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Brighton DAB trial stations
Monday, 10th August 2015 [updated 14th Feb, 23rd July 2016]
New lease of life for your DAB radio in Brighton & Hove

If you've a DAB digital radio launguishing in a cupboard somewhere, don't forget to dust it off, do a full retune and check out the new bundle of stations in and around Brighton & Hove, broadcasting on a digital mini multiplex for the area for the next nine months.

As this is a trial, stations may come and go and change names, so keep an eye out on your station list for any new services popping up.

As part of the 274-day trial, a number of stations have launched in glorious stereo DAB digital radio: local station Juice 107.2, community station Radio Reverb alongside nostalgic classic music station Smile Sussex [now Oldies Sussex from UKRD, longstanding alternative station Totallyradio currently playing ten channels of music including reggae, techno, alternative/indie, world, word, jazz, chillout, hiphop, breaks and trash streams from its online base, arts station Resonance and Brighton City Student Radio. [Gaydio and 1 Brighton FM have also since joined the multiplex]. The stations are broadcasting on Channel 9A.

London, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Birmingham, Manchester, Norwich and Aldersho have all seen a bundle of stations launch on DAB digital radio within the next three months, thanks to a trial which sees small-scale DAB transmissions covering nine cities.

Each multiplex will be on the air for nine months during the trial, with Glasgow and London using two transmitters to broadcast services and other areas using just one low-powered transmitter.

To receive DAB digital radio services, you need a type of radio designed to pick up digital broadcasts over the airwaves through its built-in aerial. We've links to good models on our pages, or scroll down the page for some quick links to both DAB and wi-fi receivers.

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Related links:
Brighton & Hove radio stations, on this website.

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