Czech Republic - Services on Air - History

08.01.2016

A comprehensive listing of DAB+ services on air in the Czech Republic is available at the website http://www.digitalradiodab.cz/ by choosing the DAB v ČR option

Example of services on air

Gama Radio was originally the local analogue station in the city of most Northern Bohemia. They had limited options for how to increase coverage. The station management started to collaborate with the network operators TELEKO and RTI cz and the program coverage area was expanded. Gama Radio now covers 5 million inhabitants. Benefits could be found on both sides. The station now covers more listeners without
dramatically increasing the costs, because no transmitters were built by the station itself and there were no licenses needed for the frequencies. The content licenses for digital radio were issued without any obstacles. For the network operator it enabled new attractive content for listeners and set a precedent for discussion with other stations. 

SeeJay Radio is a dance radio station which was previously only available on the internet. The station now benefits from a larger audience due to free to air broadcasting via DAB+ on the RTI cz and TELEKO multiplexes. The station is promoting DAB distribution in its content.

30.11.2015

29 DAB+ services on air in Band III and L-Band, 12 unique programmes are on air.

1. TELEKO

TELEKO transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

BRNO BARVICOVA

Teleko

LE

1460 MHz

4 kW

V

16° 34' 26"

49° 12' 07"

FRYDEK MISTEK

Teleko

LP

1479 MHz

8 kW

V

18° 26' 52"

49° 32' 46"

LIBEREC PROSEC

Teleko

LL

1472 MHz

1 kW

V

15° 07' 46"

50° 44' 35"

PRAHA ROSICKEHO STADION

Teleko

11A

217 MHz

0,2 kW

V

14° 23' 04"

50° 04' 52"

VELEMIN MILESOVKA

Teleko

10A

210 MHz

1 kW

V

13° 55' 54"

50° 33' 17"


Content of TELEKO multiplex 

Name

bitrate

DAB standard

ČRo Radiožurnál

72 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Dvojka

128 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

ČRo Plus

48 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Wave

128 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

ČRo Jazz HD

120 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo D-dur

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Junior

64 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

GAMA RADIO

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO PROGLAS

64 kbits/s 

DAB+ (MPEG4)

SeeJay Radio

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Vaticana

56 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RTL 102.5 

72 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4) 

RTL Classic

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4) 

RTL Groove

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RTL ItalianStyle

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

 

2. RTI cz

RTI cz transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

CESKE BUDEJOVICE KLUK

RTI cz

LD

1458 MHz

2 kW

V

14° 19' 08"

48° 55' 49"

JACHYMOV

RTI cz

LJ

1468 MHz

4 kW

V

12° 58' 03"

50° 23' 43"

PLZEN RADYNE

RTI cz

LM

1474 MHz

2 kW

V

13° 22' 00"

49° 44' 08"

PRAHA STRAHOV

RTI cz

LD

1458 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 23' 04"

50° 04' 52"

PLZEN BORY

RTI cz

10A

210 MHz

0,2 kW

V

13° 22' 00"

49° 44' 08"

CESKE BUDEJOVICE KLUK

RTI cz

5D

180 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 19' 08"

48° 55' 49"

 

Content of RTI cz multiplex (RTI cz DAB)

Station Name

Stream

DAB norma

ČRo Radiožurnál

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Plzeň

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo České Budějovice

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO PROGLAS

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

GAMA RADIO

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO 1

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio BEAT

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Samson

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

DAB Plus Top 40

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

 

3. České Radiokomunikace

České Radiokomunikace transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

PRAHA MESTO

ČRa

LI

1467 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 27' 04"

50° 04' 52"

PRAHA STRAHOV

ČRa

10D

215MHz

0,125 kW

V

14° 22' 33"

50° 04' 48"

 

Content of České Radiokomunikace multiplex (CRA DAB)

Station Name

Stream

DAB norma

ČRo Radiožurnál

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Impuls

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Frekvence 1

72 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Wave

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Vltava

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Evropa 2

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

RockZone

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Dvojka

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Plus

40 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo D-Dur

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Jazz

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Junior

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Zet

32 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Český Impuls

64 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Dechovka

64 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Blaník

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio City

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Pigy Rádio

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

 

Overview of identification marks on broadcast networks for terrestrial digital radio broadcasting:

Example of services on air
Gama Radio was originally the local analogue station in the city of most Northern Bohemia. They had limited options for how to increase coverage. The station management started to collaborate with the network operators TELEKO and RTI cz and the program coverage area was expanded. Gama Radio now covers 5 million inhabitants. Benefits could be found on both sides. The station now covers more listeners without
dramatically increasing the costs, because no transmitters were built by the station itself and there were no licenses needed for the frequencies. The content licenses for digital radio were issued without any obstacles. For the network operator it enabled new attractive content for listeners and set a precedent for discussion with other stations. 

