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Latest Updates and News

March 4th
In Poland, two additional services have popped up on the Wrocław ensemble LokalDAB.
Radio Elka Głogów and Radio Elka Leszno are reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 80 kbit/s. Other changes are assumed to have taken place compared with the last snapshot to create the capacity for the newcomers.

March 4th
An additional service has popped up on the UK local ensemble South Hampshire.
Trickstar Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 56 kbit/s, Mono LSF.

March 4th
In the Czech Republic, the last remaining L-band transmission is reported to have ceased. The transmissions in Prague on Block LI had resumed inexplicably in April last year.

March 4th
A new service has popped up on the Czech ensembles RTI cz DAB1 and RTI cz DAB2 updated.
Radio ZAPAD is broadcasting on both using DAB+ at 96 kbit/s. The two ensembles have the same lineup of services, with the exception of Hlas Prahy, which exists only on RTI cz DAB2.

March 3rd
Snapshot of the German ensemble Hamburg K10D updated.
ENERGY HAMBURG and KLASSIK Radio replace 80s80s and Radio Paradiso.

March 3rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Somerset updated.
The Breeze relabelled Grt Hits Somerst since the previous observation.

March 3rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble South East Wales updated.
The service BBC R Cymru 2 is no longer also flagged as a Secondary Component of relabelled BBC Radio Cymru but simply exists as a full service.

March 3rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Gloucestershire updated.
The Breeze relabelled Grt Hits Glos since the previous observation.

March 3rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Hereford-Worcs updated.
Addition of Youthcomm Radio since the previous observation.


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Update History

March 2nd
In Ireland, the public-service broadcaster RTÉ has announced that the transmission of its services by DAB/DAB+ will cease on March 31st.

March 2nd
In Belgium, the first of the local ensembles in the French-speaking region has popped up on Block 12B. Hainaut Ouest is broadcast in Tournai from Mont-Saint-Aubert with five services on board.

March 2nd
Snapshot of the German ensemble rbb Berlin K7D updated.
Bayern 2 has dropped to 88 kbit/s since the previous observation

March 1st
In Germany, a new service has popped up on Kiel K5A.
ENERGY HAMBURG is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.

March 1st
A new service has popped up on Trial Portsmouth.
Nation Radio 80s is broadcasting in DAB+ at 40 kbit/s.
The existing service Retune has ceased. Daytime and overnight snapshots updated.

February 27th
In France, the regulator has revoked the authorisation of Radio Club Paris & Ile-de-France to broadcast on the Block 9B ensemble RNT Paris 5.
The service was authorised in February 2020 but never made use of the capacity awarded.

February 26th
A new service has popped up on the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2.
TOMORROWLAND OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 96 kbit/s.

February 26th
On the Austrian ensemble CityMUX Wien II, the service NJOY has been relabelled Radio RADIESCHEN.

February 26th
Trial Portsmouth daytime snapshot updated.
60s broadcasts in its own subchannel between 07:00 and 00:00.

February 25th
In France the regulator has authorised Compagnie des multiplex DAB to operate the forthcoming ensembles for Loire & Haute-Loire (except Brioude), officially known as "Saint-Étienne étendu" (Block 6C), Pays de Savoie, officially known as "Annecy étendu" (Block 7C) and Isère & Haute-Alpes, officially known as "Grenoble étendu" (Block 5D).

February 25th
Trial Portsmouth overnight snapshot updated.
V2 Radio broadcasts on this ensemble 00:00 to 07:00.

February 25th
A new service has popped up on Trial Portsmouth
V2 Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 24 kbit/s.
The service Overnight Test has ceased.

February 24th
On the French ensemble RNT Paris 3, the SId of BONHEUR is reported to have changed yet again. Yesterday's SId is now being used by URBAN HIT.

February 24th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 5D. Molbergen extends and improves coverage of the national ensemble Antenne DE is the region of Cloppenburg in Niedersachsen.

February 24th
In Italy, a new ensemble has popped up on Block 12D.
CRDAB Liguria is broadcasting in and around Genoa with ten services on board.

February 23rd
In France, the services Vivre FM on RNT Paris 2, BONHEUR and LOVELY on RNT Paris 3 and EMOTION on RNT Paris 6 all have new SIds.

February 23rd
A new service has popped up on the French ensemble RNT Marseille 3.
DIVA FM is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s.

