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Latest Updates and News

July 17th
Snapshot added of the French ensemble Troyes Local 1.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Stockport updated.
Addition of Atlantic 252 since the previous observation.
The service Tomorrowland OWR has ceased.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Congleton & Leek updated.
The service Skylab Radio has ceased since the previous observation.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Warrington updated.
The service Cosoro Radio has switched to the higher bitrate of 40 kbit/s since the previous observation.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Cheshire Mid updated.
The service Cosoro Radio has switched to the higher bitrate of 48 kbit/s since the previous observation.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Cheshire East updated.
The service Cosoro Radio has switched to the higher bitrate of 40 kbit/s since the previous observation.

July 15th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Trial Portsmouth.
Tomorrowland OWR is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.

July 15th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble LIVERPOOL 2 updated.
Addition of Cosoro Radio and Gaydio since the previous observation.

July 11th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Derbyshire updated.
The service RETUNE has ceased since the previous observation.

July 11th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Northamptonshire updated.
The services Grt Hits Nrthnts and HITS RADIO UK have each switched to 112 kbit/s Joint Stereo since the previous observation.

July 11th
Snapshot of the French ensemble DAB COTE D'OPALE updated.
The service VIRAGE RADIO has been relabelled VIRGIN RADIO since the previous observation.

July 11th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2 updated.
The service Business AM has ceased since the previous observation.

July 11th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ OVL updated.
The service Oilsjt Mjoezik has been relabelled Goeiedag Radio since the previous observation. Radio Plus Gent has been relabelled Radio Plus. RBS RADIO has been relabelled RBS Radio.

July 11th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ nationaal updated.
The ensemble was relabelled from DAB+ VLAANDEREN1 since the previous observation.


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Update History


July 10th
Snapshot of the Danish ensemble MUX3-NJYN updated.
Addition of Classic.fm, R Nord Himmrland and R Nord Vndsyssel since the previous observation. All services on this ensemble now broadcast at 72 kbit/s. For some reason, this Band III ensemble has always used Transmission Mode II. The first such observation was in 2018.

July 10th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Region Leipzig updated.
The service 90s90s Dance L has been relabelled 90s90s Sachsen L since the previous observation. SId of the packet data service corrected.

July 10th
Snapshot of the German ensemble DAB+ Leipzig updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

July 9th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble MANCHESTER DAB updated.
Addition of BritAsia Radio, R360 Radio and Voice of Islam since the previous observation.
Removal of EIREWAVE, Nation Radio, Nation 80s and Tomorrowland OWR.

July 9th
Snapshot of the Polskie Radio ensemble for Gdańsk updated.
Addition of PR dla UKRAINY since the previous observation.

July 9th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble East Manchester updated.
Addition of Atlantic 252 and RochValley Radio since the previous observation.

July 9th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble East Lancs DAB updated.
Addition of SPICE DIGITAL since the previous observation.

July 9th
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Inverness updated.
KISS FRESH has replaced Absolute 60s since the previous observation.

July 8th
The UK regulator has revoked the small-scale licence for Glenrothes & Fife that had been awarded to GK DAB Ltd. The operator had informed Ofcom that it had decided not to proceed to launch, citing concerns about the economic viability of the proposed multiplex. The regulator has announced that it would consider whether to re-advertise the area, should any expressions of interest be received and has invited prospective applicants to express views on the most appropriate area to be covered by any future advertisement.

July 8th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Bolton & Bury updated.
Addition of ATLANTIC 252 since the previous observation.

July 7th
Snapshots of the German ensembles rbb Berlin K7D and Berlin/BRBG 7B updated. Multiple changes on both ensembles since the previous observations.

July 6th
On the UK local ensemble Swindon, Grt Hits Swindon and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 6th
On the UK local ensemble West Wiltshire, Grt Hits Bath and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 6th
On the UK local ensemble Northamptonshire, Grt Hits Nrthnts and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 6th
On the UK local ensemble Devon, Grt Hits Devon and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 6th
On the UK ensemble Cardiff, DanceLand is reported to have replaced Tomorrowland OWR.

July 6th
The new UK ensemble for Newport & Chepstow is reported to have popped up. GWENT is reported to be broadcasting on Block 8B, rather than the Block 8A that had been proposed in the Round Four advertisement. The new ensemble currently has seven audio services on board.

July 3rd
On the UK local ensemble Oxfordshire, Grt Hits Oxford and HITS OXFORD have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 3rd
On the UK local ensemble Plymouth, Grt Hits Plymouth and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation. The service Planet Rock has ceased.

July 3rd
Snapshot of the national ensemble DAB+ Austria updated.
arabella RELAX and -AUSTRIA have been relabelled arabella MAGIC and OE24 - AUSTRIA respectively since the previous observation.