SeeJay Radio is a dance radio station which was previously only available on the internet. The station now benefits from a larger audience due to free to air broadcasting via DAB+ on the RTI cz and TELEKO multiplexes. The station is promoting DAB distribution in its content.

07.08.2015

29 DAB+ services on air in Band III and L-Band, 12 unique programmes are on air.

1. TELEKO

TELEKO transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

BRNO BARVICOVA

Teleko

LE

1460 MHz

4 kW

V

16° 34' 26"

49° 12' 07"

FRYDEK MISTEK

Teleko

LP

1479 MHz

8 kW

V

18° 26' 52"

49° 32' 46"

LIBEREC PROSEC

Teleko

LL

1472 MHz

1 kW

V

15° 07' 46"

50° 44' 35"

PRAHA ROSICKEHO STADION

Teleko

11A

217 MHz

0,2 kW

V

14° 23' 04"

50° 04' 52"

PRIBRAM HVEZDARNA

Teleko

11A

217 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 01' 20"

49° 41' 40"

TRUTNOV

Teleko

5D

180 MHz

1 kW

V

15° 44' 55"

50° 38' 48"

VELEMIN MILESOVKA

Teleko

10A

210 MHz

1 kW

V

13° 55' 54"

50° 33' 17"


Content of TELEKO multiplex 

Name

bitrate

DAB standard

ČRo Radiožurnál

72 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Dvojka

128 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

ČRo Plus

48 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Wave

128 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

ČRo Jazz HD

120 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo D-dur

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Junior

64 kbits/s

DAB (MPEG2)

GAMA RADIO

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO PROGLAS

64 kbits/s 

DAB+ (MPEG4)

SeeJay Radio

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Vaticana

56 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RTL 102.5 

72 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4) 

RTL Classic

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4) 

RTL Groove

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RTL ItalianStyle

64 kbits/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

 

2. RTI cz

RTI cz transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

CESKE BUDEJOVICE KLUK

RTI cz

LD

1458 MHz

2 kW

V

14° 19' 08"

48° 55' 49"

JACHYMOV

RTI cz

LJ

1468 MHz

4 kW

V

12° 58' 03"

50° 23' 43"

PLZEN RADYNE

RTI cz

LM

1474 MHz

2 kW

V

13° 22' 00"

49° 44' 08"

PRAHA STRAHOV

RTI cz

LD

1458 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 23' 04"

50° 04' 52"

PLZEN BORY

RTI cz

10A

210 MHz

0,2 kW

V

13° 22' 00"

49° 44' 08"

CESKE BUDEJOVICE KLUK

RTI cz

5D

180 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 19' 08"

48° 55' 49"

 

Content of RTI cz multiplex (RTI cz DAB)

Station Name

Stream

DAB norma

ČRo Radiožurnál

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo Plzeň

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

ČRo České Budějovice

72 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO PROGLAS

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

GAMA RADIO

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

RADIO 1

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio BEAT

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

Radio Samson

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

DAB Plus Top 40

96 kbit/s

DAB+ (MPEG4)

 

3. České Radiokomunikace

České Radiokomunikace transmitters

Name

Operators

Channel

Frequency

ERP max.

Pol.

Lon

Lat

PRAHA MESTO

ČRa

LI

1467 MHz

1 kW

V

14° 27' 04"

50° 04' 52"

PRAHA STRAHOV

ČRa

10D

215MHz

0,125 kW

V

14° 22' 33"

50° 04' 48"

 

Content of České Radiokomunikace multiplex (CRA DAB)

Station Name

Stream

DAB norma

ČRo Radiožurnál

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Impuls

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Frekvence 1

72 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Wave

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Vltava

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Evropa 2

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

RockZone

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Dvojka

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Plus

40 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo D-Dur

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Jazz

80 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

ČRo Junior

56 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Zet

32 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Český Impuls

64 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Dechovka

64 kbit/s mono

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio Blaník

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Rádio City

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

Pigy Rádio

64 kbit/s

DAB+  (MPEG4)

 

Overview of identification marks on broadcast networks for terrestrial digital radio broadcasting:

Example of services on air
Gama Radio was originally the local analogue station in the city of most Northern Bohemia. They had limited options for how to increase coverage. The station management started to collaborate with the network operators TELEKO and RTI cz and the program coverage area was expanded. Gama Radio now covers 5 million inhabitants. Benefits could be found on both sides. The station now covers more listeners without
dramatically increasing the costs, because no transmitters were built by the station itself and there were no licenses needed for the frequencies. The content licenses for digital radio were issued without any obstacles. For the network operator it enabled new attractive content for listeners and set a precedent for discussion with other stations. 

SeeJay Radio is a dance radio station which was previously only available on the internet. The station now benefits from a larger audience due to free to air broadcasting via DAB+ on the RTI cz and TELEKO multiplexes. The station is promoting DAB distribution in its content.