So you are trying to locate a specific radio station on DAB but you cant get a DAB signal.
Follow the steps below :
- Visit https://getdigitalradio.com/your-stations?slide=check-youravailable-stations and enter your postcode and house number this will list what DAB stations should be avaliable to you.
- If the station is avaliable then try to re tune / scan on your DAB radio to find the station.
Troubleshooting DAB Signal Issues
There is a number of different things that can stop you receiving a DAB station.
- Try your DAB radio in various locations in your house, you may need to retune when you move it to test it fully.
- Turn off any WiFi extenders or Powerline Homeplugs you may have, these are known to cause interference that may effect DAB.
- Rather than doing an “Auto” tune to locate the station, try a “Manual” tune. You may need to locate the manual for your DAB radio in order to do this.
- If the radio has a ‘pull-out’ aerial, ensure it is fully extended.
- If the radio has an external aerial, ensure the connections are secure.
- On rare occasions the weather could cause poor reception.
Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He also has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.