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August 15th, 2022

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Latest Updates and News

August 15th
Snapshot of the Italian MEDIADAB ensemble in Piemonte updated.
#Byoblu# and RADIO SPORTIVA are additional services, broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 and 32 kbit/s respectively. The SId of RADIOVIDANETWORK has changed since the previous observation. The services #PLAYTAG and REVOLUTION have ceased.

August 13th
Two additional services have popped up on the UK local ensemble TynemthSShields.
Radio Tyneside and Panjab Radio are broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s each. Snapshot updated.

August 13th
Two additional services have popped up on the UK local ensemble NcastleGateshead.
Angel Vintage and Panacea Radio are broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 and 48 kbit/s respectively.

August 12th
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Suffolk.
Nation Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.

August 12th
Snapshot of the new ensemble for Sheffield and Rotherham updated.
Multiple changes, including EId.

August 11th
The new "Small Scale" ensemble for Glasgow has popped up on Block 8B.
Glasgow SS has sixteen services on board currently. Snapshot added.

August 11th
An additional service has popped up on the French ensemble SDN in Marseille.
DANCE ONE is broadcasting in DAB+ at 80 kbit/s, as do all the other services on this ensemble now.
[This story has been updated to add precision]

August 11th
The new ensemble for Sheffield and Rotherham has popped up on Block 9C.
Shefcast Digital currently has six audio services on board. Snapshot added.
The ensemble for Derry/Londonderry is also reported to have popped up.
More info as it appears.
[This story has been updated]

August 10th
Snapshot of the local ensemble Salisbury updated. Addition of BFBS BestBritish, BFBS Rewind and Nation Radio compared with the previous observation. Hot Salisbury has a new SId, with the previous instance being relabelled RETUNE HOT.

August 8th
On the local ensemble Channel Islands, the service Angel Vintage has ceased.

August 7th
The Italian regulator has published its new frequency plan for national, regional and local layers of coverage. The date of implementation is not yet known, but given the scale of the operation, it is not likely to happen overnight. Some areas, however, are to some extent already compliant with the new plan. Other changes are subject to co-ordination with neighbouring administrations.

August 6th
The UK regulator has revoked the licence for the small-scale DAB area Welsh Valleys that was awarded as part of Round One. The licensee had requested the cancellation in view of the technical challenges in covering the licensed area. Ofcom may advertise a modified licence centered around the western part of the original area as part of Round Five.

August 6th
On the Italian national ensemble DAB+ RAI, the service CANALE ITALIA + has a new SId compared with the previous observation.

August 6th
On the UK local ensemble Somerset, the service Like One has dropped back down to "original-flavour" DAB 64 kbit/s Mono LSF, after a period running at 80 kbit/s.


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Update History

August 5th
An additional service has popped up on the Danish ensemble MUX3-OSTSJ.
Classic FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.
The services PopFM 80'er. and SLR København have different SIds from the previous observation. Snapshot updated.

August 5th
On the Italian ensemble SPACEDAB in Lombardia, the service TEST72cu has dropped from 96 to 72 kbit/s and has been relabelled TEST. Snapshot updated.

August 5th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 7A. Tegernsee Wallberg extends and improves coverage of the ensemble Oberbayern Süd in an area that includes Rottach-Egern and Tegernsee.

August 5th
On the Italian regional ensemble CRDAB LOMBARDIA, the SId of # Anni 60 # has changed. The existing service OttO fm DAB has been relabelled OttO fm. Radio Cantu has ceased. Snapshot updated.

August 5th
In Italy, an additional service has popped up on the MEDIADAB ensemble in Lombardia. R. Medjugorje IT is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. The existing service RADIO CITY 4 YOU has been relabelled CITY 4 YOU. Snapshot updated.

August 4th
In France, the regulator has authorised a second transmission site for the ensemble ANNEMASSE LOCAL1. Le Fierney, Crozet is authorised to operate with a directional ERP of 8.7 kW.

August 4th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Muenchen updated.
The service TOP FM has been relabelled 106.4 TOP FM since the previous observation.

August 4th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Oberbayern Süd updated.
Addition of MKR-Kirchenradio since the previous observation.

