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October 21st, 2021

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Latest Updates and News

October 21st
In Italy, the regulator has assigned Block 12C to a new * DAB Italia * transmitter listed for Gorizia (Gorica), close to the border with Slovenia. That frequency is assigned to the western half of Slovenia, however, and is already in use by the regional ensemble SLO DAB+ R2 W. Elsewhere in the Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia, to which Gorizia belongs, the Porzus transmitter switched from Block 12C to Block 7C last year in order to avoid such cross-border interference.

October 21st
Snapshot of the Italian regional ensemble MediaDAB Torino updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 21st
Trial Cambridge snapshot updated.
Eruption Radio has replaced Black Cat Camb since the previous observation. Rubix Radio has been relabelled Style Radio.

October 21st
In Germany, the forthcoming ensemble for private-sector broadcasters in Nordrhein-Westfalen will launch on October 29th.

October 21st
In France, the regulator has issued the formal authorisation to operate the forthcoming local ensemble for La Rochelle to Opemux RNT. The ensemble will broadcast on Block 10C.

October 20th
In Germany, the first test transmissions have been reported for the forthcoming ensemble for private-sector broadcasters in Thüringen. Test-Thueringen on Block 12B is reported to have six audio services on board.

October 20th
In Italy, the digitalbitrate receiver in Mafalda has received a new ensemble on Block 6A.
CRDAB SALERNO is reported to have five audio services on board. The EId reported by digitalbitrate (5020) is not unique in Italy, being used also by MediaDAB Torino.

October 20th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12A. Ahrweiler improves coverage of the Rheinland-Pfalz ensemble SWR RP in an area that includes Kreis Ahrweiler (Altenahr, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Sinzig and the border area with Nordrhein-Westfalen), in the western half of Kreis Mayen-Koblenz and the eastern edge of the Vulkaneifelkreises (Kelberg).

October 20th
Snapshots of the UK local ensembles Norfolk and Northamptonshire updated.
Heart Xmas replaces Capital UK.

October 18th
Snapshots of the UK local ensembles Cambridge and Peterborough updated.
Heart Xmas replaces Capital UK.

October 18th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Lincolnshire updated.
Heart Xmas replaces Heart Lincs.

October 18th
Snapshots of the UK local ensembles Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire updated. Heart Xmas replaces Heart East Mids.

October 18th
Snapshots of the UK local ensembles Humberside, Leeds, North Yorkshire and Sheffield updated. Heart Xmas replaces Smooth UK.

October 15th
In France, the regulator has issued the remaining formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on the forthcoming regional ensemble for Ardennes, Marne & Aube, known officially as "Reims étendu".

October 15th
It's Christmas in the UK! The regular seasonal service Heart Xmas has popped on a number of local ensembles. In some cases, it replaces an existing service, such as Heart UK or Capital UK. On other ensembles, it is an additional service. In most cases, the newcomer is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB. On London 1, the service uses DAB+ at 40 kbit/s. Kent, Essex, Herts Beds Bucks and London 1 snapshots updated.


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Update History

October 14th
In France, the regulator has begun to issue the formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on a forthcoming regional ensemble for Ardennes, Marne & Aube, known officially as "Reims étendu". Five authorisations have been published today.

October 14th
In France, the regulator has issued the remaining formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble for Reims.

October 13th
In Germany, the media regulator in Rheinland-Pfalz has advertised the operation of a trial ensemble to determine whether the open-source software model of transmission is capable of supporting Land-wide coverage. In the first instance, the ensemble would be expected to cover an area including Koblenz, Trier, Rheinhessen and Pfalz, with coverage extending to an area including Koblenz, Trier, Mainz, Kaiserslautern and Ludwigshafen within 15 months. The entire trial is expected to last five years. Closing date for applications is November 8th 2021, with a final decision expected in early December.

October 13th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 7B. Holzminden-Neuhaus extends and improves coverage of hr Radio in the region where Hessen meets Niedersachsen and Nordrhein-Westfalen.

October 13th
In Germany, two new transmitters have been brought into service, both operating on Blocks 10A and 11D. Ostheim and Zeil am Main extend and improve coverage of the ensembles Unterfranken and Bayern in their respective areas.

