Trial Broadcasts

DB Digital Broadcasting’s DAB trial is now on-air in Dublin with Cork and Limerick to follow. It broadcasts on Channel 12A (223.936Mhz). To tune in simply re-scan your radio to hear the stations.

There are three aims to the trial;

Transmission;
Testing signal strength, aerial array systems, indoor/outdoor reception and comparisons between DAB and DAB+. Transmission Maps.

Data;
Testing text and picture data which can be displayed on receiver screens including DLS, DL+, EPG, Slideshow, RadioTAG and other new technologies.

Content;
In addition to simulcasting a number of existing stations we shall be gauging reaction to a number of new DAB exclusive radio formats.

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