July 3rd
Snapshot added of the Block 9B Italian ensemble for Friuli-Venezia Giulia:
FRIULIVG DAB.

July 2nd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Sussex updated.
The services Grt Hits Sussex and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 1st
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Herts Beds Bucks updated.
The services Grt Hits BBH and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 1st
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Essex updated.
The services Grt Hits Essex and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 1st
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Kent updated.
The services Grt Hits Kent and HITS RADIO UK have switched to Joint Stereo at 112 kbit/s each since the previous observation.

July 1st
Two additional services have popped up on the UK local ensemble Surrey-NSussex.
BritAsia Radio and DarbarSahibRadio are broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 and 24 kbit/s respectively.
Snapshot updated.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the German ensemble Bremen K6A.
STAR FM MAX ROCK is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.
The existing service FEMOTION has ceased.
Snapshot updated.

July 1st
An additional service has popped up on the German ensemble Kiel K5A.
STAR FM MAX ROCK is broadcasting in DAB+ at 72 kbit/s.
The existing services FEMOTION and Schlager Radio have ceased.
Snapshot updated.

July 1st
Snapshot of the German ensemble Region Chemnitz updated.
The service 90s90s Dance C has been relabelled 90s90s Sachsen C since the previous observation.

July 1st
The new UK ensemble for Buckinghamshire North is reported to have popped up on Block 8A. Bucks DAB is reported to have one service on board - Bucks Radio, broadcasting in "original-flavour" DAB at 128 kbit/s.

July 1st
Snapshot of the German ensembles NDR HH, Hamburg K10D and Hamburg K12C updated.
Multiple changes on all three ensembles.

June 30th
Snapshot of the Danish ensemble MUX3-VESTSJ updated.
Addition of Grand Prix Kanal since the previous observation.

June 29th
On the UK ensemble Trial London, the service Nation 80s has been replaced by Nation 90s. Snapshot updated.

June 29th
Snapshot of the Danish ensemble Oestjylland Syd updated. The services MyCountry and Globus Guld have been relabelled Grand Prix and Guld Trekanten respectively since the previous observation.

June 29th
Snapshots added of the new Austrian regional ensembles for Kärnten, Steiermark and Südburgenland, DAB+ MUX 2-StBK and DAB+ MUX 3-StBK.

June 29th
In Switzerland, the public-service broadcaster SRG/SSR has announced that it will cease broadcasting its services on FM (Band II) on December 31st 2024. According to its announcement, FM now accounts for less than 10% of all listening. The Swiss highways agency ASTRA will equip all tunnels in the national road network for DAB+ by the year's end and will end its FM retransmissions.

June 28th
Snapshot of the Polskie Radio ensemble for Wrocław updated.
The Ukrainian service UR-1 has been relabelled PR dla UKRAINY since the previous observation.

June 28th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Region Dresden updated.
The service 90s90s Dance DD has been relabelled 90s90s SachsenDD since the previous observation.

June 27th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Nottingham.
Radio Faza97.1FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated. This ensemble appears to be using GMT rather than BST.
[This story has been updated with additional information.]

June 27th
Christmas has come early to the UK ensembles in Exeter, Plymouth and Torbay in the shape of Radio ExeMas.

June 26th
On the UK ensemble London 2, Nation 80s has popped up, broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
The services Absolute 70s, LBC London News, Planet Rock and Smooth Country have ceased.

June 26th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Nottingham.
103 The Eye FM is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s

June 25th
On the Danish ensemble MUX3-FYN, the service ClassicDanskeHit has relabelled Grand Prix Kanal.
Snapshot updated.

June 25th
On the German national ensemble Antenne DE, the service DRIVERS RADIO has relabelled BALLERMANN RADIO.
Snapshot updated.

June 25th
On the UK ensemble London 1, Smooth Country has been added, broadcasting in DAB+ at 40 kbit/s. The existing instance on London 2 is still present currently. CapXTRA Reloaded has ceased.
Snapshot updated.

June 25th
On the UK ensemble London 3, the service Colourful has lost both its label and its audio stream, but is still defined as a service.
The recently-added instance on London 2 has an audio stream.
How receivers behave in the presence of two instances of the same service in the same reception area - one with an audio stream and the other without - will depend on the tuning strategies of the individual receivers.
LBC London News has been added, broadcasting in Mono LSF at 64 kbit/s.
The existing instance on London 2 is still present currently.
Snapshot updated.

June 25th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble London 2.
Colourful is broadcasting in DAB+ at 24 kbit/s.
At the present time, the service continues to be present in "original-flavour" DAB on London 3.
Snapshot updated.

June 24th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 6A. Eichstätt improves coverage of the local ensemble Ingolstadt.