October 13th
In France, the regulator has begun to issue the formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on a forthcoming local ensemble for Reims. Five authorisations have been published today.

October 13th
In France, the ensemble LILLE Etendu has been relabelled LILLE 8A. LILLE Local 2 and LILLE 7D.

October 13th
In France, most of the Marseille ensembles have been relabelled - MARSEILLE 5B, MARSEILLE 7A, MARSEILLE 8A and MARSEILLE 8D. The Block 8C ensemble SDN is unchanged.

October 12th
In France, most of the Parisian ensembles have been relabelled - PARIS 6A, PARIS 6D, PARIS 9B and PARIS 11A. The Block 9A ensemble RNT Associative and the Block 11B ensemble Paris-Etendu are unchanged. The Block 9D ensemble towerCast has ceased, now that its Radio France services are carried on the new national ensemble towerCast-m2.

October 12th
In France, the new national ensembles launched today and have switched to their service configurations.

October 12th
In France, the regulator has published formal authorisations for all thirteen services that will broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble for Troyes.

October 12th
In France, the regulator has published the remaining formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on the forthcoming regional ensemble for Somme & l'Aisne du Nord, known officially as "Amiens étendu", including the service from public-service broadcaster Radio France - France Bleu Picardie.

October 10th
DAB+ has returned to Hungary, a year after the previous broadcasts ended, in a one-month trial that will end on October 31st. KRB DAB TESZT is broadcasting on Block 10D at low power (10W) with four test services on board.

October 9th
In France, the regulator has published the first of the formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on the forthcoming regional ensemble for Somme & l'Aisne du Nord, known officially as "Amiens étendu".

October 8th
In Germany, the media regulator for Sachsen has announced that at the end of October it will advertise three layers of coverage for private-sector broadcasters:-
  • An ensemble for the entire Land Sachsen.
  • Three regional ensembles, covering respectively
    • Leipzig and the Landkreise Leipzig and Nordsachsen
    • Chemnitz and the Landkreise Erzgebirgskreis, Mittelsachsen, Vogtlandkreis and Zwickau
    • Dresden and the Landkreise Bautzen, Oberlausitz, Meißen and Sächsische Schweiz Osterzgebirge
  • A local ensembmle for the city of Dresden and the surrounding area.
October 8th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 8D. Reifersberg (4.7 kW) improves reception of the regional ensemble SWR BW S in an area that includes Sigmaringen (Mengen, Bad Saulgau), Biberach (Riedlingen, Ertingen, Bad Buchau), Reutlingen (Pfronstetten, Hayingen, Zwiefalten) and in the southern Alb-Donau-Kreis (Obermarchtal, Munderkingen, Ehingen).

October 8th
In France, the regulator has published the formal authorisations for services that will broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble for Amiens.

October 8th
Trial Glasgow has ceased. The ensemble went off air at 18:00 today. The snapshot published yesterday is the last known config. The new "small-scale" ensemble for Glasgow was awarded earlier this year and is expected on air sometime next year. Nation Scotland, previously broadcast on this ensemble, migrated to the regional ensemble Central Scotland at the beginning of October. Its snapshot has been updated.

October 6th
On the Italian regional ensemble for Lombardia, MEDIA DAB, the existing service RADIO ENERGY + has been relabelled # ENERGY +. Snapshot updated.

October 4th
On London 2, the service THC Radio has ceased.

October 3rd
Snapshot of the Swiss regional ensemble for Bern and Fribourg SMC D03 BE-FR updated.
ENERGY HITS+ replaced by ENERGY LUZERN+ since the previous observation.
VIRGIN HITS relabelled VIRGIN RADIO.

October 3rd
Snapshot of the Swiss ensemble for the Berner Oberland DIG D04 - BO updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 3rd
Snapshot of the Swiss regional ensemble for Oberwallis SMC D03 VS updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 3rd
Snapshot of the Swiss ensemble for Bas Valais DIG F03 - BVS updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 3rd
A new service has popped up on the German national ensemble Antenne DE.
AIDA Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

October 3rd
Trial Aldershot snapshot updated. Multiple changes since previous observation.

