Pop-up DAB Station On-air to Cover Celtic Connections Music Festival
Jan 20, 2012 9:58 AM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB
Glasgow � Jan. 16, 2012 - Glasgow community radio station Celtic Music Radio is available on DAB across much of southern, eastern and central England for the next few weeks - as well as in Ayrshire and South East Wales.
The station is using Now Digital's Pop Up channel on 19 local multiplexes to bring the Celtic Connections music festival to millions of potential listeners from later this week. The festival started on Jan. 19 and runs until Feb. 5 with its main stage in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Celtic Music Radio went live on the Pop Up Radio channel Jan. 16 and will be available on digital until Feb. 6.
Celtic Music Radio started by covering this world-famous event in 2006. It was awarded a full-time community radio license in 2007 and has just had its license extended by a further five years to January 2018. It broadcasts on 1530 AM in Glasgow.
Pop Up Radio is on the following Now Digital multiplexes: Ayrshire, Berkshire & North Hampshire, Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall, Coventry, Essex, Kent, Leicester, Norwich, Nottingham, Peterborough, Plymouth, South East Devon, South East Wales, Sussex Coast, Swindon, West Wiltshire and Wolverhampton.
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