Five Stations Added to DAB in Somerset County

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Five Stations Added to DAB in Somerset County

Sep 29, 2014 9:45 AM, Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB

LONDON�BBC News reports that 5 new radio stations are available in Somerset County. Their turn-up is part of the UK-wide rollout of digital radio, ahead of the looming digital radio switchover in the U.K.

An additional 500,000 potential listeners can now hear BBC Somerset, Heart, Capital, Smooth Radio and Triple Hits. The transmitters, located at Mendip, Taunton, and Hutton, provide coverage for 70% of the County''s population, as well as 360 miles of roadways.

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