DAB Digital Radio
The BBC broadcasts 11 national stations and 32 local stations on DAB. You will need a new type of radio to receive DAB digital radio. Existing FM & MW (analogue) sets are unable to decode the digital signal. Unless your set carries the DAB logo, it will not receive DAB digital radio.
Find out more about DAB digital radio
Check DAB coverage in your area or try the postcode checker.
In some parts of the UK you can hear the BBC Asian Network on the Medium Wave frequencies listed below. Check local listings online or Radio Times to find out if you can listen to the BBC Asian Network on MW in your area.
East Midlands: 837
West Midlands: 1458 and 828
Beds Bucks and Herts: 630 and 1161
Lancashire (Blackburn and Preston): 855
Peterborough/North Cambridgeshire: 1449
West Yorkshire (Leeds/Bradford): 774