music (Freeview channel 18) which is broadcast on the same multiplex? Retuning is not helpful when you have missing channels as all you are doing is deleting the channels which are already stored and searching for them again. Please provide a full postcode so that we can see your predicted coverage, which transmitter you're using and where you are in relation to it etc.

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StevensOnln1's 1,396 posts Gold Gold GB
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Mrs D Millar
11:45 AM

Why have you stopped transmitting 732 LBC via the tv? I have had this for years.

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Mrs D Millar's 2 posts GB
6:10 PM

Mrs D Millar: This is not LBC's website and I can't see anything to suggest that LBC has been removed from Freeview. Are you missing any other channels on Freeview?

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StevensOnln1's 1,396 posts Gold Gold GB
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