August 3rd
Snapshot of the German local ensemble Ingolstadt updated.
The bitrate of the packet data service has doubled since the previous observation.

August 3rd
Snapshot of the German local ensemble Augsburg updated.
Relabelling of the three Fantasy services.

August 2nd
In France, an additional service has popped on the ensemble Lyon-Local.
IMPACT FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

August 2nd
In the Netherlands, the new Block 5B regional ensemble for Zuid-Holland en Zeeland has been labelled 5B Z-H/Zeeland.

August 2nd
Snapshot of the German ensemble for Nordrhein-Westfalen, Mein NRW DAB+, updated.
Four additional services and an EPG since the previous observation.

August 2nd
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2 updated.
The service 100CROONERS has ceased since the previous observation. Joe Lage Landen has been relabelled Joe TienOmTeZien.

August 2nd
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VRT updated.
The Radio 2... services have been relabelled radio 2... since the previous observation.

July 30th
In Switzerland, the local ensemble DIG D04 - ZS for central Switzerland, including Luzern, has switched from Block 5D to 10A.

July 29th
On the French local ensembles Lille-Local and BLAD (Béthune-Lens-Arras-Douai), the service CAPSAO is reported to have reappeared following a reported absence of several days.

July 28th
In France, the regulator has revoked the authorisation granted to the broadcaster Néo to broadcast on the Marseille ensemble SDN in view of the broadcaster's failure to make use of the capacity awarded.

July 28th
The UK regulator has awarded the first three small-scale DAB licences that were advertised in Round Three. The North Aberdeen licence and the Nottingham licence were awarded to the sole applicant in each area. The Belfast & Lisburn licence attracted two applications. Ofcom has awarded the licence to Lagan SSDAB Ltd.

July 28th
In the Netherlands, the regional layer of coverage is being re-organised this summer to provide seven regions in place of the current five. The process of implementing these changes has begun, with the switching of Irnsum from Block 9D to 5A. The other transmitter in the 9D Noord-West NL network is still operating on Block 9D but should switch in due course. Enabling changes for the new regional layer have been made prior to this. The local ensemble Flevoland for Dronten, Lelystad & Zeewolde has moved from Block 6A to 8D as a temporary allocation and will move again to 6B in due course, once the regional ensemble 6B Oost-Noord NL has moved.

July 28th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 9D. Waldstetten-Gmünd extends and improves coverage of the Baden-Württemberg ensemble SWR BW N in an area that includes Schwäbisch Gmünd und Waldstetten as well as along the Rems (B29) between Aalen und Schorndorf.

July 26th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble NcastleGateshead.
Together Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 24th
On the Norwegian national ensemble Riks, the service BIG HIPHOP & RNB has been relabelled P24-7 FUN. Snapshot updated.

July 22nd
On the French local ensembles Lille-Local and BLAD (Béthune-Lens-Arras-Douai), the service CAPSAO has ceased.

July 21st
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble NcastleGateshead.
Gorgeous Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 20th
On the national ensemble #EuroDab Italia, the service *Test* has ceased. The service #RadioZeta has switched from 72 to 96 kbit/s. The service 105 has switched from 56 to 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 19th
On the national ensemble * DAB Italia *, the service * RDS * has switched from 48 to 64 kbit/s. The service * RDS * Relax has dropped from 48 to 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 19th
Snapshot of the Block 6C Swedish ensemble for Göteborg updated. Since the previous observation, the ensemble has been relabelled VIAPLAY GROUP. The service RADIO RAINBOW has been relabelled HITMIX90's.

July 19th
In France, the national ensemble Métropolitain 2 currently has one programme space vacant. The regulator has now advertised this capacity, with a closing date of October 18th 2022.

July 18th
On the Italian ensemble CRDAB LOMBARDIA, RITMO 80 replaces LOVE FM. Snapshot updated.

July 18th
In Italy, an additional service has popped up on the MEDIADAB ensemble for Lombardia.
* RADIO 51 * is broadcasting in DAB+ at 56 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 18th
On the UK local ensemble Somerset updated, the service Tomorrowland OWR has switched from 64 to 80 kbit/s.

