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Masters Radio pops-up on DAB+ in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth
Tiger Woods contests the world’s most prestigious golf tournament, The Masters, with all the action live and exclusive across Nine’s suite of talk radio platforms.
Masters Radio broadcasts on DAB+ in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and a special pop-up stream is available across the apps and websites of 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR.
Greg Byrnes, Head of Content for Nine Radio, said: “In a first for our talk stations, we’re thrilled to bring the world’s best golf event to our listeners with a total audio solution, across DAB+, streaming on our apps and websites, and regular updates on our Talk Radio stations.
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Hot Tomato launches 3 DAB+ digital radio stations, with another coming soon
Hot Tomato has this week launched three digital radio stations on the Gold Coast via DAB+, as well as through the iHeart radio app.
Locals can now listen to 1029 Hot Tomato on DAB+, waking up with Galey, Emily Jade & Christo for Breakfast and driving home with Moyra and Big Trev on weekday afternoons.
Hot Tomato Gold is a new format that launched today and will play the Gold Coast’s Greatest Hits from the 60’s to 90’s.
While Hip Hop and R&B lovers can get their fix on CADA, which is a new national youth network from ARN.
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NDR radio programs around Neubukow can now be received even better via DAB+
With the commissioning of a new transmitter west of Bad Doberan, digital radio (DAB+) with the NDR radio programs can now also be received southwest of the Kühlung, specifically on block 11B (218.64 MHz). In Bad Doberan, Kröpelin, Rerik and Kühlungsborn, the DAB+ reception of NDR programs has improved and is now also possible indoors. At the same time, the supply gap on the B105 between Rostock and Wismar will be closed.
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New Breezy Radio brand
- United Kingdom
Nation Broadcasting is replacing Swansea Bay Radio as it launches a new radio brand called Breezy Radio.
The new station will launch on 21st April promising to play non-stop relaxing favourites for Wales.
Breezy Radio will be on DAB in Cardiff, Newport, The Vale of Glamorgan, Swansea Bay, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Wrexham with carriage on the South East Wales, Mid and West Wales and North East Wales multiplexes, and on 102.1FM in Swansea.
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8 new SCA DAB+ stations launch on Gold Coast
Eight new DAB+ digital radio stations are on air on the Gold Coast from today.
In addition to its two FM stations, 90.9 Sea FM and 92.5 Triple M, SCA will launch six more new digital radio stations across its Triple M, Hit and LiSTNR brands.
Listeners will be able to hear four new Triple M stations on DAB+, including the existing 92.5 Triple M station, plus new stations Triple M Classic Rock, Triple M 80s and Triple M 90s which is hosted by Killing Heidi lead singer, Ella Hooper.
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Absolut Germany - The new station from Absolut Radio
Absolut Germany is now on the air throughout Germany. It can be received nationwide in the second national DAB+ ensemble and via the Internet.
Absolut Germany gives German and English-language music by German artists and artists based in Germany a stage and this concept is unique in Germany. The music orientation includes pop, dance and urban / German rap for the target audience of 20 to 35 year olds.
CEO Mirko Drenger is happy about the addition: "Our new program not only increases the diversity on the second DAB+ Bundesmux, but also offers us unprecedented marketing opportunities because there is not yet a national platform for German artists."
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NLM grants approval for "Antenna Schlager"
Lower Saxony is getting a new state-wide special-interest radio program: In yesterday's meeting on March 31, 2022, the assembly of the Lower Saxony State Media Authority approved the organisation and state-wide distribution of the "Antenna Schlager" special-interest program.
With “Antenna Niedersachsen – Schlager”, a pure music program is already available via web radio. This will continue to exist. It is supplemented by the new program "Antenna Schlager", which is to be distributed primarily via DAB+.
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Digital Radio in Schools is heading to Písek
- Czech Republic
Another lecture on digital radio broadcasting within the Digital Radio in Schools project returns for the second time to the Secondary School of Industry and Higher Vocational School in Písek on Tuesday, 5 April 2022. Students will learn about the latest digital radio broadcasting platform, the current state of the art in the country and the world, and technical details such as broadcasting frequencies, digital multiplex content, transmitting antennas, transmitters and single frequency networks (SFN).
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DAB+ in Itzehoe
With a new DAB+ transmitter in Itzehoe, radio listeners between Wilster, Wacken, Hennstedt, Wrist, Horst and Krempe will be able to get their NDR programs in even better quality from March 29, 2022. In Hohenlockstedt and Kellinghusen, too, the NDR radio programs can be received on block 11B (218.64 MHz) via digital radio.
The range of programs offered by the DAB+ station includes the NDR offers, which are also broadcast on FM, such as NDR 1 Welle Nord, NDR 2, NDR Kultur, NDR Info and N-JOY. In addition, the digital radio stations NDR Schlager, NDR Blue and NDR Info Spezial can be heard exclusively.
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DAB+ to launch in Gold Coast, Australia
- Commercial Radio Australia
DAB+ radio will launch in Gold Coast, south of Brisbane, Australia, on April 4, bringing nine new commercial radio stations to Australia’s sixth-largest city, according to industry body Commercial Radio Australia.
The launch will make Gold Coast the 10th city in Australia to have DAB+. Broadcasters ARN and SCA will launch the new DAB+ stations, while existing stations Sea FM, Triple M and Hot Tomato will be simulcast on DAB+ and continue on FM.
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