October 3rd
Trial Portsmouth snapshot updated.

October 2nd
digitalbitrate has added a receiver in Norwich.

October 2nd
It's Christmas in Pompey! Christmas Radio has popped up on Trial Portsmouth, running at 32 kbit/s using DAB+. The existing service 10-fi.com has ceased.

October 2nd
On Trial Glasgow, Nation Scotland has been relabelled Retune. The service Radio Caroline has ceased. Snapshot updated.

October 1st
Snapshot updated of the Swiss local ensemble for canton Vaud, including Lausanne,
DIG F03 - VD. Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 1st
Snapshot updated of the Swiss local ensemble for Geneva, DIG F03 - GE.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

October 1st
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2 updated.
Addition of 100CROONERS since the previous observation.

October 1st
Snapshots of the Belgian regional ensembles NAM-LUX 1 and NAM-LUX 2 updated.

October 1st
On the Slovak ensemble Towercom, the services ANTENA ROCK, Radio Jemne and Radio VLNA are reported to have ceased.

October 1st
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Surrey-NSussex.
Classic One is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

September 30th
digitalbitrate has added receivers for Avignon and Toulon. The receivers reveal that the new local and étendu ensembles AVIGNON 5C and AVIGNON ET1 are on air, with ten and twelve services respectively.

September 30th
Snapshot added of the Swiss local ensemble for Oberwallis, DIG D04 - HVS

September 28th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN1 updated.
Addition of Willy since the previous observation. A number of bitrate reductions.

September 27th
Snapshot of the French ensemble Lyon-Local updated.
Cessation of FRANCE MAGHREB 2 since the previous observation.

September 27th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble Bourgoin-Jallieu updated.
Three additional services since the previous observation.

September 27th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Herts Beds Bucks.
All Oldies Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB Mono LSF at 56 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

September 26th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble Bourg-en-Bresse updated.
Addition of FC RADIO since the previous observation.

September 26th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble Macon-Cluny updated.
Five additional services since the original observation.

September 26th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble COLMAR DAB+ updated. The services RADIO ECN and RADIO ORIENT have been relabelled ECN and ORIENT respectively since the previous observation.

September 26th
Snapshot of the French regional ensemble LILLE Etendu updated. The service OÜI FM has been relabelled OUI FM since the previous observation.

September 25th
In France, the regulator has authorised SAS Compagnie des multiplex DAB to operate an ensemble on Block 5D for Franche-Comté, known officially as "Besançon étendu" and another on Block 10D in Charente and Charente-Maritime, known officially as "La Rochelle étendu".

September 25th
A new service B Radio has popped up on Trial Aldershot, replacing Angel Vintage.

September 25th
On the UK local ensemble NE Wales W Chesh, the service Dragon Radio has changed its SId.

September 24th
On Trial Portsmouth, the service Little Radio has ceased. The existing service B Radio has switched to the higher bitrate of 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

September 24th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble for Dunkerque, relabelled DAB Flandres and with additional services since the previous observation.

September 24th
Snapshot of the French local ensemble for Calais, relabelled DAB COTE D'OPALE and with additional services since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the French regional ensemble NANTES 5D updated, relabelled since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the French local ensemble NANTES 7B updated, relabelled since the previous observation. One other minor labelling change.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the French local ensemble Rouen Local 1 updated. Three additional services since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the French ensemble Rouen-Etendu updated.
Minor labelling changes since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Gloucestershire updated.
Cessation of Like Radio Glos since the previous observation.

September 23rd
On Trial London, the SId of NuSound Radio has changed.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Hereford-Worcs updated.
Cessation of Like Radio since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Mid & West Wales updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

September 23rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble South East Wales updated.
Addition of AspenWaite Radio since the previous observation.

September 21st
Snapshots updated of the Italian regional ensemble for Lombardia, MEDIA DAB.
Two additional services have popped up since the previous observations.
RADIO CITY 4 YOU and *RADIOPOCKET* are broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s apiece. MIAMIVICE has been relabelled 906 NTWK.