July 18th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Trial Manchester updated. Cessation of Mom's Spaghetti since the previous observation.

July 17th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Salisbury updated. Removal of Like Retro since the previous observation.

July 16th
In France, the regulator has authorised the operator of the forthcoming local ensemble for Besançon, Besançon Mux DAB, to broadcast from Fort de Montfaucon with an ERP of 3kW on Block 9A.

July 15th
Snapshot of the German local ensemble Ingolstadt updated. The EId has changed with the migration to Block 6A.

July 15th
On the Italian national ensemble #EuroDab Italia, the service #Radio Zeta has been relabelled #RadioZeta. Snapshot updated.

July 15th
On the Swiss ensemble DIG I02, the services 906TIROCK and 906Era80 have ceased. Snapshot updated.

July 15th
On the Italian SPACEDAB ensemble for Lombardia, the service *STEREOCITTA'* has switched to the higher bitrate of 64 kbit/s. The service #Classica# has been relabelled 'Classica. Snapshot updated.

July 15th
On the Italian MEDIADAB ensemble for Lombardia, the service *RADIO CAFE'* has switched to the higher bitrate of 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 14th
The UK regulator has advertised 28 "small-scale" licence areas and re-advertised the licence for Inverclyde. The latter was advertised and awarded in Round One, but the licence was subsequently revoked.
[Where licences cover different parts of the same county or city, Wohnort usually lists them by the name of the greater area and then the subdivision. As a result, for example, the areas advertised as North Pembrokeshire and South Pembrokeshire appear together in the index and listing as Pembrokeshire North and Pembrokeshire South, for the greater convenience of readers.]

July 14th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 5C. Süderlügum 1 extends and improves coverage of the national ensemble DR Deutschland in Nordfriesland. This Single Frequency Network now comprises 157 transmitters.

July 13th
On the UK local ensemble Bradfrd&Huddersf, Magic Musicals has replaced SUNRISE RADIO. Snapshot updated.

July 13th
Snapshot added of a new Italian ensemble broadcasting on Block 7D.
CRDAB LOMBARDIA has 21 audio services on board.

July 12th
Snapshot of the German national ensemble Antenne DE updated.
Addition of Brillux Radio since the previous observation.
Cessation of FEMOTION RADIO.

July 12th
Snapshot of the Danish ensemble MUX3-FYN updated.
One additional service since the previous observation. Classic Sydfyn is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.

July 12th
On the Danish national ensemble DK DAB1, the service dk4dab and ENERGY (NRJ) have ceased. Snapshot updated.

July 12th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12D.
Lukmanier Nord fills some of the gaps in the coverage of the Graubünden ensemble SRG SSR R01 along the alpine road that runs between Disentis and Olivone. Sections of this road are located more than one thousand metres above the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

July 12th
In Germany, the local ensemble Ingolstadt is to migrate today from its current Block 11A to Block 6A. The current frequency is expected to be used in a large part of Austria and is no longer available for use in Ingolstadt. The migration work may lead to interruptions during the day and is expected to be completed around 16:15.

July 11th
Three new services have popped up on the new ensemble NcastleGateshead.
Dance Revolution and Tomorrowland OWR are broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Panjab Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 11th
Snapshots added of the four DAB ensembles carried by the Swiss cable network UPC.
In total, ninety DAB+ audio services are available.

July 11th
The new "small-scale" ensemble for Bradford has popped up on Block 8B.
Bradford DAB currently has eleven services on board. Snapshot added.
[This story has been updated to add a snapshot]

July 10th
The new "small-scale" ensemble for Edinburgh has popped up on Block 9B with tests.
Ednburgh currently has twelve services on board with more to follow. The newcomer's Ensemble Label differs from that of the existing local ensemble by one character.

July 9th
Snapshot of the German pilot local ensemble in Rheinland-Pfalz, DAB+ Mux Bad KH updated. The ensemble now broadcasts the Ukrainian service Ukrayinske Radio. Addition of #MUSICSTAR* since the previous snapshot.