February 22nd
Snapshot updated of the UK local ensemble Lincolnshire.
The service Grt Hits Lincs has switched to 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo from Mono since the previous observation.

February 21st
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Essex.
Blitzkids is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 56 kbit/s, Mono LSF.
The packet data service EPG Essex has ceased. Snapshot updated.

February 21st
On the Italian ensemble broadcast in Calabria and Sicilia, _ADN DAB, the service _NEWS ITALY is reported to have been relabelled _LaC Radio.

February 21st
The Ibiza ensemble 7B DAB+ has not been received for several days and may have ceased.
It is not known whether this is permanent.

February 20th
Trial Portsmouth now has thirty audio services on board, with the addition of a service Overnight Test. Overnight snapshot updated.

February 18th
The Australian ensemble DAB+ HOBART now has thirty audio services on board. You're probably wondering what they sound like.
Snapshot updated.

February 18th
On Trial Portsmouth, the service 60s now points to the same subchannel as Flash between 00:00 and 07:00 but runs in its own subchannel at other times.

February 18th
On the Swiss local ensemble for Basel, DIG D04 - BS, the service SPOON RADIO BS+ has been relabelled SPOON ROCK.

February 18th
On RNT Paris 6, the service Sanef 107.7 IDF has a new SId.

February 18th
A new service has popped up on the new Italian ensemble MediaDAB Torino.
RADIO YACHT is broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s.
The service RADIO CITTA has been relabelled TheCoast by R.C..
The service RADIO NEWS has switched from 48 to 64 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.

February 18th
The UK regulator has announced the first batch of licences for small-scale DAB areas:
  • Derry/Londonderry - Foyle DAB Limited
  • Glasgow - Nation Digital Investments Limited
  • Salisbury - Muxcast One Limited
  • Tynemouth & South Shields - Mux One Limited
  • Welsh Valleys - GTFM (South Wales) Limited
In each of these areas, there was only one applicant. Muxcast Four Limited had withdrawn its application for the Tynemouth & South Shields area prior to a licence award decision being made, so was therefore not considered. Ofcom will announce further licence awards for the remaining 20 areas advertised in Round One over the coming weeks.

February 17th
On the national ensemble * DAB Italia *, the service M DUE O has switched from 48 to 64 kbit/s. The service Deejay 30 Songs has switched from 48 to 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

February 15th
In Poland, a new service has popped up on DABCAST Katowice.
Radio IMPERIUM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 136 kbit/s.

February 14th
In Switzerland, a new service has popped up on DIG I02.
#RMB-TICINO is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. All services on the ensemble now broadcast at this bitrate. The existing service SPOON RADIO TS+ has been relabelled SPOON ROCK. Snapshot updated.

February 14th
Page added for Oman, where an ensemble is reported to be operating on Block 11B in the capital Muscat and the nearby city of Barka. Four audio services are reported to be on board.

February 13th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 8C. Castel San Pietro extends and improves coverage of SMC_I03 in an area that includes Chiasso and Mendrisio.

February 13th
In Switzerland, a new service has popped up on the local ensemble for Winterthur and Schaffhausen, DIG D04 - WS. GDS.FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.

February 12th
In Germany, the media regulator for Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein has advertised for a platform operator for a second private-sector ensemble in Hamburg. The frequency to be used by the new ensemble is not mentioned in the advertisement, which closes on March 24th.

February 12th
A packet data service has popped up on the Swedish regional ensemble SR MALMÖHUS. SPI is running at 16 kbit/s. Snapshot updated. The service (same SId) has been running for some time in Stockholm. The bitrate of the existing service P1 SverigesRadio now drops to 168 kbit/s during the daytime, returning to 192 kbit/s at night. Snapshots updated.

February 11th
On the Danish national ensemble DK DAB1, the service MTV Radio has ceased.
Snapshot updated.

February 11th
A new service has popped up on Trial Bristol.
Starpoint Soul is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

February 9th
In Italy, a new ensemble has popped up in Torino. MediaDab Torino is broadcasting on Block 10C and has ten audio services on board. Snapshot added.

February 9th
A new service has popped up on RNT Paris 3 and RNT Marseille 5.
MCD (Monte Carlo Doualiya = Monte Carlo International) is broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s on each ensemble.

February 6th
Snapshot added of the French local ensemble D+ BORDEAUX L2.

