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My analogue and DAB radio transmitters at PGSTART30

Note: under development. To help you to work out which DAB, FM and AM radio stations you can get, we have just traced your location to all of the transmitters within hundreds of miles. We use groundwave for AM broadcasts. For those you have access to, only the ones sending a strong enough signal are shown. DAB radio stations are grouped before transmission into 'Muxes' (multiplexes) which then broadcast on one frequency. The radio stations you can get are listed below the map.

On the following map, yellow house shows where you are and all the possible DAB (white), FM (blue) and AM (green) transmitters: You can single-click on the mast locations to show their calculated coverage area. You can also use the buttons below the map to choose transmitter name with a colour-coded Mux.

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There are three other popular ways to receive radio broadcasts: using Freeview, using Sky or using Freesat. There are over 30 radio stations on Freeview, almost 60 on Sky and about 40 on Freesat. You will need an aerial and digital TV for Freeview, a satellite dish and decoder box for both Freesat and Sky. If you use a screen with these services you also need a TV Licence, which isn't required at all for DAB or FM. You can see a full list of the radio stations here: Showing the free channels on Radio stations on digital TV.

Coverage areas shown

Because analogue signals fade over distance (and over time on the AM band) the shown coverage areas are for optimal reception, including FM stereo. It is often (and sometime occasionally) possible to get more stations than listed on AM and FM, but with poorer quality.

Friday, 11 November 2016
2:00 PM

Cathy Bowen:

To answer your question we need to know where you live by giving a post code so we can check which transmitter you might be using and whether you are within the reception patter for the local multiplex that might carry the service - not all transmitters carry it and not all areas served from any such can receive the signal.

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MikeP's 1,148 posts Gold Gold GB
Thursday, 1 December 2016
Doug Ferguson
7:46 PM Aberdeen

Hi folks, any idea if Durris Transmitter will get 11A? The channels it broadcasts seem to stop at the Angus transmitter, just wondering if they will get any farther north. Missing Planet Rock on my DAB.

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Doug Ferguson's 2 posts GB
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7:50 PM

Doug Ferguson: Sound Digital haven't announced any plans to expand their coverage and it seems doubtful that they will do any time soon. Their business model is based on providing national coverage at a much lower cost than Digital One, which they achieve by only have 45 transmitters which cover most major areas of population.

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StevensOnln1's 257 posts Silver Silver GB
Doug Ferguson
8:00 PM Aberdeen

Thanks for this info, guess my friends and I spent a small fortune on DAB radios and stuff for a small time of a great radio station we can now only get online.

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Doug Ferguson's 2 posts GB
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Friday, 2 December 2016
2:05 PM

Doug Ferguson: Plug a Chromecast audio into the input of a radio, etc, and you can easily stream from your phone - ?20 at the moment. Or if the radio has bluetooth, just use that.

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MikeB's 1,941 posts Gold Gold GB
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
J Peter Wilson
6:54 PM Bridlington

Thanks for this added feature.

Please note that now that High Hunsley is broadcasting the Humberside local mux (10D), the Licolnshire local mux (12A) and SDL National (11A) that the number of DAB/DAB+ stations that we can receive on the East Yorkshire Coast within the YO15/YO16 postcodes has increased to 58 stations.

The SDL National stations come at 75-90% signal strength and the two local muxes are 100% as rated on my Pure Evoke Flow within our home, apart from next to the metal lined chimney for the central heating boiler. Good reception also on our Roberts Play and on the JVC car radio.

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J Peter Wilson's 27 posts Bronze Bronze GB
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Thursday, 8 December 2016
Aidan drury
9:08 PM King's Lynn

I have a dab reception problem with 11d (d1 national) I get 4bars and it is just disturbance within 5 miles and 11a (sdl national) there's completely no signal anywhere within 30 miles of beeston east of england I recommend a transmitter with 11d d1 national and 11a Sdl national in the middle of the no signal problem area and that's litcham a second 11a sdl national transceiver in norwich and a third 11a sdl national and 10b norfolk transceiver or you could make a transmitter with these stations heart extra capital extra kiss kisstory bfbs and just put it at dereham beeston or litcham if you want but I prefer a transmitter within a mile of here because I go quite a large area of the transmitters radius anyways good luck with making dab radio possible to listen to

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