September 21st
Snapshot updated of the Italian national ensemble * DAB Italia *.
The packet data service EPG has switched to the higher bitrate 32 kbit/s since the previous observation.

September 21st
Snapshot updated of the Italian national ensemble #EuroDab Italia.
An additional service has popped up since the previous observation. R. SPORTIVA DAB is broadcasting in mono DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
RADIO KISSKISS has been relabelled KISSKISS.

September 20th
Snapshot added of test transmissions for the forthcoming fourth layer of coverage in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. DABCOM - F04 currently has nine audio services running. The configuration is likely to change ahead of the official launch date.

September 18th
A new service has popped up on the Swiss ensemble in Ticino (Tessin), SMC_I03.
1 THAALAM THAMIL is broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s, effectively a migration from DIG I02. Snapshot updated.

September 18th
Snapshot updated of the Swiss ensemble for Sopraceneri and Sottoceneri, DIG I02.
2 THAALAM THAMIL replaces 1 THAALAM THAMIL.
R.Studio.Star has a new SId.

September 18th
On London 2, the service Virgin Pride has ceased. Snapshot updated.

September 17th
On Trial London, the service Mixer Radio, which popped up on August 31st but has been lurking silently ever since, is now transmitting audio.

September 17th
The UK regulator has published details of the applicants for Round Two of the small-scale DAB advertisements. In total, 30 applications were received among 18 areas across North West England and North East Wales. Four areas failed to attract any applications: Chester & Ellesmere Port, Clitheroe, Rhyl Ruthin & Mold and Wirral. A selection process will now take place. Details of the areas to be advertised in a forthcoming Round Three have also been confirmed. 25 areas in all four nations of the United Kingdom will be advertised, probably in the fourth quarter of 2021. Areas to be advertised in a forthcoming Round Four will be announced at the same time as the Round Three advertisements.

September 17th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12B.
Bennin (2.5 kW) extends and improves coverage of the regional ensemble in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, NDR MV SN in an area that includes Zarrentin, Hagenow, Lübtheen and Lauenburg.

September 16th
The French regulator has authorised a one-year pilot of DAB+ in the overseas département Martinique. The decision, published on the CSA website but not yet found in the Journal Officiel, authorises nine audio services to be broadcast from three sites at la Trinité, Rivière-Pilote and le Diamant. This is believed to be the first time that DAB+ will have been broadcast in the Caribbean. A similar pilot was authorised on the Indian Ocean island département Réunion earlier this year. Page added.

September 15th
On the Netherlands national ensemble MTVNL, the packet data service dabdata1 has ceased.

September 15th
A new service has popped up on the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2.
100CROONERS is broadcasting in DAB+ at 96 kbit/s.

September 15th
On Trial Glasgow, the service The Max appears to have ceased for the second time this year. Snapshot updated.

September 15th
In France, the regulator has issued the remaining formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Gard and Lozère, known officially as "Nîmes étendu" - J A Z Z Radio, Maritima, Radio FG, Radio Nova, Radio Orient, Sud Radio and TSF Jazz plus the service France Bleu Gard Lozère from public-service broadcaster Radio France.

September 15th
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Surrey-NSussex.
Angel Vintage is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 64 kbit/s, Mono LSF. Snapshot updated.

September 14th
digitalbitrate has added a receiver in Mafalda, Italy.

September 14th
A new service has popped up on Trial Portsmouth.
B Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 40 kbit/s in DAB+.
The existing service 60s has switched to mono with the bitrate unchanged.
Snapshot updated.

September 14th
On London 3, the service DilSe Radio has been relabelled Lyca Gold.
Snapshot updated.

September 14th
In France, the regulator has issued a further four of the formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Gard and Lozère, known officially as "Nîmes étendu" - Chante France, Ecclesia, Hello Occitanie and RTS.

September 12th
Snapshot updated of the national ensemble DAB+ AUSTRIA.
Addition of -AUSTRIA (Radio Austria), broadcasting at 72 kbit/s in DAB+.

