Questions

Will my digital radios be made obsolete by DAB+?

There are currently no widespread plans to switch from DAB to DAB+. You may be able to update your older radio to receive DAB+.

Where can I listen to BBC Radio 3 in the evening in Scotland?

BBC Radio 3 is unavailable on Freeview in Scotland while BBC ALBA is on-air. BBC Radio 3 is available 24/7 on DAB digital radio and other platforms.

I’ve lost all stations and when I retune it goes to Chill

If a radio has lost all DAB stations and only a few can be selected the radio may be in a preset mode.

Do I have to buy a DAB+ radio to receive Scala Radio?

Scala Radio is broadcast using DAB, so you don’t need to buy a DAB+ compatible radio.

Why can’t we get good reception of LBC 97.3?

Radio interference can come in many forms and from various sources.

The signal for Classic FM goes off-air and I have to retune

Classic FM on DAB digital radio keeps going off air and does not return unless I retune.

Stations listed on the display of my DAB radio cannot be received

Radio stations could have closed or moved, or your radio may not be compatible with newer DAB+ stations.

I have moved to a new area but my radio doesn’t find the local stations

While car radios often find available stations on their own, a retune may be necessary on a portable set.

Has Smooth Radio stopped transmitting on Freeview?

Smooth Radio is still available on Freeview, but there could be another reason why you are not receiving it.

How do I find Planet Rock on my Agptek mp3 player?

We’re not aware of any Agptek MP3 players which can receive digital radio station Planet Rock, but there are ways to listen on the move.