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Forum: Radio Today, 07:28
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By hanssolo
John Myers did a report on localness, and from...

John Myers did a report on localness, and from this Ofcom decided news is the most important, so if a group like Global, Bauer or Celador take over struggling stations to network, they still have to...
Forum: Radio Today, 06:53
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By hanssolo
Ofcom also says So far the only "community"...

Ofcom also says

So far the only "community" group with a mast (on the Ross Revenge) that can possibly meet this is Caroline, but considers itself non commercial and listener supported, so unlikely...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 22:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,519
Posted By hanssolo
Enjoyed what I heard of the 80 special. Wonder if...

Enjoyed what I heard of the 80 special.
Wonder if the title refers to the forthcoming concerts in various cities?
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 19:30
Replies: 222
Views: 46,873
Posted By hanssolo
Although the company check website shows Paul...

Although the company check website shows Paul Smith as a director since Jan, it also shows Litt Corp as "Ultimate parent company" but the company was not in the list of Litt/Sunrise assets?,...
Forum: Radio 21-04-2014, 08:29
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By hanssolo
MW is only used to fill in where R4 LW is...

MW is only used to fill in where R4 LW is variable, currently there are no high power UK MW allocations left, except for 648.
High power LW and MW (also FM) is getting increasingly expensive and the...
Forum: Radio 21-04-2014, 08:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By hanssolo
Originally was network y and standalone rather...

Originally was network y and standalone rather than a sister station but evolved after consultations!
http://web.archive.org/web/20001023180125/http://www.bbc.co.uk/info/news/news272.htm

Strangely...
Forum: Radio 20-04-2014, 18:23
Replies: 16
Views: 2,519
Posted By hanssolo
Virgin, then Absolute/TIML had international...

Virgin, then Absolute/TIML had international aspirations, but looks like Bauer has a UK focus and stopped international streaming in January, from anther forum seems if it can't get ad revenue from...
Forum: Radio 20-04-2014, 17:56
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By hanssolo
DAB+ tests will start soon according to...

DAB+ tests will start soon according to
http://www.worlddab.org/news/south%20africa
Forum: Radio 20-04-2014, 13:33
Replies: 87
Views: 6,030
Posted By hanssolo
Radio 1 dipped about 2003 to about 9m, then reach...

Radio 1 dipped about 2003 to about 9m, then reach increased to nearly 12m in 2011, and is now still over 10m, so many are listening. What's needed is analysis to find out who is actually...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 14:22
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By hanssolo
http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/annualreport/pdf/2012-1...

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/annualreport/pdf/2012-13/bbc-full-financial-statements-2012-13.pdf
Page 8 shows distribution costs for r4 as 9.8m each year, if (by looking at other stations costs)...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 09:17
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By hanssolo
With the restriction on news reporting it is...

With the restriction on news reporting it is still good to ensure in countries like India there is still access to external news sources, and if a reasonable price AM/FM/DRM (with shortwave) home and...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 09:05
Replies: 40
Views: 3,438
Posted By hanssolo
Interesting reading the Chris Price item on...

Interesting reading the Chris Price item on Huffington post where he and others went through the R1 songs after 9/11, Ideally Global and Bauer are now big enough to have someone check breaking news...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 07:27
Replies: 120
Views: 13,363
Posted By hanssolo
You have gained extra stations with D1 and only...

You have gained extra stations with D1 and only lost Q102.9 which can't have local opt outs and will now probably remain as small scale FM stations after any...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 07:17
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By hanssolo
Good news for UTV's Talksport's international...

Good news for UTV's Talksport's international plans.

As in the Indian DRM thread FM is good for cities but can be expensive to roll out to rural areas and India sees DRM as a low cost technology...
Forum: Radio 19-04-2014, 00:49
Replies: 979
Views: 74,520
Posted By hanssolo
Others are saying it could be Ofcom may soon...

Others are saying it could be Ofcom may soon relax the radio format rules.

Heart is already on the DAB Belmont MXR transmitter, online and digital TV so will have some listeners already in...
Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 23:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,583
Posted By hanssolo
Looks like the Heat move to London and Leona's...

Looks like the Heat move to London and Leona's cover might the the start of several changes, but looks like Planet rock rather than ACR might become the main Bauer Classic rock brand?
Forum: Radio 17-04-2014, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By hanssolo
Thanks MIke for the link, looking at the DRM site...

Thanks MIke for the link, looking at the DRM site there was a report back in Jan.
http://www.drm.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Sam-Pitroda-Report-on-Prasar-Bharati-2014-02-06.pdf

So AIR will be...
Forum: Radio 16-04-2014, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By hanssolo
:) But if he means stream, this may work into the...

:)
But if he means stream, this may work into the Flow's FM tuner if it has no mini jack in, bluetooth or dock?
http://griffintechnology.com/itrip
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 22:57
Replies: 82
Views: 5,582
Posted By hanssolo
Droitwich could perhaps be partly opened like the...

Droitwich could perhaps be partly opened like the Washford Radio Museum if someone is willing to invest some time and money like Neil Wilson did, but seems the working part of the Washford...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 22:46
Replies: 4,999
Views: 468,820
Posted By hanssolo
When the Smooth UK London/National mono feed on...

When the Smooth UK London/National mono feed on D1 closes, and as there is no local DAB, Suffolk (and other places with no local DAB feed yet) will only get Smooth on maybe AM, online, DTV and any...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 22:12
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By hanssolo
The South Asia DRM transmissions from Thailand to...

The South Asia DRM transmissions from Thailand to India are listed here
http://baseportal.com/cgi-bin/baseportal.pl?htx=/drmdx/details&cmd=all&Id==692

Looks like there is an update on drmna.info...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 17:46
Replies: 34
Views: 3,789
Posted By hanssolo
The commercial stations are united against a...

The commercial stations are united against a radio 1.5 and are open why.
http://www.radiocentre.org/latest-industry-news/radio-1-and-the-commercial-sector


Heart might want him back?
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 09:14
Replies: 41
Views: 3,103
Posted By hanssolo
Jazz FM say they expected to loose 150,000...

Jazz FM say they expected to loose 150,000 national listeners leaving D1, is it worth half a million to get some back and some new listeners with say DAB+/AAC+ stereo at say 56k, which should sound...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 07:04
Replies: 41
Views: 3,103
Posted By hanssolo
The mux operators will say they are running costs...

The mux operators will say they are running costs properly.

Although the ratecard for D1 is not published as Southcity said earlier it is about 1m a year for 128k stereo, and reductions for long...
Forum: Radio 14-04-2014, 18:49
Replies: 979
Views: 74,520
Posted By hanssolo
Strangely Heart east midlands Rajar has gone up...

Strangely Heart east midlands Rajar has gone up from 30k to 102k without affecting GEM?
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