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Is DAB radio dead?


ams4127
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Interesting article

I've tried it here on Anglesey, signal is very poor (when you can get it at all), so I'm sticking with good old FM.

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interzone55

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wee eddie

Just slide your Tuner across your FM Dial. About 80% of it is empty.

This is because huge amounts of space have to be left so that neighbouring stations don't interfere with each other. It's the reason BBC national stations have different frequencies so that overlapping transmitters don't drown each other out.

DAB stations take up much less bandwidth, so this isn't a problem

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Quickbeam

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Diemmess

Didn't you make an insurance claim?

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morddwyd

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"All the DAB radios I've seen for sale have been "retro" styled & have just the one speaker"

I suggest you take another look.

My cheapo Logik IR100, long since superseded, plays excellent stereo through my Denon hifi, and my Roberts Stream 83i Stereo is not only stereo, but even has a sub-woofer.

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wee eddie

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Another DAB diddle:

Why do you accept that the only TV to buy, is one that has a Higher Definition than the earlier Models?

And yet, are quite happy to accept a new Radio whose reproduction is grossly inferior to the FM System, whose power consumption is higher by a factor of 4 and costs about 3 x the equivalent FM model.

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Condom

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I have a Stereo receiver as part of my HiFi set up which I haven't switched on in years. The only time I ever listen to radio these days is on my TV through Freeview which is digital and that is good enough for me.

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Quickbeam

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"Why do you accept that the only TV to buy, is one that has a Higher Definition than the earlier Models?" ...even though most of us don't receive HD?

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