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Forum: Radio Yesterday, 23:20
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By hanssolo
She will have accept she is now an almost 30 year...

She will have accept she is now an almost 30 year old mum and no longer relavent to teenagers as she was, but doubt if Heart will play her new songs either?
Forum: Radio 22-07-2014, 09:36
Replies: 49
Views: 10,958
Posted By hanssolo
Mediauk have reported an update, Pirate 2...

Mediauk have reported an update, Pirate 2 launching Aug 4th
http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1348036/pirate-fm-plans-new-radio-station-for-cornwall/
Forum: Radio 22-07-2014, 06:36
Replies: 68
Views: 4,433
Posted By hanssolo
UTV now have an Irish TV licence to show ITV...

UTV now have an Irish TV licence to show ITV programmes in Eire, so TV3 may lose some ITV programmes?
http://www.siliconrepublic.com/careers/item/34741-utv-to-launch-new-tv-channe

RTEs DAB rollout...
Forum: Radio 21-07-2014, 21:11
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By hanssolo
The transfer of 4 radio licences to Lyca was...

The transfer of 4 radio licences to Lyca was delayed, but eventually went ahead
http://www.media247.co.uk/bizasia/ofcom-alerted-on-lyca-medias-consultant-in-sunrise-radio-purchase
Forum: Radio 21-07-2014, 10:38
Replies: 19
Views: 3,058
Posted By hanssolo
Expansion of Jack at jackfm.co.uk is "coming...

Expansion of Jack at jackfm.co.uk is "coming soon" but no timescale of what soon means?
Forum: Radio 21-07-2014, 10:30
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
According to the Ofcom DAB planning maps there...

According to the Ofcom DAB planning maps there wil eventually be 3 extra relays in South Lincolnshire, the mux will launch 2015 but the extra relays may not be live till...
Forum: Radio 21-07-2014, 10:16
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
Maybe the RA/Ofcom technical specs for...

Maybe the RA/Ofcom technical specs for interstation interference on older less selctive FM sets was wrong as it left too many gaps on the FM band in London for pirate stations (which can cause...
Forum: Radio 20-07-2014, 15:15
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
Here I get 18 stations in stereo on DAB! R1, R1...

Here I get 18 stations in stereo on DAB!
R1, R1 xtra, R2, R3, R4 at times, 6Music, BBC London, Absolute, Classic FM, Capital, Capital xtra, Heart, XFM, Smooth, Magic, Kiss, Gold and Voice of Russia.
Forum: Radio 20-07-2014, 11:38
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
I think at the time of launch of Team Rock D1...

I think at the time of launch of Team Rock D1 was full, so unless Abs 80s and Planetrock (which were both independant and loss making) went mono, Teamrock would not have launched. Now Abs 80s and...
Forum: Radio 20-07-2014, 08:34
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By hanssolo
GiffGaff do not allow tethering on their...

GiffGaff do not allow tethering on their unlimited 3G offering over the O2 network, but otherwise for 12pm is good value and might be suitable for Gold listeners if the O2 3G coverage is good in...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 18:51
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
You mean error correction rather than audio data...

You mean error correction rather than audio data compression, most DAB stations use UEP 3 and there was a report done about coverage of DAB using UEP...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 15:19
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
Shame you had a bad experience of DAB. The latest...

Shame you had a bad experience of DAB.
The latest sets seem to be more sensitive and have hardly have any "bubbling mud sounds", except maybe just going out of a reception area for a short time.
Also...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 11:37
Replies: 131
Views: 6,582
Posted By hanssolo
From the BBC annual report the cost of national...

From the BBC annual report the cost of national transmission is about 1.5m PA for stereo DAB, 3.8m PA for stereo FM and about 5m PA for radio 4 AM.
Radio 3 may pay a bit more for DAB as it uses...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 10:49
Replies: 130
Views: 14,707
Posted By hanssolo
Fire still has to meet local news requirements...

Fire still has to meet local news requirements under the licence, but it does seem to becoming a regional station?

Not all BBC local programmes are for older people, you may like BBC introducing at...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 09:01
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By hanssolo
The Classic rock format also did not help? If...

The Classic rock format also did not help?

If only Roberts and Sony had starting mass producing the sets, but the Hymalaya and Morphy Richards DRM sets was too expensive and never made it to the...
Forum: Radio 18-07-2014, 20:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By hanssolo
Notice on facebook Bern has done an update (at...

Notice on facebook Bern has done an update (at last!), for those without FB see below
Forum: Radio 18-07-2014, 12:46
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By hanssolo
Already done in 2007 with failed DRM radio tests...

Already done in 2007 with failed DRM radio tests and a national DAB bid.
http://www.offringa.nl/radioluxembourgdrm.htm

http://www.dtg.org.uk/news/news.php?id=2336


But seems RTL have no more...
Forum: Radio 17-07-2014, 10:26
Replies: 89
Views: 6,379
Posted By hanssolo
That can be done by moving some stations to D2 to...

That can be done by moving some stations to D2 to make space on D1, but the trade off is the stations that will be moved will only have 70% coverage rather than over 90%? But they will save money so...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 21:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,461
Posted By hanssolo
BBC Somerset will probably not get extra FM...

BBC Somerset will probably not get extra FM relays due to lack of frequencies and money (they have AM), but a stereo DAB network is planned, starting late summer/...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 20:12
Replies: 111
Views: 11,907
Posted By hanssolo
Was mentioned on the Muxco...

Was mentioned on the Muxco blog
http://www.muxco.com/blog/2014/06/20/full-steam-ahead/
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 15:32
Replies: 111
Views: 11,907
Posted By hanssolo
The local mux for Tamworth is the Birmingham,...

The local mux for Tamworth is the Birmingham, probably Lichfield will be used to cover Burton as this is the nearest mast?
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 11:10
Replies: 198
Views: 21,351
Posted By hanssolo
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-05-16/bbc-trus...

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-05-16/bbc-trust-local-radio-to-be-cut-by-8m-not-15m

The detailed work has been going on for 2 years now so presumably not a priority for savings?
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 09:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By hanssolo
http://radiotoday.co.uk/2014/02/smooth-radio-to-be...

http://radiotoday.co.uk/2014/02/smooth-radio-to-be-removed-from-digital-1/
The radiotoday news report was vague on the new station which still has not launched 6 months after the variation was...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 08:44
Replies: 198
Views: 21,351
Posted By hanssolo
Maybe on sensitive FM sets but from the offical...

Maybe on sensitive FM sets but from the offical MCA map the 105.8 signal level is too low in Guildford?
http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/mcamaps/MCAs.htm
If Absolute AM is switched off...
Forum: Radio 16-07-2014, 08:24
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By hanssolo
There was a recent review of radio...

There was a recent review of radio 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/our_work/services/radio/service_licences/bbc_radio_2.html

Smooth was becoming a copy of R2 and now both are changing into different...
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