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Heart Extra Xmas switches on Christmas hits as Heart Extra 'closes' until 27th December

Thursday, 9th November 2017

STOP PRESS! Find out which Christmas radio stations are available in winter 2018 and get web links and frequency information.

UPDATED Heart Extra Xmas information... Read about Heart Extra Xmas for winter 2018 and get broadcast dates for this year.

Heart Extra Xmas is launching with Christmas pop and rock songs with a festive feel at midnight on Thursday 9th November 2017 and is available on national digital radio. Available across many parts of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the station launched alongside several other local DAB radio pop-up stations focusing on Christmas pop favourites.

The station popped up on DAB digital radio last year on 15th December, but in 2017 it's around for an extra week - from 9th November until 11:59pm on 26th December, when Heart Extra will return. In the meantime, look for Heart Extra Xmas (or HeartXms) in your DAB station list instead, to hear 24-hour 'round-the-clock festive pop tracks.

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If you can't see Heart Extra Xmas or HeartXms in your DAB station list, you can try retuning your DAB digital radio to see if you can pick up the station. Look for and tune to other stations broadcasting on the same DAB bundle, such as talkSPORT, Capital Xtra and LBC, then scroll through to find the Heart xmas station in your list.

If you can tune in and hear talkSPORT, Capital Xtra and LBC, you'll definitely be able to hear Heart Extra Xmas as they all broadcast on the same DAB frequency - and are all carried on the same channel: channel 11D in England & Wales; channel 12A in Scotland; channel 11D in Northern Ireland.

You can also listen online to the station.

Don't forget to check out which other stations are available to listen to online and on DAB digital radio, to get your seasonal fix of music. Special Christmas themed such as Magic Christmas, Wave Xmas, Pulse Christmas and Signal Christmas are launching soon, with Scottish Sun Xmas Radio available now.

To receive DAB digital radio services, you need a newer type of radio which can pick up both DAB and DAB+ digital broadcasts over the airwaves through its built-in aerial, to make sure you've a future-proofed way of listening to digital radio. We've links to good models on our pages, or scroll down the page for some quick links to both DAB and DAB+, and internet radio, receivers.

Related links:
DAB Buyers' Guide, on this website.
other Xmas stations for 2017
radio stations, on this website.

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