September 11th
An additional service has popped up on the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN1.
The service Willy has a different SId to the existing instance on DAB+ VLAANDEREN2.

September 11th
On Trial London, the service Angel Vintage has been relabelled Angel Vintage Ln.

September 11th
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, the service HITSRADIO BMOUTH has been relabelled HITS RADIO BMTH.

September 11th
In France, the regulator has issued the remaining formal authorisation of the services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Pyrénées-Orientales, known officially as "Perpignan étendu", that will operate on Block 5B, to the public-service broadcaster Radio France and its service France Bleu Roussillon.

September 11th
In France, the regulator has issued the first of the formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Gard and Lozère, known officially as "Nîmes étendu", that will operate on Block 10A - 100% Souvenirs.

September 11th
In France, the regulator has issued all thirteen formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble in Nîmes - Alliance Plus, CapSao, Chérie FM Grand Sud, Crooner Radio, Générations, Melody, NRJ Nîmes, Oüi FM, Radio Aviva, Radio Flash, Radio Lenga d'Oc, Radio One and Radio Pitchoun.

September 11th
In France, the regulator has issued the five remaining formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble in Perpignan - Antinéa Radio, Crooner Radio, Melody, NRJ Perpignan and Radio Maria.

September 10th
In France, the regulator has begun issuing the formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensembles in Perpignan. In the first batch, eight services (Chérie FM, FM Évangile 66, Grand Sud FM, Littoral FM, Radio Aviva, Radio Fiesta, Radio Pitchoun and Urban Hit) have been authorised to broadcast on the local ensemble that will operate on Block 11A. Twelve services have been authorised to broadcast on the forthcoming Block 5B ensemble for Pyrénées-Orientales, known officially as "Perpignan étendu" (100% pays catalan, CapSao, Chante France, Hello Occitanie, Jazz Radio, Pyrénées FM, Radio FG, Radio Orient, RCF Occitanie Méditerranée, RTS, Sud Radio and TSF Jazz).

September 10th
In France, the regulator has issued the two remaining formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Hérault and Aveyron, known officially as "Montpellier étendu", that will operate on Block 11C - Jazz Radio and Sud Radio.

September 9th
In France, the regulator has issued formal authorisations to eleven of the services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensemble for Hérault and Aveyron, known officially as "Montpellier étendu", that will operate on Block 11C - 100%, CapSao, Melody, Oüi FM, Radio FG, Radio Lenga d'Oc, Radio Nova, RCF Occitanie Méditerranée, Swigg, TSF Jazz and the service from public-service broadcaster Radio France, France Bleu Hérault.

September 9th
In France, the regulator has issued the remaining formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble for Montpellier that will operate on Block 9C - Beur FM, Chérie FM, Crooner Radio, Hello Occitanie and NRJ Montpellier.

September 8th
In France, the regulator has issued a further four formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming local ensemble for Montpellier that will operate on Block 9C - FM Plus, Radio Aviva, Radio Campus and Radio Clapas.

September 8th
In Bulgaria, the spectrum regulator has launched a public consultation on the introduction of DAB/DAB+ broadcasting. Currently, only a trial in Sofia has been licensed. There appears to be no shortage of spectrum. Frequencies are available for two national ensembles, both constructed as MFNs and for a mix of regional and local ensembles. The consultation document lists ten frequencies available in the city of Sofia and a further four for the wider Sofia region. The regulator invites submissions "within 30 days of publication". The consulatation appeared on the CRC website on September 1st. [Wohnort adds: The consultation appears not to address the vicious circle demonstrated by the regulator's recent rejection in February this year of an application for a licence by Digital Audio Bulgaria to broadcast in Sofia. The application was rejected on the grounds that there was no content to broadcast. No radio services had been licensed for digital broadcasting by the media regulator, and the media regulator refused to licence radio services for digital broadcasting because there was no stated government policy on the introduction of digital radio broadcasting.]

September 6th
The digitalbitrate website now has a receiver located in Leuven, Belgium.

September 6th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 8C. Avegno Cimetta extends and improves coverage of the regional ensemble for private-sector German-language services SMC_I03 in an area that includes Locarno and Tegna.