February 6th
A new service has popped up on Trial Bristol.
Eruption Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

February 6th
In Italy, the website L'Italia in Digitale reports that in Campania, MediaDab exists as three distinct ensembles. Each instance has its own EId but uses the same Ensemble Label. Each has its own particular lineup of Services. The Napoli ensemble broadcasts on Block 10C. The version for Salerno is transmitted on Block 7C. In Abellino and Benevento, the local ensemble occupies Block 7B.

February 6th
In Germany, the media regulator in Saarland has received renewed expressions of interest from Media Broadcast in operating a private-sector ensemble. Divicon Media Holding GmbH had been awarded the operation of a platform but withdrew at the end of 2020. Now, the regulator has decided to resume the allocation procedure and continue the concept of operating as a platform with the mutual agreement of all the applicants.

February 4th
In Slovakia, the website satelitnav.sk reports that the Towercom network has been divided and that three regional ensembles are now transmitted. In Western Slovakia, the ensemble retains the existing EId 5001. In Central Slovakia, the new EId is reported to be 5002 and in Eastern Slovakia, the new regional ensemble is reported to use 5003. As a consequence of this change, the AVIS ensemble has switched EId to a reported new value 5010.

February 4th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 6B. Zeitz improves coverage of the ensemble MDR S-ANHALT in Görlitz and the surrounding area.

February 4th
In Germany, two new transmitters have been brought into service on Block 9A. Fichtenhöhe improves coverage of the ensemble MDR SACHSEN in Görlitz and the surrounding area. Zittau improves coverage in the south-east corner of Sachsen, near the tripoint with Poland and the Czech Republic.

February 4th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12A. Niedersgegen improves coverage of the Rheinland-Pfalz ensemble SWR RP in the western part of the Eifel near the border with Luxemburg.

February 3rd
On the German national ensemble DR Deutschland, the service Radio Horeb has been relabelled radio horeb. The service ERF Plus has dropped to 64 kbit/s since the previous observation. Snapshot updated.

February 3rd
Trial Portsmouth snapshot updated. Addition of POP DAB.

February 2nd
Snapshot of the German ensemble Hamburg K10D updated. Addition of delta radio.

February 2nd
In France, the migration of FRANCE MAGHREB 2 from the Block 5B ensemble Lyon-Local to LYON 6 on Block 11B is underway.

February 2nd
On the Netherlands national ensemble MTVNL, the service KBC has ceased.

February 1st
In Croatia, a new service has popped up on the ensemble OIV Croatia DAB+.
CMC Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 88 kbit/s.

February 1st
In Slovakia, a new service has popped up on the ensemble Towercom.
Radio Regina is broadcasting in DAB+ at 96 kbit/s.

February 1st
In Switzerland, the service RSO+ (Radio Suedostschweiz) has migrated from the Block 12A ensemble SRG SSR I01 to SMC_I03 on Block 8C. The new instance is running at 64 kbit/s DAB+ Stereo, an increase over its previous location. Snapshots of both ensembles updated.
[This story has been updated]

February 1st
In Germany, delta radio has popped up in DAB+ on Hamburg K10D.

February 1st
In Germany, a new service has popped up on the regional ensemble for Baden-Württemberg, OAS BW. anna.FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

February 1st
In Germany, a new service has popped up on the national ensemble, Antenne DE. Klassik R. Movie is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.
[This story has been updated]

February 1st
A new service has popped up on London 3. Boom Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB Mono at 80 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 31st
Trial Birmingham snapshot updated. BOOM RADIO UK replaced Starpoint Soul since the previous observation.

January 31st
Trial Cambridge snapshot updated. Addition of Radio Sangam and Rubix Radio and switch of Star Radio to DAB+ since the previous observation.

January 31st
An additional service has popped up on Trial Glasgow. Nation Radio 80s is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. The existing service 45 Radio has dropped to 32 kbit/s. The packet data service muxcast.com has dropped to 16 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 31st
The Swiss ensemble DIG I02 has caught the "hash rash". A new service #TiRock has popped up, broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. The existing service MAXXIMA has ceased. Snapshot updated.

January 31st
Snapshot updated of the now-relabelled German ensemble Oberbay/Schwaben.

January 30th
Youthcomm Radio has popped up on the UK local ensemble Hereford-Worcs, broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 112 kbit/s.

January 29th
On London 3, the service Sout Al Khaleej has dropped from 80 kbit/s Mono to 64 kbit/s Mono LSF. Snapshot updated.

