New DAB Multiplex Transmitters for Northeast Wales

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New DAB Multiplex Transmitters for Northeast Wales

Apr 23, 2013 10:01 AM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB

Wrexham, UK - Apr 19, 2013 - Digital radio listeners in northeast Wales will now be able to pick up local stations for the first time as new DAB multiplex transmitters are switched on, according to the BBC.

Previously, only listeners in parts of south Wales have had access to Welsh stations like BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru via DAB digital radio. These and other stations can now be heard by 375,000 people in northeast Wales, says Digital Radio UK (DRUK). The transmitters will also increase coverage across Chester and Liverpool.

Stations now heard via the new multiplex transmitters are BBC Radio Cymru, Dee on DAB, Juice FM, Nation Radio, and Real Radio. The BBC's UK networks and a range of London-based commercial stations are already broadcasting via digital radio in north east Wales.

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