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Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) DAB transmitter

sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps52.518,1.139 or 52°31'6"N 1°8'22"E

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Tacolneston (Norfolk, England) transmitter.

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Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Robert Bell
3:04 PM

Are EPG available on our DAB radio broadcasts as I would like to use this facility to be able to set up auto recordings to an SD card on our hi-fi Thsnks

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Robert Bell's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
1:07 PM

Robert Bell: I had a "Lobster 700" DAB device once that had access to an EPG that was provided as part of the DAB broadcasts.

Many receivers will show then "now and next" information.

It will really depend on the type of receiver you have if an EPG is shown and scheduled recording can be made.

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Briantist's 38,784 posts Owner Owner GB
Sunday, 12 November 2017
Richard Harrison
8:23 AM

Are DAB+ transmissions available from the Tacolneston transmitter?

If so, which programmes?

Thanks in advance

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Richard Harrison's 7 posts GB
Richard Harrison
9:37 AM

As you were...

I've just found some technical info on DAB+ vs DAB vs FM
- and I'll stick with FM for now thanks !

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Richard Harrison's 7 posts GB
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Chris W
3:19 PM Saxmundham

DAB is promoted as a country-wide service, but near Aldeburgh, Suffolk, DAB reception is almost impossible, even with a loft aerial. Surely there must be plans to address this?

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Chris W's 3 posts GB
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5:13 PM

Chris W: All the existing DAB rollout plans were completed last year (BBC national stations are at 97% coverage, D1 National and local muxes cover around 90% of UK population). It's expected that plans for further expansion to fill remaining DAB coverage gaps will only be announced once the government confirm the date for a digital radio switchover.

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