January 28th
In Germany, the Block 10A regional ensemble for Oberbayern and Schwaben, Obb/Schw, has been relabelled Oberbay/Schwaben.

January 28th
In Poland, the two instances of Radio Kaszëbë, one at 112 kbit/s and the other at 184 kbit/s, that were broadcast on the Block 5D BCAST ensemble in Gdansk, are reported to have ceased. Five services remain.

January 28th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12A. Avegno Cimetta extends and improves coverage of SRG SSR I01 in an area that includes Locarno and Tegna.

January 28th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 9C. Neumünster extends and improves coverage of the regional ensemble for Kiel, NDR SH KI in an area that includes Bordesholm, Bornhöved, Boostedt, Hohenlockstedt, Hanerau-Hademarschen and Nortorf.

January 27th
A new packet data service has popped up on the French ensemble RNT Paris 5.
teria is running at 8 kbit/s. Teria is a service for increasing the accuracy of global positioning in real time. [This story has been updated with additional detail.]

January 27th
On the Austrian national ensemble DAB+ Austria, the SId of WELLE 1 has changed. The former SId had previously been used by ENERGY, and is reported to have resulted in the latter's logo being displayed from receiver memory rather than that of the current broadcaster.

January 27th
A new service has popped up on the German ensemble Berlin/BRBG K12D.
ENERGY BERLIN is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.

January 26th
On the French ensemble LILLE Local 2, the SId of J A Z Z Radio has changed.

January 26th
Snapshots of the UK local ensembles Derbyshire, Herts Beds Bucks, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire updated.

January 22nd
Snapshot of the regional ensemble Central Scotland updated. The service Virgin Groove has dropped to 80 kbit/s Mono since the previous observation.

January 22nd
On the UK local ensemble Ayr, the service Virgin Groove has dropped to 80 kbit/s Mono since the previous observation. Snapshot updated.

January 22nd
Trial Glasgow snapshot updated. Re-ordering of CUs since the previous observation.

January 22nd
In Germany, the media regulator for Nordrhein-Westfalen has announced the results of the advertisement of capacity on a forthcoming ensemble for private-sector broadcasters. The ensemble will operate on Block 9D and is intended to cover the entire Land. The offer was oversubscribed, with applications for 13 services being received from 12 prospective broadcasters and three applications for the entire capacity being received from prospective platform operators. The regulator will proceed to determine which applications meet the criteria and then "initiate a mutual agreement procedure" among those who fulfill the requirements.

Service Applications:
  • Radio B2 GmbH
  • Radio Energy NRW GmbH i. G.
  • radio NRW GmbH
  • Radio Paradiso NRW GmbH i. G.
  • Sportradio NRW GmbH
  • TOP Media NRW GmbH
  • The Radio Group GmbH
  • Funk & Fernsehen Nordwestdeutschland GmbH & Co. KG
  • NiedersachsenRock21 GmbH & Co. KG
  • Radio Teddy GmbH & Co. KG
  • Studio Gong GmbH & Co. Studiobetriebs KG (for two services)
  • Bildungswerk der Erzdiözese Köln e.V.
Platform Applications:
  • audio.digital NRW GmbH
  • DIVICON MEDIA HOLDING GmbH
  • UPLINK Network GmbH
January 21st
In the Netherlands, the regulator has advertised capacity on a new national ensemble that will broadcast on Block 9C except in South Limburg, where another channel may be used pending co-ordination. Capacity for 12 services is being offered, equivalent to 96 kbit/s per service. If, as anticipated, the capacity is oversubscribed, the process will proceed to auction. Once the services have been selected, they will have 12 weeks to appoint a multiplex operator. The new ensemble must be launched within nine months of the authorisations being issued.

January 21st
On the German ensemble rbb Berlin K7D, the service Bayern Plus has been relabelled BR Schlager. Here the playlist is classified as Oldies Music, whereas in Bayern it is considered Easy Listening.

January 21st
On the Block 9A Parisian ensemble RNT Associative, the SId of Radio TER has changed.

January 21st
On the German ensemble Bayern, the service Bayern plus has been relabelled BR Schlager. Snapshot updated. [This story has been updated to add a snapshot.]

January 21st
On the UK local ensemble Essex, the service Actual Radio has switched to 24 kHz sampling.

