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Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 16:10
Replies: 41
Views: 4,111
Posted By hanssolo
Hense the importance of getting the UKradioplayer...

Hense the importance of getting the UKradioplayer onto facebook!

The BBC and other groups tested multicast in a small test as only a few small ISPs took...
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 12:59
Replies: 3,002
Views: 320,447
Posted By hanssolo
Currently Heart still has the Sunday chart show...

Currently Heart still has the Sunday chart show which seems out of place with the rest of Heart, wonder if Global will drop it from Heart sometime?
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 12:49
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By hanssolo
On the 19th Hardeep Singh Kohli, a Sikh from...

On the 19th Hardeep Singh Kohli, a Sikh from Glasgow covered the programme and did a good job!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wnqd7
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 10:31
Replies: 41
Views: 4,111
Posted By hanssolo
Some stations did not want to pay the extra...

Some stations did not want to pay the extra PRS/music royalties fees for geo-streaming outside the UK. Global, GMG, Bauer, Absolute and the BBC will soon launch (Febuary) the UKradioplayer which...
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 09:36
Replies: 23
Views: 3,296
Posted By hanssolo
Several people are happy with DAB, the Telegraph...

Several people are happy with DAB, the Telegraph actually says
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 09:33
Replies: 23
Views: 3,296
Posted By hanssolo
According to the rumour in the Daily Telegraph...

According to the rumour in the Daily Telegraph children's radio output will become online only! (yet to be confirmed).
Fun kids radio is trying to keep BBC children's radio programmes on DAB with a...
Forum: Radio 31-12-2010, 08:37
Replies: 258
Views: 21,256
Posted By hanssolo
Don't think the delay is all down to Muxco as...

Don't think the delay is all down to Muxco as it's partners NGW merged with Arqiva and also Ofcom has had plans to merge muxes, which affected Muxco's plans (see the blog info).
Hopefully the...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 21:56
Replies: 26
Views: 8,562
Posted By hanssolo
Had a look at engadget.com and there is a new...

Had a look at engadget.com and there is a new Reciva based set called the Alegro, but only in the US!
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/06/grace-digital-allegro-review/
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 17:46
Replies: 258
Views: 21,256
Posted By hanssolo
The plan is to improve DAB coverage to match...

The plan is to improve DAB coverage to match FM/AM then to migrate the main stations to DAB 2 years after 50% of listening is on digital platforms so any car radio will pick up R5 on AM in the UK for...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 10:46
Replies: 96
Views: 15,457
Posted By hanssolo
Had a listen late night recently, there was an...

Had a listen late night recently, there was an interview with a French musician based in London with her English boyfreind!, her music and interview were both in the English language! She was also...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 10:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,516
Posted By hanssolo
There is space on the fun kids radio slot in...

There is space on the fun kids radio slot in London 3 after 7PM, but guess as the London 3 mux is owned by Global rather than Arqiva, Global are after a commercial station to take the space?
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 10:31
Replies: 258
Views: 21,256
Posted By hanssolo
The Asian network may not be closed (moved to...

The Asian network may not be closed (moved to local radio!) untll the end of 2011 or later and no decision to the use of the 64k has been announced yet. so if r4 extra does launch spring and assuming...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 10:06
Replies: 604
Views: 67,819
Posted By hanssolo
558 gives Spectrum a good coverage of the...

558 gives Spectrum a good coverage of the Southeast for the stations that rent airtime on Spectrum, so can see them giving it up for Caroline, but Caroline could rent some airtime on Spectrum if it...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 09:55
Replies: 258
Views: 21,256
Posted By hanssolo
The Telegraph has details of r4 extra to...

The Telegraph has details of r4 extra to encourage listeners to use digital...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 09:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By hanssolo
At the launch GMG said it was“a strong commercial...

At the launch GMG said it was“a strong commercial alternative to BBC Radio 2 " rather than in competition...
Forum: Radio 30-12-2010, 09:08
Replies: 3,002
Views: 320,447
Posted By hanssolo
There was a rare interview with him in Broadcast...

There was a rare interview with him in Broadcast a while back which gives an insight how he works.
http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/richard-park-global-radio/5001554.article
He does seem to have a knack...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 13:56
Replies: 32
Views: 3,424
Posted By hanssolo
Lets hope now that French TV has finished on band...

Lets hope now that French TV has finished on band 3 the Kent DAB transmitter powers can be turned up!
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 13:43
Replies: 2,645
Views: 284,918
Posted By hanssolo
Looks like the Bath licence, which could be...

Looks like the Bath licence, which could be valuable, might have at least 3 bidders (Totalstar, Nova who once ran it for a short time and Celador/Breeze) in 2011 when it is readvertised!
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 13:03
Replies: 3,002
Views: 320,447
Posted By hanssolo
Capital is aimed at 18-35 age range so...

Capital is aimed at 18-35 age range so occasionally gets rid of older presenters. Some used to go to Capital gold or other stations!
John Sachs used to be a good listen, but has left radio and now...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 16:59
Replies: 41
Views: 4,111
Posted By hanssolo
I think stats for TV listening for programmes now...

I think stats for TV listening for programmes now include timeshifted programmes, but not sure if Rajar add these to the current radio stats for "live "radio the same way?. as the info Mike found...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 16:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By hanssolo
It is interesting why the % of people using...

It is interesting why the % of people using digital sets fell in Q3, maybe due to sports and music festivals having special programmes which boosted the digital only content in Q2?

Steve Green did a...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 14:37
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By hanssolo
DAB sets are far from obsolete, still selling and...

DAB sets are far from obsolete, still selling and are FTA without subscription so are still the primary digital platform!
It's possible that DAB will also get more used in cars, LTE 4G will not be...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 13:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By hanssolo
DAB is slowly being rolled out to FM signal...

DAB is slowly being rolled out to FM signal levels! but are not rushing! In london I get a good signal, but some coastal areas are waiting for band 3 TV in the rest of Europe to be switched off


If...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 09:56
Replies: 41
Views: 4,111
Posted By hanssolo
This is the idea behind the UKradioplayer now...

This is the idea behind the UKradioplayer now delayed till Febuary, that having a presence on social networking sites which links to the player, will boost listening to existing UK stations, initally...
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 09:25
Replies: 258
Views: 21,256
Posted By hanssolo
Planetrock, Chill and Fun radio are still just...

Planetrock, Chill and Fun radio are still just about still on air, but Chill and Fun radio are now virtually internet stations.
Shame the idea of merging Life and gold did not work out!
In a way...
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