New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

DAB - Digital Radio
User avatar
eastangliauk
Posts: 354
Joined: 09 Oct 2014 14:16
Location: Clacton On Sea
Contact:

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by eastangliauk » 11 Feb 2017 23:50

OK Jazz FM S does work but cuts out does not seem anywhere near as good as the Blaupunkt BPR-3 which gets it 100% by the window.
at least its DAB+ though.
Radios Tecsun PL398MP + PL-660 & JVC KD-G632 - Blaupunkt BPR-3 DAB+

User avatar
a2c39a
Posts: 114
Joined: 23 Dec 2014 07:02
Location: 4km NE of Tacolneston, Norfolk.

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by a2c39a » 13 Feb 2017 21:45

Thanks Peter (pe1etr) for pointing out the Roberts Play at £49.99 in Argos and Curry's.
I confim it as my most highly recommended portable radio for DAB DXing:
Roberts Play Review

pe1etr
Posts: 1271
Joined: 07 Oct 2014 00:40
Location: Kalar, Kurdistan (Iraq)

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by pe1etr » 14 Feb 2017 15:09

a2c39a wrote:
13 Feb 2017 21:45
Thanks Peter (pe1etr) for pointing out the Roberts Play at £49.99 in Argos and Curry's.
I confim it as my most highly recommended portable radio for DAB DXing:
Roberts Play Review
You're welcome. A pity I'd already bought two other DAB radios or I'd buy the Roberts Play.

User avatar
eastangliauk
Posts: 354
Joined: 09 Oct 2014 14:16
Location: Clacton On Sea
Contact:

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by eastangliauk » 15 Feb 2017 18:13

the radios are going here but both not getting Suffolk to well
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5by2t ... adio_music
but that is an FM aerial I do have a dab one in the loft.
Radios Tecsun PL398MP + PL-660 & JVC KD-G632 - Blaupunkt BPR-3 DAB+

Julius63
Posts: 52
Joined: 06 Sep 2017 21:56
Location: Netherlands, Breedenbroek

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by Julius63 » 29 Oct 2017 17:15

Myself I use a small Akai ADB10 for DAB, small transistor and paid 35 euros for it. It is very sensitive. In last 15 months I received 53 Mux from 7 countries. I live in Holland on the German border.
Since it was so good and cheap I bought a second Akai radio and I bought the Nikkei ADB10 which is completely similar. Both are not so sensitive as my first Akai! Strange, that there appear to be differences in reception quality although it is exactly the same radio!
Receivers:
General: Grundig satellit 650, Lowe HF-225, Tecsun PL660
FM; Degen De1103
DAB: Akai ADB10(2x), Nikkei ADB10, Technisat.
All with telescope antenna. I use a home-built(not by myself, :D ) Loopantenna on the satellit for mediumwave

User avatar
Patrick73
Posts: 223
Joined: 22 Mar 2015 12:36
Location: french Alps, JN35am

Re: New good DAB+ portable for DAB & FM DX?

Post by Patrick73 » 05 Aug 2018 17:21

Hi there !

My tiny Sony XDR-P1DBP is still OK, but I intend to soon purchase a new portable radio.
Are there some fine new items on the market or are the DPR 65 / 69+ and the Roberts Play still the ones to go for ?
Which one offers the best audio quality ? (the Sony is great despite its size).

Thanks !
Patrick
Main interests : NDB, MW & FM DX'ing
REU Editor http://www.classaxe.com/dx/ndb/reu

Post Reply

Return to “DAB”