June 23rd
Snapshot of the German local ensemble Lübeck K9D updated.
The services RADIO LÜBECK and Schlager Radio have ceased since the previous observation.
WellenrauschRWR has been relabelled -WellenrauschRWR.

June 23rd
In Austria, two complete layers of new regionalised coverage have been brought into service. Layer 3 was advertised as a national platform but with the possibility of regionalisation. Both layers appear to be structured similarly, with the exception of the capital, where there are two Layer 2 ensembles with overlapping coverage - an existing ensemble nominally for Vienna and another new ensemble for Niederösterreich, and a new Layer 3 ensemble which appears to be named for Wien, Niederösterreich and Burgenland. Some of the new ensembles are operating as MFNs, leaving open the possibility of further regionalisation in the future. For example, the layers for Salzburg and Oberösterreich have different frequencies in each Land.

June 23rd
In Belgium, the Block 11A ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN1 has been relabelled
DAB+ nationaal.

June 22nd
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 12A.
Neuchâtel Gare improves coverage of SRG SSR F01 in the city centre.

June 18th
Snapshot of the German local ensemble DAB+ Freiberg updated.
Addition of HITRADIO RTL Che since the previous observation.
Removal of RADIO OSTROCK and SecondRadio.

June 17th
In Spain, the HolaDAB.es ensembles have been relabelled as spaindab.com, usually but not always followed by an abbreviation for the locality served. In Murcia, the Ensemble Label in its entirety appears to be www.spaindab.com. The URL spaindab.com takes you to a website that refers to itself as DAB Spain (sic).

June 17th
On the German regional ensemble Niederbayern, the services RADIO AWN and RADIO TRAUSNITZ have been relabelled MAXIMAL RADIO SR and MAXIMAL RADIONBY respectively.

June 17th
In Spain, a new ensemble has popped up on Block 7B.
DAB+ Cordoba is reported to have ten audio services on board.

June 15th
In the Czech Republic, the new regional allocation for Prague awarded to Czech Digital Group has popped up on Block 6B in the form of the existing ensemble of parent company České Radiokomunikace. The existing transmissions on Block 10D in Prague are expected to cease once the new network is in place. Block 7A in Prague has already ceased. The new transmissions will likely assume the identity of the new licence-holder at that point.
Snapshot added.

June 14th
An additional service has popped up on the Serbian national ensemble JP ETV.
WTF is broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s.
The services RTS DŽUBOKS and RTS VRTEŠKA appear to have the lost the accents over their Service Labels.
The services Radio S2 and Radio S3 appear to have swapped SIds.
The standard bitrate on this ensemble has dropped from 72 to 64 kbit/s. Snapshot updated.

June 14th
Snapshot of the Czech ensemble COLOR DAB+ updated.
Addition of MUSICONLY since the previous observation.
Removal of Schlager Radio.

June 14th
Snapshot of the German local ensemble DAB+ Dresden updated.
The ensemble switched from Block 11A to 8C in May.
Addition of BOLLERWAGEN and PRIMAL.FM since the previous observation. coloRadio+Zett is now on the regional ensemble.
[This story has been updated to include the frequency change.]

June 14th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Region Dresden updated.
Several SIds have changed since the previous observation.

June 13th
On the UK ensemble North Birmingham, Omega Radio UK has replaced Nation Radio. Snapshot updated.

June 12th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Region Leipzig updated.
Addition of Radio Blau since the previous observation.

June 12th
In Switzerland, a new transmitter has recently been brought into service on Block 12C. Zürich Zürichberg reinforces existing coverage of SRG SSR D01 in the city and its surroundings.

June 12th
Snapshot of the German regional ensemble Unterfranken updated.
BAYERN 1 Schw replaced BAYERN 1 Franken since the previous observation.
BR24live replaced Bayern 2 Nord. The service BR Verkehr and packet data service ARD TPEG are now broadcast on the ensemble Bayern.

June 11th
In Germany, a new transmitter has been brought into service on Block 11A.
Oberes Ahrtal improves coverage of SWR RP in an area of Rheinland-Pfalz approximately bounded by Ahrbrück, Staffel, Kesseling and Weidenbach.

June 11th
An additional service is reported to have popped up on the UK ensemble Oxford.
All 80s Radio is broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.

June 11th
On the UK local ensemble Bournemouth, HITS RADIO PRIDE has been added since the previous observation. The placeholder service RETUNE has ceased. Also reported to have been removed since the previous observation are Absolute Country, Angel Vintage, Hot Gold and Wave 105.

June 11th
On the UK local ensemble South Hampshire, the placeholder service RETUNE has ceased. The existing service Nation Radio has switched from Mono 80 kbit/s to Joint Stereo 112 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.