July 9th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 8A. Konstanz extends and improves coverage of the Baden-Württemberg ensemble SWR BW S in Konstanz and the surrounding area.

July 9th
On the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2, the service Joe Lage Landen has been relabelled Joe TienOmTeZien. The service 100CROONERS has ceased.

July 9th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble South East Wales updated. The services Bridge FM Radio and Dragon Radio have both switched from 64 to 80 kbit/s since the previous observation.

July 9th
On the UK ensemble Salisbury, the service Like Retro has ceased.

July 8th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Somerset updated. Addition of Tomorrowland OWR since the previous observation.

July 8th
In Spain, the government of Catalunya has advertised an ensemble to operate on Block 8B in an area that includes Vic, Manlleu, Torelló, Tona, Centelles, Roda de Ter, Taradell, Els Hostalets de Balenyà, Sant Hipòlit de Voltregà, Prats de Lluçanès, Les Masies de Voltregà, Seva, Sant Pere de Torelló, Sant Julià de Vilatorta, Santa Maria de Corcó and Sant Quirze de Besora. The closing date is September 7th 2022.

July 7th
In Italy, an additional service has popped up on the MEDIADAB ensemble in Lombardia. Radio RBS is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 7th
Listing of the Danish ensemble Nordjylland Vest updated. Seven additional services have popped up since the previous observation. The existing service Radio Limfjord has been relabelled Limfjord.

July 7th
On the UK ensemble TynemthSShields, Nation Party has replaced Nation Radio UK. Snapshot updated.

July 6th
In Italy, two additional services have popped up on the SPACEDAB ensemble in Lombardia. 'RADIO BRUNO and URBAN RADIO are broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 and 48 kbit/s respectively. Snapshot updated.

July 5th
An additional service has popped up on the Italian MEDIADAB ensemble in Lombardia. Radio Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. The services 906 NTWK and 'RADIOBRUNO GOLD have ceased. The existing service MIAMI VICE RADIO is now running at the higher bitrate 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 5th
On the Swiss regional ensembles SMC D03 N-CH, SMC D03 O-CH and SMC_I03, the service 1 THAALAM TAMIL has ceased. SMC_I03 snapshot updated.

July 5th
On the Italian national ensemble #EuroDab Italia, the service #ZETA dab has been relabelled #Radio Zeta. Snapshot updated.

July 3rd
Three additional services have popped up on the new UK ensemble for Newcastle and Gateshead, now labelled NcastleGateshead.
45 Radio, Ambron Radio and Sun FM are broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s each. Snapshot updated.

July 3rd
In Germany, new DAB antennas have been mounted on the transmitter mast at Biedenkopf in Hessen. 70m higher than the existing installation, the new antennas improve coverage of the Hessen ensembles hr Radio and HESSEN NORD. For the first time, the mast now also transmits the Nordrhein-Westfalen ensemble Radio fuer NRW, resulting in improved coverage in an area that includes Bad Berleburg und Bad Laasphe. Biedenkopf completes the plans of public-service broadcaster WDR for the Nordrhein-Westfalen network.

July 3rd
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble North Birmingham.
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Podcast Radio has ceased. Snapshot updated.
[This story has been updated with additional detail]

July 2nd
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Salisbury.
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 1st
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 11C. Isen strengthens coverage of the local ensemble Muenchen in the eastern part of the city.

July 1st
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 10C. Wadel extends and improves coverage of the Schleswig-Holstein regional ensemble NDR SH NOR in an area that includes Elmshorn, Uetersen, Tornesch, Pinneberg, Rellingen, Halstenbek, Schenefeld and Wedel - an area where previously only the regional versions from Hamburg had been available.

July 1st
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Wolv'ton & Shrop updated.
Removal of Gorgeous. An unlabelled service with the same SId is still signalled in the ensemble, but with no components present. The PTy of the orphan is Pop Music.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on Trial Manchester.
TOMORROWLAND OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. The SId differs from the other instances of this service that have popped up today. Nation Radio 80s has replaced Nation Radio UK. Snapshot updated.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the new UK ensemble for Newcastle and Gateshead. Frisk Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble NE Wales W Chesh
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

July 1st
Two additional services have popped up on Trial Portsmouth
Tomorrowland OWR and Birdsong are broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s Stereo and 24 kbit/s Mono respectively. The service Like Pop has ceased. Snapshot updated.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the Monaco ensemble MCR4
Hits 1 is broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s.