January 21st
In France, the regulator has announced that the licences of the new national ensembles will enter into force on July 15th 2021. The first phase of the roll-out will see the major axis Paris-Lyon-Marseille covered. Before then, the new Block 11B ensemble for Paris is due to launch on April 13th. Local and regional ensembles to cover Annecy, Annemasse, Avignon, Chambéry, Dijon, Grenoble, Saint-Étienne and Toulon will follow later in the year. [This story has been updated to correct the ensemble launch dates and to add precision to the CSA announcement concerning the national ensembles.]

January 21st
In the Netherlands, an additional service DANCERADIO is reported to have popped up on the local ensemble Almere DAB.

January 21st
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 11D. Casekow extends and improves coverage of the public-service broadcaster NDR's ensemble for Pasewalk, NDR MV PW in an area that includes Penkun, Krackow, Grambow and Nadrensee.

January 19th
A new service has popped up on the Czech ensembles RTI cz DAB2 and TELEKO DAB2. Hlas Prahy is broadcasting on both ensembles in DAB+ at 96 kbit/s. Despite their differing content, the ensembles RTI cz DAB1 and RTI cz DAB2 use the same EId, as do TELEKO DAB1 and TELEKO DAB2.

January 19th
On the Swiss local ensemble for Basel, DIG D04 - BS, the service BASELMAX has ceased.

January 19th
On RNT Paris 5, the service Mouvement UP has ceased.

January 19th
In Austria, a new service has popped up on the national ensemble DAB+ Austria.
WELLE 1 is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. The audio content is reported to differ from the FM equivalent. Snapshot updated.

January 18th
In Switzerland, two additional services have popped up on the Ticino ensemble SMC_I03. RADIO TOP + and TOP TWO+ are each broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 18th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Tyne & Wear. BBC R Sunderland is broadcasting in Mono LSF "original-flavour" DAB at 64 kbit/s. The existing service BBC Newcastle has dropped to 64 kbit/s Mono LSF. Snapshot updated.

January 18th
On London 3, the service Dilse Radio has been relabelled DilSe Radio. LYCA RADIO 1458 has been relabelled Lyca Radio. Snapshot updated.

January 17th
Listing added of a Block 7B ensemble operating in Ibiza - 7B DAB+. Six audio services were being broadcast, one of which was silent when observed.

January 17th
In France, the regulator has authorised Monte Carlo Doualiya (MCD) to broadcast on RNT Paris 3 and the Marseille ensemble SDN.

January 16th
Christmas is finally over in Belgium. On DAB+ VLAANDEREN2, the service Joe Christmas has ceased.

January 15th
On the Austrian ensemble for Vienna, CityMUX Wien II, the services High Live Radio and Vienna HoodMusic have ceased.

January 15th
In France, the regulator has authorised Compagnie des multiplex DAB to operate the forthcoming Block 11B ensemble for the greater Paris region, known officially as "Paris étendu", from two sites - Paris Étoile (Hyatt Regency) (10 kW) and Bagnolet (Tour Mercuriales Ouest) (14 kW). The launch date has been announced as April 13th, 2021.

January 15th
On the UK local ensemble Wolv'ton & Shrop, the service BBC Radio WM, which has a different SId to the Birmingham instance, has been relabelled BBC Wolv'hampton and now carries separate programming at certain times of the day. Snapshot updated.

January 14th
On the Swiss local ensemble for Geneva, DIG F03 - GE, the service IP music GE+ has ceased since the last observation.

January 14th
In France, the regulator has authorised FRANCE MAGHREB 2 to transfer from the Block 5B ensemble Lyon-Local to the Block 11B ensemble LYON 6. The broadcaster and multiplex operators have until February 1st 2021 to make the change.

January 14th
On the Danish ensemble MUX3-OSTSJ, the services mix 7 and PopFM 80'er have been relabelled mix 7. and PopFM 80'er., distinguishing them from the instances that are broadcast on the national ensemble DK DAB1. Snapshots updated.

January 14th
On the UK local ensemble Suffolk, the service Reselect G Hits has ceased.

January 14th
Snapshot added of the new German regional ensemble for Pasewalk, NDR MV PW.

January 13th
RNT Marseille 3's "hash rash" appears to have cleared up. The service #MISTRAL FM has been relabelled MISTRAL FM. It is not yet known if this has also happened on #RNT Nice 3, where the infection was obviously much worse.

January 13th
On RNT Paris 6 and RNT Marseille 2, the service RADIO EMOTION has been relabelled EMOTION. This change may also have taken place on #RNT Nice 3 but is not yet confirmed.

