Monthly Archives: December 2011

  • Using a computer as an audio server

    Posted on December 13, 2011 by admin

    Forget about fumbling through piles of old CDs. Phil Wright looks at how you can turn your computer into the heart of your music system. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2011 edition   Portable music players such as iPods are great, but if you have a lot of music on your computer you’ll probably want to play it throug..

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  • Radio App Guide

    Posted on December 12, 2011 by admin

    The popularity of apps is growing, and the radio industry has been quick to adopt these handy mini-programs.  Of the many hundreds of radio apps now available we have rounded up a few of our favorites. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition App is an abbreviation for application. Apps can be downloaded to a device, ..

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  • Radioplayer

    Posted on December 12, 2011 by admin

    It might not seem like it yet, but perhaps the biggest change to UK radio in 2011 was the arrival of the UK Radioplayer. Lawrie Hallett looks at the new online site that offers BBC and commercial stations in one place. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition   Most radio stations, be they BBC, commercial or commun..

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  • Digital radio switchover delayed until 2019

    Posted on December 8, 2011 by admin

    The chairman of the Digital Consumer Expert Group has announced that digital radio switchover will not be completed until at least four years after the initial target. The delay has been blamed on slow take-up of digital radio. The switchover relies on digital radio accounting for 50% of listening before a firm action plan is formed. The..

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  • Late Night Love returns to commercial radio

    Posted on December 8, 2011 by admin

    Graham Torrington’s popular programme ‘Late Night Love’ is making a return to commercial radio thanks to GMG Radio. The show, which is currently aired on BBC South West, is scheduled to broadcast on Sunday evenings on Smooth Radio, beginning in the New Year. Late Night Love gained popularity during the nineties on GWR’s One Netwo..

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  • DAB Radio Buying Advice

    Posted on December 4, 2011 by admin

    About to buy a DAB radio?  Following our basic buying guide could help you save time, effort, and money. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition   If you are about to buy a DAB radio the first thing you should do is check that you will get a signal where you plan to listen. Coverage is getting better but is not as go..

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  • How to Record Radio

    Posted on December 3, 2011 by admin

    What is the best way to record radio? We look here at some of the ways you can record FM, DAB and network radio and how you can use your recordings on the move. Published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2011 edition Audio Cassettes For technophobes, without digital TV, an audio cassette recorder still offers a reliable, if unsophisticated..

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  • DAB Digital Radio

    Posted on December 3, 2011 by admin

    If you are new to the world of DAB radios our quick guide has the answers to the most common FAQ's First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition   DAB stands for Digital Audio Broadcasting. It is also called ‘Digital Radio’. The BBC started transmitting DAB signals in 1995. The platform has experienced problems in recen..

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  • Freesat Radio

    Posted on December 2, 2011 by admin

    Launched in May 2008, and jointly funded by the BBC and ITV, Freesat provides a free-to-air satellite TV service including radio channels and some high-definition television. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition   Freesat carries over 150 television and radio channels, as well as free high-definition channels. The ..

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  • WiFi and Internet Radio (Network Radio)

    Posted on December 1, 2011 by admin

    A WiFi radio enables you to listen to radio stations from all over the world without being tied to your computer and without even switching it on. All the mainstream broadcasters are available, as well as a huge range of stations carrying content in just about every music style. First published in the Radio Listener's Guide 2012 edition ..

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