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Sunday, 15th February 2004
Core, OneWord and Planet Rock arrive in Chelmsford

Commercial pop music station Core, plays and spoken word station Oneword and classic rock music station Planet Rock can now be heard in and around Chelmsford in Essex.

A new DAB transmitter has been powered up Danbury, offering DAB radio reception to around 199,000 potential listeners across the Chelmsford area.

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The switch-on means that Virgin Radio is now being broadcast in stereo for the first time on DAB digital radio in the area.

Following the switch-on of these new digital radio transmitters on 13th February 2004, listeners with a DAB digital radio in Chelmsford and nearby areas in Essex should now be able to pick up the national digital services by performing an "Autotune" or "Autoscan" with their DAB-enabled tuner or radio. The list of stations available is as follows:

  • Classic FM

  • Core

  • Life

  • Oneword

  • Planet Rock

  • PrimeTime Radio

  • talkSPORT

  • Virgin Radio

To receive DAB digital radio stations in the UK, you need a DAB digital radio - a new type of radio that can receive digital radio broadcasts. For more information, read our guide to DAB digital radio and discover more about the tuners available to buy.

Related links:
national commercial DAB radio stations, on this website.
Essex radio stations, on this website.
guide to DAB digital radio, on this website.
portable digital radios, available to buy now, via this website.
pocket DAB radios, on this website.
hi-fi separates DAB digital tuners, on this website. promo banner

Have it all? DAB digital radio

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