January 13th
In Germany, the transmitters at Aurich, Steinkimmen und Wilhelmshaven broadcasting the regional ensemble for Oldenburg on Block 12A have switched as planned to Block 8D. NDR NDS OL now operates as an SFN with the existing Block 8D sites at Cuxhaven and Schiffdorf. The EId is reported to have changed since the last snapshot was taken.

January 12th
In Tenerife, the Block 9C transmitters broadcasting DIGI-CAN are now reported to broadcast the same ensemble to both parts of the island. Previously, separate multiplexes were reported in the north and south respectively. Sixteen audio services are reported on air.

January 11th
A new service has popped up on Trial Bristol. BOOM RADIO UK is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

January 10th
In Switzerland, IP music and MAXXIMA are reported to have popped up on the local ensembles for Luzern, Zug and Nidwalden, DIG D04 - ZS, and Winterthur and Schaffhausen, DIG D04 - WS. On the local ensemble for Basel DIG D04 - BS, where MAXXIMA BS+ was already broadcasting, IP music BS+ has popped up.

January 9th
On the Block 10B Polish ensemble in Tarnów, the service OFF Radio Kraków is reported to have ceased.

January 8th
On Trial Manchester, the service Radio Africana has reverted to its previous SId.

January 8th
In Germany, the public-service broadcaster NDR has announced that the three sites Aurich, Steinkimmen und Wilhelmshaven broadcasting its regional ensemble for Oldenburg on Block 12A will switch to Block 8D on January 13th. NDR NDS OL will then operate as an SFN with the existing Block 8D sites at Cuxhaven and Schiffdorf.

January 8th
On Trial Manchester, the SId of Radio Africana has recently changed from CEDC to CDCE. The new SId is also used currently by Heat Radio on Inverness.

January 7th
In some countries, leaving Christmas decorations up after Twelfth Night is thought to bring bad luck. On the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2, the service Joe Christmas is still running. Perhaps they are following the older tradition whereby the decorations stay up until Candlemas (February 2nd)? Any date in between is sure to be tempting fate!

January 5th
On the German ensemble Berlin/BRBG 7B, the service .MEGARADIOmix.de has a new SId. The service Top100 Station has ceased. Radio Paradiso has migrated to Berlin/BRBG 7B from Berlin/BRBG K12D.

January 5th
Snapshot updated of the Italian ensemble CRDAB Piemonte. A new service has popped up since the previous observation. RADIO 80 DAB is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s. The service RADIO NEWS 24 has ceased. The existing service ENERGY has been relabelled ENERGY DIGITAL R. The existing service DIM SUONO *SOFT* has a new SID.

January 5th
In Switzerland, 105 DJ Radio is reported to have popped up on the local ensemble for the Berner Oberland, DIG D04 - BO.

January 5th
In Switzerland, a new service has popped up on the local ensemble for Sottoceneri and Sopraceneri, DIG I02. 105 DJ Radio TS is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 5th
On Trial Portsmouth, the service Grt Hits Ports has been relabelled Retune. A looped announcement advises listeners to retune to the service Grt Hits S Coast broadcast on the local ensemble South Hampshire.

January 5th
In Switzerland, a new service is reported to have popped up on the local ensemble for Chur and Sargans, DIG D04 - CS. 105 DJ Radio CS is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.

January 5th
Snapshot updated of the UK local ensemble Bradfrd&Huddersf. Addition of BBC Radio Bradfd.

January 4th
Trial Brighton snapshot updated. Totally Radio relabelled Slack City.

January 4th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble NE Wales W Chesh. Nation Radio UK is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s. The existing services Nation Radio and Dragon Radio - each with their own stream - have each dropped from 48 to 32 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 4th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Bradfrd&Huddersf. BBC Radio Bradfd is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 64 kbit/s, Mono LSF. The existing instance of BBC Radio Leeds on this ensemble has dropped to 64 kbit/s, Mono LSF. The instance of BBC Radio Leeds on the Leeds ensemble continues as before.

January 4th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Sussex. V2 Radio is broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB. Snapshot updated.

January 4th
A new service has popped up on the UK local ensemble Essex. Unity DAB is broadcasting in "original-flavour" Mono LSF DAB at 56 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 3rd
Snapshot updated of the German ensemble Bayern. The service B5 plus has dropped from 96 to 64 kbit/s since the previous observation.

