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Saturday, 17th April 2004
BBC flicks the switch on DAB transmitters in Lancaster and Morecambe

BBC urban music station 1 Xtra, comedy and books channel BBC7 and archive performances music station 6 music are now available across Morecambe, Barrow-in-Furness, Camforth and Broughton-in-Furness.

Lancaster has also recently seen the switch-on of its own new DAB transmitter serving Lancaster, Burton-in-Kendal, Ingleton and Casterton areas.



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Up to 258,000 possible listeners with a DAB digital radio can now tune in to the BBC's national digital radio stations in and around Lancaster. The Morecambe Bay transmitter provides coverage for around 95,000 listeners.

The switch-on of the latest transmitters allows a full set of the national services from the BBC to be heard on a DAB digital radio.

Listeners with a DAB digital radio in and around these areas can receive the new services by performing an "Autotune" or "Autoscan" with their DAB-enabled tuner or radio. The national BBC services now available are as follows:

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  • BBC Asian Network

  • BBC Radio 1

  • BBC 1Xtra

  • BBC Radio 2

  • BBC Radio 3

  • BBC Radio 4

  • BBC Radio Five Live

  • BBC Five Live Sports Extra

  • BBC 6 Music

  • BBC 7

  • BBC World Service

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 radios available to buy.

Related links:
North-West radio stations, on this website.
national BBC DAB radio stations, on this website.
national commercial radio stations, on this website.
guide to DAB digital radio, on this website.
portable & kitchen digital radios, available to buy now, via this website.
pocket & personal DAB radios, on this website.
hi-fi separates DAB digital tuners, on this website.
DAB digital radio aerials for improving reception, on this website.

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