After much speculation, Jazz FM has announced it will be removing itself from the national DAB platform Digital One later this month. Speaking to RadioToday, Jazz FM CEO Richard Wheatly said the station could potentially lose 150,000 from its record 700,000 listener base.
Is Jazz FM available on DAB?
Jazz FM was available on DAB digital radio on MXR multiplexes in England, South Wales, and Central Scotland (excluding MXR North West, which hosted the defunct 100.4 Jazz FM service for the North West) and the Switch Digital multiplex covering Greater London.
Why does my DAB radio say station not available?
If your DAB radio is displaying NO SERVICES AVAILABLE after a FULL SCAN: 1. Ensure that the aerial on the unit is fully extended. Reposition your DAB Radio somewhere else, try near a window, or outer wall.
How many listeners does Jazz FM have?
Jazz FMs listening hours have risen to more than three million, up 84 percent year-on-year, according to new figures for the second quarter of 2018. Jazz FMs listening hours have risen to more than three million, up 84 percent year-on-year, according to new figures for the second quarter of 2018.
Why is DAB so bad?
Much worse - because its an older CODEC. Internet radio feeds will be using AAC or other more efficient CODECs. The only station which broadcasts on DAB with decent quality is Radio 3, and even that is -just- OK. Generally, assuming youve got internet coverage, youre better off streaming than using DAB.
Is there a problem with DAB signal?
DAB radio outages are rare and usually dont last for very long (a few hours at most). Large-scale outages that affect all stations are especially rare. In fact, we couldnt find any news reports about DAB ever being completely down in the UK since the technology was launched.
Can you download Jazz FM?
On the app: Download the official JAZZ.FM91 app for your iOS or Android device and easily listen at home or on the go. On the web: Listen directly on the web at jazz.fm.
Why is my car DAB signal so poor?
Poor DAB reception can also be caused by equipment used in the vehicle. For example, phone chargers or dash cams sometimes cause interference and affect your radio signal. Try unplugging the items to see if one of them is causing any interference.
Is DAB better than FM?
Q. Which is better, FM vs DAB? A: DAB. Digital radio is built to be better than FM as it offers more channels to choose from, has a more reliable signal and is available over longer distances.