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Does anyone know what platforms will be used for the new Classical Music service when it starts in March?

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DAB - Replacing Heat, apparently.

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Oh wow, what a loss that will be ;-)

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RadioToday says Gala test tx have begun, so I did a retune, but nothing there, only HEAT which causes the rx to hang on a non-DAB+ rx, or 'unavailable' on a modern rx

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Yes old style DAB only so all the oldies who can't be bothered to buy a shiny new DAB+ radio won't be upset they are missing out that's if they know or even care ! This is a backward step in the age of DAB+ imo...

Bit rate 112kbps btw...oh how original a classical music station, zzzzz

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Already streaming on planetradio.co.uk, by the way...
Probably scanning the band atm. And definitely moaning about the conditions.

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Seems to be up and running now, no re-scan needed

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How will they differentiate themselves from classic fm and radio 3, more live or all live music?
Rx: Burkhardt Reuter RDR54D1, Elad FDM-S2, Airspy HF+ w/ HS Publications 6 Element R3 -R5 Yagi on rooftop rotator V/H polarization options. Pira P275 RDS analyser

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"Your all-request, no-repeat classical lunchbreak"

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Have you listened or did you guess that John?

Because..........


You totally nailed it!
The presenter chris something was awful like bad ILR

They seem to be having teething problems, there was a terrible hum on the DAB audio around 1252 LT
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It was just a pessimistic guess. I never (or very rarely) actually LISTEN to local radio. In fact to radio of any kind. I just log the rare stuff and move on to the next station.

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