Questions

Why does Gold fade away in parts of Dorset?

Unfortunately there are still parts of the UK that receive only a few DAB digital radio stations or none at all.

My new smartphone doesn’t receive UK stations

Some entry-level and mid-range smartphones still come with an FM tuner, but you may want to install an app to stream live radio.

Are all DAB+ radio stations in stereo?

The vast majority of DAB+ stations in the UK are in stereo, but LBC News is one exception.

Questions about talkRADIO and talkSPORT 2 on DAB+

We’ve received several more questions about the move and how to continue listening to talkRADIO and talkSPORT 2.

My Polaroid digital radio has stopped working

If you can access the settings menu on the radio it would be worth trying a factory reset.

Why can’t I receive LBC in the North West?

Talk radio station LBC is available on DAB in most of the UK. After using a coverage checker you could try some steps with the car radio.

Is there a problem with the Planet Rock signal?

Use a coverage checker to see if you should receive the station. There are also some troubleshooting steps you can take.

Why does LBC News not work on my radio?

Your radio may not be able to tune into the DAB+ version of LBC News.

I’m unable to re-tune to Talk Radio +

talkRADIO recently announced that they would switch to DAB+. Your radio may not be compatible with DAB+ or the signal may not be strong enough.

Can a VW car radio be upgraded to receive DAB+ stations?

A Volkswagen specialist or dealer may be able to advise for your particular car, but there are a few other options.