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Old 27-12-2008, 00:09
i love sky
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I got this Dab radio for Christmas and for some reason does not pick up any off the National BBC Radio Stations.

The only one it picks up is BBC radio stoke and it also picks up all the other DAB stations for my area but not the BBC ones.

Any Advice please.
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Old 27-12-2008, 01:09
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The BBC's national stations are on a national multiplex, where as BBC local stations are on local multiplexes.

In your case, you're not receiving the BBC national multiplex.
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Old 27-12-2008, 01:30
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The BBC's national stations are on a national multiplex, where as BBC local stations are on local multiplexes.

In your case, you're not receiving the BBC national multiplex.
How can I get the national multiplex?
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Old 27-12-2008, 01:51
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Quite simply, if you can't get it now, the reception isn't good enough. It might be worth moving the radio about to see if it is able to pick up the stations in other parts of your home.
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Old 23-06-2009, 23:03
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I have a PD2 from Argos. They were about 30.

You can actually use an external aerial on that model, as you can unscrew the aerial, as it is connectd to an F type socket. You will probably need to remove the back of the set to get at it properly.

I have had problems with mine, as the lead from the power adaptor was faulty and was working intermittently. When I took it back to Argos, it worked perfectly but now it has gone faulty and I have replaced the connecting plug.

The aerial sipplied with it also went faulty as the pin in the centre snapped, leaving me with no reception at all.

You can buy an adapter in B&Q which will convert your aerial from F type to standard Belling Lee, then just buy an indoor Fm aerial from Poundland or somewhere or better still put a DAB 3 elament aerial in your loft.
All DAB sets prduce a gurgling noise but this can be cured by keeping your power lead away from other main cables and electrical equipment.

The PD2 is not the best model around and I would recommend a Pure of Ferguson as these are much more sensitive.
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Old 24-06-2009, 00:21
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Go to www.getdigitalradio.com to check which stations you should be able to receive at your postcode.

That will tell you if there may be a problem with the radio.
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