September 6th
An additional service has popped up on the Italian regional ensemble in Lombardia, MEDIA DAB. FunkyCornerRadio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

September 6th
On the Italian regional ensemble CRDAB Liguria, ITALIA NEWS 24 has been replaced by RADIO NEWS 24, with a different SId. RADIO RICORDI has been replaced by RADIO NEWS, also with a different SId. Snapshot updated.

September 6th
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, Absolute Country and HITSRADIO BMOUTH replace HITS RADIO UK and Fire Radio.

September 6th
On the UK local ensemble Bristol, Absolute Country and HITSRADIO BRISTL replace HITS RADIO UK and Sam Bristol.

September 5th
In France, an additional service has popped up on the local ensemble for Lens-Douai - BLAD.
RADIO CAMPUS is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s.

September 5th
In France, the regulator has begun issuing the formal authorisations to services selected to broadcast on the forthcoming ensembles in Montpellier. In the first batch, four services (Divergence FM, Radio Flash, Radio One and RTS) have been authorised to broadcast on the local ensemble that will operate on Block 9C. The remaining services on this ensemble and the corresponding "étendu" ensemble that will cover Hérault and Aveyron on Block 11C will likely follow in the next days. [It is worth noting that no fewer than fourteen other local areas, plus fourteen corresponding "étendus" areas, were advertised at the same time as Montpellier. If those other areas are running to the same timescale, Wohnort's France page is likely to require constant attention in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, authorisations for ensembles to cover Bayonne and Pau, which were advertised in an earlier round, have not yet been published.]

September 4th
In Germany, an additional service has popped up on the local ensemble in Bad Kreuznach - DAB+ Mux Bad KH
Ahrtalradio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s and is a special service for a region of northern Rheinland-Pfalz that was badly affected by the flooding in mid-July.

September 4th
The digitalbitrate website now has a receiver located in Northamptonshire.

September 4th
On the UK local ensemble Derbyshire, the service Grt Hits E Mids has been relabelled Grt Hits D'shire.

September 4th
Snapshot of the local ensemble Channel Islands updated.
Addition of UCB 1 and UCB 2.

September 2nd
In Germany, the transmitter Braunschweig-Drachenberg broadcasting the regional ensemble NDR NDS BS has switched from Block 11B to 6C. This change means that all the transmitters for this ensemble are now operating as a Single Frequency Network.

September 2nd
Snapshot of the German national ensemble DR Deutschland updated.
An additional packet data service has popped up since the previous observation.
PPP-RTK-AdV is running at 8 kbit/s. Previous snapshot corrected.

September 2nd
Snapshot added of the Swedish ensemble for Göteborg, BAUER MEDIA GBG.

September 2nd
Snapshot of the Swedish ensemble for Göteborg, NENT GROUP.
POWER MILLENNIUM relabelled GO COUNTRY since the previous observation.

September 1st
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12D.
Cottbus-Hufelandstr. improves coverage of Berlin/BRBG K12D in the centre of Cottbus, particularly indoors.

September 1st
Two additional services are reported to have popped up on the local ensemble Channel Islands. UCB 1 and UCB 2 are reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 24 kbit/s apiece.

September 1st
On the Swiss local ensemble for Basel, DIG D04 - BS, the service MultiKulti Radio has ceased.

September 1st
In Germany, the operator of the forthcoming private-sector ensemble for Nordrhein-Westfalen, audio.digital NRW, has announced it will launch at the end of October, with the precise details yet to be announced. Contracts for the carriage of eight audio services have already been agreed. According to the announcement, a selection process is being conducted for the remaining capacity as the offer was oversubscribed.

September 1st
Snapshot of the Danish local ensemble Oestjyll updated. The services ALFA GOLD and Radio Silkeborg are each running at 72 kbit/s - and increase in the first case and a decrease in the second.

September 1st
digitalbitrate's receiver in Paris has captured test transmissions on Block 6C for the forthcoming first national ensemble. towerCast-m1 has thirteen services on board - Test_01 to Test_13. Snapshots of both test transmissions added.

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