June 11th
Snapshot of the German regional ensemble HESSEN SÜD updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

June 10th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Mein NRW DAB+ updated.
Radio Paloma and STAR FM MAX ROCK have replaced egoFM and FEMOTION since the previous observation.

June 10th
Snapshot of the Belgian local ensemble LIEGE updated - relabelled since the previous observation. Addition of packet data service SPI logos.

June 9th
Snapshot of the Slovenian regional ensemble SLO DAB+ R2 W updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

June 9th
Snapshot of the Slovenian national ensemble SLO DAB+ R1 updated.
Multiple changes since the previous observation.

June 9th
In Italy, a new ensemble for Friuli-Venezia Giulia is reported to have popped up on Block 9B with fifteen services on board.

June 9th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DigiRadioAntwerp updated.
ZOE FM has been relabelled Radio Zoe Gold since the previous observation.

June 9th
Snapshot of the German ensemble Berlin/BRBG K12D updated.
Addition of 94.3 RS2 and BRF 91.4 since the previous observation.
Removal of Domradio.
The packet data service SPI K12D has ceased.

June 9th
Snapshot of the German ensemble rbb BRB/BLN K10B updated.
rbbKultur has been relabelled radio3 vom rbb since the previous observation.

June 8th
Snapshot added of the German ensemble NI HANNOVER K8C.

June 8th
Snapshot of the Polskie Radio ensemble for Zielona Góra updated.
UR-1 relabelled PR dla UKRAINY since the previous observation.

June 8th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Cambridge SSDAB updated. Multiple changed since the previous observation.

June 8th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble Vlaams Brabant updated. Multiple changed since the previous observation.

June 8th
The UK ensemble Oxford has switched from Block 8A to 8B. Snapshot updated.

June 8th
Correction: On the UK ensemble Hull the service Tomorrowland OWR is still broadcasting. The June 4th report of its cessation appears to have been based upon an incomplete data set.

June 8th
Snapshot of the Belgian ensemble DAB+ VLAANDEREN2 updated.
The services CROOZE and POTZ-MusicIsLove have ceased since the previous observations.

June 6th
Snapshot of the German ensemble DAB+ Chemnitz updated.
Addition of BOLLERWAGEN, Ant. SACHSEN Che and HITRADIO RTL Che since the previous observations.

June 6th
Snapshot of the German ensemble S-ANHALT updated.
The existing service RadioBrocken HAL has been relabelled Radio Brocken since the previous observation.
The existing instance of Radio Brocken AM has been relabelled Radio Brocken HA.
A new instance of Radio Brocken AM has been added, broadcasting in DAB+ at 64 kbit/s.

June 4th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble London 2.
Virgin Pride is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated. Previous snapshot corrected.

June 4th
Corrected: On the UK ensemble Hull, the service Tomorrowland OWR has ceased since the previous observation.

June 4th
On the UK ensemble BBC National DAB, most services have been relabelled, reducing the number of spaces in each label.

June 4th
Snapshot of the UK ensemble North Birmingham updated.
Addition of Voice of Islam since the previous observation.

June 4th
An additional service has popped up on the UK ensemble Swindon & M'boro.
FunkyCorner R.UK is broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
Snapshot updated.
[This story has been updated with additional info]

June 4th
An additional service is reported to have popped up on the UK ensemble Oxford.
WRFM+ is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 48 kbit/s and is believed to be a DAB+ instance of the existing "original-flavour" DAB service WRFM.

June 4th
On the UK local ensemble Lincolnshire, Grt Hits Lincs and HITS RADIO Lincs are reported to have dropped from 128 to 112 kbit/s since the previous observation.

June 4th
An additional service is reported to have popped up on the UK ensemble Leicester SSDAB.
Fun Kids Space is reported to be broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Coventry updated.
The placeholder service RETUNE (previously HITS RADIO UK) has ceased since the previous observation.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Derbyshire updated.
The placeholder service RETUNE (previously HITS RADIO UK) has ceased since the previous observation.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Congleton & Leek updated.
The service Blue Sky Radio has switched to Protection Level EEP 1-A since the previous observation.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Cheshire Mid updated.
Addition of Cosoro Radio since the previous observation, broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Warrington updated.
Addition of Cosoro Radio since the previous observation, broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK local ensemble Manchester updated.
Addition of Asian Sound has been relabelled Lyca Radio - GM since the previous observation.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble Cheshire East updated.
Addition of Cosoro Radio since the previous observation, broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.

June 3rd
Snapshot of the UK ensemble SDL National updated.
Addition of Cap Taylors Vers, broadcasting in DAB+ at 32 kbit/s.
The existing service CapXTRA Reloaded has dropped from 40 to 32 kbit/s since the previous observation.

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