July 1st
On the Monaco ensemble MCR1, the service CROONER RADIO has changed its SId since the previous observation.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on Trial London
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. The service Podcast Radio has ceased. Snapshot updated.

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

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Somerset
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in "original-flavour" mono DAB at 64 kbit/s.

July 1st
On the UK local ensemble Essex, the service Gateway has ceased. Snapshot updated.

June 29th
In France, new local ensembles for La Rochelle, Orléans, Poitiers and Tours have launched.
Services listings added for LaRochelle-Local, ORLEANS 5C, Poitiers and Tours.

June 28th
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble South Hampshire.
Nation Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" mono DAB at 80 kbit/s.

June 28th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble North Birmingham.
Breezy Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
The services Awaaz FM and Podcast Radio have ceased.
Snapshot updated.

June 28th
On the UK local ensemble Somerset, the service Worthy FM has ceased.

June 27th
Snapshot added of the test transmission of the forthcoming ensemble for Newcastle and Gateshead, currently labelled TBA. A single service TEST is being broadcast currently.

June 27th
Additional services have popped up on the UK ensemble Salisbury.
Talk Radio is broadcasting in mono DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. Times Radio, Virgin Radio and Nation 00s are broadcasting in stereo DAB+ at 32 kbit/s each. Snapshot updated.

June 27th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Derbyshire updated.
Peak Radio has ceased since the previous observation.

June 27th
Two additional services have popped up on London 2.
Breezy Radio and Nation 80s are broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s each. FIX RADIO has ceased. Snapshot updated.

June 27th
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, the service Smooth Country has ceased.

June 27th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Salisbury.
BOOM LIGHT is broadcasting in DAB+ at 24 kbit/s.

June 27th
An additional service has popped up on Trial Portsmouth. Nation 00s is broadcasting in DAB+ at 24 kbit/s. The service Nation Radio UK has ceased. The existing service 80s Rhythm is now running at 48 kbit/s, Protection Level EEP 2-A. Snapshot updated.

June 26th
The first signals from the forthcoming ensemble for Newcastle and Gateshead have popped up on Block 8A. Currently labelled TBA, the ensemble is currently broadcasting a single service TEST with tone at 48 kbit/s.

June 24th
In Germany, two new transmitters have been brought into service on Block 11B. Langenburg extends and improves coverage of the Baden-Württemberg ensemble OAS BW in Hohenlohekreis, Schwäbisch Hall and the southern half of the Main-Tauber-Kreis. Aalen covers an area to the north of Ulm and includes overspill into Bayern.

June 24th
In Germany, three applications have been received to operate as a platform a forthcoming layer of coverage for private-sector broadcasters in Niedersachsen:
  • DIVICON MEDIA HOLDING GmbH, Leipzig
  • Media Broadcast GmbH, Köln
  • UPLINK Network GmbH, Düsseldorf
The layer will be divided into ten regional ensembles. The media regulator for Niedersachsen expects to reach a decision by the end of the year.

June 24th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 5C. Pfaffenhofen Ilm extends and improves coverage of the national ensemble DR Deutschland in Bayern.

June 24th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 6C. Hohegeiß extends and improves coverage of the regional ensemble for Braunschweig, NDR NDS BS, in an area that includes Braunlage, Zorge and Hohegeiß.

June 24th
In France, two additional services have popped up on the new regional ensemble for Loiret & Loire-et-Cher, ORLEANS 10A. FORUM dab+ and VIBRA dab+ are broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s.

June 23rd
On London 2, the service AsianFX Radio has been relabelled JEO RADIO. Snapshot updated.

June 23rd
Snapshots updated of the Norwegian regional ensembles NRK Reg1 OsloVik, etc.
The regional weather services have been relabelled NRK YR 1, etc.

June 23rd
Snapshot of the Italian national ensemble DAB+ RAI updated. The EPG that popped up at the beginning of this month has ceased.

