If you love radio, go digital
If you love radio...you'll love the benefits of digital listening:
All of our national BBC radio stations are available on digital radio and Radio 1Xtra, Radio 4 Extra, 5 live Sports Extra and 6 Music are digital only stations which can’t be accessed via an analogue radio.
You can listen to digital radio in a number of ways:
On a digital radio set, as with traditional sets, there are many kinds to choose from – portable, hand-held, hi-fi tuners, car radios, etc. Please check that you can receive digital radio in your area by entering your postcode in the box below. The BBC national radio stations are available to 94% of the UK population.
What is DAB and can I receive it?
This stands for Digital Audio Broadcasting (the name of the system). To listen, you need a DAB digital radio - you can't receive digital only stations on a traditional FM/AM radio. Currently, around 94% of the UK can receive DAB digital radio. To find out if your area is covered, use the postcode checker on this page. The next phase of the BBC’s digital radio network coverage plan will bring 2 million people into the coverage area with an additional 162 transmitters. This will extend and improve coverage of the BBC’s national radio stations on DAB from 93% to 97% of the UK population by the end of 2015.
Can't find what you need? Search here
Check if you can receive digital radio by entering your postcode into the box below and click "submit". The results will be displayed via the Digital Radio industry "Get Digital Radio" website.