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Paisley FM is now testing on DAB+ digital radio

Paisley FM has commenced carriage on the Ofcom Trial Glasgow Small-scale DAB digital radio multiplex ahead of the station launch on 107.5 FM on Friday 1st March 2019.

The Paisley FM test transmissions commenced at 8.00pm on Wednesday 12 December 2018 from the transmitter site close to the Cathkin Braes.  The service is transmitting on DAB+ Block 10B frequency 211.648 MHz.

Primary indoor reception area is south and east Glasgow and to the north of Glasgow to Bishopbriggs and east towards Uddingston and Coatbridge in Lanarkshire, plus Cambuslang and Rutherglen.

A second transmitter will come on-air during March 2019 to improve reception in Glasgow city centre and to the west and south west of Glasgow as far as Renfrew and parts of Paisley.  The Ofcom Trial Glasgow Small-scale multiplex is operated by Muxcast, part of Nation Broadcasting Ltd., and is licensed under Ofcom trial licence conditions until March 2020.

To received the Paisley FM tests on DAB+ you should have a DAB radio receiver capable of receiving DAB+ transmissions.  Most portables and tuners from 2011 have DAB/DAB+ as standard.  All new cars have DAB+ as standard.  To tune-in, simply do a Scan or Auto-tune or hold down the Auto-tune button for three seconds for a full auto-scan.  Some DAB radios automatically list any new services without any user action.

Most radio tuners list stations alphabetically. Enjoy!

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