June 22nd
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble Troms Nord updated. The service Radio DSF has ceased since the previous observation.

June 22nd
In France, the first tests from the forthcoming regional ensemble for Franche-Comté, officially known as "Besançon étendu" have been reported. BESANCON 5D had one service on board at the time of the observation.

June 21st
On the UK local ensemble Wolv'ton & Shrop, the service Gorgeous has ceased.

June 21st
Snapshots updated of the Italian ensembles for Lombardia, MEDIADAB and SPACEDAB. Multiple services have migrated from each ensemble to the other.

June 19th
Snapshot updated of the Norwegian local ensemble for Sør-Trøndelag uten Fosen, including Trondheim, relabelled Trøndelag and with multiple other changes since the previous observation.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble 16 Stvgr Ryfylke updated.
The service Siddis Radio has ceased since the previous observation.

June 19th
digitalbitrate has added a receiver in Barcelona.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble 15 Jæren Dalane updated.
The service Siddis Radio has ceased since the previous observation.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble Drammen updated.
RADIO CLASSIC has popped up since the previous observation, broadcasting in DAB+ at 80 kbit/s. NORSK JUL and RadioLatin have ceased.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble Oslo & Viken updated.
The service Radio Riks has ceased since the previous observation.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian local ensemble 02 Oslo updated.
Radio Clásico has replaced Radio Kos since the previous observation.

June 19th
Snapshot of the Norwegian ensemble LokalØstfold updated.
The service Radio 3,16 has ceased since the previous observation.

June 18th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12C. Gondo, on the border with Italy, broadcasts the ensemble SRG SSR D01 to Gondo and the immediate area. On its reception website, the operator's earlier announcements concerning Weisstannen, Vättis and Dussnang have been revised to remove reference to SRG SSR R01 and now refer only to SRG SSR D01.

June 18th
Snapshot updated of the Norwegian local ensemble for Haugaland, LOKALDAB RIKS II.
This ensemble is on the same frequency as the new RIKS II ensemble received in Oslo and uses the same EId, but the lineup of audio services is quite different. A new service has popped up since the previous observation. Radio7 Norge is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. Ariel Radio and Siddis Radio have ceased.

June 17th
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Somerset.
Worthy FM is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 160 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

June 17th
The UK regulator has revoked the small-scale licence for the Inverclyde area that had been awarded to UK DAB Networks Limited (now known as Nation DAB Networks Limited). According to Ofcom's decision, an acceptable final technical plan had not been submitted and it was clear to the regulator that the ensemble would not be able to be launched by the required deadline of September 30th 2022. Nation has told Ofcom that it will not be submitting a further revised plan. According to the announcement of the decision, the most recent technical plan submitted by Nation would have served only 30.6% of the adult population within the licensed area, a substantial reduction from the 87.3% proposed in its application. Ofcom states that it will consider re-advertising the licence should any expressions of interest be received.

June 17th
In Norway, the roll-out of a new national ensemble has begun on Block 11A. RIKS II currently has seven audio services on board. Snapshot added. A local ensemble in Haugaland is also currently using Block 11A. Something is likely to move before the new national ensemble reaches here.
[This story has been updated to add a snapshot]

June 17th
In Italy, two additional services have popped up on the SPACEDAB ensemble for Lombardia. 70-80.it has migrated there from MEDIADAB. TEST2 is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s each. The existing service TEST has been relabelled TEST72cu. The SId of the existing service RVS has changed. Snapshot updated.

June 17th
In Italy, two additional services have popped up on the MEDIADAB ensemble for Lombardia. DELTA and MIAMI VICE RADIO are broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s each. The existing service 70-80.it has migrated to SPACEDAB. Snapshot updated.

June 16th
Snapshot of the Swiss regional ensemble SMC D03 VS for Oberwallis updated.
ENERGY BASEL+ has been replaced by VINTAGE RADIO+ since the previous observation.

June 16th
Snapshot of the French ensemble S-ETIENNE LOCAL1 updated.
Radio Pitchoun has been relabelled RADIO PITCHOUN since the previous observation.

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