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Forum: Radio Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By hanssolo
The IBA is still here, but changed name to RA and...

The IBA is still here, but changed name to RA and then Of com, the engineering transmission part was privitised to become NTL and then Arqiva. The IBA/RA\Ofcom radio budget has been progressively cut...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 10:43
Replies: 78
Views: 5,575
Posted By hanssolo
The connected Sony TVs have an Absolute app which...

The connected Sony TVs have an Absolute app which selects all the radio stations, not sure of other makes of TV and STBs?
Freeview connected seems a work in progress...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 10:38
Replies: 78
Views: 5,575
Posted By hanssolo
Some of the old Absolute management team have to...

Some of the old Absolute management team have
to Jack and hope Bauer have got people looking after the Absolute playlists who have a passion for the music, like Bern Leckie has with Chill and Tony...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2014, 21:54
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By hanssolo
It is possible to get over 12k on AM but means...

It is possible to get over 12k on AM but means the transmitted bandwidth used on the double sidebands will have to be over 25khz, which will next to impossible in Europe where the maximum transmitted...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2014, 14:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By hanssolo
So you think perhaps Ofcom should have stepped in...

So you think perhaps Ofcom should have stepped in and said Teamrock (a station based in Glasgow) should not have launched on D1 causing Planet rock and Abs 80s go mono when the mux was full?
The...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2014, 07:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By hanssolo
Since this thread in 2011 ACR is now part of...

Since this thread in 2011 ACR is now part of Bauer and listeners have increased from 346,000 to 497,000, the reason given to Ofcom for removing ACR from Liverpool DAB was duplication with Planet...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2014, 07:10
Replies: 78
Views: 5,575
Posted By hanssolo
It's playing safe with a selection of songs,...

It's playing safe with a selection of songs, carefully tested to ensure target listeners do not switch off, strangely many people do not mind hearing some songs again if they like them?

Now Absolute...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2014, 06:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By hanssolo
Planet rock seemed to go mono for 3 reasons 1 Was...

Planet rock seemed to go mono for 3 reasons
1 Was losing money, so by reducing bandwidth could just about reduce costs to make a profit (without losing presenters).
2 Team rock needed space on D1 to...
Forum: Radio 23-12-2014, 06:57
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By hanssolo
Will get some decent headphones and clean my ears...

Will get some decent headphones and clean my ears of wax, test my ears top frequency response and have a listen.
there will soon be a chance to compare Kiss and Magic in London (if I can force myself...
Forum: Radio 23-12-2014, 06:45
Replies: 482
Views: 64,079
Posted By hanssolo
Looks like pjex is not in one of the areas where...

Looks like pjex is not in one of the areas where Abs 90s will move to local DAB and Magic is in no way a replacement for it.

But glad Magic have taken on a radio professional dj like Richard rather...
Forum: Radio 23-12-2014, 06:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By hanssolo
One of the tribute sites has been updated with...

One of the tribute sites has been updated with info
www.radiolondon.co.uk but not bigl.co.uk.
Forum: Radio 22-12-2014, 09:07
Replies: 65
Views: 4,881
Posted By hanssolo
http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/broadcas...

http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/broadcast/radio-ops/formats/Greatest_Hits_Network_Change_request_form.pdf


As far as Ofcom are concerned no change

A while back Ofcom changed the rules...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 09:43
Replies: 71
Views: 3,729
Posted By hanssolo
You are right, but the long term plan in 1992 was...

You are right, but the long term plan in 1992 was to have rolling news on LW and keep r4 on FM, but many felt R4 on FM only was not good enough, so R5 was launched...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 08:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By hanssolo
Maybe Smooth extra or Heart extra could be like...

Maybe Smooth extra or Heart extra could be like the old Capital Life, but doubt it.
Oneword was not like LBC but read audio books (probably CDs), maybe might come back on D2 if someone can work out...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 08:16
Replies: 71
Views: 3,729
Posted By hanssolo
This US based site says of a German set from...

This US based site says of a German set from 1958
http://www.antiqueradio.org/tele01.htm

Which would indicate early European sets covered 88 to 100Mhz whereas early US sets had the full 88 to 108...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 08:02
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By hanssolo
Will try it in some high quality headphones when...

Will try it in some high quality headphones when I can?
What do you find is the difference between 112k and 128k and why 112k is "awful"?

Can't be too important if the vast majority of listeners do...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 07:59
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By hanssolo
Presume you have charged it with a USB port from...

Presume you have charged it with a USB port from a PC or mains adaptor?.
If so try a lower frequency in case 108 is too high?
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 07:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By hanssolo
There seems to be some who say 112k with new...

There seems to be some who say 112k with new codecs is better than 128k on older codecs, and others who say 112k is worse?.
There must be a reason for this?
Either some sets decoders work better at...
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 20:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By hanssolo
The encoders were mentioned first in the 4digital...

The encoders were mentioned first in the 4digital D2 application document, then in a blog from Absolute.
http://onegoldensquare.com/2010/11/new-dab-encoders-being-installed-at-absolute-radio/

Coding...
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 09:12
Replies: 50
Views: 6,347
Posted By hanssolo
A station added to DAB in London rhat plays old...

A station added to DAB in London rhat plays old rock and roll music, hopefully will survive. http://www.trashcanradio.com
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 07:27
Replies: 50
Views: 6,347
Posted By hanssolo
Abs 60s will still be online and stations like...

Abs 60s will still be online and stations like R2, Gold, Wireless and the new Trashcan on London DAB will still feature 60s music.
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 07:05
Replies: 213
Views: 20,665
Posted By hanssolo
UTV own the local Freeview MUX so can put U105 on...

UTV own the local Freeview MUX so can put U105 on at low cost whereas they will probably have to pay Bauer full rate to go on local DAB.
But UTV and Bauer may partner in D2 which may bring extra UTV...
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 06:45
Replies: 213
Views: 20,665
Posted By hanssolo
Doubt if Classic FM will go mono? It cold be...

Doubt if Classic FM will go mono?
It cold be Absolute goes 80k mono (until D2 launches) to allow Magic to launch on D1 at 80k to get a better sound, rather than 64k?
Forum: Radio 20-12-2014, 06:26
Replies: 368
Views: 25,061
Posted By hanssolo
It does look like the Department of Foreign...

It does look like the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have provided some money for research, but not clear if they or RTE are paying for the 252 transmission until it closes?.

Seems...
Forum: Radio 19-12-2014, 18:45
Replies: 368
Views: 25,061
Posted By hanssolo
Communicorp said in 2011 UTV is also keen on new...

Communicorp said in 2011

UTV is also keen on new sport and music DAB services in the UK and have not said they would not support DAB in Ireland
From the RTE site about LW

So far DAB alongside...
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