Melbourne switches on digital radio

First east coast city to get permanent DAB+ digital radio services

Melbourne will become the first capital city on the east coast with permanent DAB+ digital radio services on 11 May.

MIX, GOLD, SEN, 3AW, 3MP, FOX, MAGIC, TRIPLE M, NOVA, VEGA, Sport 927, Radar, Pink Radio, Koffee and NovaNation are taking part in the switch-on, with the ABC and SBS expected to commence permanent digital radio services throughout June and July.

The Melbourne launch follows Australia's first DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Perth, with three more capital cities to come.

Adelaide — 15 May
Brisbane — 25 May
Sydney — 30 May

For more information, visit http://www.digitalradioplus.com.au or SMS your postcode to 0409 377 587 to find out if you can receive digital radio signals.

DAB+ digital radios like the Yamaha TSX-130 digital radio and the Sangean DPR-99 DAB+ Radio are required to listen to digital radio; analog radios cannot receive digital signals.

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