January 3rd
Snapshot updated of the German ensemble for Baden-Württemberg, OAS BW. Ensemble relabelled and cessation of ROCK ANTENNE since the previous observation.

January 3rd
Snapshot updated of the German local ensemble Augsburg. The SId of RT1 Nordschwaben has changed since the previous observation.

January 3rd
Snapshot updated of the German regional ensemble Allgäu. The service RADIO 7 has switched from 72 to 80 kbit/s since the previous observation.

January 2nd
On the Italian national ensemble #EuroDab Italia, the DAB+ service RADIO KISSKISS has dropped to 48 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

January 2nd
A new service has popped up on the Swiss ensemble DIG I02. Radio Tell is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. The existing services CENTRAL (which has migrated to SMC_I03) and Radio R have ceased. Snapshot updated.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Bern, DIG D04 - BE, the services 2you-best music and Radio X are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
A new service, Radio Tell, is reported to have popped up on the Swiss local ensemble for Bas Valais, DIG F03 - BVS. The existing services GlobalSport VS+ and MAGIC RADIO VS+ are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Luzern, DIG D04 - ZS, the services Radio X and Stadtfilter are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Zürich, DIG D04 - ZH, the service COUNTRY RADIO is reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Biel and Solothurn, DIG D04 - BISO, the services 3FACH and Kanal K are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Aarau and Olten, DIG D04 - AG, the services Positiv and RaBe are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for Lausanne, DIG F03 - VD, the service GlobalSport VD+ is reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
A new service - FonikRadio - is reported to have popped up on the Swiss local ensemble for Neuchatel and Yverdon, DIG F03 - NY. The existing services GlobalSport and MAGIC RADIO NY+ are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
Two new services - Radio Vaanam and UCB Geneva - are reported to have popped up on the Swiss local ensemble for Geneva, DIG F03 - GE. The existing service GlobalSport CH is reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, the service Serenade Radio has ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, the service Serenade Radio has ceased.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss local ensemble for the Berner Oberland, DIG D04 - BO, no fewer than four services - 2you-best music, 3FACH, Kanal K and Positiv - are reported to have ceased.

January 1st, 2021
A new service, Sout Al Khaleej, is reported to have popped up on the Swiss local ensemble for Winterthur and Schaffhausen, DIG D04 - WS. The services 3FACH, COUNTRY RADIO, Radio Munot and Radio X are reported to have ceased since the previous update.

January 1st, 2021
On the Swiss ensemble for Chur and Sargans, DIG D04 - CS, 3FACH and Positiv are reported to have ceased since the previous observation.

January 1st, 2021
In Switzerland, a new service is reported to have popped up on the Block 10A local ensemble for Basel, DIG D04 - BS. Radio Tell is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s. The existing service RaBe has ceased.

January 1st, 2021
In Poland, a new service is reported to have popped up on the Block 5C Polskie Radio ensemble for Łódź. Radio Lodz EXTRA is reported to be broadcasting at 64 kbit/s using DAB+. The existing service Radio Łódź is reported to have dropped to 96 kbit/s.

January 1st, 2021
In Germany, a new Block 11B transmitter for OAS BW at Freiburg-Schönberg replaces the previous installation at Freiburg-Vogtsberg. The new site is operating at 10kW ERP rather than the previous 1kW.

January 1st, 2021
In the Netherlands, the transformation of the MTVNL network from a number of separate and distinct ensembles operating on different frequencies into a single ensemble operating on one frequency is believed to be complete. The last transmissions to have ceased are understood to be have been Amersfoort on Block 12B, Emmen on Block 7C and Eindhoven on Block 9C. The new national ensemble is broadcasting on Block 7D. Block 9A may be used in Zeeland in the future, depending upon the outcome of efforts to co-ordinate a Block 7D allocation there.

January 1st, 2021
On Trial Norwich, the service Totally Radio has been relabelled Slack City Radio. On Trial Portsmouth, Totally Radio has been relabelled Slack City.

January 1st, 2021
A new service has popped up on Trial Norwich. Rubix Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

January 1st, 2021
A new service has popped up on Trial Cambridge. Rubix Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.

January 1st, 2021
On the UK ensemble SDL National, the service Love SPORT has ceased. Snapshot updated.

January 1st, 2021
Christmas is over in Pompey. On Trial Portsmouth, the service Christmas Radio has ceased. The secondary component of Weather24/7Radio - Test Channel - has also ceased.

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